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MAISIE DOBBS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A romance/investigation debut novel set firmly in the spiritual aftermath of WWI.Maisie Dobbs, recently turned private investigator in 1929 England, had been a nurse back during the war to end all wars, so she knows about wounds—both those to the body and those to the soul. It's just a month after she sets up shop that she gets her first interesting case: What initially looks like just another ... Read full review

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User Review  - raizel - LibraryThing

The books deals with serious issues---the horrible wounds, both visible and psychological, resulting from World War I, and the terrible front line conditions. The book was interesting and informative ... Read full review

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User Review  - bunniehopp - LibraryThing

Maisie is a wonderful character. She is someone I could instantly like and care about. She is quirky and hard working; smart and intuitive. Descriptions of apparel, home furnishings, hospital ... Read full review

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User Review  - RavenousReaders - LibraryThing

When Maisie Dobbs opens her doors as the first female personal investigator in London, she brings with her excellent credentials. Trained by Maurice Blanche, an astute and discrete private detective ... Read full review

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User Review  - Catnelson - LibraryThing

After Maisie sets up a private investigation firm and deals with a case involving marital infidelity, she encounters a young soldier from the Retreat House, and learns that no one comes out of there alive. Read full review

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User Review  - rmaitzen - LibraryThing

Like the premise, like the context, like the plot, but the writing is so feeble! Overall, I'm disappointed. Read full review

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User Review  - IamFluff - LibraryThing

I am having a really hard time getting through this book. I'm struggling with leaving it unfinished. I really want to like it, but it annoys me! Read full review

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User Review  - Judith-Alison - LibraryThing

Engaging characters and an intriguing back story help make this fairly lightweight mystery an entertaining read. Read full review

Review: Maisie Dobbs (Maisie Dobbs #1)

User Review  - Lori S - Goodreads

old style mystery, but a good read. will continue with series Read full review

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User Review  - chrisstearn - LibraryThing

Well written crime novel. An feminine sleuth with a difference. Very engaging and intriguing read - had to keep racing through Read full review


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