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Messenger of Truth (Maisie Dobbs Mysteries)

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Sue Feder/Macavity Award for Best Historical Mystery Award Nominee
 
London, 1931. On the night before the opening of his new and much-anticipated exhibition at a famed Mayfair gallery, Nicholas Bassington-Hope falls to his death. The police declare it an accident, but the dead man's twin sister, Georgina, isn't convinced. When the authorities refuse to conduct further investigations, Georgina takes matters into her own hands, seeking out a fellow graduate from Girton College: Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator.

 

The case soon takes Maisie to the desolate beaches of Dungeness in Kent, as well as the sinister underbelly of the city's art world. She again uncovers the dark legacy of the Great War in a society struggling to recollect itself in difficult times. But to solve the mystery of the artist's death, she will have to remain steady as the forces behind his death come out of the shadows to silence her.

 

Jacqueline Winspear delivers another vivid, thrilling, and utterly unique episode in the life of Maisie Dobbs.

Synopsis:

The night before an exhibition of his artwork opens, controversial artist Nick Bassington-Hope falls to his death. His twin sister seeks out Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator, for help. Before long the case leads Maisie into the sinister underbelly of the citys art world.

About the Author

Jacqueline Winspear is the author of three previous Maisie Dobbs novels, Maisie Dobbs, Birds of a Feather, and Pardonable Lies. Maisie Dobbs won the Agatha, Alex, and Macavity Awards, and Birds of a Feather won the Agatha Award. Originally from the U.K., Winspear now lives in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312426859
Author:
Winspear, Jacqueline
Publisher:
Picador USA
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Maisie Dobbs Novels
Series Volume:
No. 4
Publication Date:
20070631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes Discussion Questions
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.31 x 5.44 x 0.63 in

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"Synopsis" by , The night before an exhibition of his artwork opens, controversial artist Nick Bassington-Hope falls to his death. His twin sister seeks out Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator, for help. Before long the case leads Maisie into the sinister underbelly of the citys art world.
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