Thrilling Tales

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

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These are stories that entertain us and keep us guessing. As the reader, we tend to find ourselves working through the problems that the characters face. It is almost like a fun work out for the brain. In reality, we all face ups and downs and challenge ourselves. Through these stories we get to take a break and see how others do it, but at the same time being very much involved in the mysterious, thrilling, and sometimes suspenseful ride.We all like a little mystery. A puzzle to solve, and enigma or riddle to think through. A hidden secret, possibly a juicy one! Something that gets our hearts pumping, puts us at the edge or seat, has us gripping at the unknown… or possibly known to some but unknown to others. Maybe even scare us a little?

“What is it? What’s coming? What’s in store?” It could be your next favourite author at an event that will be full intrigue. Who would want to miss out on that?

At this year’s Bookshelf event, this category is honoured with the presence of:

  • Nanci M. Pattenden, Mystery/Crime
  • Caro Soles, Mystery
  • Cynthia St-Pierre, Mystery
  • Judy Penz Sheluk, Mystery
  • Allison Cosgrove, Crime/Romance
  • Sisters in Crime; Bouchercon 2017

Extra, Extra! Delve into a scavenger hunt or win a free spot prize!

We would also like to thank one of our generous sponsors:

Meet Mystery Author Cynthia St-Pierre

Newmarket mystery author Cynthia St-Pierre is looking forward to meeting readers from across the GTA and beyond at The Bookshelf 2017 on Saturday May 13th from 9am-2pm.

A member of Crime Writers of Canada, International Thriller Writers, and Short Mystery Fiction Society, Cynthia’s recipes and short stories appear in magazines and collections, including Harmoni, Feastie, Finding Vegan, Over My Dead Body!, Mystery Weekly and Flash Bang Mysteries. Awarded for fiction, she has also been a writing contest judge.

Best of all for a mystery writer, Cynthia has received a York Regional Police Citizens Awareness Program certificate, presented and signed by Julian Fantino, former Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police.

Cynthia grows fruit and vegetables in her backyard, speaks English-accented French with her husband, Yves, and writes mystery novels with her friend Melodie Campbell. Come to The Bookshelf to pick up A Purse to Die For and A Killer Necklace!

Connect with Cynthia online:

@stpierrecynthia

Author Central

Crime Writers of Canada

Meet Mystery Author Cynthia St-Pierre

Newmarket mystery author Cynthia St-Pierre is looking forward to meeting readers from across the GTA and beyond at The Bookshelf 2017 on Saturday May 13th from 9am-2pm.

A member of Crime Writers of Canada, International Thriller Writers, and Short Mystery Fiction Society, Cynthia’s recipes and short stories appear in magazines and collections, including Harmoni, Feastie, Finding Vegan, Over My Dead Body!, Mystery Weekly and Flash Bang Mysteries. Awarded for fiction, she has also been a writing contest judge.

Best of all for a mystery writer, Cynthia has received a York Regional Police Citizens Awareness Program certificate, presented and signed by Julian Fantino, former Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police.

Cynthia grows fruit and vegetables in her backyard, speaks English-accented French with her husband, Yves, and writes mystery novels with her friend Melodie Campbell. Come to The Bookshelf to pick up A Purse to Die For and A Killer Necklace!

Connect with Cynthia online:

@stpierrecynthia

Author Central

Crime Writers of Canada