A Killer in King's Cove by Iona WhishawA Killer in King's Cove by Iona Whishaw

A Killer in King's Cove

byIona Whishaw

Paperback | October 4, 2016

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A smart and enchanting postwar mystery that will appeal to fans of the Maisie Dobbs series by Jacqueline Winspear.

It is 1946, and war-weary young ex-intelligence officer Lane Winslow leaves London to look for a fresh start. When she finds herself happily settled into a sleepy hamlet in the interior of British Columbia 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.

A clever postwar mystery that will appeal to fans the Maisie Dobbs series by Jacqueline Winspear or the Bess Crawford series by Charles Todd.

Iona Whishaw is a former educator and social worker whose mother and grandfather were both spies during their respective wars. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia with her husband. Visit her at ionawhishaw.com.
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Title:A Killer in King's CoveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 1.25 inPublished:October 4, 2016Publisher:TouchWood EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1771511982

ISBN - 13:9781771511988

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Could not put this down! Just finished this first in a series, and it is fab. Lane is a character that defies the role everyone tries to put her her into, that of a fragile female flower. As a wartime spy, she has had her share of adventure, but living in a rural mountain community is where her adventure continues as she tries to solve a murder mystery on her doorstep. Great chemistry with the police chief as well!
Date published: 2018-01-30