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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: January 2021

Welcome to New Beginnings, Dear Readers! As our Mesdames and Messieurs continue to write and make plans for 2021, good news from last year keeps popping up. This issue kicks off with the January 2021 issue of  The Big Thrill … Continue reading

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2020: WOW WHAT A YEAR – Part One!

Happy Much Better New Year Readers! Anno horribilis, AKA 2020, started out with the Mesdames’ normal busy schedule of book promotions, conferences and teaching. Then wham – COVID hit! Left Coast Crime San Diego ended after only half a day … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! New Books and More Launches!

Mme Jayne Barnard hits it out of the park with TWO new books out this month. Why the Rock Falls, the third book in her terrific Lacey McCrae series is now available on Amazon.ca. She’s also the co-editor of  Crime … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! Meet the Mesdames at When Words Collide, Aug 13 to 16th!

Greetings Readers! IT’S OFFICIAL!! TEN Mesdames will be presenting on several panels at the wonderful multi-genre festival, WHEN WORDS COLLIDE!  Now you can see and hear the Mmes in action – and to ask them questions at the end of … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: February 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear Readers! Our momentum continues through February with more new books, readings and honours! Congratulations! Big congratulations to Mme Caro Soles who is now a member of the Executive Council of the International Crime Writers Association. The … Continue reading

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2019: WOW WHAT A YEAR!

Happy New Year Readers! The Mesdames of Mayhem had an absolutely stellar year in 2019. We were the subject of a CBC documentary: Meet the women who love murder | The Mesdames of Mayhem. We launched our fourth anthology, In … Continue reading

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2018: WOW WHAT A YEAR!

Happy New Year Readers! In 2018, the Mesdames of Mayhem came into their own. We had a truly fabulous year: a major new venture, awards and critical recognition and many book and story publications. We’re looking forward to another terrific … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: JULY and AUGUST

Greetings Readers! The Mesdames are taking it easy in July and August, gearing up for a super-busy fall with Word on the Street, the Women Killing It mystery festival in Picton, new book launches and many reading events.   No … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: JUNE

Greetings Readers! June is another super-busy month for the Mesdames with loads of reading events,  publication news. But first, the biggest news for 2018: 13 CLAWS WINS THE ARTHUR ELLIS!!!   Thursday, May 24th was   Carrick Publishing’s night! For … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: MAY

 GREAT NEWS READERS! MAY is one of the most important months of the year for Canadian crime writing when Crime Writers of Canada announces the winners of the Arthur Ellis awards for excellence in crime fiction. The  2018 Arthur Ellis Awards … Continue reading

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