Maisie Dobbs is a revelation. --Alexander McCall Smith"
In Winspear s skilled hands, the storyline shimmers with intelligence, the Third Reich setting simmers with evil, and the author s silken prose sweeps the reader from page to page. But towering above all the novel s assets is Maisie herself . Journey to Munich soars with class and courage, heart and humanity. --Richmond Times-Dispatch"
Paints a keen picture of a woman and a country struggling to remain calm in the face of sweeping changes.... Deftly blending historical detail with taut suspense and her usual thoughtful exploration of Maisie s inner life, Winspear turns in another satisfying entry in her beloved series. --Shelf Awareness"
Maisie Dobbs has found herself another war . Sizzling. --Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review"
Taut, tense, beautifully written. What you may not expect is the inventiveness of Winspear s twists, the on-edge excitement they provoke, or the philosophical issues and psychological depths they all allow her to explore. --Robert Bianco, USA Today"
Elegantly balances Maisie s emotional turmoil and dogged patriotism with the growing tensions of a Europe on the brink of war. --Kirkus"
Maisie Dobbs proves herself wily and fiercely determined again in this twelfth series entry. --Booklist"
A detective series to savor. --Time"
For readers yearning for the calm and insightful intelligence of a main character like P.D. James s Cordelia Gray, Maisie Dobbs is spot on. --Boston Globe"
Early 1938. The German government has agreed to release a British subject from prison, but only if he is handed over to a family member. Because the man’s wife is dead and his daughter ailing, the Secret Service wants Maisie Dobbs – who bears a striking resemblance to the daughter – to retrieve the man from Dachau Prison, on the outskirts of Munich.
Travelling into the heart of Nazi Germany, Maisie encounters unexpected dangers and finds herself questioning whether it’s time to return to the work she loved. But the Secret Service may have other ideas . . .
Join Maisie Dobbs as she travels into the heart of the Third Reich as the shadows of war lengthen.