From the book jacket: Maisie Dobbs
is back and this time she has been hired to find a wealthy
grocery magnate's daughter who has fled from home. What seems
a simple case at first becomes complicated when Maisie learns
of the recent violent deaths of three of the heiress's old
friends. Is there a connection between her mysterious
disappearance and the murders? Who would kill such charming
young women? As Maisie investigates, she discovers that the
answers to all her questions lie in the unforgettable agony of
The Great War.
Comment: I wanted to recommend Jacqueline Winspear's first book featuring Maisie Dobbs (called simply 'Maisie Dobbs' - 2003), but ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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