Magna cum Murder

Crime Writing Festival


October 25-27, 2019 

The Columbia Club, Indianapolis, IN


Guest of Honor ~ Joe R. Lansdale

International Guest of Honor ~ Ruth Dudley Edwards

McM new logo Sponsored by 
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana

Magna cum Murder
Kathryn Kennison

Steering Committee
Amanda Lindsay
Ruthie Lucas
Mary McGhee
Audrey Musal
Elijah Spears
Diane Watters
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The True Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Terence Faherty
If you were lucky enough to have attended Magna cum Murder XXIV, you could already have your hands on an advanced copy of Terence Faherty's newest book, The True Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. This is the most recent addition to his Sherlock parodies and it's official release is set for this weekend at the  Baker Street Irregulars annual get-together in New York City. If you absolutely can't wait, check out Terry's story "That Cardboard Box" in the current issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
Heat Wave: The Paradise Cafe Series 
by Maureen Jennings
Maureen Jennings is debuting a new series called The Paradise Cafe. The books are set in 1936 Toronto and feature a female private investigator. Her first novel in the series, Heat Wave, will be released in March 2019. 

Also, Maureen's Murdoch Mysteries TV series has been renewed for it's 13th season! 
Columbia Club Rooms 2019
We received the reservation list for 2019 and rooms are already 2/3 full! If you plan to come to Magna next year and want to stay at the Columbia Club, reserve your room NOW.