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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary V. Welk  

Pen Name: Mary Welk

Genre: Fiction Mystery

Audience: Adult;

Born:


-- Website -- http://mysteryauthors.com/welkm.html
-- Mary V. Welk on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=mary+v.+welk


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


Selected Titles At Your Library

A deadly little Christmas /
ISBN: 0966515706. OCLC Number:

Kleworks Pub. Co.,. Chicago :. ©1998.

Something wicked in the air /
ISBN: 0966515714. OCLC Number:

Kleworks Pub. Co.,. Chicago, IL :. ©1999.

To kill a king /
ISBN: 0966515722. OCLC Number:

Kleworks Pub. Co.,. Chicago, IL :. ©2000.

The scarecrow murders /
ISBN: 1591330866. OCLC Number:

Hillard Harris,. Frederick, MD :. ©2004.

A merry little murder /
ISBN: 1590805623. OCLC Number:

Echelon Press,. Laurel, MD :. ©2007.

The rune stone murders /
ISBN: 1590806336. OCLC Number:

Echelon Press,. Laurel, MD :. ©2009.


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

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)