Virginia Winters

Virginia Winters was a long-time paediatrician in Lindsay. Now retired, she is the author of a series of suspense novels with a genealogy bent called Dangerous Journeys. The books take retired doctor, Anne McPhail, to various locations in Haliburton. The latest is nuber 6 in the series, The Ice Storm Murders.

Dr. Winters graduated in medicine from Queen’s University in 1971.

In 2017, she began a new series, featuring a new protagonist, art conservationist Sarah Downing, art conservationist. The first book, Painting of Sorrow, published May 15, 2017.

A collection of her short stories is available in A Superior Crime and other stories, published February 2018.

Virginia blogs about writing, travel, genealogy, current events and gardening at She also posts book reviews, and some of her photography at

Virginia lives in Lindsay, Ontario with her husband George, a retired internist, and standard poodle Cully.