S5 E101: The Mesdames of Mayhem, In the Spirit of 13, ft: Melodie Campbell

Join us weekly for this great series of short interviews with the authors who make up our collective, the Mesdames of Mayhem, and our “Coming Soon!” anthology, In the Spirit of 13.

This week we feature Melodie Campbell, author of the Goddaughter series of light-hearted mysteries. Melodie will talk about her story “The Kindred Spirits Detective Agency”, which will appear in In the Spirit of 13 by the Mesdames of Mayhem, Fall 2022.

Called the “Queen of Comedy” by the Toronto Sun, Melodie Campbell was also named the “Canadian literary heir to Donald Westlake” by Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.

Winner of 10 awards, including The Derringer (US) and the Crime Writers of Canada Award of Excellence, she has multiple bestsellers, and was featured in USA Today. Her publications include over 100 comedy credits, 16 novels and 60 short stories, but she’s best known for The Goddaughter mob caper series.

The Merry Widow Murders (from Cormorant Books) will be released early 2023.

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Donna’s Mesdames of Mayhem background photograph is courtesy of Henry Vanderspek, Culture Snap Photography.