Review of Delivering the Truth
by Edith Maxwell
Edith also writes the historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries. DELIVERING THE TRUTH, featuring a Quaker midwife sleuth in 1888, released in 2016. Edith is Clerk of Amesbury Friends Meeting. Her story, "A Questionable Death," was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best Short Story.
As Maddie Day, Edith writes the Country Store Mysteries set in southern Indiana. GRILLED FOR MURDER released in 2016.
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.
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 the Vice 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 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.