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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 – released in 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 Lobstah Shack releases in November, 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

Aug
5
Thu
2021
4:30 pm CCWC Writing a Cozy Mystery
CCWC Writing a Cozy Mystery
Aug 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
CCWC Writing a Cozy Mystery
Edith/Maddie teaches her popular course, How to Write Mysteries and Cozies, for the annual Cape Cod Writers’ Conference, held virtually this year. Some say a murder mystery is “formulaic” – but is it? This course explores[...]
Aug
31
Tue
2021
6:00 pm Cozy Mystery Release Party
Cozy Mystery Release Party
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cozy Mystery Release Party
Save the date! Join me and bunches of other Kensington Publishing cozy mystery authors in a grand Facebook release party for No Grater Crime and loads of other great reads! Details TBA.
Sep
14
Tue
2021
6:30 pm Modern Historical Panel @ Mansfield Public Library
Modern Historical Panel @ Mansfield Public Library
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Modern Historical Panel @ Mansfield Public Library
Join Edith, Sarah Smith, and Matt Cost for a free virtual Sisters in Crime New England panel on writing historical mysteries! Link to register for this Zoom event at the Mansfield MA Public Library TBD.
Sep
27
Mon
2021
7:00 pm Edith/Maddie’s New Mysteries
Edith/Maddie’s New Mysteries
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Edith/Maddie's New Mysteries
Edith/Maddie shares about having three new books releasing in three series in one year in a free event hosted by the Langley-Adams Public Library in Groveland, MA. Details about virtual vs. in-person TBA.
Sep
28
Tue
2021
7:00 pm Mystery in Brunswick
Mystery in Brunswick
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mystery in Brunswick
Edith talks about her mystery-writing career at the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick, Maine. Details about virtual vs. in-person TBA. The event is free.

Upcoming Events

Aug
5
Thu
2021
4:30 pm CCWC Writing a Cozy Mystery
CCWC Writing a Cozy Mystery
Aug 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
CCWC Writing a Cozy Mystery
Edith/Maddie teaches her popular course, How to Write Mysteries and Cozies, for the annual Cape Cod Writers’ Conference, held virtually this year. Some say a murder mystery is “formulaic” – but is it? This course explores[...]
Aug
31
Tue
2021
6:00 pm Cozy Mystery Release Party
Cozy Mystery Release Party
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cozy Mystery Release Party
Save the date! Join me and bunches of other Kensington Publishing cozy mystery authors in a grand Facebook release party for No Grater Crime and loads of other great reads! Details TBA.
Sep
14
Tue
2021
6:30 pm Modern Historical Panel @ Mansfield Public Library
Modern Historical Panel @ Mansfield Public Library
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Modern Historical Panel @ Mansfield Public Library
Join Edith, Sarah Smith, and Matt Cost for a free virtual Sisters in Crime New England panel on writing historical mysteries! Link to register for this Zoom event at the Mansfield MA Public Library TBD.
Sep
27
Mon
2021
7:00 pm Edith/Maddie’s New Mysteries
Edith/Maddie’s New Mysteries
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Edith/Maddie's New Mysteries
Edith/Maddie shares about having three new books releasing in three series in one year in a free event hosted by the Langley-Adams Public Library in Groveland, MA. Details about virtual vs. in-person TBA.
Sep
28
Tue
2021
7:00 pm Mystery in Brunswick
Mystery in Brunswick
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mystery in Brunswick
Edith talks about her mystery-writing career at the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick, Maine. Details about virtual vs. in-person TBA. The event is free.

Upcoming Events

Aug
5
Thu
2021
4:30 pm CCWC Writing a Cozy Mystery
CCWC Writing a Cozy Mystery
Aug 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
CCWC Writing a Cozy Mystery
Edith/Maddie teaches her popular course, How to Write Mysteries and Cozies, for the annual Cape Cod Writers’ Conference, held virtually this year. Some say a murder mystery is “formulaic” – but is it? This course explores[...]
Aug
31
Tue
2021
6:00 pm Cozy Mystery Release Party
Cozy Mystery Release Party
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cozy Mystery Release Party
Save the date! Join me and bunches of other Kensington Publishing cozy mystery authors in a grand Facebook release party for No Grater Crime and loads of other great reads! Details TBA.
Sep
14
Tue
2021
6:30 pm Modern Historical Panel @ Mansfield Public Library
Modern Historical Panel @ Mansfield Public Library
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Modern Historical Panel @ Mansfield Public Library
Join Edith, Sarah Smith, and Matt Cost for a free virtual Sisters in Crime New England panel on writing historical mysteries! Link to register for this Zoom event at the Mansfield MA Public Library TBD.
Sep
27
Mon
2021
7:00 pm Edith/Maddie’s New Mysteries
Edith/Maddie’s New Mysteries
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Edith/Maddie's New Mysteries
Edith/Maddie shares about having three new books releasing in three series in one year in a free event hosted by the Langley-Adams Public Library in Groveland, MA. Details about virtual vs. in-person TBA.
Sep
28
Tue
2021
7:00 pm Mystery in Brunswick
Mystery in Brunswick
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mystery in Brunswick
Edith talks about her mystery-writing career at the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick, Maine. Details about virtual vs. in-person TBA. The event is free.

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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