The Maple Leaf Mystery Conference is the virtual mystery event of the year. Registration is open for the Conference which takes place over five days from May 24-28 and is only $25 CAD for the whole event.
Here are the Top 5 Reasons to attend the Maple Leaf Mystery Conference
- Ian Rankin
Ian Rankin may well be the best crime writer alive today. And he’s coming to Maple Leaf Mystery. His Inspector Rebus novels have won awards all over the world and if that doesn’t impress you, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his services to literature. He will be interviewed by Melodie Campbell on Friday May 27 at 2 pm.
- Maureen Jennings
Maureen Jennings is an icon in the Canadian crime and mystery writing community. Her Murdoch Mysteries series is set in 1895 Victorian Toronto and is now in its 15th season on Canadian TV and now broadcast all over the world. She still lives in Toronto with her husband and a labradoodle, appropriately named Murdoch. She will be interviewed by Helen Nelson to open the Conference on Tuesday, May 24 at 7 pm.
- Spotlight Authors: Vicki Delany, Rick Mofina and Iona Wishaw
Vicki Delany is an international best seller and the Queen of Cozies in Canada. She is currently writing four cozy mystery series and will be interviewed by Mary Jane Maffini on Saturday, May 28 at 3:15 pm.
Rick Mofina is one of the best thriller writers in the business with more than thirty crime fiction thrillers that have been published in nearly thirty countries. He will be interviewed by Del Chatterson on Wednesday, May 25 at 7 pm.
Iona Whishaw is a rising star among Canadian mystery writers and her tenth book in the Lane Winslow series, Framed in Fire is now out in print. She will be interviewed by Brenda Chapman on Friday, May 27 at 4:30 pm.
- Double Book Launch with Mary Jane Maffini and Mike Martin
Award-winning Ottawa author Mary Jane Maffini is pleased to launch Death Plans a Perfect Trip: Charlotte Adams mystery number 6.
Mike Martin, author of the Award-Winning Sgt. Windflower Mystery series is pleased to launch Book 12 in the series: Dangerous Waters.
The book Launch will take place as part of the Conference on Thursday, May 26 at 7 pm.
- Over 40 Canadian Mystery/Crime Authors
From the people you know and love to finding new authors to fill your days and thrill your nights. From thrillers to chillers and cozies to short stories. Meet some of the new faces in Canadian crime writing and some of the people who are changing the face of mystery writing in Canada. There is something for everyone at the Maple Leaf Mystery Conference.
- Bonus Reason to Attend the Maple Leaf Mystery Conference
Did we tell you that you can get all of this and more for only $25 CAD? That’s less than $20 for our American cousins and for Canadians, it’s cheaper than a movie for two and way cheaper than a 24 of fine Canadian beer. Celebrate May by attending the Maple Leaf Mystery Conference,
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