A meeting place for deadly minds... Thirteen Mesdames of Mayhem bring you a thrilling cocktail of crime fiction, from dark supernatural thrillers to outrageous comedy capers. This merry band of authors includes winners and finalists for the Arthur Ellis awards, Canada's national prize for excellence in crime fiction. An eerie emerald skull holds the clue to a woman's origins...and to murder. A bureaucrat stumbling home on a winter evening sees a lion...or does he? Senior citizens show their mettle...and their sinister side. And, more importantly, how do you get rid of a troublesome body and plan the perfect wedding...at the same time? Within these pages lie the answers! 

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Catherine Astolfo

Catherine Astolfo retired in 2002 after a very successful 34 years in education. 

Catherine is a past President of Crime Writers of Canada and a Derrick Murdoch Award winner (2012). She was a Zonta Club 2012 Nominee for Women of Achievement.

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Rosemary Aubert

Rosemary Aubert, B.A., M.A., C.Cri is the internationally-acclaimed author of the Ellis Portal mystery series. She is the author of five romance novels published around the world and of poems, interviews, articles and reviews over several decades of writing. She has taught workshops from coast to coast in Canada and the United States and is a frequent guest lecturer at colleges, universities, writers' groups and conferences. Rosemary believes that anyone can be a writer if he or she is willing make full use of his or her talent, imagination and ability to work hard.

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Melodie Campbell

The Toronto Sun called her Canada's "Queen of Comedy." Library Journal compared her to Janet Evanovich.

Melodie got her start writing comedy so it's no surprise that reviewers and editors have called her fiction "hilarious" and "laugh-out-loud funny". She has over 200 publications, including 40 short stories, 14 novels, and has won 10 awards for fiction.
 

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Donna Carrick

An Air Force Brat, Donna grew up in locations all over Canada. Her primary influences came from small town Saskatchewan, Northern Ontario, the mining towns of Cape Breton, Northern Quebec and her birth province of New Brunswick.

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Rosemary McCracken

Rosemary McCracken has worked on newspapers across Canada as a reporter, arts reviewer, editorial writer and editor. She is now a Toronto-based fiction writer and freelance journalist specializing in personal finance and the financial services industry. Rosemary’s short fiction has been published by Room of One’s Own, Kaleidoscope Press and Sisters of Crime Canada. 
 

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D.J. McIntosh

D.J. (Dorothy) McIntosh's first novel The Witch of Babylon, will launch in the U.S. on October 16, 2012 published by Forge. It has been sold in 20 countries and was the Amazon ca editors choice of a top 5 mystery/thriller in 2011. Kirkus Reviews have referred to the book as: "An erudite Dan Brown" 

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Sylvia Maultash Warsh

Sylvia Maultash Warsh was born in Stuttgart, Germany, and immigrated to Canada when she was four years old. Her parents were both born in Krakow (Poland) and survived the Holocaust, though much of the family perished. 

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ISBN
9781927114636
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