Friday, July 31, 2020

SMFS Member News: Edith Maxwell/Maddie Day

SMFS list member Edith Maxwell, has participated as part of a panel on food cozies for “Bookmarked: The Under the Radar Book Club.”  Produced by WGBH Boston (NPR) and hosted by Callie Crossley, Edith Maxwell as Maddie Day was one of three authors participating in a discussion on food cozies. Under her Maddie Day persona, Edith read an excerpt from her latest book, Nacho Average Murder: A Country Store Mystery. The discussion can be listened to here.


It’s our special August edition of “Bookmarked: The Under the Radar Book Club” and we’re talking with authors who leave the spicy and sweet on the page in a mystery sub-genre known as food cozies. On the plate — author Joanne Fluke’s Coconut Layer Cake Murders, Maddie Day’s Nacho Average Murder, and V.M. Burns’ “Motherless Child.” These mavens of full-stomach fiction join us for an hour-long conversation about this popular genre, perfect for a summer read.

·         Joanne Fluke is the author of “Coconut Layer Cake Murder: a Hannah Swensen Mystery,” the 26th novel in a series.
·         Maddie Day is the author of “Nacho Average Murder: a Country Store Mystery,” the seventh in a series.
·         V.M. Burns is the author of “Motherless Child: an RJ Franklin Mystery, “ the second in a series.

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