Edith Maxwell

Biography

Edith Maxwell writes the Local Foods Mysteries. A TINE TO LIVE, A TINE TO DIE introduces organic farmer Cam Flaherty and a Locavore Club (Kensington Publishing, May 2013). Edith once owned and operated the smallest certified-organic farm in Essex County, Massachusetts.

Tace Baker, the pen name of author Edith Maxwell, is the author of SPEAKING OF MURDER (Barking Rain Press) featuring Quaker linguistics professor Lauren Rousseau. Edith holds a PhD in linguistics and is a member of Amesbury Monthly Meeting of Friends.

A mother and technical writer, Edith is a fourth-generation Californian but lives north of Boston in an antique house with her beau and three cats.

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Books

The Stonecutter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“The Stonecutter,” a short story of middle-aged love gone terribly wrong, depicts librarian Eleanor and Portuguese stonecutter Fernando Andrade in an increasingly dark New England fall.
Fire in Carriagetown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Quaker mill worker Faith Bailey encounters an arsonist who burns down the town's carriage industry in 1888 Massachusetts, she uses her smarts and her faith to track down the killer.
The Importance of Blood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jody and Katie. Twins. Identical but so different. Same blood, same DNA. But not the same fingerprints, ambition, or attachment to family. Which turns out to be lethal in the end.
An Idea for Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No story, no paycheck. Crime fiction writer Dorothy finally hits on an idea for her next story, which turns out to be fatal in real life, too.
Just Desserts for Johnny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Yvonne Maupin thinks her dream has come true when a publisher accepts her literary novel, Souls by the Bay. After things don’t turn out as she had planned, she carries out the most satisfying revenge of all.
Yatsuhashi for Lance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Elise Chase teaches English in Japan and is about to start a graduate program back in the States. When she agrees to accept a package for her friend Lance, things go terribly wrong and change her life forever. Years later she sends him a sweet package of revenge.
Reduction in Force
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Jackie Rousseau loses her job as a software engineer to outsourcing, she manages to stay afloat financially. She sees the damage the reduction in force wreaks on her friends' lives, though, and decides to deliver a dose of revenge.

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