Maisie Dobbs

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Young, feisty Maisie Dobbs has recently set herself up as a private detective. Such a move may not seem especially startling. But this is 1929, and Maisie is exceptional in many ways. Having started as a maid to the London aristocracy, studied her way to Cambridge and served as a nurse in the Great War, Maisie has wisdom, experience and understanding beyond her years. Little does she realise the extent to which this strength of character is soon to be tested. For her first case forces her to uncover secrets long buried, and to confront ghosts from her own past...In Maisie, Jacqueline Winspear has created a character that readers will immediately take to their hearts. Her first case combines a gripping investigation with a moving portrait of love and loss. It marks the beginning of a wonderful new detective series.

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Congratulations to Jacqueline Winspear! Maisie Dobbs is the #4 pick on the July-August BookSense 76 List

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Jacqueline Winspear was born and raised in England, and now lives in California. Maisie Dobbs is her first novel. The second Maisie Dobbs mystery will be published by John Murray in 2005.

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