Edith Maxwell

Biography

Amazon-bestselling and Agatha-nominated author Edith Maxwell writes four mystery series, as well as award-winning short stories.

Maxwell’s Country Store Mysteries, written as Maddie Day (Kensington Publishing), debuts with Flipped for Murder in October, 2015. Farmed and Dangerous is the latest in Maxwell's Local Foods Mysteries series (Kensington Publishing, 2015). The latest book in the Lauren Rousseau mysteries, under the pseudonym Tace Baker (Barking Rain Press, 2014), is Bluffing is Murder. The first in Maxwell’s historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries series, Breaking the Silence, will debut in March, 2016 (Midnight Ink).

Maxwell lives in an antique house north of Boston with her beau and three cats. She blogs every weekday with the other Wicked Cozy Authors (wickedcozyauthors.com), and you can find her at www.edithmaxwell.com, @edithmaxwell, on Pinterest, and at www.facebook.com/EdithMaxwellAuthor.

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Books

The Stonecutter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: 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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