Mary V. Welk

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General Information

Name: Mary V. Welk

Pen Name: Mary Welk

Genres: Fiction, Mystery




Illinois Connection

Welk lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Welk is a writer and editor. She writes the Rhodes to Murder mystery series set in a rural university town in northern Illinois. She also writes short stories and have had several accepted for print anthologies. Welk has also written a column for Mystery Scene Magazine featuring info on new releases from independent publishers.

Published Works

  • A Deadly Little Christmas , Kleworks Publishing Company, 1998
  • Something Wicked in the Air , Kleworks Publishing Company, 1999
  • To Kill A King , Kleworks Publishing Company, 2000
  • The Scarecrow Murders , Hilliard & Harris Publishers, 2004
  • A Merry Little Murder , Echelon Press Publishing, 2007
  • The Rune Stone Murders , Echelon Press Publishing , 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

A Deadly Little Christmas (Caroline Rhodes Mysteries)

ISBN: 0966515706
Release Date: 1998-07-01

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Something Wicked in the Air (Caroline Rhodes Mysteries)

ISBN: 0966515714
Release Date: 1999-04-15

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To Kill A King (Caroline Rhodes Mysteries)

ISBN: 0966515722
Release Date: 2000-07-20

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The Scarecrow Murders

ISBN: 1591330866
Release Date: 2004-06

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A Merry Little Murder (Rhodes to Murder)

ISBN: 1590805623
Release Date: 2007-07-01

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The Rune Stone Murders (Rhodes to Murder Mysteries)

ISBN: 1590806336
Release Date: 2009-02-15

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Literary Awards

  • 2002 Love Is Murder Readers' Choice Award for Best Series, The Scarecrow Murders
  • 2000 Readers' Choice Award for Best First Mystery, A Deadly Little Christmas
  • 2002 Readers' Choice Award for Best Traditional Mystery, Something Wicked in the Air

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Mary V. Welk on WorldCat

Mary V. Welk on Amazon


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