If you're a fan of quality
period fiction and have not yet discovered
Jacqueline Winspear you must, absolutely
must, hurry down to your bookstore or library
and pick yourself up a copy of Pardonable
(or one her two earlier books) at
your earliest opportunity; the plot of each book stands alone and Winspear provides sufficient backstory in each that you can dip into the series at any point.
For those of you who are champing at
the bit for the next in the series, your
wait is almost over .... Messenger of
will be simultaneously released in
the UK and USA in hardcover this August.
Beyond the Book
The Series so
Birds of a Feather
Messenger of Truth
The year is
1930 and it's been more than a
year since Maisie Dobbs first
hung up her shingle as a private
investigator She is a
perceptive observer of human
nature and, most important for
her line of work, she is able to
move smoothly between the
classes - a useful skill
in the still highly class-stratified
England of the inter-war period.
Her ability in this area is...