An Incomplete Revenge: A Maisie Dobbs Novel
In her fifth outing, Maisie Dobbs, the extraordinary Psychologist and Investigator, delves into a strange series of crimes in a small rural community
With the country in the grip of economic malaise, and worried about her business, Maisie Dobbs is relieved to accept an apparently straightforward assignment from an old friend to investigate certain matters concerning a potential land purchase. Her inquiries take her to a picturesque village in Kent during the hop-picking season, but beneath its pastoral surface she finds evidence that something is amiss. Mysterious fires erupt in the village with alarming regularity, and a series of petty crimes suggests a darker criminal element at work. As Maisie discovers, the villagers are bitterly prejudiced against outsiders who flock to Kent at harvest time—even more troubling, they seem possessed by the legacy of a wartime Zeppelin raid. Maisie grows increasingly suspicious of a peculiar secrecy that shrouds the village, and ultimately she must draw on all her finely honed skills of detection to solve one of her most intriguing cases.
Rich with Jacqueline Winspear's trademark period detail, this installment of the bestselling series, An Incomplete Revenge, is gripping, atmospheric, and utterly enthralling.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - shannon.dolgos - LibraryThing
When you love a book specifically because it reminds you of someone you lost... In this adventure, Maisie is investigating a string of fires and vandalism in a small town, where Master James hopes to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lit_chick - LibraryThing
2008, MacMillan Audio, Read by Orlagh Cassidy Book Description: adapted from Audible.com In the midst of the hop-picking season in the village of Heronsdene, Kent, Maisie Dobbs undertakes an ... Read full review