Maisie Dobbs: Maisie Dobbs Series, Book 1

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Maisie Dobbs entered domestic service in 1910 at thirteen, working for Lady Rowan Compton. When her remarkable intelligence is discovered by her employer, Maisie becomes the pupil of Maurice Blanche, a learned friend of the Comptons. In 1929, following an apprenticeship with Blanche, Maisie hangs out her shingle: "M. Dobbs, trade and personal investigations." She soon becomes enmeshed in a mystery surrounding The Retreat, a reclusive community of wounded WWI veterans. At first, Maisie only suspects foul play, but she must act quickly when Lady Rowan's son decides to sign away his fortune and take refuge there. Maisie hurriedly investigates, uncovering a disturbing mystery, which, in an astonishing denouement, gives Maisie the courage to confront a ghost that has haunted her for years.
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths, Historical fiction, London (England) -- Fiction, London (England) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Women private investigators -- England -- London -- Fiction, World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- Fiction
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