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Lovely in Her Bones, The Bony Blithe Award by Cheryl Freedman

LOVELY IN HER BONES! That’s Bony Blithe, patron of the eponymously named Bony Blithe Award (known formally as the Bloody Words Light Mystery Award, but try saying that 10 times quickly) “for books that make us smile.”   The award … Continue reading

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I’m Not My Protagonist by Melodie Campbell

Just released! THE GODDAUGHTER CAPER!  A smart talking mob goddaughter who doesn’t want to be one. A bumbling mob family that never gets it right!  Strange things keep happening in Steeltown.  A body shows up in the trunk of Gina’s … Continue reading

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News from Left Coast Crime 2016, Phoenix, Arizona, Feb 25 to 28th

Mesdames Jane Burfield, M. H. Callway and Melodie Campbell joined several fellow Canadian crime writers in Phoenix, Arizona for this year’s Left Coast Crime conference. Phoenix offers  southwest architecture, fiery Texmex cuisine and sunny, 75 degree weather – what’s not to like! Frozen Canadians … Continue reading

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The Mesdames Walk the Talk – #3

M. H. Callway: The Mesdames have tried many different – and some unusual – venues to get our names out there. Mmes Joan and Cathy Astolfo both have friends involved in community and dinner theatre. Mystery plays, like Agatha Christie’s … Continue reading

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Worst Typos EVER – Take 2! ~ by Melodie Campbell

Special Launch sale! Buy Code Name: Gypsy Moth today and get Rowena and the Dark Lord or The Artful Goddaughter free! (I love to introduce readers to my other series. Email me at mcampbell50@cogeco.ca with proof of purchase and I … Continue reading

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The Mesdames’ Sparkling Year!

Farewell 2014, but what a terrific year it’s been: New books, dazzling awards and critical acclaim, oh, my! And the New Year promises the Mesdames more new books and success, which I’ll highlight in my upcoming blog. But first, let’s … Continue reading

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Launch Party: The Artful Goddaughter, by Melodie Campbell

You’re Invited to the Party — FEDORAS OPTIONAL! What could be better than cupcakes, cannoli and a great book? Where? At the Ancaster Branch of the Hamilton Public Library, 300 Wilson St. East, Ancaster When? Thursday, October 16, at 7pm

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Michael Innes, my favourite mystery author ~ Lynne Murphy

Michael Innes is the author of some 50 mystery novels or books of short stories and I own 40 of these. When I chose to blog about him as my favourite mystery author, I didn’t realize that I was going … Continue reading

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ROUSING PRINT LAUNCH FOR THIRTEEN ~ M.H. Callway, Nov. 26, 2013

On October 27th, the fabulous Mesdames of Mayhem celebrated the print launch of their first anthology, Thirteen, at their favorite bookstore, Sleuth of Baker Street. The serendipitous and ghostly collision of date and title made the Halloween theme a no-brainer! … Continue reading

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BOOKS AND THE ART OF THEFT ~ Melodie Campbell, Nov. 19

Puzzled by the title? It’s simple. In high school, I had to read Lord of the Flies, The Chrysalids, On the Beach, To Kill a Mocking Bird, and a whack of Shakespeare. Yuck. Way to kill the love of reading. … Continue reading

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