By Jacqueline Winspear
Four years after she set sail from England, leaving every little thing she such a lot enjoyed at the back of, Maisie Dobbs ultimately returns, basically to discover herself in a perilous 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 net of lies, deceit, and peril.
Spring 1937. within the 4 years considering that she left England, Maisie Dobbs has skilled love, contentment, stability—and the inner most tragedy a lady can suffer. Now, all she desires is the peace she believes she may possibly locate through returning to India. yet her sojourn within the hills of Darjeeling is reduce brief whilst 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 by myself in a most threatening place,” she disembarks in Gibraltar. notwithstanding she is on her personal, Maisie is much from on my own: the British garrison city is teeming with refugees fleeing a brutal civil struggle around the border in Spain.
Yet the risk is especially genuine. Days after Maisie’s arrival, a photographer and member of Gibraltar’s Sephardic Jewish group, Sebastian Babayoff, is murdered, and Maisie turns into entangled within the case, drawing the eye of the British mystery carrier. less than the suspicious eye of a British agent, Maisie is pulled deeper into political intrigue on “the Rock”—arguably Britain’s most vital strategic territory—and renews an uneasy acquaintance within the approach. At a crossroads among her prior and her destiny, Maisie needs to select a path, figuring out that England is, for her, an both harmful position, yet in relatively a distinct way.
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A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 11) by Jacqueline Winspear