Tag Archives: short stories

BOUCHERCON 2016: FUN IN THE BIG EASY!

Bouchercon 2016 took place in New Orleans, Louisiana. For those who don’t know, it’s the biggest, brassiest crime fiction conference in North America. And what better place to party than in New Orleans with neon-lit bars, music, great food, voodoo shops and haunted mansions!  I’ve only … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move October

The Mesdames of Mayhem at Word on the Street Sunday, September 25th was a glorious fall day in Toronto and at Harbourfront the city’s book lovers were out to meet their favourite authors and celebrate literacy at Word on the … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move-June

BIG NEWS! The Arthur Ellis Awards were held at the Arts and Letters Club, Toronto on Thursday, May 26th. Most of of the Mesdames were there to celebrate: Mmes Cathy Astolfo, Rosemary Aubert, M. H. Callway, Melodie Campbell, Donna Carrick, … 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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Mesdames on the Move: March

Great News!! Thirteen O’clock is one of the top ten best selling books written by women for 2015 at our favourite Toronto bookstore, Sleuth of Baker Street. Marian Misters, co-owner of Sleuth, gave us the good news at the February meeting of the … 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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The Mesdames of Mayhem: A roaring end to 2014!

Greetings Readers! WE HAVE A WINNER!! Our very own Mme Joan O’Callaghan is not just a finalist, but the absolute first prize winner of Polar Expressions Publishing’s 2014 National Summer Poetry and Short Story Contest! Her flash fiction crime story, … Continue reading

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THE OCTOBER WALK OF FAME! by M.H. Callway

The Mesdames of Mayhem are storming October with books launches, sales and readings galore! Here are the entries in our Brag Book: Mme M. H. Callway launched her debut novel, Windigo Fire, with great success at events in Toronto and … Continue reading

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Meet the Mesdames, Rosemary McCracken ~ by Joan O’Callaghan

Authors, teachers, business-women, and so much more… Our own Joan O’Callaghan presents a series of interviews with each of our Mesdames. Born and raised in Montreal, Rosemary McCracken has worked on newspapers across Canada as a reporter, arts writer and … Continue reading

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Meet the Mesdames, Madeleine Harris-Callway ~ by Joan O’Callaghan

Authors, teachers, business-women, and so much more… Our own Joan O’Callaghan presents a series of interviews with each of our Mesdames. Madeleine Harris-Callway (M.H. Callway) is the founder of our author collective, the Mesdames of Mayhem. Her debut novel, Windigo … Continue reading

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