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Dead Ground In Between is a finalist for Best Novel of the year - Canadian Crimewriters

The latest Tom Tyler novel is shortlisted for best novel by a Canadian Crime Writer.

Description of the new Murdoch novel - “Let Darkness Bury The Dead”

It is November 1917. The Great War is grinding on, chewing up young men by the thousands. Initially, in the loyal Dominion of Canada, people are mostly eager to support the Motherland and fight for the Empire. Men perceived as slackers or cowards are shunned. But the carnage is horrendous and with enforced conscription, the [...]

The amazing cover art for the next Murdoch Mystery


The short story Viaticum in development for a feature short film

Exciting news, a short story Maureen wrote back in 1998 is in development for a feature short film. Production is tentatively planned for late this Spring. Maureen is co writer of the script. More details to follow soon.
You can read the original publication of Viaticum in 1998 here in Taddle Creek Press.

Maureen pens a poem inspired by the tragic events recently in London

©Maureen Jennings 2017

I AM THE BOY ON THE BUS. (March 23, 2017)
I am the boy on the bus
Who begged his mother to sit on the upper level
So he could see the river.
He says, Thames as if the t-h is pronounced hard
Like, ‘the.’
I am the girl skipping beside her tall father
Who is in a hurry.
I am [...]

Murdoch Mysteries picks up 5 Canadian Screen awards and is also renewed for season 11

Murdoch Mysteries won 5 Canadian Screen awards in the categories of writing, highest rated drama in Canada for 2016 and the Golden Screen Award. Congrats to the entire team.
CBC also announced it was renewing the show for another season, which will include 18 episodes plus a 2 hour Christmas Special.

Just announced…. the Canadian Guest of Honour at Left Coast Crime 2019

Link here for the complete details

The next Detective William Murdoch Mystery novel - Let Darkness Bury The Dead…

After writing four WW2 novels featuring DCI Tom Tyler, after a 10 year hiatus, there will be a new Detective Murdoch mystery novel.
The famous detective, now 23 years older since we last saw him, has had many changes in his life since A Journeyman to Grief, and is needed to solve a case set in [...]

Sneak peak of the next episode of Murdoch Mysteries written by Maureen Jennings

Link here to view a preview of “The Missing” airing Monday, January 23rd @ 8pm on CBC

Congrats to the nominees for this year’s Canadian Screen Awards

Murdoch Mysteries is nominated in the following categories:
Best tv movie Murdoch Christmas
Best Writing Peter Mitchell
Best Actress for dramatic special Helene Joy
Best Music Rob Carli
Best At Direction Armondo and Kent
Best Wardrobe Alex Reda
Best Direction for dramatic special Michael McGowan
Best Makeup and Hair Deb Drennan and Shirley Bond
Best Guest actor William Shatner