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Messenger of Truth

A Maisie Dobbs Novel

Maisie Dobbs Novels

Jacqueline Winspear, read by Cassidy Orlagh

Macmillan Audio

London, 1931.
         The night before an exhibition of his artwork opens at a famed Mayfair gallery, the controversial artist Nick Bassington-Hope falls to his death. The police rule it an accident, but Nick's twin sister, Georgina, a wartime journalist and a controversial figure in her own right, isn't so sure.
        When the authorities refuse to consider her theory that Nick was murdered, Georgina seeks out an old classmate from Girton College, Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator, for help. Nick was a veteran of World War I, and before long the case leads Maisie to the desolate beaches of Dungeness in Kent, and into the sinister underbelly of the city's art world.
         Following up on the bestselling Pardonable Lies, Jacqueline Winspear here delivers another vivid, thrilling and utterly unique episode in the life of Maisie Dobbs.

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MESSENGER OF TRUTH (Chapter One)

’Good morning, Miss Bassington-'ope. Come on in out of that cold." Billy Beale, Maisie Dobbs's assistant, stood by the door to the first-floor office as Maisie allowed the visitor to ascend the stairs before her.

"Thank you." Georgina Bassington-Hope glanced at the man, and thought his smile to be infectious, his eyes kind.

"I've brewed a fresh pot of tea for us."

"Thank you, Billy, that will be just the ticket, it's brassy out there today." Maisie smiled in return at Billy as she directed Georgina into the room.

Three chairs had been

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    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Jacqueline Winspear's historical mystery novel Messenger of Truth, book 4 in her Maisie Dobbs series. London, 1931. The night before an exhibition of his artwork opens at a famed Mayfair gallery, the controversial artist Nick Bassington-Hope falls to his death. The police rule it an accident, but Nick's twin sister Georgina isn't so sure. When the authorities refuse to consider her theory that Nick was murdered, Georgina seeks out an old classmate from Girton College, M

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Praise for Messenger of Truth

"Maisie captivated me immediately. She's sensitive, smart and dogged. It was an all-around great audiobook."
--Philadelphia Inquirer on Pardonable Lies

"Winspear excels in depicting trauma.... Descriptions of body language are unsurpassed. Orlagh Cassidy's narration creates a unique voice for each character…she is able to keep Maisie's accent unique and change it slightly as she interacts with a plethora of supporting characters."
--AudioFile on Pardonable Lies, Winner of AudioFile's Earphones Award for truly exceptional presentations

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  • Jacqueline Winspear, read by Cassidy Orlagh

  • Jacqueline Winspear is the author of three previous Maisie Dobbs novels, Maisie Dobbs, Birds of A Feather, and Pardonable Lies. A national bestseller and New York Times Notable Book, Maisie Dobbs was nominated for a seven awards, including the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel, and won the Agatha, Alex and Macavity Awards. Originally from the United Kingdom, Winspear now lives in California.
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    Messenger of Truth

    A Maisie Dobbs Novel

    Maisie Dobbs Novels

    Jacqueline Winspear, read by Cassidy Orlagh

    Agatha Awards - Nominee, Macavity Award - Nominee
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