Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary V. Welk  

Pen Name: Mary Welk

Genre: Fiction Mystery

Audience: Adult;


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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.


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

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Selected Titles At Your Library

A deadly little Christmas /
ISBN: 0966515706. OCLC Number: 40467468

Kleworks Pub. Co.,. .

A merry little murder /
ISBN: 1590805623. OCLC Number: 191804359

Echelon Press,. .

Something wicked in the air /
ISBN: 0966515714. OCLC Number: 41656179

Kleworks Pub. Co.,. .

The rune stone murders /
ISBN: 1590806336. OCLC Number: 441969373

Echelon Press,. .

The scarecrow murders /
ISBN: 1591330866. OCLC Number: 56131885

Hillard Harris,. .

To kill a king
ISBN: 9780373268634. OCLC Number: 861187344

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When she agreed to take a leave of absence from her duties at St. Anne's Hospital to help a friend in the E.R. of an overcrowded, understaffed Chicago medical center Caroline Rhodes expected tough shifts--but not a string of murders.

To kill a king /
ISBN: 0966515722. OCLC Number: 45190667

Kleworks Pub. Co.,. .