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A lesson in secrets : a Maisie Dobbs novel / Jacqueline Winspear.

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  • ISBN: 9780062079237 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0062079239 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (323 pages).
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N. Y. : HarperCollins, [2011]

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Maisie Dobbs' first assignment for the British Secret Service takes her undercover to Cambridge as a professor, and leads to the investigation of a murderous web of activities being conducted by the up-and-coming Nazi party.
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Subject: Dobbs, Maisie (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Women private investigators > England > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Women Sleuths.
Historical.
Cambridge (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    Maisie Dobbs' first assignment for the British Secret Service takes her undercover to Cambridge, and leads to the investigation of the deadly acts being conducted by the up-and-coming Nazi party. By the author of The Mapping of Love and Death. 100,000 first printing.
  • HARPERCOLL
    Private investigator Maisie Dobbs receives her first assignment from the British Secret Service inA Lesson in Secrets, the eighth book in Jacqueline Winspear’s award-winning mystery series. Sent to pose as a junior lecturer at a private college in Cambridge, she will monitor any activities “not in the interests of His Majesty’s government.” When the college’s pacifist founder is murdered, Maisie finds herself in the midst of sinister web of murder, scandal, and conspiracy, activities that point towards members of the ascendantNationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei—the Nazi Party—on Britain’s shores. An instant classic, and sure to captivate long-time Maisie Dobbs fans as well as readers of Agatha Christie, Elizabeth George, and Alexander McCall Smith,A Lesson in Secrets is “a powerful and complex novel, one that will linger in memory as a testament to her talent and her humanity” (Richmond Times-Dispatch).
  • Health Communications, Inc.
    Private investigator Maisie Dobbs receives her first assignment from the British Secret Service in A Lesson in Secrets, the eighth book in Jacqueline Winspear’s award-winning mystery series. Sent to pose as a junior lecturer at a private college in Cambridge, she will monitor any activities “not in the interests of His Majesty’s government.” When the college’s pacifist founder is murdered, Maisie finds herself in the midst of sinister web of murder, scandal, and conspiracy, activities that point towards members of the ascendant Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei—the Nazi Party—on Britain’s shores. An instant classic, and sure to captivate long-time Maisie Dobbs fans as well as readers of Agatha Christie, Elizabeth George, and Alexander McCall Smith, A Lesson in Secrets is “a powerful and complex novel, one that will linger in memory as a testament to her talent and her humanity” (Richmond Times-Dispatch).

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