Pardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Novels)

Pardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Novels)

Jacqueline Winspear

In the 3rd novel of this bestselling sequence, London investigator Maisie Dobbs faces grave threat as she returns to the positioning of her such a lot painful WWI stories to solve the secret of a pilot's death.

A deathbed plea from his spouse leads Sir Cecil Lawton to hunt the help of Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator. As Maisie quickly learns, Agnes Lawton by no means authorised that her aviator son used to be killed within the nice struggle, a torment that led her not just to the sting of insanity yet to the doorways of these who perform the darkish arts and commune with the spirit global. In accepting the task, Maisie unearths her religious power validated, in addition to her regard for her mentor, Maurice Blanche. The challenge additionally brings her jointly once more along with her university buddy Priscilla Evernden, who served in France and who misplaced 3 brothers to the war―one of whom, it seems, had an interesting connection to the lacking Ralph Lawton.

Following at the heels of the positive Birds of a Feather, PARDONABLE LIES is the main compelling installment but within the chronicles of Maisie Dobbs, "a heroine to cherish" (Marilyn Stasio, the recent York instances booklet Review).

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