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Pardonable lies: [a Maisie Dobbs novel]

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In the third novel of this bestselling series from , London investigator Maisie Dobbs faces grave danger as she returns to the site of her most painful WWI memories to resolve the mystery of a pilot's death.

A deathbed plea from his wife leads Sir Cecil Lawton to seek the aid of Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator. As Maisie soon learns, Agnes Lawton never accepted that her aviator son was killed in the Great War, a torment that led her not only to the edge of madness but to the doors of those who practice the dark arts and commune with the spirit world. In accepting the assignment, Maisie finds her spiritual strength tested, as well as her regard for her mentor, Maurice Blanche. The mission also brings her together once again with her college friend Priscilla Evernden, who served in France and who lost three brothers to the war—one of whom, it turns out, had an intriguing connection to the missing Ralph Lawton.

Following on the heels of Jacqueline Winspear's triumphant Birds of a Feather, PARDONABLE LIES is the most compelling installment yet in the chronicles of Maisie Dobbs, "a heroine to cherish" (Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review).

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A deathbed plea from his wife leads Sir Cecil Lawton to seek the aid of Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator. As Maisie soon learns, Agnes Lawton never accepted that her aviator son was killed in the Great War, a torment that led her not only to the edge of madness but to the doors of those who practice the dark arts and commune with the spirit world. In accepting the assignment, Maisie finds her spiritual strength tested, as well as her regard for her mentor, Maurice Blanche. The mission also brings her together once again with her college friend Priscilla Evernden, who served in France and who lost three brothers to the war—one of whom, it turns out, had an intriguing connection to the missing Ralph Lawton.

Following on the heels of Jacqueline Winspear's triumphant Birds of a Feather, PARDONABLE LIES is the most compelling installment yet in the chronicles of Maisie Dobbs, "a heroine to cherish" (Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review).

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subject_facet Air pilots, Military -- Family relationships -- Fiction
Detective and mystery stories, English
Dobbs, Maisie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
London (England) -- Fiction
Women private investigators -- England -- London -- Fiction
World War, 1914-1918 -- Missing in action -- Fiction
title_display Pardonable lies : a Maisie Dobbs novel
title_full Pardonable Lies Maisie Dobbs Series, Book 3
Pardonable lies : a Maisie Dobbs novel / Jacqueline Winspear
Pardonable lies [sound recording] : [a Maisie Dobbs novel] / by Jacqueline Winspear
title_short Pardonable lies :
title_sub [a Maisie Dobbs novel]
topic_facet Air pilots, Military
Detective and mystery stories, English
Dobbs, Maisie (Fictitious character)
Family relationships
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Missing in action
Mystery
Women private investigators
World War, 1914-1918