Messenger of Truth: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

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Macmillan, Aug 22, 2006 - Fiction - 322 pages
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Maisie Dobbs investigates the mysterious death of a controversial artist--and World War I veteran--in the fourth entry in the bestselling series
London, 1931. The night before an exhibition of his artwork opens at a famed Mayfair gallery, the controversial artist Nick Bassington-Hope falls to his death. The police rule it an accident, but Nick's twin sister, Georgina, a wartime journalist and a infamous figure in her own right, isn't convinced.
When the authorities refuse to consider her theory that Nick was murdered, Georgina seeks out a fellow graduate from Girton College, Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator, for help. Nick was a veteran of World War I, and before long the case leads Maisie to the desolate beaches of Dungeness in Kent, and into the sinister underbelly of the city's art world.
In Messenger of Truth, Maisie once again uncovers the perilous legacy of the Great War in a society struggling to recollect itself. But to solve the mystery of Nick's death, Maisie will have to keep her head as the forces behind the artist's fall come out of the shadows to silence her.
Following on the bestselling Pardonable Lies, Jacqueline Winspear delivers another vivid, thrilling, and utterly unique episode in the life of Maisie Dobbs.
  

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Review: Messenger of Truth (Maisie Dobbs #4)

User Review  - Deb - Goodreads

3.5 stars. I'm really enjoying the Maisie Dobbs series. Unfortunately, I started reading this, then had to set it aside, then picked it up again. I think that lessened my pleasure a bit. I was not ... Read full review

Review: Messenger of Truth (Maisie Dobbs #4)

User Review  - Rick Fisher - Goodreads

"Messenger of Truth" is a another wonderful mystery by Jacqueline Winspear. This series continues to impress and draw me in. Maisie Dobbs is an incredible character. And, she becomes more endearing ... Read full review

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Contents

Prologue
1
Chapter One
9
Chapter Two
26
Chapter Three
42
Chapter Four
54
Chapter Five
68
Chapter Six
82
Chapter Seven
95
Chapter Twelve
184
Chapter Thirteen
201
Chapter Fourteen
217
Chapter Fifteen
234
Chapter Sixteen
252
Chapter Seventeen
266
Chapter Eighteen
279
Chapter Nineteen
298

Chapter Eight
117
Chapter Nine
137
Chapter Ten
152
Chapter Eleven
167
Epilogue
313
Acknowledgments
321
About the Author
323
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About the author (2006)

Jacqueline Winspear is the author of three previous Maisie Dobbs novels, Maisie Dobbs, Birds of a Feather and Pardonable Lies. Maisie Dobbs won the Agatha, Alex, and Macavity Awards, and Birds of a Feather won the Agatha Award. Originally from the U.K., Winspear now lives in California.

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