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Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton PBK FIC Win Maisie Dobbs; bk.1 (Text to phone) 33160142927162 Adult Fiction Available -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck MYS WINSPEAR, JACQUELINE (Text to phone) 34027141434814 Adult Mystery Checked out 08/25/2021
Killingworth Library Association FIC WIN (Text to phone) 33420145059813 Adult Fiction Available -
Milford Public Library WINSPEAR Jacqueline (MYSTERY) (Text to phone) 34013077477613 Adult Paperback Available -
Ridgefield Library MYS WINSPEAR (Text to phone) 34010150271590 Adult Mystery Available -
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury MYS FIC WINSPEAR, J (Text to phone) 34005126039345 Adult Mystery Available -
Tolland Public Library F WIN (Text to phone) 34051143189333 Adult Fiction Available -

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Summary, etc.: 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.
Awards Note:
Alex Awards, 2004
Agatha Award, 2004
Subject: Dobbs, Maisie (Fictitious character) Fiction
Women private investigators England London Fiction
World War, 1914-1918 Veterans Fiction
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
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