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MESSENGER OF TRUTH

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The fourth in a series (Birds of a Feather, 2004, etc.) of class-conscious World War II-era whodunits.On a beastly cold winter day, London artist Nicholas Bassington-Hope is found dead in his gallery, where he had been erecting scaffolding for the mysterious pièce de résistance of his upcoming show. Scotland Yards rules Nick's death an accident and closes the case. But his twin sister, Georgina ... Read full review

Review: Messenger of Truth: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Norah Piehl

Jacqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs historical mysteries have consistently drawn comparisons with the work of PD James, Agatha Christie and Sue Grafton. Her heroine, "psychologist and investigator" Maisie Dobbs, not only uses unorthodox methods to solve her crimes but also exhibits an emotional depth and complexity unusual in most fictional sleuths. Set in England between the two World Wars, the ... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - infjsarah - LibraryThing

I like the Maisie Dobbs novels but I don't love them. And that's how I felt about this one. It's Okay but I did realise the solution, once the massive clue was given about 50% in. Read full review

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

Review: Messenger of Truth (Maisie Dobbs #4)

User Review  - Carol Storm - Goodreads

WARNING: You are about to enter a twisted, angry review where every innocent question hides a deadly and maleficent SPOILER!!!! **** What kind of mystery novel spends two hundred pages trying to tell ... Read full review

Review: Messenger of Truth (Maisie Dobbs #4)

User Review  - Irene - Goodreads

My favorite Maise Dobbs book, so far. In this adventure, she is off to Romney Marsh, the location of the famous Dr. Syn smugglers. This book is rich in themes that are still relevant today. She ... Read full review

Review: Messenger of Truth (Maisie Dobbs #4)

User Review  - Olivia - Goodreads

Another intriguing Maisie Dobbs mystery. Out of all the characters, I liked Nick Bassington-Hope the best and he was deceased the entire way through. Winspear has created an ice-block of a main ... Read full review

Review: Messenger of Truth (Maisie Dobbs #4)

User Review  - Valerie - Goodreads

Not my favorite of the series so far in regards to the mystery but what I did love was the art angle this book took. This time, Maisie's case revolves around Nick Bassington-Hope, an artist who has ... Read full review

Review: Messenger of Truth (Maisie Dobbs #4)

User Review  - Anne Davenas - Goodreads

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