Birds of a Feather by Jacqueline Winspear
(Maisie Dobbs Mysteries)

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Jacqueline Winspear's marvelous debut, Maisie Dobbs, won her fans from coast to coast and raised her intuitive, intelligent, and resourceful heroine to the ranks of literature's favorite sleuths. Birds of a Feather, its follow-up, 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. But what seems a simple case at the outset soon becomes increasingly complicated when three of the heiress's old friends are found dead. Is there a connection between the woman's mysterious disappearance and the murders? Who would want to kill three seemingly respectable young women? As Maisie investigates, she discovers that the answers lie in the unforgettable agony of the Great War.

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About Jacqueline Winspear

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Jacqueline Winspear is the author of An Incomplete Revenge—a New York Times bestseller—and four other Maisie Dobbs novels. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Agatha, Alex, and Macavity awards for the first book in the series, Maisie Dobbs. Originally from the United Kingdom, she now lives in California.
Published June 1, 2004 by Soho Crime. 321 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Westerns, Crime. Fiction

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A year after hanging out her shingle as a private investigator (Maisie Dobbs, 2003), Maisie is relieved to have a thriving business in new and nicer quarters.

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Jacqueline Winspear's first novel in this series, MAISIE DOBBS, introduced us in great detail to the eponymous investigator, her history and methods, and picked up the Agatha Award for Best First Novel.

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In this second novel by Jacqueline Winspear (after MAISIE DOBBS), Maisie has opened an office as an investigator and acquired an assistant, Billy Beale, to whom she is teaching the methods Maurice Blanche taught her.

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