A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Author Jacqueline Winspear
ISBN-10 006222056X
ISBN-13 9780062220561
Year 2016-02-23
Pages 336
Language English
Publisher Harper Perennial
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Four years after she set sail from England leaving everything she most loved behind Maisie Dobbs at last returns only to find herself in a dangerous place In Jacqueline Winspears powerful story of political intrigue and personal tragedy a brutal murder in the British garrison town of Gibraltar leads Maisie into a web of lies deceit and peril Spring 1937 In the four years since she left England Maisie Dobbs has experienced love contentment stabilityand the deepest tragedy a woman can endure Now all she wants is the peace she believes she might find by returning to India But her sojourn in the hills of Darjeeling is cut short when her stepmother summons her home to England her aging father Frankie Dobbs is not getting any younger But on a ship bound for England Maisie realizes she isnt ready to return Against the wishes of the captain who warns her You will be alone in a most dangerous place she disembarks in Gibraltar Though she is on her own Maisie is far from alone the British garrison town is teeming with refugees fleeing a brutal civil war across the border in Spain Yet the danger is very real Days after Maisies arrival a photographer and member of Gibraltars Sephardic Jewish community Sebastian Babayoff is murdered and Maisie becomes entangled in the case drawing the attention of the British Secret Service Under the suspicious eye of a British agent Maisie is pulled deeper into political intrigue on the Rockarguably Britains most important strategic territoryand renews an uneasy acquaintance in the process At a crossroads between her past and her future Maisie must choose a direction knowing that England is for her an equally dangerous place but in quite a different way

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