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I’m Agatha-nomMurder Most Fowlinated and Amazon best-selling author Edith Maxwell, and I write the Local Foods Mysteries series from Kensington Publishing. Murder Most Fowl just came out!

Quirky characters, lots of organic farming tips, and a well-developed mystery make this Cam’s best outing yet.“- Kirkus Reviews

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As Edith Maxwell, I write the historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries, too. Delivering the Truth released from Midnight Ink in April.  We went on an historical book launch walking tour – and you can take the tour yourself on YouTube!

GrilledAmazoncoverI’m also Maddie Day, and I write the Country Store Mysteries, also from Kensington. Grilled for Murder released in May, 2016, including in audio, to rave reviews.

Exciting news! Maddie Day has a signed three-book contract with Kensington Publishing for a new cozy foodie mystery series! The Cozy Capers Book Group Mysteries will debut with Murder on Cape Cod. Mackenzie Almeida runs a bicycle repair and rental shop in a fictional Cape Cod village, and also hosts a weekly cozy mystery book group. The gang discusses the latest fictional murder – and sometimes a real one, too.

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And just to keep things interesting, I’m Tace Baker, as well, writing the Lauren Rousseau Mysteries from Barking Rain Press. Bluffing is Murder came out in November, 2014.

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As Edith Maxwell I also write Agatha-nominated and award-winning short crime fiction.

Welcome to my world of cozy and historicalmysteries. I hope you’ll visit my group blog, where I post with five other New England cozy mystery author-friends every week day over at WickedCozyAuthors.com. We were featured in the Boston Globe this spring! My latest author newsletter is here.

The banner on this site is a horizontal slice of a gorgeous oil painting by the Boston area artist Jackie Knight titled “Edith’s World.” My dear friend, author Jennifer J. Yanco, commissioned it for a milestone birthday I celebrated recently (well, several years ago).