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Edith Maxwell

aka Tace Baker, Maddie Day

Edith's award-winning short stories have appeared in numerous juried anthologies; many have been reissued as ebooks.

Edith is a former farmer of a certified-organic farm, holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics, and is a member of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America.

Genres: Historical Mystery, Cozy Mystery, Mystery
Series contributed to
Agatha Award Best Historical Novel nominee (2016) : Delivering the Truth
Agatha Award Best Historical Novel nominee (2017) : Called to Justice
Agatha Award Best Historical Novel nominee (2018) : Turning the Tide
Agatha Award Best Historical Novel winner (2019) : Charity's Burden
Agatha Award Best Historical Novel nominee (2020) : Taken Too Soon

Edith Maxwell recommends
Meet Your Baker (2014)
(Bakeshop Mystery, book 1)
Ellie Alexander
"Alexander weaves a tasty tale of deceit, family ties, delicious pastries, and murder against a backdrop of Shakespeare and Oregon aflame. Meet Your Baker starts off a promising new series."
A Deadly Eclair (2017)
(French Bistro Mystery, book 1)
Daryl Wood Gerber
"Daryl Wood Gerber cooks up an intriguing tale of bistro business gone terribly wrong. The Napa Valley setting is perfect for the cast of quirky California characters, and Gerber draws us into the bistro scene with descriptions of mouth-watering meals that will make you want to buy a ticket west. A delectable entree in the French Bistro mysteries."
The Long Shadow (2018)
(Winds of Freedom , book 1)
Beth Kanell
"Beth Kanell's, The Long Shadow, is a beautifully written novel addressing themes of family, friendship, and the fight to end slavery in 1850 Vermont."
Death and a Pot of Chowder (2018)
(Maine Murder Mystery, book 1)
Cornelia Kidd
"Readers are going to devour Cornelia Kidd's delicious debut mystery with enthusiasm and a reluctance to put it down... A five-star hit!"
Hope, Faith, & a Corpse (2021)
(Faith Chapel Mystery, book 1)
Laura Jensen Walker
"The author's humor engages, the twists and turns in the mystery intrigue...and the resolution will both surprise and satisfy any reader who loves a good cozy."

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