Dead Angler
  • Length:
    19 Books
  • First:
    April 2000
  • Latest:
    June 2019
  • Rating:

Series List in Order

Order Book Genre Date Rating
1 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
2 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
3 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
4 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
5 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
6 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
7 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
8 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
9 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy



10 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
11 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
12 Amateur Sleuth / AS 3 Buy
13 Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
14 Mystery / M 4 Buy
15 Mystery / M 4 Buy
16 Mystery / M 3 Buy
17 Mystery / M 3.5 Buy
18 Mystery / M 4.5 Buy
19 Mystery / M 4.5 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: A Loon Lake Fishing Mystery


  • Book - 1

    Loon Lake, Wisconsin's newly appointed Chief of Police, Lewellyn Ferris, is quite a woman. A single woman with an incredibly demanding career, Lew is a tough-as-nails crime fighter. She's also ally fishing wonder. And she's about to get an opportunit...



  • Book - 2

    In Wisconsin's Northwoods, fishing is a way of life--and when the muskies are biting, life couldn't be better. But when Doc Osborne catches more than he bargained for, he winds up in the middle of a murder mystery that just keeps getting weirder... ...



  • Book - 3

    The folks in Loon Lake, Wisconsin, appreciate the abilities of Police Chief Lew Ferris--not only as a law enforcer, but as a fly-fishing expert. And Lew appreciates her unofficial deputy--retired dentist Paul Osborne. And when a double murder disr...



  • Book - 4

    For fishing pals (or are they more than just pals?) Doc Osborne and Police Chief Lew Ferris, Loon Lake, Wisconsin is usually a great place to soak in some solitude. But lately, the town has been teeming with tourists. And Doc is spending less time ca...



  • Book - 5

    When temperatures drop in Loon Lake, Wisconsin, the lakes freeze over, tourists pack their bags and head home, and retired dentist Doc Osborne prepares for a much-needed respite. But this season, just as the weather gets colder, things heat up, as Po...



  • Book - 6

    When advice columist and local loon lake resident Hope McDonald is murdered, police chief Lewellyn Ferris, with the help of diehard fisherman Doc Osborne, sets a trap to reel in a clever killer. Original....



  • Book - 7

    Even though experienced angler Doc Osborne knows there are plenty of fish in the sea, in Loon Lake, Wisconsin, only police chief Lew Ferris qualifies as his catch of the day. But just as the summer is heating up, the town gets turned upside down by t...



  • Book - 8

    The bucolic Wisconsin fishing-resort town of Loon Lake awakens one morning to a double homicide. Party girl DeeDee Kurlander is found dead beneath an affluent tourist's houseboat. Across town, a prominent widow lies savagely murdered in her elegant l...



  • Book - 9

    Thanksgiving morning in Loon Lake, Wisconsin, is interrupted by the discovery of wealthy resident Nolan Reece, found floating by her dock just hours after a posh engagement party for her daughter. Chief of police Lewellyn Ferris, shorthanded without ...







  • Book - 10

    A sunny Thursday heading into the Fourth of July and retired dentist, Doc Osborne, is helping his daughter, Erin, who has just opened her own legal practice. They are assisting an elderly client of Erin’s reclaim an antique chest from an uncooperat...



  • Book - 11

    It's late January in Loon Lake and bodies abound: a woman on snowshoes has been discovered wedged under a wooden bridge on a cross-country ski trail. A day later, Police Chief Lewellyn Ferris interviews a couple who alleges that the wife, a former nu...



  • Book - 12

    A hot August afternoon and Midwest Clinic CEO John McNeil has been working late. Working on his latest conquest, that is. Jen Williams is twenty-six, in charge of graphics for the hospital's PR division—and quite attractive in a healthy, athletic k...



  • Book - 13

    In the midst of a catastrophic August rainstorm, a grisly discovery shatters the serenity of a summer evening in northern Wisconsin. Moving quickly to prevent a panic among tourists, Loon Lake Police Chief Lewellyn Ferris enlists the forensic and int...



  • Book - 14

    It's mid-July in Loon Lake, and Police Chief Lewellyn Ferris has her hands full with the discovery of the skeletal remains of a missing bank executive and the murder of graduate student. To complicate matters, both victims were discovered on a hidden...



  • Book - 15

    A Los Angeles Times Page-Turner "...populated with sympathetic, well-drawn characters... ouston also delivers beautiful descriptions of the bucolic setting, along with plenty of sharply rendered fly-fishing scenes." --BooklistIt's the dead of winter ...



  • Book - 16

    It's a bright summer morning in Loon Lake when Police Chief Lewellyn Ferris is called to the scene of a horrific accident that occurred in the dead of night at a local gentleman's club. The club is owned by one of the victims, a member of the private...



  • Book - 17

    In the next installment of the Loon Lake Mystery series, Lewellyn Ferris and Doc Osborne must solve a murder that shatters the picturesque Wisconsin lake town community at the height of summer.On a lovely Sunday afternoon in late June, the annual Loo...



  • Book - 18

    Murder She Wrote meets Fargo in the eighteenth installment of Victoria Houston’s “engaging” (Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine) and critically acclaimed mystery series set in the northwoods of Wisconsin."My wife and Gordon Maxwell tried to ki...



  • Book - 19

    Murder, She Wrote meets Fargo in the Northwoods of Wisconsin in the nineteenth “gripping, atmospheric, and smart” (T. Jefferson Parker, New York Times bestselling author) installment of the Loon Lake series. When the bodies of a wealthy Chicago i...