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    • The American Agent

    • Maisie Dobbs, Book 15
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 7
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 6

    When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities. Serving as a linchpin between Scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert MacFarlane pays a visit to Maisie Dobbs, seeking her help. Accompanied by an agent from the US Department of Justice - Mark Scott, the American who helped Maisie escape Hitler’s Munich in 1938 - he asks Maisie to work with Scott to uncover the truth about Saxon's death. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb!

    • By Caroline Adams on 21-04-19

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Journey to Munich

    • A Maisie Dobbs Mystery, Book 12
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    It's 1938, and Maisie Dobbs is back in England. The German government has agreed to release a British subject from prison, but only if he is handed over to a family member. Because the man's wife is bedridden and his daughter has been killed in an accident, the Secret Service wants Maisie - who bears a striking resemblance to the daughter - to retrieve him. However, the man she holds responsible for her husband's death has learned of her journey and is also desperate for her help....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a good read<br />

    • By Donna mills on 22-02-19

    Regular price: £18.79

    • A Dangerous Place

    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    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 Winspear’s 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narration

    • By Karen Beaton on 26-10-16

    Regular price: £20.89

    • In This Grave Hour

    • Maisie Dobbs Mysteries, Book 13
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 35
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      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 32

    Britain is at war. Returned from a dangerous mission onto enemy soil, Maisie Dobbs is fully aware of the gravity of the current situation; her world is on the cusp of great change. One of those changes can be seen in the floods of refugees that are arriving in Britain, desperate for sanctuary. When Maisie stumbles on the deaths of refugees who may have been more than ordinary people, she is drawn into an investigation that requires all her insight and strength.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perhaps the best so far!

    • By Louisa on 16-06-17

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Birds of a Feather

    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Emilia Fox
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 17

    London, 1929. Joseph Waite is a man who knows what he wants. With his Havana cigars and Savile Row suits, he is one of Britain's wealthiest men. And the last thing he needs is a scandal. When his 18-year-old daughter runs away from home, he is determined to keep the case away from the police and the newspapers. So he turns to a woman renowned for her discretion and investigative powers: the extraordinary Maisie Dobbs.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Maisie Dobbs

    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Emilia Fox
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Young, feisty 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. Little does she realise the extent to which this strength of character is soon to be tested.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • easy listen read the book for the better experienc

    • By Mrs Amanda Weller on 08-03-15

    Regular price: £12.99

    • To Die but Once

    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 20
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      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    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, so the country is bracing for a possible enemy invasion amid news of the British expeditionary force stranded along the French coast. And another mother is worried about a missing son - but this time the boy in question is one beloved by Maisie.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Gill on 16-10-18

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Mapping of Love and Death

    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    It's 1932 and the remains of missing cartographer Michael Clifton are found in a former battlefield in France. When it's clear he was murdered, his wealthy parents hire Maisie to find the woman who wrote a series of love letters discovered among Michael's belongings. The lover identifies herself only as "The English Nurse". Maisie must also wrestle with memories of serving as a nurse herself in the Great War - memories that she has tried so hard to obliterate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous

    • By Amazon Customer on 29-09-17

    Regular price: £17.39

    • A Lesson in Secrets

    • A Maisie Dobbs Novel, Book 8
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    In the summer of 1932, Maisie Dobbs’s career takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an undercover assignment directed by Scotland Yard's Special Branch. Posing as a junior lecturer, she is sent to a private college in Cambridge to monitor any activities "not in the interests of His Majesty’s Government." When the college's controversial pacifist founder and principal, Greville Liddicote, is murdered, Maisie is directed to stand back from the investigation. But she soon discovers something suspicious....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A throughly good listen

    • By Mrs. Rm Walters on 03-03-14

    Regular price: £17.39

    • The American Agent

    • A Maisie Dobbs Novel
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities. Serving as a linchpin between Scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert MacFarlane pays a visit to Maisie Dobbs, seeking her help. He is accompanied by an agent from the US Department of Justice - Mark Scott, the American who helped Maisie get out of Hitler’s Munich in 1938. MacFarlane asks Maisie to work with Scott to uncover the truth about Saxon’s death. 

    Regular price: £28.29

    • Leaving Everything Most Loved

    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    London, 1933. Two months after an Indian woman, Usha Pramal, is found murdered, her brother turns to Maisie Dobbs to find the truth about her death. Not only has Scotland Yard made no arrests, they failed to conduct a full and thorough investigation. When another Indian woman who was close to Usha is found murdered, Maisie is pulled deeper into an unfamiliar yet alluring subculture.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Reminiscences of times long past

    • By Maja on 10-07-14

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Elegy for Eddie

    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    April 1933. Eddie Pettit is a gentle soul with a near-magical gift for working with horses. When he is killed in a violent accident, there is skepticism about the cause of death. Who would want to kill Eddie, and why? Maisie Dobbs is determined to offer her help. As she uncovers lies and manipulation on a national scale, Maisie must decide whether to risk it all to see justice done.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Charming novel, full of human nature & observation

    • By Alexander on 09-03-14

    Regular price: £17.39

    • The Mapping of Love and Death

    • A Maisie Dobbs Novel
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    In the latest mystery in the New York Times best-selling series, Maisie Dobbs must unravel a case of wartime love and death—an investigation that leads her to a long-hidden affair between a young cartographer and a mysterious nurse..... August 1914. Michael Clifton is mapping the land he has just purchased in California’s beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, certain that oil lies beneath its surface. But as the young cartographer prepares to return home to Boston, war is declared in Europe,,,,

    Regular price: £26.19

    • A Lesson in Secrets

    • A Maisie Dobbs Novel
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the summer of 1932, Maisie Dobbs' career takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an undercover assignment directed by Scotland Yard's Special Branch and the Secret Service. Posing as a junior lecturer, she is sent to a private college in Cambridge to monitor any activities "not in the interests of His Majesty's government". She soon finds herself investigating a web of activities being conducted by the emerging Nazi Party.

    Regular price: £28.29

    • In This Grave Hour

    • A Maisie Dobbs Novel
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When listeners last heard Maisie Dobbs, it was 1938, and the world was on the brink of war. Maisie herself was on a dangerous mission inside Nazi Germany, where she encountered an old enemy and the Führer himself. In In This Grave Hour, a year has passed, and Maisie is back home in England - yet neither she nor her nation is safe. Britain has just declared war on Germany and is mobilizing for the devastating battle ahead.

    Regular price: £26.79

    • Journey to Munich

    • A Maisie Dobbs Novel
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's early 1938, and Maisie Dobbs is back in England. On a fine yet chilly morning, as she walks toward Fitzroy Square - a place of many memories - she is intercepted by Brian Huntley and Robert MacFarlane of the Secret Service. The German government has agreed to release a British subject from prison, but only if he is handed over to a family member. Because the man's wife is bedridden and his daughter has been killed in an accident, the Secret Service wants Maisie - who bears a striking resemblance to the daughter - to retrieve the man from Dachau....

    Regular price: £28.29

    • Leaving Everything Most Loved

    • Maisie Dobbs, Book 10
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The year is 1933. Maisie Dobbs is contacted by an Indian gentleman who has come to England in the hopes of finding out who killed his sister two months ago. Scotland Yard failed to make any arrest in the case, and there is reason to believe they failed to conduct a thorough investigation. The case becomes even more challenging when another Indian woman is murdered just hours before a scheduled interview. Meanwhile, unfinished business from a previous case becomes a distraction, as does a new development in Maisie's personal life.

    Regular price: £26.19

    • Elegy for Eddie

    • A Maisie Dobbs Novel, Book 9
    • By: Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    To the costermongers of Covent Garden Eddie Pettit was a gentle soul with a gift for working with horses. When Eddie is killed in a violent accident, the grieving costers are skeptical about the cause of his death. Who would want to kill Eddie - and why? Maisie Dobbs' father, Frankie, had been a costermonger, so she had known the men since childhood. She remembers Eddie fondly and is determined to offer her help. But it soon becomes clear that powerful political and financial forces are equally determined to prevent her from learning the truth behind Eddie's death.

    Regular price: £26.19