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Jacqueline Winspear

Biography

Jacqueline Winspear

Jacqueline Winspear is the author of the New York Times bestsellers LEAVING EVERYTHING MOST LOVED, ELEGY FOR EDDIE, A LESSON IN SECRETS, THE MAPPING OF LOVE AND DEATH, AMONG THE MAD and AN INCOMPLETE REVENGE, as well as four other national bestselling Maisie Dobbs novels. Her standalone novel, THE CARE AND MANAGEMENT OF LIES, was also a New York Times bestseller. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Agatha, Alex, and Macavity awards for the first book in the series, MAISIE DOBBS, which was also nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel and was a New York Times Notable Book. Originally from the United Kingdom, she now lives in California.

Books by Jacqueline Winspear

by Jacqueline Winspear - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

On a ship bound for England to visit her aging father after her stepmother summons her home, Maisie Dobbs realizes she isn’t ready to return. Against the wishes of the captain who warns her, “You will be alone in a most dangerous place,” she disembarks in Gibraltar. Days after her arrival, a photographer and member of Gibraltar’s Sephardic Jewish community is murdered, and Maisie becomes entangled in the case and renews an uneasy acquaintance in the process.

by Jacqueline Winspear - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Women's Interest

On the eve of World War I, a rift develops between best friends Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden as Kezia marries Tom, Thea's brother. Thea, scornful of Kezia's future as a farmer's wife, turns to political causes that transform her into a hunted outlaw. When Tom and Thea head off to the battlefields and Kezia takes over the farm, all three are challenged and changed.

by Jacqueline Winspear - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

A young Indian woman has been shot, and the redoubtable Maisie Dobbs is on the case. In Jacqueline Winspear’s 10th historical mystery, the victim is an emigrant torn between two worlds, and she echoes the perplexing choice facing Maisie herself: settle down with a good man, or seek her destiny in a quest far from home.

by Jacqueline Winspear - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Maisie Dobbs takes on her most personal case yet: a twisting investigation into the brutal killing of a street peddler that will take her from the working-class neighborhoods of her childhood into London’s highest circles of power.

by Jacqueline Winspear - Fiction, Mystery

In the summer of 1932, the career of psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an undercover assignment from the British Secret Service.

written by Jacqueline Winspear, read by Orlagh Cassidy - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

In the third novel of this bestselling series, London investigator Maisie Dobbs faces grave danger as she returns to the site of her most painful WWI memories to resolve the mystery of a pilot’s death.