Maureen Jennings

Award Winning Author

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Maureen receives Grandmaster Lifetime Achievement Award

Maureen Jennings was recently honoured with the 2024 Grandmaster Lifetime Achievement Award from Crime Writers of Canada.  Maureen was acknowledged for her long term contribution to Canadian and International Mystery writing,

Listen: Maureen featured on Crime Writers of Canada podcast

Crime Writers of Canada podcast

An Interview with Maureen Jennings,  the 2024 recipient of the Grandmaster Lifetime Achievement Award from Crime Writers of Canada.

This prestigious award recognizes her long-term contribution to Canadian and international mystery writing.

Established in 2014, the Grand Master Award is given to a Canadian crime writer with a substantial body of work that has garnered national and international recognition.

Listen to the episode HERE.

Murdoch Spin-Off for Tweens Now Airing on CBC Gem

Macy Murdoch

A spin off from the show, MACY MURDOCH is now streaming on CBC Gem. It is aimed at the ’tween’ generation but is aa delight for any age. Macy is a descendant of William Murdoch and travels back in time to help rescue him from a miscarriage of justice.

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Cameras Roll on Season 14 of Murdoch Mysteries: TV Eh?

Murdoch Mysteries

Shaftesbury announced today that top-rated Canadian drama Murdoch Mysteries has begun production on Season 14 for CBC and UKTV, distributed by ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment. Shooting is now underway in Toronto on the acclaimed one-hour series for 11 new episodes, set to premiere on CBC TV and the CBC Gem streaming service in winter 2021.

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Maureen to speak at Market Hall’s Artist Life Stories Series

Join Maureen for a perfect evening that features an in-depth conversation with the artist, followed by a Q & A and up close and personal meet and greet.  A perfectly mixed cocktail – 3/4 conversation and 1/4 music and/ or videos, with a dash of the unexpected.

November 26, 2019 8:00 pm

The historic Market Hall, 140 Charlotte Street, Peterborough, ON

Hosted by Brantford’s Cameron Smillie, who has spent most his career presenting performing arts events at theatres.

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Maureen’s 2014 Q&A on Tom Tyler series

Best-selling mystery author Maureen Jennings talks about her beloved Murdoch, writing historical fiction, and of course, her latest book in the Inspector Tom Tyler series.


About Maureen

Maureen Jennings is not only just about the best crime novelist in Canada, she’s among the best writers anywhere - a national and international treasure. —London Free Press

Maureen Jennings is an award-winning author. The Murdoch Mysteries tv series is based on her popular character. She lives in Toronto, Canada.

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