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13 Claws: A Sample Bite of Stories, Part 4

THE FINAL SNEAK PREVIEW OF 13 CLAWS! Do join us for our launch on Saturday, October 28th, 2 pm at our favorite bookstore, Sleuth of Baker Street. Treats and readings and more!   The Lion King by Lynne Murphy Lynne … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE IN OCTOBER!

YOU ARE INVITED TO A LAUNCH! 13 CLAWS IN PRINT! The biggest event of the Mesdames’ year will take place Saturday, Oct. 28th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. when we launch the print copy of our new anthology, 13 Claws, … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: SEPTEMBER

WE’RE BACK!! And Fall 2017 is going to be hot and super busy for The Mesdames. BIG NEWS! Our first Big News item: 13 Claws, our latest anthology is going to press! We have received a wonderful endorsement from renowned Canadian … Continue reading

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A Hot Wind in August plus 13 Claws: A Sample Bite of Stories – Part 2!

The fall promises to be hot for the Mesdames! Mme Melodie Campbell, our Queen of Comedy, has just announced her new book, Worst Date Ever! Just looking at the rogues gallery on the cover will make you dial 911 for help but failing … Continue reading

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13 Claws: A Sample Bite of Stories – Part One!

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be giving readers a sample bite from the stories by each of the authors featured in our new anthology, 13 Claws. The stories range from cozy to true noir. Are our animal friends our … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: July /August 2017

The Mesdames of Mayhem are taking it easy this summer to laze in the sun like our kitty companion here, to travel and to write, write, write! Throughout the summer, we’ll be featuring more blogs on how we’ve combined our love of writing with our … Continue reading

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WOW! 2016 What a Year!

FABULOUS EVENTS!! The Mesdames sponsored and attended numerous book launches, readings and public events in 2016.  Our highlight of the year was Sept 25th at Word on the Street, Toronto’s classic book fair in support of writers, readers and literacy. We had our booth … Continue reading

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE MESDAMES!

  This year, 2016, was another terrific year for the Mesdames with several new books and short stories published! We love our readers – we wouldn’t be here without you. There’s no greater reward than hearing: “I loved your characters – I couldn’t … Continue reading

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BIG NEWS: 13 CLAWS SHORT STORY CONTEST!

The Mesdames of Mayhem are delighted to announce a crime fiction short story contest for Canadian writers previously unpublished in the genre. The winning story will be included in our third anthology, 13 Claws, to be published in 2017. Many … Continue reading

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Mesdames Salute Sisters in Crime

REMEMBERING OUR ROOTS By Editor: Lynne Murphy In October of 1992 Bouchercon was held in Toronto for the first time. On the opening evening there was a dinner, hosted by Sisters in Crime International, and Sara Paretsky was the main speaker. … Continue reading

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