We are excited to announce that World rights to the next two books in the Merry Widow Murders series by Melodie Campbell, THE SILENT FILM STAR MURDERS and THE PHARAOH’S CURSE MURDERS, have once again been acquired by Marc Côté at Cormorant Books! 

Deal by Brenna English-Loeb at Transatlantic Agency.

The Toronto Sun called Melodie Campbell Canada’s “Queen of Comedy.” Library Journal compared her to Janet Evanovich. Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine pegged her “The Canadian Literary Heir to Donald Westlake.” Melodie Campbell got her start writing standup. In 1999, she opened the Canadian Humour Conference. 

Melodie has won the Derringer Award (US), the Arthur Ellis Award (Canada), The Hamilton Reads Award and seven more. She has over 200 publications, including 40 short stories and sixteen novels. Melodie has shared a literary shortlist with Margaret Atwood, and was an Amazon.com Top 50 bestselling author, sandwiched between Tom Clancy and Nora Roberts.

Congratulations Melodie!