Country Store

Country Store

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.

Strangled Eggs and Ham

In Strangled Eggs and Ham (June, 2019), while Robbie scrambles through breakfast orders South Lick, Indiana, tempers run as high as the sticky August heat. A developer’s plans to build a luxury resort infuriates opponents, who concoct protests and road blockades. When an opponent is silenced forever at the resort site, Robbie ditches the griddle to catch the killer. But if slashed tires are any indication, she’ll need to crack this case before her own aunt gets served something deadly next . .See Strangled Eggs Blog Tour for the more than 30 stops on our blog tour! Use these Strangled Eggs Discussion Questions in your book group. 

Death Over Easy

Death Over Easy released in July, 2018. Restaurateur Robbie Jordan is ready for the boost in business a local music festival brings to South Lick, Indiana, but the beloved event strikes a sour note when one of the musicians is murdered. Find downloadable book club discussion questions here: Death Over Easy Book Club Questions.

Biscuits and Slashed Browns

Biscuits and Slashed Browns released 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. This fourth edition of the adventures of Robbie and her core crew in South Lick, Indiana was in the top forty bestselling books at Barnes and Noble for many weeks.

book cover - When the Grits Hit the Fan by Edith Maxwell

When The Grits Hit the Fan

When the Grits Hit the Fan released in March of 2017 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? Edith was the guest on a slew of blogs as part of a Great Escapes Blog Tour in April. Here’s the schedule.

Grilled for Murder

Book 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.

book cover - Flipped for Murder by Edith Maxwell

Flipped for Murder

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…


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Reviews of Maddie Day’s Country Store Mysteries:

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

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

Kirkus Reviews

Setting rich in atmosphere… characters come alive in this refreshing, enjoyable mystery.

Lesa's Book Critiques

Sharing Books and Authors, with an emphasis on Mysteries.

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

As delicious as the first four installments, DEATH OVER EASY was a buffet of murder, mystery, and mouth-watering meals. The perfect recipe for a cozy mystery. 

Lisa K's Book Reviews

A blog for and about cozy mysteries and their wonderful authors.

Flipped For Murder has atmosphere and charm to spare, with great characters and an intriguing story. I’m already hungry for more.

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