Maisie Dobbs

Maisie Dobbs

Jacqueline Winspear


10th Anniversary variation with a different Afterword by way of the author

Maisie Dobbs obtained her begin as a maid in an aristocratic London loved ones while she used to be 13. Her company, suffragette woman Rowan Compton, quickly grew to become her shopper, taking the remarkably vibrant kid less than her wing. woman Rowan's buddy, Maurice Blanche, usually retained as an investigator via the eu elite, famous Maisie’s intuitive presents and helped her earn admission to the celebrated Girton collage in Cambridge, the place Maisie deliberate to accomplish her education.
 
The outbreak of battle replaced every thing. Maisie expert as a nurse, then left for France to serve on the entrance, the place she found—and lost—an very important a part of herself. Ten years after the Armistice, within the spring of 1929, Maisie units out on her personal as a personal investigator, one that has discovered that coincidences are significant, and fact elusive. Her first actual case includes suspected infidelity yet unearths whatever very different.
 
In the aftermath of the nice warfare, a former officer has based a operating farm referred to as The Retreat, that acts as a convalescent safe haven for ex-soldiers too shattered to renew general lifestyles. whilst destiny brings Maisie a moment case concerning The Retreat, she needs to eventually confront the ghost that has haunted her for over a decade.

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