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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 and Candy Slain Murder are the 2020 books. 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 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.: Murder on the Bluffs and Speaking of Murder re-released 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

Feb
10
Wed
2021
7:00 pm Mystery Improv Evening
Mystery Improv Evening
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mystery Improv Evening
Edith joins three other New England authors in a fast-paced Mystery Making improv session sponsored by the Barrington, RI public library and Sisters in Crime New England. Register here.
Feb
16
Tue
2021
7:00 pm Sleuths in Time Book Club Guest
Sleuths in Time Book Club Guest
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sleuths in Time Book Club Guest
Join Edith in a Sleuths in Time Book Club online discussion of Judge Thee Not, her fifth Quaker Midwife Mystery! February 16 7-8:30 pm EST
Mar
10
Wed
2021
6:00 pm Juggling Multiple Series
Juggling Multiple Series
Mar 10 @ 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[...]
Apr
29
Thu
2021
7:00 pm Whittier and Mystery
Whittier and Mystery
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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. Link to register TBA.

Upcoming Events

Feb
10
Wed
2021
7:00 pm Mystery Improv Evening
Mystery Improv Evening
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mystery Improv Evening
Edith joins three other New England authors in a fast-paced Mystery Making improv session sponsored by the Barrington, RI public library and Sisters in Crime New England. Register here.
Feb
16
Tue
2021
7:00 pm Sleuths in Time Book Club Guest
Sleuths in Time Book Club Guest
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sleuths in Time Book Club Guest
Join Edith in a Sleuths in Time Book Club online discussion of Judge Thee Not, her fifth Quaker Midwife Mystery! February 16 7-8:30 pm EST
Mar
10
Wed
2021
6:00 pm Juggling Multiple Series
Juggling Multiple Series
Mar 10 @ 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[...]
Apr
29
Thu
2021
7:00 pm Whittier and Mystery
Whittier and Mystery
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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. Link to register TBA.

Upcoming Events

Feb
10
Wed
2021
7:00 pm Mystery Improv Evening
Mystery Improv Evening
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mystery Improv Evening
Edith joins three other New England authors in a fast-paced Mystery Making improv session sponsored by the Barrington, RI public library and Sisters in Crime New England. Register here.
Feb
16
Tue
2021
7:00 pm Sleuths in Time Book Club Guest
Sleuths in Time Book Club Guest
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sleuths in Time Book Club Guest
Join Edith in a Sleuths in Time Book Club online discussion of Judge Thee Not, her fifth Quaker Midwife Mystery! February 16 7-8:30 pm EST
Mar
10
Wed
2021
6:00 pm Juggling Multiple Series
Juggling Multiple Series
Mar 10 @ 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[...]
Apr
29
Thu
2021
7:00 pm Whittier and Mystery
Whittier and Mystery
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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. Link to register TBA.

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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