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Also by Jacqueline Winspear:

Journey to Munich, April 2016
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A Dangerous Place, March 2015
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Leaving Everything Most Loved, April 2014
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Leaving Everything Most Loved, March 2013
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Elegy For Eddie: A Maisie Dobbs Novel, November 2012
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Elegy For Eddie, April 2012
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A Lesson In Secrets, May 2011
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The Mapping Of Love And Death, March 2011
Trade Size
The Mapping Of Love And Death, May 2010
Hardcover
Among the Mad, February 2009
Hardcover
An Incomplete Revenge, February 2008
Hardcover
Messenger of Truth, June 2007
Trade Size (reprint)
Messenger of Truth, September 2006
Hardcover
Pardonable Lies, June 2006
Trade Size (reprint)
Birds of a Feather, March 2006
Trade Size (reprint)
Maisie Dobbs, May 2004
Trade Size (reprint)

A Lesson In Secrets
Jacqueline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs #8
Harper
May 2011
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Featuring: Maisie Dobbs
352 pages
ISBN: 0061727679
EAN: 9780061727672
Hardcover
$25.99
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Mystery Amateur Sleuth | Mystery Historical

Maisie Dobbs's first assignment for the British Secret Service takes her undercover to Cambridge as a professor—and leads to the investigation of a web of activities being conducted by the emerging Nazi Party.

In the summer of 1932, Maisie Dobbs's career takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an undercover assignment directed by Scotland Yard's Special Branch and the Secret Service. Posing as a junior lecturer, she is sent to a private college in Cambridge to monitor any activities "not in the interests of His Majesty's government."

When the college's controversial pacifist founder and principal, Greville Liddicote, is murdered, Maisie is directed to stand back as Detective Chief Superintendent Robert MacFarlane and Detective Chief Inspector Richard Stratton spearhead the investigation. She soon discovers, however, that the circumstances of Liddicote's death appear inextricably linked to the suspicious comings and goings of faculty and students under her surveillance.

To unravel this web, Maisie must overcome a reluctant Secret Service, discover shameful hidden truths about Britain's conduct during the Great War, and face off against the rising powers of the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei—the Nazi Party—in Britain.

As the storm clouds of World War II gather on the horizon, this pivotal chapter in the life of Maisie Dobbs foreshadows new challenges and powerful enemies facing the psychologist and investigator—and will engage new readers and loyal fans of this "outstanding" series (Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review).

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