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The Bloody Words Mini-Con 2019

AND THE WINNER IS:

MIKE MARTIN!

On the porch of the High Park Club

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FAB FIVE SHORT-LISTED AUTHORS!

Alan Bradley, The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place
Vicki Delany, A Scandal in Scarlet
Elizabeth J. Duncan, The Marmalade Murders
Mike Martin, Darkest Before the Dawn
Auralee Wallace, Haunted Hayride with Murder
 
And the link to our jolly video:
 
Caro Soles
Retiring (but not shy) Chair
 
JOIN US TO HOIST A FEW IN CELEBRATION, CHIT CHAT AND MYSTERIOUS DEADLY DISCUSSION HERE:

 

This year we are widening the focus of our panel discussions to include all aspects of the mystery field, while not forgetting our original purpose: the celebration of the light mystery by presenting the Bony Blithe Award.

Check here for some ideas: Program

   

 

OUR GLORIOUS AWARD WINNER 2018

E.C. Bell

 

Our Notorious Nominees:

Elizabeth Duncan, Vicki Delany, Rickie Blair and Cathy Ace

A gimpse of what you missed… https://youtu.be/smmBTwyNRLA

2018

BONY BLITHE MINI-CON & AWARD PROGRAM

Sex and the Saucy Bits. From characters walking off chastely into the sunset to a jolly bout of good old rumpy-pumpy, how much sex do we want to see in mysteries?

• Killing Them Softly. Guns are so gauche when there are so many other classier and more innovative ways of offing one’s enemies. From a bullet to the brain to a knitting needle to the heart, how

• Sleuths and Sidekicks. Everyone needs a helping hand sometimes. Even cops have partners (official or unofficial), and what would Sherlock have done without Watson. Who are your favourite crime-fighting duos?

• Woof! Meow! Oink! No matter how badly your investigation is going, you can always turn to your best friend – your pet – for comfort. What role do animals play in various kinds of mysteries?