Among the Mad

Maisie Dobbs Novels (Volume 6)

Jacqueline Winspear, read by Cassidy Orlagh

Macmillan Audio

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In the thrilling new novel by the New York Times bestselling author of An Incomplete Revenge, Maisie Dobbs must catch a madman before he commits murder on an unimaginable scale

It’s Christmas Eve 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man commit suicide on a busy London street. The following day, the prime minister’s office receives a letter threatening a massive loss of life if certain demands are not met—and the writer mentions Maisie by name. After being questioned and cleared by Detective Chief Superintendent Robert MacFarlane of Scotland Yard’s elite Special Branch, she is drawn into MacFarlane’s personal fiefdom as a special adviser on the case. Meanwhile, Billy Beale, Maisie’s trusted assistant, is once again facing tragedy as his wife, who has never recovered from the death of their young daughter, slips further into melancholia’s abyss. Soon Maisie becomes involved in a race against time to find a man who proves he has the knowledge and will to inflict death and destruction on thousands of innocent people. And before this harrowing case is over, Maisie must navigate a darkness not encountered since she was a nurse in wards filled with shell-shocked men.

In Among the Mad, Jacqueline Winspear combines a heart-stopping story with a rich evocation of a fascinating period to create her most compelling and satisfying novel yet.

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Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Jacqueline Winspear's historical mystery novel Among the Mad. In this thrilling novel by the New York Times bestselling author of An Incomplete Revenge, sleuth Maisie Dobbs must catch a madman before he commits murder on an unimaginable scale. It's Christmas Eve 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man commit suicide on a busy London street. The following day, the prime minister's office receives a letter threatening a massive loss of life if certa

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"Not only does [narrator Orlagh Cassidy] navigate nimbly through conversations featuring various British accents, but she also is skilled at capturing personalities through speech.... Between suspenseful episodes, Cassidy invests scenes like cooking a simple dinner with an almost- sensuous domesticity."--AudioFile, Earphones Award winner

“Winspear creates real suspense set against the troubled social and political scene in early -1930s London and Orlagh Cassidy’s superb performance creates the voices and the mood.” - BookPage

"Cassidy's British dialects and emotional eloquence make characters and events feel real, frightening and relevant to today." - The Herald-Sun


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Jacqueline Winspear, read by Cassidy Orlagh

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.

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Among the Mad
Jacqueline Winspear, read by Cassidy Orlagh

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Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
February 2009
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427206060
ISBN10: 1427206066
Audio Run Time: 9:00
$19.99

Unabridged Compact Disc

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Macmillan Audio
February 2009
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427206053
ISBN10: 1427206058
5 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches, Audio Run Time: 9:00
$39.95

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Picador
November 2009
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312429256
ISBN10: 0312429258
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 336 pages
$16.00

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Henry Holt and Co.
April 2010
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ISBN: 9781429919753
ISBN10: 1429919752
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 320 pages
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