Edith Maxwell is an Agatha- and Macvity-nominated and national bestselling mystery author.
She writes the historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries. DELIVERING THE TRUTH, featuring a Quaker midwife sleuth in 1888, released in 2016 and was nominated for an Agatha Award and a Macavity Award for Best Historical Mystery. Her story, "The Mayor and the Midwife," is the second Rose Carroll story to be nominated for an Agatha Award for Best Short Story. CALLED TO JUSTICE released in 2017.
Edith also writes the Local Foods Foods Mysteries. MULCH ADO ABOUT MURDER released in 2017. Edith once owned and operated the smallest certified-organic farm in Essex County, Massachusetts.
As Maddie Day, Edith writes the Country Store Mysteries set in southern Indiana. BISCUITS AND SLASHED BROWNS released in 2018.
Maddie Day also writes the Cozy Capers Book Group Mysteries, with MURDER ON CAPE COD debuting in 2018.
Edith's 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 President of SINC New England.
BLUFFING IS MURDER, the second in Edith’s Lauren Rousseau mystery series written as Tace Baker, features a Quaker linguistics professor. Edith holds a PhD in linguistics.
Edith, a fourth-generation Californian, has two grown sons and lives in an antique house north of Boston with her beau, their three cats, a small organic garden, and some impressive garden statuary. She worked as a software technical writer for almost two decades but now writes fiction full time.
You can find all of Edith's identities at www.edithmaxwell.com. She blogs every week day with the other Wicked Cozy Authors at wickedcozyauthors.com, and once at month at killercharacters.com and midnightwriters.blogspot.com/. Look for her as Edith M. Maxwell and Maddie Day on Facebook and @edithmaxwell and @maddiedayauthor on Twitter.