Books in Common: A Regional Literary Event Series is honored to host bestselling author Elizabeth George in conversation with the Lane Winslow Mystery series writer Iona Whishaw to share their most recent books and chat about writing, mysteries, and more.
Elizabeth George is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty psychological suspense novels, four young adult novels, one book of nonfiction, and two short-story collections. Her work has been honored with the Anthony and Agatha awards, two Edgar nominations, and both France's and Germany's first prize for crime fiction, as well as several other prestigious prizes. She lives in Washington State.
Iona Whishaw Canadian author Iona Whishaw spent her infancy by Kootenay Lake in BC, eight years in Mexico, and her teens in the US. Based in Vancouver, she was a youth worker, teacher, and award-winning HS principal. With an MFA in creative writing from UBC, she has published short fiction, poetry, poetry translation, and one children’s book. Her best selling seventh Lane Winslow mystery, A Match Made For Murder released in April. A passion for mysteries, history and her mother and grandfather’s WW2 intelligence work, inform these engaging character-driven period novels.