Books by Jacqueline Winspear

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An American Agent

In The American Agent, the fifteenth novel in the Maisie Dobbs series, we find our titular heroine working as a volunteer ambulance driver during the 1940 London Blitz. A tale of triumph over tragedy, it is sure to please the author’s many fans. While the mystery portion might work fine as a stand ...

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To Die But Once

Long series and I are not friends. I tend to prefer story arcs that have a definite end because I’ve found that most which don’t wind up having a great beginning but increasingly weak novels as the series continues into infinity. Some writers rise above that though and Jacqueline Winspear is one ...

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Leaving Everything Most Loved

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows the truth. Saying no to yourself is far, far harder than saying yes. Most of us grant little indulgences to ourselves every day. But what happens when the small indulgences turn into big desires? What do we do when something that will change our life becomes ...

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Maisie Dobbs

I really enjoy stories set during World War I and afterward, and am always looking for new ones. One day at the library, I saw a book on display titled Maisie Dobbs. The cover picture featured a young woman wearing a cloche hat, and the blurb promised an interesting story. I checked it out and ended ...