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London 1929. Joseph Waite is a man who knows what he wants. With his Havana cigars and Savile Row suits, he is one of Britain's wealthiest men. And ...Show synopsisLondon 1929. Joseph Waite is a man who knows what he wants. With his Havana cigars and Savile Row suits, he is one of Britain's wealthiest men. And the last thing he needs is a scandal. When his eighteen-year-old daughter runs away from home, he is determined to keep the case away from the police and the newspapers. So he turns to a woman renowned for her discretion and investigative powers -- the extraordinary Maisie Dobbs. Immediately sensing the tensions pervading the Waite household, Maisie soon discovers that there are many reasons why Charlotte might have left home. Instinctively Maisie feels that Charlotte is safe. Yet suddenly she finds herself confronting a murder scene ...With wonderful characters and a page-turning plot, Birds of a Feather is a brilliant mystery. Fans of Maisie Dobbs will be delighted to see Maisie's stunning perception and sleuthing abilities back in action, while the emotional heart of her second mystery will appeal to yet more fans.Hide synopsis
Birds of a Feather (Soho Press) – Hardcover (2004)
Hardcover, Soho Press 2004
ISBN: 1569473684 ISBN-13: 9781569473689
Maisie Dobbs is back and this time she has been hired to find a wealthy grocery magnate's missing daughter. The case is complicated by the violent deaths of three of the heiress' friends. Maisie discovers that the answers lie in the unforgettable agony of The Great War.Maisie Dobbs is back and this time she has been hired to find a wealthy grocery magnate's missing daughter. The case is complicated by the violent deaths of three of the heiress' friends. Maisie discovers that the answers lie in the unforgettable agony of The Great War.Hide
Description:Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may...Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
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The book arrived from the seller in less than good condition (it was described as good). I read part of the book and then threw it away. The book was boring and the condition was so that the book was not worth keeping.
Readers should save this book until they're read the first four about Maisie Dobbs in sequence. You will be fascinated by the cases she investigates, the historical elements (in England in the period after WWI) that serve as a backdrop, and by Maisie's personal growth.
A mystery reading friend has been telling me to read this series and since I have not been terribly interested in period novels, had not taken her up on the suggestion.
In April, I was visiting her in MN and in one of our favorite mystery book shops. There was a hardback at a great price so I picked ...
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