Tag Archives: thrillers

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: September!

Mesdames at Word on the Street–Sunday, Sept 25th! September brings the most important day in Toronto’s literary year —Word on the Street. This year at Harbourfront,   we Mesdames of Mayhem will have our own booth at the event for the first time. Eight of us will be there … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move – Update for August

Editor, Mme Lynne Murphy, is on holiday from August 3 to 17th. She will be back with more news after Aug 18th. On August 17th, 6:30 to 8 pm, the Mesdames of Mayhem are guests at Authors Night at Albert … Continue reading

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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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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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Join Mme D.J. McIntosh for the launch of The Angel of Eden (Penguin Canada)

Join our very own Mme, Bestselling author D.J. McIntosh, for the launch of The Angel of Eden (Penguin Canada), the highly-anticipated third novel in her Mesopotamian antiquities thriller trilogy! Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 7pm Indigo Books, Bay-Bloor Manulife Centre, Toronto. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our very own 2015 Derringer Finalists!

March 1 is here at last! With it comes the anxiously awaited Derringer Awards short-list announcement. We are delighted to learn that two of our very own Mesdames, founder M.H. Callway and author Vicki Delany, are honoured as finalists for … 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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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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