The Dame Was Trouble

BISAC: Fiction/Crime and Mystery/Female Authors/Short Story
by Various

ISBN-10:9781988987101 ASIN: B07G67SNRM
ISBN-13: 978-1988987101 E-ISBN: 9781988987118
Paperback MSRP: $16.99 USD Digital MSRP: $6.99
370 pages

A collection of Canadian Crime Fiction from the best and brightest female crime writers that the Great White North has to offer. From noir to hardboiled, and thriller to cozy mystery, these Dames know how to tell tales to thrill, chill and KILL.

Edited by Sarah L. Johnson
With Halli Lilburne
And Cat MacDonald


Kelley Armstrong(#1 New York Times bestselling author of Otherworld and the Nadia Staffordcrime trilogy)

Melodie Campbell (Derringer and Arthur Ellis Award-winning author of The Goddaughterseries)

R.M. Greenaway(Arthur Ellis Award-winning author of Cold Girland Undertow)

Hermine Robinson (Anthology of New Canadian Noir)

S.G. Wong (Arthur Ellis and Whistler Independent Book Award nominated author of the Lola Stark novels )

Pat Flewwelling (Author of the Helix series)

Darusha Wehm (Author of Beautiful Redand The Home for Wayward Parrots)

Natalie Vacha (In Places Between; finalist in the CBC Radio Cowboy Poetry contest)

Gail Bowen(Canada’s “Queen of Crime”, author of the best-selling Joanne Kilbournmysteries)

Elle Wild(Arthur Ellis Award-winning author of Strange Things Done)

Susan MacGregor (Aurora Award nominated author of The Tattooed Witchtrilogy)

Jayne Barnard (BPAA, Aurora and Dagger Award nominee and Arthur Ellis Award-winning author of When the Flood Falls)

M.H. Callway (Dagger, Arthur Ellis, and Bony Pete Award nominated author of Windigo Fire)

Sandra Ruttan(Author of Harvest of Ruins, What Burns Within and Suspicious)

Alice Bienia (Arthur Ellis Award nominated author of Knight Blind)

Meghan Victoria (Antigonish Review)

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The Dame Was Trouble.
: A collection of the best female Canadian crime writers.

Writing a successful short story is like standing at home plate in the 9th inning: One swing and The Dame Was Trouble hits it out of the park. The Dame Was Trouble has an all star cast: Gail Bowen, Canada’s most enduring female mystery writer, Melodie Campbell, mystery spiked with laugh out loud funny stuff, New York Times bestselling author, Kelley Armstrong and Elle Wild, winner of Canada’s Arthur Ellis best first novel award for 2017. And 12 more stories that conquer the challenge of writing a short, character focused, cut to the chase tale that makes you turn one more page for one more tale.

Don Graves, Canadian Mystery Reviews