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To die but once : A Maisie Dobbs Novel. / Jacqueline Winspear.

Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- (Author). Cassidy, Orlagh. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062799142 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Orlagh Cassidy.
Summary, etc.:
Maisie Dobbs-"a female investigator every bit as brainy and battle-hardened as Lisbeth Salander" (Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air), faces danger and intrigue on the home front during World War II in this poignant entry (#14) in Jacqueline Winspear's New York Times bestselling series-"a series that seems to get better with every entry" (Tom Holland, Wall Street Journal).Spring 1940. With Britons facing what has become known as "the Bore War"-nothing much seems to have happened yet-Maisie Dobbs is asked to investigate the disappearance of a local lad, a young apprentice craftsman working on a "hush-hush" government contract. As Maisie's inquiry reveals a possible link to the London underworld, another mother is worried about a missing son-but this time the boy in question is one beloved by Maisie.As USA Today's Robert Bianco says, "with clarity and economy, Winspear lays the historical groundwork. . . . The setting matters, but what may matter more is the lovely, sometimes poetic way Winspear pushes her heroine forward. . . . May she shine on the literary scene for many books to come."
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Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 295063 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Mystery.
Genre: Electronic books.

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