By Iona Whishaw
The moment instalment within the Lane Winslow secret sequence; for fanatics of the Maisie Dobbs and Bess Crawford series.
On a snowy day in December 1946, Lane Winslow—a former British intelligence agent who’s escaped to the agricultural Canadian neighborhood of King’s Cove in pursuit of a tranquil life—is brought to the neighborhood sizzling springs. whereas there she overhears within sight consumers talking Russian. whilst a kind of buyers is located useless within the swap room, Lane’s linguistic and intelligence event is of immeasurable price to the neighborhood police strength in fixing the murder.
The research issues to the Soviet Union, the place Stalin’s purges are casting off enemies, and the succeed in of Stalin’s agent snakes the entire approach right into a innocuous Doukhobor group. Winslow’s advanced courting with the neighborhood police inspector, Darling, is intensified via the perils of the case—and through the invention of her personal father’s dying throughout the war.
The case involves a frantic and surprising finish with a dangerous night trip alongside treacherous snow-covered roads.
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Death in a Darkening Mist (A Lane Winslow Mystery) by Iona Whishaw