To Die but Once

To Die but Once

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Spring, 1940. Following Britain's declaration of war on Germany, Maisie Dobbs has been investigating the disappearance of a young apprentice working on a hush-hush government contract. Her investigation leads from the countryside of rural Hampshire to the web of wartime opportunism exploited by one of the London underworld's most powerful men. When a final confrontation approaches, she must acknowledge the potential cost to her future -- and the risk of destroying a dream she wants very much to become reality. Meanwhile, the plight of thousands of soldiers stranded on the beaches of France causes one of Maisie's friends to make a decision that will change his life.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062436634
0062436635
Characteristics: 325 pages ; 24 cm.

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brangwinn
Jun 19, 2018

Oh, Maisy Dobbs, helps Scotland Yard fight corruption in military contracts as she solves the mystery of the death of a neighbor’s son. Of course, there’s a lot more to the story than that. As in many series, its advisable to have read the other books for much of the story line depends on character development.

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mimimcl
Apr 07, 2018

I am continuing to enjoy this series, the charaters and plot twists, of which there are several in this one. As you get to know Maisie and her friends, she grows on you. Better to read this and "Pardonable Lies" and then go back and read "Maisie Dobbs" to get her background before the war. Interesting especially to WWI history buffs.

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