By Jacqueline Winspear
Four years after she set sail from England, leaving every thing she so much enjoyed in the back of, Maisie Dobbs eventually returns, merely to discover herself in a deadly position . . .
In Jacqueline Winspear‘s powerful tale of political intrigue and private tragedy, a brutal homicide within the British garrison city of Gibraltar leads Maisie right into a internet of lies, deceit, and peril.
Spring 1937. within the 4 years given that she left England, Maisie Dobbs has skilled love, contentment, stability—and the private tragedy a girl can undergo. Now, all she wishes is the peace she believes she may locate by means of returning to India. yet her sojourn within the hills of Darjeeling is reduce brief while her stepmother summons her domestic to England; her getting older father Frankie Dobbs isn't really getting any younger.
But on a boat certain for England, Maisie realizes she isn’t able to go back. opposed to the needs of the captain who warns her, “You can be on my own in a most deadly place,” she disembarks in Gibraltar. even though she is on her personal, Maisie is much from by myself: the British garrison city is teeming with refugees fleeing a brutal civil warfare around the border in Spain.
Yet the risk is especially actual. Days after Maisie’s arrival, a photographer and member of Gibraltar’s Sephardic Jewish neighborhood, Sebastian Babayoff, is murdered, and Maisie turns into entangled within the case, drawing the eye of the British mystery carrier. below the suspicious eye of a British agent, Maisie is pulled deeper into political intrigue on “the Rock”—arguably Britain’s most crucial strategic territory—and renews an uneasy acquaintance within the procedure. At a crossroads among her prior and her destiny, Maisie needs to decide on a course, realizing that England is, for her, an both harmful position, yet in relatively a special way.
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A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 11) by Jacqueline Winspear