Maisie Dobbs
Score: 4.5
From 532 Ratings

Maisie Dobbs


  • Author: Jacqueline Winspear
  • Release Date : 2003-07-01
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 3609817 Bytes


Lady Rowan Compton first met Maisie when, at thirteen, she went into service as a maid at her ladyship’s Belgravia mansion. A suffragette, Lady Rowan took the remarkably smart youngster under her wing and became her patron. She encouraged Maisie to study at Cambridge, and was aided in this by Maurice Blanche, a friend often retained as an investigator by the elite of Europe when discretion and results were required. It was he who first recognized Maisie’s intuitive gifts.The outbreak of war changed everything. Maisie left for France to train as a nurse, then served at the front, where she fell in love with a handsome young doctor.After the Armistice, in the spring of 1929, Maisie hangs out her shingle: M. Dobbs, Trade and Personal Investigations....

Maisie Dobbs Bundle #1, Pardonable Lies and Messenger of Truth
Score: 4
From 99 Ratings

Maisie Dobbs Bundle #1, Pardonable Lies and Messenger of Truth


  • Author: Jacqueline Winspear
  • Release Date : 2011-02-15
  • Genre: Women Sleuths
  • File Size: 2270127 Bytes


Maisie Dobbs Bundle #1, Pardonable Lies and Messenger of TruthBooks 3 and 4 in the New York Times Bestselling Series"An outstanding historical series . . . deeply empathetic." (The New York Times Book Review)Pardonable Lies, by Jacqueline Winspear(Maisie Dobbs novel #3)In the third novel of this unique and masterly crime series, a deathbed plea from his wife leads Sir Cecil Lawton, KC, to seek the aid of Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator. As Maisie soon learns, Agnes Lawton never accepted that her aviator son was killed in the Great War, a torment that led her not only to the edge of madness but also to the doors of those who practice the dark arts and commune with the spirit world. Set against a finely drawn portrait of life between the W...

Maisie Dobbs
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Maisie Dobbs


  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781569473306


Maisie Dobbs Book Description :

In her first case, private detective Maisie Dobbs must investigate the reappearance of a dead man who turns up at a cooperative farm called the Retreat that caters to men who are recovering their health after World War I. A first novel. 30,000 first printing....

Maisie Dobbs

Maisie Dobbs


  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Release Date : 2003-07-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781569477229


Maisie Dobbs Book Description :

"A female investigator every bit as brainy and battle-hardened as Lisbeth Salander." —Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air, on Maisie Dobbs Maisie Dobbs got her start as a maid in an aristocratic London household when she was thirteen. Her employer, suffragette Lady Rowan Compton, soon became her patron, taking the remarkably bright youngster under her wing. Lady Rowan's friend, Maurice Blanche, often retained as an investigator by the European elite, recognized Maisie’s intuitive gifts and helped her earn admission to the prestigious Girton College in Cambridge, where Maisie planned to complete her education. The outbreak of war changed everything. Maisie trained as a nurse, then left for France to serve at the Front, where she found—and lost—a...

Maisie Dobbs
Score: 3.5
From 149 Ratings

Maisie Dobbs


  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : Soho Crime
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616954079


Maisie Dobbs Book Description :

In her first case, private detective Maisie Dobbs must investigate the reappearance of a dead man who turns up at a cooperative farm called the Retreat that caters to men who are recovering their health after World War I. Reissue....

The American Agent
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The American Agent


  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062436696


The American Agent Book Description :

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. Serving as a linchpin between Scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert MacFarlane pays a visit to Maisie Dobbs, seeking her help. 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 Sax...

Among the Mad
Score: 4
From 17 Ratings

Among the Mad


  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429919752


Among the Mad Book Description :

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 scale It's Christmas Eve 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man commit suicide on a busy London street. 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. 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. Meanwhile, Billy Beale, Maisie's trusted assistant, is once again facing trage...

A Dangerous Place
Score: 3.5
From 41 Ratings

A Dangerous Place


  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2015-03-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062220578


A Dangerous Place Book Description :

Four years after she set sail from England, leaving everything she most loved behind, Maisie Dobbs at last returns, only to find herself in a dangerous place . . . 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. Spring 1937. In the four years since she left England, Maisie Dobbs has experienced love, contentment, stability—and the deepest tragedy a woman can endure. Now, all she wants is the peace she believes she might find by returning to India. 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 you...

An Incomplete Revenge
Score: 4
From 83 Ratings

An Incomplete Revenge


  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429924640


An Incomplete Revenge Book Description :

In her fifth outing, Maisie Dobbs, the extraordinary Psychologist and Investigator, delves into a strange series of crimes in a small rural community With the country in the grip of economic malaise, and worried about her business, Maisie Dobbs is relieved to accept an apparently straightforward assignment from an old friend to investigate certain matters concerning a potential land purchase. Her inquiries take her to a picturesque village in Kent during the hop-picking season, but beneath its pastoral surface she finds evidence that something is amiss. Mysterious fires erupt in the village with alarming regularity, and a series of petty crimes suggests a darker criminal element at work. As Maisie discovers, the villagers are bitterly prejudiced agai...

Messenger of Truth
Score: 3.5
From 57 Ratings

Messenger of Truth


  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429901012


Messenger of Truth Book Description :

Maisie Dobbs investigates the mysterious death of a controversial artist—and World War I veteran—in the fourth entry in the bestselling series London, 1931. The night before an exhibition of his artwork opens at a famed Mayfair gallery, the controversial artist Nick Bassington-Hope falls to his death. The police rule it an accident, but Nick's twin sister, Georgina, a wartime journalist and a infamous figure in her own right, isn't convinced. When the authorities refuse to consider her theory that Nick was murdered, Georgina seeks out a fellow graduate from Girton College, Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator, for help. Nick was a veteran of World War I, and before long the case leads Maisie to the desolate beaches of Dungeness in Kent, an...

To Die but Once
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

To Die but Once


  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-03-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062436658


To Die but Once Book Description :

Finalist for the Inaugural Sue Grafton Memorial Award 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. 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. Maisie’s investigation leads her from the countryside of rural Hampshire to the web o...

Birds of a Feather
Score: 3.5
From 70 Ratings

Birds of a Feather


  • Author : Jacqueline Winspear
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Release Date : 2004-06-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781569476734


Birds of a Feather Book Description :

The second Maisie Dobbs mystery Jacqueline Winspear’s marvelous debut, Maisie Dobbs, won her fans from around the world and raised her intuitive, intelligent, and resourceful heroine to the ranks of literature’s favorite sleuths. Birds of a Feather, its follow-up, finds psychologist and private investigator Maisie Dobbs on another dangerously intriguing adventure in London “between the wars.” It is the spring of 1930, and Maisie has been hired to find a runaway heiress. But what seems a simple case at the outset soon becomes increasingly complicated when three of the heiress’s old friends are found dead. Is there a connection between the woman’s mysterious disappearance and the murders? Who would want to kill three seemingly respectable y...