Edith Maxwell / Maddie Day

Edith Maxwell / Maddie Day

Edith Maxwell has always been a writer. She made her living writing technical documentation in the software industry, wrote features and essays as a free-lance journalist, edited medical texts, and produced several published articles and a doctoral dissertation in the field of linguistics. And before that, she wrote fiction and news articles, with her first paid published story appearing at age 9. Creating fiction, long and short, is what makes her happiest (although she wrote a prose poem about her late father that she’s rather proud of).

She is a lifetime member of Sisters in Crime and is a member of Mystery Writers of America. She is also a long-time member of the Society of Friends (Quaker) at Amesbury Friends Meeting. Her art story was featured in the National Endowment for the Arts 50th anniversary celebration.

As a former organic farmer, Edith knows the language and tensions of someone like Cam Flaherty, the farmer in the Local Foods mysteries. Edith lived in southern Indiana for five years and loved the slow pace and language of its natives, so it made sense to set the Country Store Mysteries there. She taught independent childbirth classes and worked as a doula for some years, giving her insight into the life of an historical midwife as portrayed in the Agatha Award-winning Quaker Midwife Mysteries. And her Cozy Capers Book Group series comes straight out of both her imagination and several solo writing retreats on Cape Cod.

Edith lives in Amesbury, Massachusetts, but is originally a fourth-generation Californian. She has two grown sons and lives with her beau in an antique house where she writes, cooks, gardens, and wastes time on Facebook. She also writes under the pen name Maddie Day.

Books: 
Judge Thee Not By Edith Maxwell Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781958384503
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Published: Beyond the Page Publishing - September 10th, 2019

A Questionable Death and Other Historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries By Edith Maxwell, Victoria Thompson (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Edith Maxwell, Victoria Thompson (Introduction by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781936363742
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Published: Crippen & Landru Publishers - April 4th, 2023

Speaking of Murder By Edith Maxwell Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781958384923
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Published: Beyond the Page Publishing - July 21st, 2020

Taken Too Soon By Edith Maxwell Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781958384510
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Published: Beyond the Page Publishing - September 8th, 2020

A Changing Light By Edith Maxwell Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781958384527
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Published: Beyond the Page Publishing - April 13th, 2021

Mulch Ado about Murder (Local Foods Mystery #5) By Edith Maxwell Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781496700315
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Published: Kensington - June 26th, 2018

Murder on the Bluffs By Edith Maxwell Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781958384916
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Published: Beyond the Page Publishing - August 11th, 2020

Speaking of Murder By Edith Maxwell Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781950461639
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Published: Beyond the Page Publishing - July 6th, 2020

A Questionable Death and Other Historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries By Edith Maxwell, Victoria Thompson (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Edith Maxwell, Victoria Thompson (Introduction by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781936363742
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Published: Crippen & Landru Publishers - April 4th, 2023

Four Leaf Cleaver (A Country Store Mystery #11) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496735652
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Published: Kensington Cozies - January 24th, 2023

Nacho Average Murder (A Country Store Mystery #7) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781496723154
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Published: Kensington - June 30th, 2020

Murder in a Cape Cottage (A Cozy Capers Book Group Mystery #4) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496735676
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Published: Kensington Cozies - September 27th, 2022

Murder at the Lobstah Shack (A Cozy Capers Book Group Mystery #3) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496715104
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Published: Kensington - November 30th, 2021

Candy Slain Murder: A Jolly & Delightful Cozy Mystery (A Country Store Mystery #8) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496723178
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Published: Kensington - September 29th, 2020

Murder at the Taffy Shop (A Cozy Capers Book Group Mystery #2) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496731692
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Published: Kensington - March 30th, 2021

Batter Off Dead (A Country Store Mystery #10) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496735638
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Published: Kensington - February 22nd, 2022

Murder on Cape Cod (A Cozy Capers Book Group Mystery #1) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496722881
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Published: Kensington - December 31st, 2019

Grilled For Murder (A Country Store Mystery #2) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781617739279
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Published: Kensington - May 31st, 2016

No Grater Crime (A Country Store Mystery #9) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496723192
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Published: Kensington - August 24th, 2021

Flipped For Murder (A Country Store Mystery #1) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781617739255
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Published: Kensington - October 27th, 2015

Biscuits and Slashed Browns (A Country Store Mystery #4) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496711212
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Published: Kensington - January 30th, 2018

Death Over Easy (A Country Store Mystery #5) By Maddie Day Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781496711236
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Published: Kensington - July 31st, 2018