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Edith & Maddie’s Mystery Library

Quaker Midwife Mysteries

Edith Maxwell writes the historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries. A Changing Light – book seven – releases from Beyond the Page Press in April, 2021. Dressed as a 1880s Quaker, Edith launched the series with a historic walking tour of Amesbury, Massachusetts.

News flash: Taken Too Soon is nominated for the Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel!

Country Store Mysteries

As Maddie Day, Edith writes the wildly popular Country Store Mysteries, from Kensington Publishing. No Grater Crime releases in August, 2021. Maddie talked about Nacho Average Murder and writing culinary cozies on the nationally syndicated NPR show, “Under the Radar with Callie Crossley.” Listen to the show here or find it on the show’s NPR podcast for August 2, 2020.

Cozy Capers Book Group Mysteries

The Cozy Capers Book Group Mysteries, a foodie mystery series also written as Maddie Day, debuted in December, 2018 with Murder on Cape Cod. Murder at the Taffy Shop releases on all platforms in March, 2021.

Local Foods Mysteries

Edith wrote the Local Foods Mysteries series, also from Kensington. Mulch Ado About Murder released in May 2017, the fifth in this popular series set on an organic farm.

Lauren Rousseau Mysteries

Edith also wrote two Lauren Rousseau Mysteries.: Murder on the Bluffs and Speaking of Murder.

Short Crime Fiction

Edith Maxwell writes Agatha-nominated and award-winning short crime fiction.

 

 

Dear Readers,

If you ever catch a typo or logic error in one of my books, please let me know via the contact form on this page. My publisher is happy to make corrections!

Edith Maxwell's Calendar of Events

Click on a specific event to go to that event’s page,
for more details and option to add to your own calendar.

Upcoming Events

Apr
22
Thu
2021
7:00 pm Hallie Ephron Interview
Hallie Ephron Interview
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hallie Ephron Interview
Hallie Ephron, New York Times bestselling author of Careful What You Wish For, interviews Edith in a virtual launch party for A Changing Light, Edith’s seventh Quaker Midwife Mystery. A Changing Light brings changes large and[...]
Apr
29
Thu
2021
7:00 pm Whittier and Mystery
Whittier and Mystery
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Whittier and Mystery
The John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace in Haverhill, MA hosts Edith in its spring online lecture series to talk about Whittier’s role in her Quaker Midwife Mysteries. Information on registering and paying a suggested $10 donation[...]
May
1
Sat
2021
1:00 pm In-Person Launch Party @ Amesbury Industrial History Center
In-Person Launch Party @ Amesbury Industrial History Center
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
In-Person Launch Party @ Amesbury Industrial History Center | Amesbury | Massachusetts | United States
Please join Edith at an in-person launch party for A Changing Light, her 7th historical mystery, at Amesbury’s new Industrial History Center. She will introduce this novel, set in 1890 in the heart of Amesbury’s[...]
May
12
Wed
2021
6:00 pm Juggling Multiple Series
Juggling Multiple Series
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Edith speaks to the Capital Crime Writers chapter of Sisters in Crime in Ottawa, Canada, at a virtual event. She’ll share how she successfully juggles writing three-plus books a year and still stays healthy and[...]

Upcoming Events

Apr
22
Thu
2021
7:00 pm Hallie Ephron Interview
Hallie Ephron Interview
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hallie Ephron Interview
Hallie Ephron, New York Times bestselling author of Careful What You Wish For, interviews Edith in a virtual launch party for A Changing Light, Edith’s seventh Quaker Midwife Mystery. A Changing Light brings changes large and[...]
Apr
29
Thu
2021
7:00 pm Whittier and Mystery
Whittier and Mystery
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Whittier and Mystery
The John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace in Haverhill, MA hosts Edith in its spring online lecture series to talk about Whittier’s role in her Quaker Midwife Mysteries. Information on registering and paying a suggested $10 donation[...]
May
1
Sat
2021
1:00 pm In-Person Launch Party @ Amesbury Industrial History Center
In-Person Launch Party @ Amesbury Industrial History Center
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
In-Person Launch Party @ Amesbury Industrial History Center | Amesbury | Massachusetts | United States
Please join Edith at an in-person launch party for A Changing Light, her 7th historical mystery, at Amesbury’s new Industrial History Center. She will introduce this novel, set in 1890 in the heart of Amesbury’s[...]
May
12
Wed
2021
6:00 pm Juggling Multiple Series
Juggling Multiple Series
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Edith speaks to the Capital Crime Writers chapter of Sisters in Crime in Ottawa, Canada, at a virtual event. She’ll share how she successfully juggles writing three-plus books a year and still stays healthy and[...]

Upcoming Events

Apr
22
Thu
2021
7:00 pm Hallie Ephron Interview
Hallie Ephron Interview
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hallie Ephron Interview
Hallie Ephron, New York Times bestselling author of Careful What You Wish For, interviews Edith in a virtual launch party for A Changing Light, Edith’s seventh Quaker Midwife Mystery. A Changing Light brings changes large and[...]
Apr
29
Thu
2021
7:00 pm Whittier and Mystery
Whittier and Mystery
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Whittier and Mystery
The John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace in Haverhill, MA hosts Edith in its spring online lecture series to talk about Whittier’s role in her Quaker Midwife Mysteries. Information on registering and paying a suggested $10 donation[...]
May
1
Sat
2021
1:00 pm In-Person Launch Party @ Amesbury Industrial History Center
In-Person Launch Party @ Amesbury Industrial History Center
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
In-Person Launch Party @ Amesbury Industrial History Center | Amesbury | Massachusetts | United States
Please join Edith at an in-person launch party for A Changing Light, her 7th historical mystery, at Amesbury’s new Industrial History Center. She will introduce this novel, set in 1890 in the heart of Amesbury’s[...]
May
12
Wed
2021
6:00 pm Juggling Multiple Series
Juggling Multiple Series
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Edith speaks to the Capital Crime Writers chapter of Sisters in Crime in Ottawa, Canada, at a virtual event. She’ll share how she successfully juggles writing three-plus books a year and still stays healthy and[...]

Quaker Midwife Series Walking Tour

To launch her Quaker Midwife Mystery Series, author Edith Maxwell dressed as an 1880s traditional Quaker, and gave a walking tour of the Amesbury Massachusetts locations mentioned in Delivering the Truth.

Over 60 local fans followed Edith on this fascinating, education tour.
Watch the video to see highlights of the tour!

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