Mary Welk




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Mary Welk

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Writer and freelance editor Mary V. Welk has drawn on her medical background to knock off nearly two dozen characters in her “Rhodes to Murder” amateur sleuth mystery series, winner of the 2002 Love Is Murder Readers' Choice Award for Best Series. Set in the rural university town of Rhineburg, Illinois, the series features ER nurse Caroline Rhodes and Professor of History Carl Atwater.

Mary's short stories have been published in several print anthologies, including CHICAGO BLUES, BLONDES IN TROUBLE & OTHER TANGLED TALES, DARK THINGS II: CAT CRIMES, and HOT CRIMES, COOL CHICKS. A member of Sisters in Crime, Mary previously was a columnist and book reviewer for Mystery Scene Magazine and Futures Magazine. She also reviewed travel books for
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Average rating: 3.56 · 104 ratings · 25 reviews · 12 distinct works
A Merry Little Murder: A Rh...

3.34 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1998 — 6 editions
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To Kill a King

3.31 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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The Scarecrow Murders

3.80 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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A Merry Little Murder

3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2012
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Something Wicked in the Air

3.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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Hickory Dickory Doc

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2009
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The Rune Stone Murders

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Murder Most Politic

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A Family Affair

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Probation Officer Jo Cazimer is jogging through a park when she witnesses a murder. By the time the cops arrive, the body has disappeared. It's pretty obvious, though, that someone was killed at the site, so Jo's friend, Detective Kate Snow, moves in ...more
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Beth Hi Mary,
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