Black Cat Thrillogy #9: 3 Historical Mysteries by Edith Maxwell, by Edith Maxwell (epub/Kindle/pdf)

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Edith Maxwell writes the historical Quaker Midwife Mysteries series—two of which appear in this collection, as well as a related story. Included are:

  • A Questionable Death
  • The Mayor and the Midwife
  • Adam and Eva

Both "A Questionable Death" and "The Mayor and the Midwife" were nominated for the Agatha Award.


Agatha- and Macavity-nominated Edith Maxwell writes the Quaker Midwife Mysteries, the Local Foods Mysteries, and award-winning short crime fiction. As Maddie Day she writes the Country Store Mysteries and the Cozy Capers Book Group Mysteries. Maxwell is president of Sisters in Crime New England, a long-time Quaker, and a former childbirth educator and doula. She lives north of Boston with her beau and two elderly cats, and gardens and cooks when she isn’t wasting time on Facebook. Please find her there, at, and at the Wicked Cozy Authors blog

Her latest novel, Turning the Tide, appeared from Midnight Ink in April, 2018. If you like her work here, check it out, too!