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Edith Maxwell

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Edith Maxwell is an Agatha- and Macavity-nominated mystery author who writes the Local Foods Foods Mysteries. Maxwell also writes the historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries, featuring a Quaker midwife sleuth in 1888.

As Maddie Day, she writes the Country Store Mysteries set in southern Indiana, and the Cozy
Capers Book Group Mysteries.

Her short stories have appeared in more than a dozen juried anthologies and magazines. She is active in Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime and is outgoing President of SINC New England.

Edith, a fourth-generation Californian, has two grown sons and lives in an antique house north of Boston with her beau, their two elderly cats, a small organic garden, and some impressive garden statuary. She worked as
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Edith Maxwell I'm sorry I missed this question, Christy! It's definitely a clean read without foul language. I hope you enjoy it!
Edith Maxwell My rule is, "butt in the chair, fingers on the keyboard." Something always emerges. And when even that doesn't work, I go for a long walk with my…moreMy rule is, "butt in the chair, fingers on the keyboard." Something always emerges. And when even that doesn't work, I go for a long walk with my phone in my pocket. I talk to myself, asking, "What's next?" When inspiration inevitably strikes, I dictate the ideas into a notes app so I don't lose them. Also - deadlines are great motivators!(less)
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"Mackenzie Almeida is a young bicycle shop owner, with a hunky baker boyfriend, an African Grey parrot and a tiny house in quaint Westham, Mass., a tourist town on Cape Cod. Her brother, a single dad, works for her and her father is a minister at t..." Read more of this review »
Murder on Cape Cod by Maddie Day
" I am a big fan of cozy mysteries, and "Murder on Cape Cod" (Cozy Capers Book Group Mystery #1) by Maddie Day is going on my favorite list of series to read. The story line was fast paced and suspenseful. I was tempted many times to go to the end..." Read more of this review »
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"Set on Cape Cod, with many local towns and landmarks, this book captures the essence of the small towns that are still on the outer cape. Mac owns the local bike shop and her boyfriend owns the local bakery. Strangers come to town and a murder ens..." Read more of this review »
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I loved this second Counterfeit Lady mystery even more than the first. Thompson excels at bringing us an exciting story in an authentic setting, characters we adore (or revile), and an intricate plot. The romantic subplot between sleuth Elizabeth Mil ...more
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