Author Archives: Edith Maxwell

About Edith Maxwell

Agatha-nominated and national bestsetlling author Edith Maxwell writes the Local Foods Mystery series (Kensington Publishing) and the historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries (Midnight Ink). As Maddie Day she writes the Country Store Mysteries series and the new Cozy Capers Book Group Mysteries (both from Kensington Publishing). Edith has also published award-winning short crime fiction. She lives north of Boston in an antique house with her beau and three cats.

Cam’s Gardening Tips: Checking out CSAs and Presses

Cam Flaherty, here. I’m going co-post with my author today. I have something to say about farm-share programs, CSAs. She has something to say about publishers. Ready? Cam: I read an article today about a Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) program in … Continue reading

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Cam’s Gardening Tips: a Fan Club!

Cam Flaherty here. Guess what I found out today? I have a fan club! I hope you’ll stop by my author’s group blog today and see what some other New England authors think of me. They created the fan club to celebrate … Continue reading

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Cam’s Gardening Tips: Guest Farmer JD

Cam Flaherty here. I’m pretty busy with spring planting, so I’ve invited several farmers, both real and fictional, to help me out with these posts. We have a special guest today, a young man who helps manage a local organic farm … Continue reading

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Cam’s Gardening Tips: Weeding

Cam Flaherty here. In New England, weeds are popping up as fast as the leaves are unfurling, now that freezing temperatures are in our past and the days are long and sunny. I like to keep on top of weeds. … Continue reading

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Cam’s Gardening Tips: Deadheading

Deadheading. That sounds pretty mysterious. Does your murder story include chopping someone’s head off? Or feature a zombie with a dead head, whatever that would be? We’re not talking about following a laid back folk-rock band, either. But no, deadheading is … Continue reading

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Cam’s Garden Tips: Cold-Hardy Plants

Cam Flaherty here. What can you plant before the frost-free date? Which vegetables don’t mind some cold weather? Think greens. Think onions. Think peas. When your soil dries out a bit, direct seed salad greens and lettuces after you have … Continue reading

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Cam’s Garden Tips: Poisonous Plants

Cam Flaherty here. By popular request, we’re talking plants in your garden you definitely do not want to eat. Or, if you’re a mystery writer, the ones you might want to slip into your victim’s tea. One of my author … Continue reading

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