Tag Archives: Thirteen

The Reviewers Speak (and they like us)

The Mesdames of Mayhem anthology, 13 O’clock, has garnered two recent reviews, both great. Vanessa Westermann writes in Vanessa’s Picks in the April issue of the Sleuth of Baker Street newsletter: M.H. Callway very kindly sent me a copy of 13 … 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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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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Strictly Murder, play by Brian Clemens, Jan. 15-18, 2015

The Mesdames of Mayhem will be on hand at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, January 15-18, during the production of Strictly Murder. We’ll be selling books and doing what we do best – chatting with people about mystery,murder … Continue reading

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Meet the Mesdames, Lynne Murphy ~ 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. Lynne Murphy read her first mystery when she was about eight. It was “The Secret in the Old Well” … 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, Catherine Dunphy ~ 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. A National Newspaper Award winner for feature writing, Catherine Dunphy was a staff writer at The Toronto Star, Canada’s … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move ~ Joan O’Callaghan

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Arthur Ellis Awards ~ June 5, 2014, Arts & Letters Club, Toronto

Well, Friends, the results are in. Our beloved THIRTEEN did not win the Arthur Ellis Award last night, but it certainly made a terrific showing, with TWO nominations for Best Short Story. Our two nominees are: Watermelon Weekend by Donna … Continue reading

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Meet the Mesdames, Donna Carrick ~ 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. An executive member of Crime Writers Of Canada, Donna Carrick volunteers her time as a mentor to aspiring CWC … Continue reading

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