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Journey to Munich

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Publisher : Harper
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ISBN : 9780062220608
Pages : 304 pages
Rating : 4.0/5 (22 Download)

Download PDF or read online Journey to Munich Book by Jacqueline Winspear and published by Harper. This book was released on 2016-03-29 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/synopsis : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 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). It’s early 1938, and Maisie Dobbs is back in England. 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. 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. 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. But the Secret Service may have other ideas. . . .

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Maisie Dobbs

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Publisher : Soho Press
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ISBN : 1616954078
Pages : 321 pages
Rating : 4.6/5 (616 Download)

Download PDF or read online Maisie Dobbs Book by Jacqueline Winspear and published by Soho Press. This book was released on 2014-06-03 with total page 321 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/synopsis : "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—an important part of herself. Ten years after the Armistice, in the spring of 1929, Maisie sets out on her own as a private investigator, one who has learned that coincidences are meaningful, and truth elusive. Her very first case involves suspected infidelity but reveals something very different. In the aftermath of the Great War, a former officer has founded a working farm known as The Retreat, that acts as a convalescent refuge for ex-soldiers too shattered to resume normal life. When Fate brings Maisie a second case involving The Retreat, she must finally confront the ghost that has haunted her for over a decade.

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Pardonable Lies

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Publisher : Macmillan
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ISBN : 0805078975
Pages : 351 pages
Rating : 4.5/5 (85 Download)

Download PDF or read online Pardonable Lies Book by Jacqueline Winspear and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 2005-08-10 with total page 351 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/synopsis : Psychologist-sleuth Maisie Dobbs is called in by Sir Cecil Lawton to investigate the mystery behind the death of his wife's aviator son during World War I, a mission that brings her face to face with a college friend with ties to the missing pilot.