Titles in the Set
Maisie Dobbs, Pardonable Lies, Among the Mad, An Incomplete Revenge, Messenger of Truth, Birds of a Feather
Fiercely independent Maisie Dobbs has recently set herself up as a private detective. Such a move may not seem especially startling. But this is 1929, and Maisie is exceptional in many ways. Having started as a maid to the London aristocracy, studied her way to Cambridge and served as a nurse in the Great War, Maisie has wisdom, experience and understanding beyond her years.
Birds of a Feather
Birds of a Feather, finds psychologist and private investigator Maisie Dobbs on another dangerously intriguing adventure in London between the wars. It is the spring of 1930, and Maisie has been hired to find a runaway heiress.
London, 1930. Maisie Dobbs, the renowned psychologist and investigator, receives a most unusual request. She must prove that Sir Cecil Lawton's son Ralph really is dead. This is a case that will challenge Maisie in unexpected ways, for Ralph Lawton was an aviator shot down by enemy fire in 1917.
Messenger of Truth
London 1931. When controversial artist Nick Bassington-Hope is found dead, the police believe it is an open and shut case and his death from a fall is recorded as accidental. But his sister is not convinced, so she turns to Maisie Dobbs for help, drawn by the investigators growing reputation for her unique methods of solving crimes. Moving from the desolate beaches of the English coast to the dark underbelly of post-war London, and full of intriguing characters, Maisies new investigation entertains and enthrals at every turn.
An Incomplete Revenge
With the country in the grip of economic malaise, Maisie Dobbs is relieved to accept an apparently straightforward assignment to investigate a potential land purchase. Her inquiries take her to a picturesque village in Kent during the hop-picking season, but beneath its pastoral surface she finds evidence that something is amiss.
Among the Mad
Christmas Eve, 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man committing suicide on a busy London street. The following day, the Prime Ministers office receives a letter threatening a massive loss of life if certain demands are not met and the writer mentions Maisie by name.