A NovelBook - 2004
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In her first case, private detective Maisie Dobbs must investigate the reappearance of a dead man who turns up at a cooperative farm called the Retreat that caters to men who are recovering their health after World War I.
Maisie Dobbs has set up on her own as a private investigator, one who has learned that coincidences are meaningful. And Fate brings her a case that will force her to confront the ghost that has haunted her for over ten years.
BostonPL_EileenS Apr 09, 2017
Returning to England after serving as a front-line nurse during World War I, the enterprising Maisie Dobbs takes the unusual step of setting up in business as a private investigator. Her first case takes her to The Retreat, a cooperative farm that acts as a convalescent home for soldiers damaged ... Read More »
Having served as a nurse during World War I, the resourceful Maisie Dobbs returns to a changed England and takes the unconventional step of setting up her own detective agency. The first entry in a series that vividly evokes England after the Great War. Winner of the Agatha Award for Best First N... Read More »
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