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Maisie Dobbs - Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs
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Maisie Dobbs entered domestic service in 1910 at thirteen, working for Lady Rowan Compton. When her remarkable intelligence is discovered by her employer, Maisie becomes the pupil of Maurice Blanche, a learned friend of the Comptons. In 1929, following an apprenticeship with Blanche, Maisie hangs... show more
Maisie Dobbs entered domestic service in 1910 at thirteen, working for Lady Rowan Compton. When her remarkable intelligence is discovered by her employer, Maisie becomes the pupil of Maurice Blanche, a learned friend of the Comptons. In 1929, following an apprenticeship with Blanche, Maisie hangs out her shingle: M. DOBBS, TRADE AND PERSONAL INVESTIGATIONS. She soon becomes enmeshed in a mystery surrounding The Retreat, a reclusive community of wounded WWI veterans. At first, Maisie only suspects foul play, but she must act quickly when Lady Rowan's son decides to sign away his fortune and take refuge there. Maisie hurriedly investigates, uncovering a disturbing mystery, which, in an astonishing denouement, gives Maisie the courage to confront a ghost that has haunted her for years.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781569477229 (1569477221)
Publisher: Soho Press
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
Series: Maisie Dobbs (#1)
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Sheila's Reads
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5.0 MAISIE DOBBS by Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie was a nurse in the Great War. She saw much and understands what the men went through. Returning to civilian life she became a psychologist and investigator. Hired to find out if a man is being cuckolded by his wife, she discovers where the wife goes. Seeing a headstone with only a first n...
BrokenTune
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0.0 Maisie Dobbs
DNF @ p. 63 of 295 Previous Reading Update: So far, I am not impressed. If you follow Lillelara and have read her updates and the comments sections, you will already have gathered as much. I thought about leaving all my comments until the end of the book, but I don't think I can wait that long.....
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books rated it
4.0 Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear - My Thoughts
I came across these books one day a couple of years ago and pointed them out to my good friend, Lainey, who loves anything to do with the Great War. She picked the first one up and went on to read the others and raved about them! *LOL* Finally, a few weeks ago, there was a sale and I managed to p...
Tannat
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2.0 Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear (Audiobook)
Series: Maisie Dobbs #1 Narrator: Rita Barrington Perhaps I should have been clued in by the title. It’s just “Maisie Dobbs” not “Maisie Dobbs and something or other” or “Cute Pun Related to the Book or the Main Character”. There is a mystery here, but it’s not much of one. It just sort of reso...
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5.0 Review of Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
What a pleasant surprise of a book! A new favorite. This was not necessarily great literature, and I imagine friends of mine would be surprised to find that this is now on my list of favorites, but I love every part of this book. The main character, Maisie Dobbs, was really well done. She is perhaps...
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