Iona Whishaw is a Canadian author of historical mystery novels. She writes the Lane Winslow series. Iona was born in British Columbia, but grew up in various locations due to her father’s work as a geologist. She has her Master’s degree in Creative writing from the University of British Columbia. She has worked as a youth worker, social worker, teacher and high school principal. Iona lives in Vancouver, is married, and has a son and two grandsons.

Iona Whishaw made her debut as a published novelist in 2015 with the novel Dead in the Winter. Below is a list of Iona Whishaw’s books in order of when they were first released:

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Publication Order of Lane Winslow Books

A Killer in King's Cove / Dead in the Water (2015)Description / Buy at
Death in a Darkening Mist (2017)Description / Buy at
An Old, Cold Grave (2017)Description / Buy at
It Begins In Betrayal (2018)Description / Buy at
A Sorrowful Sanctuary (2018)Description / Buy at
A Deceptive Devotion (2019)Description / Buy at
A Match Made for Murder (2020)Description / Buy at
A Lethal Lesson (2021)Description / Buy at
Framed in Fire (2022)Description / Buy at
To Track a Traitor (2023)Description / Buy at
Lightning Strikes the Silence (2024)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Children's Books

Henry and the Cow Problem (1995)Description / Buy at

Note: Dead in the Water was also published as A Killer in King’s Cove.

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Iona Whishaw Synopses: Dead in the Water is the first Lane Winslow novel by Iona Whishaw. The year is 1946. A war-weary young ex-intelligence officer leaves London and seeks a new and restful life in the wilds of British Columbia, only to find that death has followed her there, and threatens to pull her into a vortex of even greater losses than the ones she has endured…

A Killer in King’s Cove by Iona Whishaw is the second book in the Lane Winslow series. Lane has settled into a sleepy hamlet in the British Columbia interior surrounded by a suitably eclectic cast of small-town characters she feels like she may finally be able to put her past to rest. But then a body is discovered, the victim of murder, and although she works alongside the town’s inspectors Darling and Ames to discover who might have possibly have motivation to kill, she unknowingly casts doubt on herself. As the investigation reveals facts that she has desperately tried to keep a secret, it threatens to pull her into a vortex of even greater losses than the ones she has already endured.

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