Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary V. Welk  

Pen Name: Mary Welk

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Mystery



Illinois Connection

Welk lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Welk is a writer and editor. She writes the ''Rhodes to Murder'' mystery series set in a rural university town in northern Illinois. She also writes short stories and have had several accepted for print anthologies. Welk has also written a column for ''Mystery Scene Magazine'' featuring info on new releases from independent publishers.

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Titles At Your Library


-- *2002 Love Is Murder Readers' Choice Award for Best Series, ''The Scarecrow Murders '' *2000 Readers' Choice Award for Best First Mystery, ''A Deadly Little Christmas'' *2002 Readers' Choice Award for Best Traditional Mystery, ''Something Wicked in the Air''