Country Store

by Maddie Day

Country Store

Edith Maxwell writes this series as Maddie Day.

The Country Store Mysteries feature Robbie Jordan and Pans ‘N Pancakes, her country store restaurant in fictional South Lick, Indiana. Read about the inspiration for the series and how it got started here.

“Fearless and forthright protagonist …crafted to maximize intrigue…hefty serving of heart…Robbie Jordan kicks as much butt as Jack Reacher…with way better food!” – Jay Roberts, reviewer

See a list of all recipes included in each book.


Visit the web page for each book by clicking the cover. 

Four Leaf Cleaver book cover

Four Leaf Cleaver

In Four Leaf Cleaver It’s Saint Patrick’s Day in South Lick, Indiana, but a holiday cooking competition at Robbie Jordan’s country store and restaurant Pans ’N Pancakes is put on the back-burner when a killer strikes. Read More or BUY NOW

Christmas Scarf Murder book cover

Christmas Scarf Murder

Stocking stuffers like handknit scarves make the coziest of Christmas gifts—unless they’re used as accessories for murder! Christmas Scarf Murder…
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Batter Off Dead

In Batter off Dead, fine foods and classic cookware can be found at Robbie Jordan’s Pans ’N Pancakes. Unfortunately, her country store also seems to stock up on murder…Read More or BUY NOW

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No Grater Crime

In No Grater Crime, Robbie Jordan’s Pans ’N Pancakes boasts delicious eats and the best vintage cookware finds in South Lick, Indiana. And now, for a limited time, there’s a new special featured on the menu—murder!
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Candy Slain Murder book cover

Candy Slain Murder

In Candy Slain Murder, Christmas cheer has sent the griddle into overdrive at Robbie Jordan’s popular country store and café. And this year, there’s a new seasonal special to feast on: murder!.. Read More or BUY NOW

Nacho Average Murder

In Nacho Average Murder (June, 2020), Robbie Jordan is temporarily leaving Pans ’N Pancakes, her country store in South Lick, Indiana, to visit Santa Barbara, California—where wildfire smoke tinges the air, but a more immediate danger may lie in wait…Read More or BUY NOW

Christmas Cocoa Murder

In Christmas Cocoa Murder (September, 2019), ’tis the season for hot chocolate and mouthwatering treats. But sometimes too much of a good thing can be downright deadly…Read More or BUY NOW

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…Read More or BUY NOW

Death Over Easy

Death Over Easy released July, 2018. Robbie is ready for the boost in business a local music festival brings but the beloved event strikes a sour note when…Read More and download book discussion questions or BUY NOW

Biscuits and Slashed Browns

Biscuits and Slashed Browns released 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…Read More or BUY NOW

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

When The Grits Hit the Fan

When the Grits Hit the Fan released March of 2017. Despite the bitter winter business is still hot at Robbie Jordan’s restaurant. But when another murder…Read More or BUY NOW

Grilled for Murder

In Book Two, Grilled for Murder, Robbie Jordan may have had reservations about the murder victim, but she still needs to…Read More or BUY NOW

book cover - Flipped for Murder by Edith Maxwell

Flipped for Murder

The first book, Flipped for Murder (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…Read More or BUY NOW


A BONUS for You!


Have some fun with a
Country Store Mysteries Crossword Puzzle!


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Reviews of Maddie Day’s Country Store Mysteries:

Robbie Jordan kicks as much butt as Jack Reacher…with way better food!

Jay Roberts


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

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