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You’ll find Maddie Day here, as well.

You’ll find Maddie Day here, as well.

Edith & Maddie’s Mystery Library

Quaker Midwife Mysteries

Edith Maxwell writes the historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries. Taken Too Soon – book six – releases from Beyond the Page Press in September, 2020. Dressed as a 1880s Quaker, Edith launched the series with a historic walking tour of Amesbury, Massachusetts.

News flash: Charity’s Burden won the Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel!

Country Store Mysteries

As Maddie Day, Edith writes the wildly popular Country Store Mysteries, from Kensington Publishing. Nacho Average Murder releases in June, 2020, including in audio.

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 is out in a one-year paperback exclusive with Barnes & Noble.

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 has written under the name Tace Baker, as well, with two Lauren Rousseau Mysteries: Bluffing is Murder and Speaking of Murder. The books will re-release in summer, 2020, as Edith Maxwell mysteries.

Short Crime Fiction

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

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Edith Maxwell's Calendar of Events

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Upcoming Events

Aug
20
Thu
2020
7:00 pm Mystery Making – Virtual Event
Mystery Making – Virtual Event
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Edith/Maddie joins Connie Hambley, Edith Maxwell, Dale T. Phillips, and Lorraine Sharma Nelson online at the Wilmington, MA public library for an evening of mystery improv!
Sep
9
Wed
2020
7:00 pm The Ellen and Edith Show @ Mystery Lovers' Bookshop
The Ellen and Edith Show @ Mystery Lovers' Bookshop
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Ellen and Edith Show @ Mystery Lovers' Bookshop | Oakmont | Pennsylvania | United States
The fabulous Ellen Byron/Maria DiRicco joins Edith/Maddie in a virtual author event hosted by the Mystery Lovers’ Bookshop. These two Agatha Award winners talk mystery, recipes, and their new books. Please register here. Audience Q&A[...]
Oct
13
Tue
2020
7:00 pm Mystery on Cape Cod @ West Falmouth Public Library
Mystery on Cape Cod @ West Falmouth Public Library
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mystery on Cape Cod @ West Falmouth Public Library
Join Edith/Maddie as she discusses Taken Too Soon, her latest Quaker Midwife Mystery, which is set in West Falmouth, MA in 1889. She’ll also present her contemporary Cozy Capers Book Group mysteries (written as Maddie[...]
Dec
5
Sat
2020
5:00 pm Christmas in Arizona @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Christmas in Arizona @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Christmas in Arizona @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Edith/Maddie and three other cozy mystery authors present their new holiday books in a virtual event at the Poisoned Pen Bookstore. Edith has always wanted to do an author event at this famed mystery bookstore,[...]

Upcoming Events

Aug
20
Thu
2020
7:00 pm Mystery Making – Virtual Event
Mystery Making – Virtual Event
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Edith/Maddie joins Connie Hambley, Edith Maxwell, Dale T. Phillips, and Lorraine Sharma Nelson online at the Wilmington, MA public library for an evening of mystery improv!
Sep
9
Wed
2020
7:00 pm The Ellen and Edith Show @ Mystery Lovers' Bookshop
The Ellen and Edith Show @ Mystery Lovers' Bookshop
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Ellen and Edith Show @ Mystery Lovers' Bookshop | Oakmont | Pennsylvania | United States
The fabulous Ellen Byron/Maria DiRicco joins Edith/Maddie in a virtual author event hosted by the Mystery Lovers’ Bookshop. These two Agatha Award winners talk mystery, recipes, and their new books. Please register here. Audience Q&A[...]
Oct
13
Tue
2020
7:00 pm Mystery on Cape Cod @ West Falmouth Public Library
Mystery on Cape Cod @ West Falmouth Public Library
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mystery on Cape Cod @ West Falmouth Public Library
Join Edith/Maddie as she discusses Taken Too Soon, her latest Quaker Midwife Mystery, which is set in West Falmouth, MA in 1889. She’ll also present her contemporary Cozy Capers Book Group mysteries (written as Maddie[...]
Dec
5
Sat
2020
5:00 pm Christmas in Arizona @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Christmas in Arizona @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Christmas in Arizona @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Edith/Maddie and three other cozy mystery authors present their new holiday books in a virtual event at the Poisoned Pen Bookstore. Edith has always wanted to do an author event at this famed mystery bookstore,[...]

Upcoming Events

Aug
20
Thu
2020
7:00 pm Mystery Making – Virtual Event
Mystery Making – Virtual Event
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Edith/Maddie joins Connie Hambley, Edith Maxwell, Dale T. Phillips, and Lorraine Sharma Nelson online at the Wilmington, MA public library for an evening of mystery improv!
Sep
9
Wed
2020
7:00 pm The Ellen and Edith Show @ Mystery Lovers' Bookshop
The Ellen and Edith Show @ Mystery Lovers' Bookshop
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Ellen and Edith Show @ Mystery Lovers' Bookshop | Oakmont | Pennsylvania | United States
The fabulous Ellen Byron/Maria DiRicco joins Edith/Maddie in a virtual author event hosted by the Mystery Lovers’ Bookshop. These two Agatha Award winners talk mystery, recipes, and their new books. Please register here. Audience Q&A[...]
Oct
13
Tue
2020
7:00 pm Mystery on Cape Cod @ West Falmouth Public Library
Mystery on Cape Cod @ West Falmouth Public Library
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mystery on Cape Cod @ West Falmouth Public Library
Join Edith/Maddie as she discusses Taken Too Soon, her latest Quaker Midwife Mystery, which is set in West Falmouth, MA in 1889. She’ll also present her contemporary Cozy Capers Book Group mysteries (written as Maddie[...]
Dec
5
Sat
2020
5:00 pm Christmas in Arizona @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Christmas in Arizona @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Christmas in Arizona @ Poisoned Pen Bookstore | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Edith/Maddie and three other cozy mystery authors present their new holiday books in a virtual event at the Poisoned Pen Bookstore. Edith has always wanted to do an author event at this famed mystery bookstore,[...]

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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