Country Store Mysteries

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

Book Three, When the Grits Hit the Fan, releases March 27 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’ll be 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.  You can also have fun with a Country Store Mysteries Crossword.


The first book in the series, Flipped for Murder, released in 2015.


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-w
atering 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.