Maisie dobbs—one of the most complex and admirable characters in contemporary fiction Richmond Times Dispatch—faces danger and intrigue on the home front during World War II. During the months following britain’s declaration of war on Germany, Maisie Dobbs investigates the disappearance of a young apprentice working on a hush-hush government contract.
To Die but Once: A Maisie Dobbs Novel - As news of the plight of thousands of soldiers stranded on the beaches of France is gradually revealed to the general public, and the threat of invasion rises, another young man beloved by Maisie makes a terrible decision that will change his life forever.
Journey to Munich: A Maisie Dobbs NovelHarper - . On a fine yet chilly morning, as she walks towards Fitzroy Square—a place of many memories—she is intercepted by Brian Huntley and Robert MacFarlane of the Secret Service. The german government has agreed to release a British subject from prison, but only if he is handed over to a family member. But the secret Service may have other ideas.
Working with the british secret service on an undercover mission, maisie dobbs is sent to Hitler’s Germany in this thrilling tale of danger and intrigue—the twelfth novel in Jacqueline Winspear’s New York Times bestselling “series that seems to get better with each entry” Wall Street Journal.
Journey to Munich: A Maisie Dobbs Novel - It’s early 1938, and Maisie Dobbs is back in England. Her nemesis—the man she holds responsible for her husband’s death—has learned of her journey, and is also desperate for her help. Traveling into the heart of nazi germany, Maisie encounters unexpected dangers—and finds herself questioning whether it’s time to return to the work she loved.
. Because the man’s wife is bedridden and his daughter has been killed in an accident, the Secret Service wants Maisie—who bears a striking resemblance to the daughter—to retrieve the man from Dachau, on the outskirts of Munich. The british government is not alone in its interest in Maisie’s travel plans.
A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 11Harper - Against the wishes of the captain who warns her, “You will be alone in a most dangerous place, ” she disembarks in Gibraltar. But her sojourn in the hills of darjeeling is cut short when her stepmother summons her home to England; her aging father Frankie Dobbs is not getting any younger. But on a ship bound for England, Maisie realizes she isn’t ready to return.
At a crossroads between her past and her future, Maisie must choose a direction, an equally dangerous place, knowing that England is, for her, but in quite a different way. Now, all she wants is the peace she believes she might find by returning to India. In jacqueline winspear‘s powerful story of political intrigue and personal tragedy, a brutal murder in the British garrison town of Gibraltar leads Maisie into a web of lies, deceit, and peril.
A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 11 - Spring 1937. Days after maisie’s arrival, sebastian babayoff, a photographer and member of Gibraltar’s Sephardic Jewish community, and Maisie becomes entangled in the case, is murdered, drawing the attention of the British Secret Service. In the four years since she left England, Maisie Dobbs has experienced love, contentment, stability—and the deepest tragedy a woman can endure.
Four years after she set sail from England, Maisie Dobbs at last returns, leaving everything she most loved behind, only to find herself in a dangerous place . Though she is on her own, maisie is far from alone: the British garrison town is teeming with refugees fleeing a brutal civil war across the border in Spain.
In This Grave Hour: A Maisie Dobbs NovelHarper - Dr. In a london shadowed by barrage balloons, bomb shelters and the threat of invasion, within days another former Belgian refugee is found murdered. And as maisie delves deeper into the killings of the dispossessed from the “last war, " a new kind of refugee — an evacuee from London — appears in Maisie's life.
The little girl billeted at maisie’s home in kent does not, speak, or cannot, and the authorities do not know who the child belongs to or who might have put her on the “Operation Pied Piper” evacuee train. They know only that her name is Anna. As maisie’s search for the killer escalates, the country braces for what is to come.
In This Grave Hour: A Maisie Dobbs Novel - Britain is approaching its gravest hour — and Maisie could be nearing a crossroads of her own. A female investigator every bit as brainy and battle-hardened as Lisbeth Salander. Maureen corrigan, npr's fresh Air, on Maisie DobbsSunday September 3rd 1939. At the moment prime minister neville chamberlain broadcasts to the nation Britain’s declaration of war with Germany, a senior Secret Service agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs' flat to await her return.
Francesca thomas has an urgent assignment for Maisie: to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy, some twenty-three years earlier during the Great War.
Leaving Everything Most Loved: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 10Harper - The case becomes even more challenging when another Indian woman is murdered just hours before a scheduled interview. Meanwhile, unfinished business from a previous case becomes a distraction, as does a new development in Maisie's personal life. Bringing a crucial chapter in the life and times of Maisie Dobbs to a close, Leaving Everything Most Loved marks a pivotal moment in this outstanding mystery series.
In leaving everything most loved by new York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear, Maisie Dobbs investigates the murder of Indian immigrants in London. The year is 1933. Maisie dobbs is contacted by an Indian gentleman who has come to England in the hopes of finding out who killed his sister two months ago.
Leaving Everything Most Loved: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 10 - Scotland yard failed to make any arrest in the case, and there is reason to believe they failed to conduct a thorough investigation.
Elegy for Eddie: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 9Harper - James than agatha christie” usa today—maisie dobbs takes on her most personal case yet, a twisting investigation into the brutal killing of a street peddler that will take her from the working-class neighborhoods of her childhood into London’s highest circles of power. Perfect for fans of a lesson in secrets, from one of the most highly acclaimed masters of mystery, full of intimate descriptions and beautifully painted scenes from between the World Wars, or other Maisie Dobbs mysteries—and an ideal place for new readers to enter the series—Elegy for Eddie is an incomparable work of intrigue and ingenuity, The Mapping of Love and Death, Jacqueline Winspear.
In this latest entry in jacqueline Winspear’s acclaimed, bestselling mystery series—“less whodunits than why-dunits, more P. D.
A Lesson in Secrets: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 8HarperCollins e-books - Sent to pose as a junior lecturer at a private college in Cambridge, she will monitor any activities “not in the interests of His Majesty’s government. When the college’s pacifist founder is murdered, maisie finds herself in the midst of sinister web of murder, and conspiracy, scandal, activities that point towards members of the ascendant Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei—the Nazi Party—on Britain’s shores.
An instant classic, elizabeth george, and sure to captivate long-time maisie dobbs fans as well as readers of Agatha Christie, A Lesson in Secrets is “a powerful and complex novel, and Alexander McCall Smith, one that will linger in memory as a testament to her talent and her humanity” Richmond Times-Dispatch.
A Lesson in Secrets: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 8 - . Private investigator maisie dobbs receives her first assignment from the British Secret Service in A Lesson in Secrets, the eighth book in Jacqueline Winspear’s award-winning mystery series.
The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 7HarperCollins e-books - Three years later, he is listed among those missing in action. April 1932. Over the course of her investigation, Maurice Blanche, Maisie must cope with the approaching loss of her mentor, and her growing awareness that she is once again falling in love. Following the critically acclaimed bestseller Among the Mad, The Mapping of Love and Death delivers the most gripping and satisfying chapter yet in the life of Maisie Dobbs.
Michael—the youngest son of an expatriate Englishman—puts duty first and sails for his father's native country to serve in the British army. London psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs is retained by Michael's parents, who have recently learned that their son's remains have been unearthed in France.
In the latest mystery in the new york times bestselling series, Maisie Dobbs must unravel a case of wartime love and death—an investigation that leads her to a long-hidden affair between a young cartographer and a mysterious nurse. August 1914. But as the young cartographer prepares to return home to Boston, war is declared in Europe.
The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 7 - They want maisie to find the unnamed nurse whose love letters were among Michael's belongings—a quest that takes Maisie back to her own bittersweet wartime love. Her inquiries, and the stunning discovery that Michael Clifton was murdered in his trench, unleash a web of intrigue and violence that threatens to engulf the soldier's family and even Maisie herself.
Michael clifton is mapping the land he has just purchased in California's beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, certain that oil lies beneath its surface.
Among the Mad: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 6Henry Holt and Co. - And before this harrowing case is over, Maisie must navigate a darkness not encountered since she was a nurse in wards filled with shell-shocked men. In among the mad, jacqueline winspear combines a heart-stopping story with a rich evocation of a fascinating period to create her most compelling and satisfying novel yet.
Meanwhile, is once again facing tragedy as his wife, Billy Beale, Maisie's trusted assistant, who has never recovered from the death of their young daughter, slips further into melancholia's abyss. The following day, the prime minister's office receives a letter threatening a massive loss of life if certain demands are not met—and the writer mentions Maisie by name.
. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man commit suicide on a busy London street. After being questioned and cleared by detective Chief Superintendent Robert MacFarlane of Scotland Yard's elite Special Branch, she is drawn into MacFarlane's personal fiefdom as a special adviser on the case.
Among the Mad: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 6 - Soon maisie becomes involved in a race against time to find a man who proves he has the knowledge and will to inflict death and destruction on thousands of innocent people. In the thrilling new novel by the new york times bestselling author of An Incomplete Revenge, Maisie Dobbs must catch a madman before he commits murder on an unimaginable scaleIt's Christmas Eve 1931.
The American Agent: A Maisie Dobbs NovelHarper - Serving as a linchpin between scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert MacFarlane pays a visit to Maisie Dobbs, seeking her help. Entangled in an investigation linked to the power of wartime propaganda and American political intrigue being played out in Britain, Maisie will face losing her dearest friend—and the possibility that she might be falling in love again.
He is accompanied by an agent from the us department of Justice—Mark Scott, the American who helped Maisie escape Hitler’s Munich in 1938. Macfarlane asks maisie to work with Scott to uncover the truth about Saxon’s death. As the germans unleash the full terror of their blitzkrieg upon the British Isles, Maisie must balance the demands of solving this dangerous case with her need to protect Anna, raining death and destruction from the skies, the young evacuee she has grown to love and wants to adopt.
The American Agent: A Maisie Dobbs Novel - Beloved heroine maisie dobbs, “one of the great fictional heroines” Parade, investigates the mysterious murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz in a page-turning tale of love and war, terror and survival. When catherine saxon, an american correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities.