Country Store Mysteries

The Country Store Mysteries feature Robbie Jordan and Pans ‘N Pancakes, her country store restaurant in fictional South Lick, Indiana. Edith Maxwell writes this series as Maddie Day.


Biscuits and Slashed BrownsBiscuits and Slashed Browns releases in January, 2018.  For country-store owner Robbie Jordan, the National Maple Syrup Festival is a sweet escape from late-winter in South Lick, Indiana—until murder saps the life out of the celebration. Excitement is already building around this fourth edition of the adventures of Robbie and her core crew in South Lick, Indiana, and it’s available for preorder now.

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Book Three, When the Grits Hit the Fan, released last March in paperback and audio. Despite the bitter winter in South Lick, Indiana, business is still hot at Robbie Jordan’s restaurant. But when another murder rattles the small town, can Robbie defrost the motives of a cold-blooded killer? I was the guest on a slew of blogs as part of a Great Escapes Blog Tour in April. Here’s the schedule.

GrilledAmazoncoverBook Two, Grilled for Murder, is out in all formats, including audio.  Robbie Jordan may have had reservations about the murder victim, but she still needs to turn up the heat on a killer if she wants to keep her new restaurant open for business.

You can also have fun with a Country Store Mysteries Crossword.



The first book in the series, Flipped for Murder, released in 2015. In this freshly baked series, author Maddie Day lifts the lid on a small town in southern Indiana, where a newcomer is cooking up a new start–until a murderer muddles the recipe…


What a terrific debut! This deliciously clever cozy–set in a deceptively charming little town–is fresh, intelligent and delightful. A winner! -Hank Phillippi Ryan  Agatha, Anthony, Macavity, and Mary Higgins Clark award winning author

You’ll flip for this mouth-watering new series… a tasty mystery with a side of scenic country charm… a delicious read. The rolling hills of southern Indiana never looked so inviting—or so dangerous. – Leslie Budewitz, two-time Agatha Award winning author of the Food Lovers’ Village Mysteries

Day’s series debut provides some quirky characters and red herrings along with the … romantic interest and recipes. – Kirkus

Delightful cozy series…strong characterization and a clever plot…Bolo Books

Setting rich in atmosphere… characters come alive in this refreshing, enjoyable mystery.Lesa’s Book Critques

Flipped For Murder has atmosphere and charm to spare, with great characters and an intriguing story. I’m already hungry for more. –Carstairs Considers, who also included the book on his “Favorite Reads for 2015 list

“Pickled,” a short story piloting this series, appeared in That Mysterious Woman:  A Shaker of Margaritas, an anthology of mystery fiction featuring female sleuths (December, 2014, Mozark Press).

Maddie Day Author has her own twitter handle, Facebook page, and web site.