Category Archives: Anthologies

A cover to be proud of!

This is Sara Carrick’s fabulous cover for the Mesdames of Mayhem’s fourth crime fiction anthology, In the Key of 13, which will be released this fall by Carrick Publishing. There are 19 stories in the collection, all on the theme … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans

When Judy Penz Sheluk put out a call for submissions to her new crime fiction anthology, and added that previously published stories would also  considered, my ears pricked up. Opportunities to showcase stories that have already been in print are … Continue reading

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Mystery Most Edible looks good enough to eat!

The cover of Mystery Most Edible has just been released. Making me very proud that my tale, “Dining Out,” about a shady restaurant critic is included in the collection. Mystery Most Edible will be officially launched at the Malice Domestic … Continue reading

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The Mesdames love a good chat!

This weekend, four Mesdames of Mayhem — M.H. Callway, Melodie Campbell, Lisa de Nikolits and myself — got together with Vanessa Westermann to talk about our writing, and why and how we do it. It was great fun to revisit … Continue reading

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Scratching beneath the surface of 13 Claws

The Mesdames of Mayhem and their readers turned out at Sleuth of Baker Street yesterday to launch 13 Claws. And a fabulous time was had by all! Launch party planner Catherine Dunphy (shown above with Ed Piwowarczyk) had issued strict … Continue reading

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13 Claws unleashed!

It’s here! 13 Claws, the Mesdames of Mayhem’s third crime anthology, is hot off the press from Carrick Publishing. The 17 tales by acclaimed Canadian crime writers are cozies, noirs and thrillers, and each has a critter in its spotlight: … Continue reading

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TWO reasons to celebrate!

Thrilled that TWO crime fiction collections will be released this fall that include two of my short stories: “Homebodies” in the Mesdames of Mayhem’s 13 Claws. The anthology’s launch will be held Oct. 28 at Toronto’s Sleuth of Baker Street … Continue reading

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