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.,. .