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TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS for February 20th – 24th

Posted By on February 19, 2017

Maisie Dobbs series by Jacqueline Winspear

Monday, February 20th: Life By Kristen – Maisie Dobbs

Tuesday, February 21st: Bookshelf Fantasies – Birds of a Feather

Wednesday, February 22nd: Reading Reality – Pardonable Lies

Thursday, February 23rd: A Bookish Way of Life – Messenger of Truth

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The Possessions by Sara Flannery Murphy

Monday, February 20th: Art Books Coffee

Tuesday, February 21st: Tina Says…

Wednesday, February 22nd: Kahakai Kitchen

Thursday, February 23rd: Doing Dewey

Friday, February 24th: Luxury Reading

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Wild Horse Springs by Jodi Thomas

Monday, February 20th: Books and Bindings

Monday, February 20th: Pretty Little Book Reviews

Tuesday, February 21st: Romantic Reads and Such – Excerpt

Tuesday, February 21st: Becca the Bibliophile

Wednesday, February 22nd: Becky on Books

Thursday, February 23rd: Susan Peterson

Friday, February 24th: A Chick Who Reads

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The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

Monday, February 20th: A Chick Who Reads

Monday, February 20th: Barbara Khan

Tuesday, February 21st: Savvy Verse and Wit

Wednesday, February 22nd: Caryn, The Book Whisperer

Thursday, February 23rd: West Metro Mommy

Friday, February 24th: Reading is My SuperPower

Friday, February 24th: A Bookish Affair

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Sinful Scottish Laird by Julia London

Monday, February 20th: Booked on a Feeling

Tuesday, February 21st: From the TBR Pile

Wednesday, February 22nd: A Chick Who Reads

Thursday, February 23rd: Deborah Blanchard

Friday, February 24th: The Maiden’s Court

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The Dressmaker’s Dowry by Meredith Jaeger

Monday, February 20th: Library of Clean Reads

Tuesday, February 21st: Kritters Ramblings

Wednesday, February 22nd: Ace and Hoser Blook

Friday, February 24th: View from the Birdhouse

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Breaking and Holding by Judy Fogarty

Monday, February 20th: Jennifer Blankfein

Monday, February 20th: Kritter’s Ramblings

Tuesday, February 21st: Thoughts on This ‘n That

Thursday, February 23rd: Chick Lit Central – author Q&A

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The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

Monday, February 20th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Tuesday, February 21st: Laura’s Reviews

Thursday, February 23rd: BookNAround

Friday, February 24th: Kritter’s Ramblings

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The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry

Monday, February 20th: Patricia’s Wisdom

Wednesday, February 22nd: Thoughts on This ‘n That

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Abby’s Journey by Steena Holmes

Monday, February 20th: A Chick Who Reads

Wednesday, February 22nd: Suzy Approved

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The Best Laid Plans & Other Disasters by Amy Rivers

Monday, February 20th: Book by Book

Thursday, February 23rd: Kritter’s Ramblings

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Unbound by Steph Jagger

Monday, February 20th: Book Dilettante

Friday, February 24th: Sara the Introvert

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Tough Justice Countdown

Tuesday, February 21st: Becky on Books

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Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman

Tuesday, February 21st: The many thoughts of a reader

Wednesday, February 22nd: 5 Minutes For Books

Thursday, February 23rd: Joyfully Retired

Friday, February 24th: Fictionophile

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The Mermaids of Lake Michigan by Suzanne Kamata

Tuesday, February 21st: Write Read Life

Wednesday, February 22nd: Reading is My Superpower

Wednesday, February 22nd: Just Commonly

Thursday, February 23rd: Ms. Nose in a Book

Friday, February 24th: Readaholic Zone

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The Drifter by Christine Lennon

Tuesday, February 21st: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, February 22nd: she treads softly

Thursday, February 23rd: Bewitched Bookworms

Friday, February 24th: Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World

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A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

Tuesday, February 21st: A Bookish Way of Life

Wednesday, February 22nd: Mama Reads Hazel Sleeps

Thursday, February 23rd: Tina Says…

Friday, February 24th: Art @ Home

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50 States, 5,000 Ideas

Tuesday, February 21st: Walking on Travels

Wednesday, February 22nd: Kidventurous

Friday, February 24th: Kids Are a Trip

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One Part Plant by Jessica Murnane

Tuesday, February 21st: Literary Quicksand

Wednesday, February 22nd: Ms.Bookish.com

Wednesday, February 22nd: Just Commonly

Friday, February 24th: Broken Teepee

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The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

Friday, February 24th: BookBub Blog – New Historical Books for Book Clubs

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Christine Lennon, author of The Drifter, on tour February/March 2017

Posted By on February 19, 2017

About The Drifter

• Paperback: 384 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (February 14, 2017)

Megan Abbott meets M.O. Walsh in Christine Lennon’s compelling debut novel about a group of friends on the cusp of graduating from college when their lives are irrevocably changed by a brutal act of violence.

Present Day…

For two decades, Elizabeth has tried to escape the ghosts of her past…tried to erase the painful memories…tried to keep out the terrifying nightmares. But twenty years after graduating from the University of Florida, her carefully curated life begins to unravel, forcing her to confront the past she’s tried so hard to forget.

1990s, Gainesville, Florida…

Elizabeth and her two closest friends, Caroline and Ginny, are having the time of their lives in college—binge watching Oprah, flirting for freebies from Taco Bell, and breaking hearts along the way. But without warning, their world is suddenly shattered when a series of horrific acts of violence ravage the campus, changing their lives forever.

Sweeping readers from the exclusive corners of sorority life in the South to the frontlines of the drug-fueled, slacker culture in Manhattan in the ‘90s and early ‘00s, when Elizabeth is forced to acknowledge her role in the death of a friend in order to mend a broken friendship and save her own life, The Drifter is an unforgettable story about the complexities of friendships and the secrets that can ultimately destroy us.

Purchase Links

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About Christine Lennon

CHRISTINE LENNON is a Los Angeles based writer. Before she moved to the West Coast and started her freelance career, she was an editor at W, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar. Since then, she has written for publications including, T, the New York Times Style Magazine; the Wall Street Journal; Town & Country; W; Vogue; Harper’s Bazaar; Martha Stewart Living; Sunset; C California Style; Marie Claire; Self; Net-a-Porter’s Porter and The Edit online magazine—among others. Christine lives in California with her husband, Andrew Reich, and their twins. The Drifter is her first book.

Find out more about Christine at her website.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, February 21st: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, February 22nd: she treads softly

Thursday, February 23rd: Bewitched Bookworms

Friday, February 24th: Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World

Monday, February 27th: StephTheBookworm

Tuesday, February 28th: Tina Says…

Wednesday, March 1st: A Bookish Way of Life

Thursday, March 2nd: Ms. Nose in a Book

Monday, March 6th: G. Jacks Writes

Monday, March 6th: Thoughts On This ‘n That

Thursday, March 9th: Booked on a Feeling

Christina Baker Kline, author of A Piece of the World, on tour February/March 2017

Posted By on February 19, 2017

About A Piece of the World

• Hardcover: 320 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow (February 21, 2017)

“Graceful, moving and powerful.” –Michael Chabon, New York Times bestselling author of Moonglow

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World.

“Later he told me that he’d been afraid to show me the painting. He thought I wouldn’t like the way he portrayed me: dragging myself across the field, fingers clutching dirt, my legs twisted behind. The arid moonscape of wheatgrass and timothy. That dilapidated house in the distance, looming up like a secret that won’t stay hidden.”

To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly incapacitated by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than twenty years, she was host and inspiration for the artist Andrew Wyeth, and became the subject of one of the best known American paintings of the twentieth century.

As she did in her beloved smash bestseller Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline interweaves fact and fiction in a powerful novel that illuminates a little-known part of America’s history. Bringing into focus the flesh-and-blood woman behind the portrait, she vividly imagines the life of a woman with a complicated relationship to her family and her past, and a special bond with one of our greatest modern artists.

Told in evocative and lucid prose, A Piece of the World is a story about the burdens and blessings of family history, and how artist and muse can come together to forge a new and timeless legacy.

This edition includes a four-color reproduction of Andrew Wyeth’s Christina’s World.

Purchase Links

HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Photo by Jerry Bauer

About Christina Baker Kline

Christina Baker Kline is the author of five novels. She lives outside of New York City and on the coast of Maine.

Find out more about Kline at her website, connect with her on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, February 21st: A Bookish Way of Life

Wednesday, February 22nd: Mama Reads Hazel Sleeps

Thursday, February 23rd: Tina Says…

Friday, February 24th: Art @ Home

Monday, February 27th: Lit and Life

Tuesday, February 28th: Just Commonly

Wednesday, March 1st: Art Books Coffee

Friday, March 3rd: View from the Birdhouse

Monday, March 6th: Books on the Table

Tuesday, March 7th: Kritters Ramblings

Wednesday, March 8th: Kahakai Kitchen

Thursday, March 9th: Literary Quicksand

Friday, March 10th: Broken Teepee

Monday, March 13th: The many thoughts of a reader

Tuesday, March 14th: M. Denise Costello

Thursday, March 16th: Library of Clean Reads

Jessica Murnane, author of One Part Plant, on tour February/March 2017

Posted By on February 19, 2017

About One Part Plant

• Hardcover: 256 pages
• Publisher: Harper Wave (February 21, 2017)

“This book is joyful, playful, delicious, and guess what? It will also change your life. I invite you to follow Jessica into the vast green wilderness.” —Lena Dunham

Wellness advocate and podcaster Jessica Murnane is the friend you never knew you had. And she’s here with a cookbook to help you make a change you never thought was possible.

In One Part Plant, Jessica has a friendly request: that you eat just one meal plant-based meal each day. There’s no crazy diet plan with an anxiety-inducing list of forbidden foods. Or pages filled with unattainable goals based on an eating philosophy that leaves you feeling hungry and deprived. Instead, Jessica offers you the tools to easily and deliciously make plants the star of your plate–no matter how much junk food occupies it now.

Jessica knows what it’s like to have less than healthy eating habits. Just a few short years ago, her diet consisted of three major food groups: Sour Patch Kids, Diet Coke, and whatever Lean Cuisine had the most cheese. But when her endometriosis — a chronic and painful condition — left her depressed and desperate for help, she took the advice of a friend and radically overhauled her diet. Within months, her life dramatically changed — her pain started to fade and she felt like herself again.

With a unique style and playful tone, Jessica shares what she’s learned on her way to healing her body through food. She keeps it simple and, most importantly, delicious — with 100 allergy-friendly recipes like Creamy Mushroom Lasagna, Easy Vegetable Curry Bowls, Triple Berry Skillet Cobbler, and Chocolate Chunk Cookies.

Featuring her top ten pantry basics, practical advice, and colorful and bold photography, One Part Plant is an inspiring and educational guide to eating real and feeling your best.

Purchase Links

HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Photo by Nicole Franzen

About Jessica Murnane

Jessica Murnane is a wellness advocate, podcast host, and creator of the One Part Plant movement. She has a certification in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and works to raise awareness for endometriosis and women’s health issues. Jessica has contributed to and appeared in countless magazines and websites, including Mind Body Green, The Coveteur, Food 52, PopSugar, and Chalkboard Magazine and has spoken at Apple and Taste Talks. She interviews some of the biggest names in food, lifestyle, and design on the popular One Part Podcast. Through her website (jessicamurnane.com), classes, and restaurant partnerships, she’s working to get everyone on this planet to start eating one plant-based meal each day. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband, son, and lots of palm trees.

Connect with Jessica on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, February 21st: Literary Quicksand

Wednesday, February 22nd: Ms.Bookish.com

Wednesday, February 22nd: Just Commonly

Friday, February 24th: Broken Teepee

Monday, February 27th: Wall-to-Wall Books

Tuesday, February 28th: Sidewalk Shoes

Wednesday, March 1st: Rebecca Radish

Friday, March 3rd: Fuelled by Fiction

Thursday, March 2nd: Say Yum

Monday, March 6th: Dreaming Big

Monday, March 6th: Shawn on Food

Tuesday, March 7th: Emerald City Book Review

Wednesday, March 8th: Doing Dewey

Thursday, March 9th: Library of Clean Reads

Friday, March 10th: Create With Joy

Monday, March 13th: Not Just Sunday Dinner

Tuesday, March 14th: Mother’s Kitchen

February – March 2017 Month of Maisie Readalong for Jacqueline Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs series

Posted By on February 16, 2017

To celebrate the release of Jacqueline Winspear’s 13th novel in the Maisie Dobbs series,
In This Grave Hour,
we’re hosting a series blog tour during the months of February and March.

About Maisie Dobbs

Maisie Dobbs, Psychologist and Investigator, began her working life at the age of thirteen as a servant in a Belgravia mansion, only to be discovered reading in the library by her employer, Lady Rowan Compton. Fearing dismissal, Maisie is shocked when she discovers that her thirst for education is to be supported by Lady Rowan and a family friend, Dr. Maurice Blanche. But The Great War intervenes in Maisie’s plans, and soon after commencement of her studies at Girton College, Cambridge, Maisie enlists for nursing service overseas. Years later, in 1929, having apprenticed to the renowned Maurice Blanche, a man revered for his work with Scotland Yard, Maisie sets up her own business. Her first assignment, a seemingly tedious inquiry involving a case of suspected infidelity, takes her not only on the trail of a killer, but back to the war she had tried so hard to forget.

About Birds of a Feather

An eventful year has passed for Maisie Dobbs. Since starting a one-woman private investigation agency in 1929 London, she now has a professional office in Fitzroy Square and an assistant, the happy-go-lucky Billy Beale. She has proven herself as a psychologist and investigator, and has even won over Detective Inspector Stratton of Scotland Yard’s Murder Squad—an admirable achievement for a woman who worked her way from servant to scholar to sleuth, and who also served as a battlefield nurse in the Great War.

It’s now the early Spring of 1930. Stratton is investigating a murder case in Coulsden, while Maisie has been summoned to Dulwich to find a runaway heiress. The woman is the daughter of Joseph Waite, a wealthy self-made man who has lavished her with privilege but kept her in a gilded cage. His domineering ways have driven her off before, and now she’s bolted again.

About Pardonable Lies

In the third novel of this unique and masterly crime series, a deathbed plea from his wife leads Sir Cecil Lawton, KC, 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 also to the doors of those who practice the dark arts and commune with the spirit world. Determined to prove Ralph Lawton either dead or alive, Maisie is plunged into a case that tests her spiritual strength, as well as her regard for her mentor, Maurice Blanche. The mission will bring her to France and reunite her with her old friend Priscilla Evernden, who lost three brothers in the war, one of whom has an intriguing connection to the case.

Set against a finely drawn portrait of life between the World Wars, Pardonable Lies is “a thrilling mystery that will enthrall fans of Jacqueline Winspear’s heroine and likely win her new ones” (Detroit Free Press).

About Messenger of Truth

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 infamous figure in her own right, isn’t convinced.

When the authorities refuse to consider her theory that Nick was murdered, Georgina seeks out a fellow graduate 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.

About An Incomplete Revenge

With the country in the grip of economic malaise, Maisie Dobbs is relieved to accept an apparently straightforward assignment to investigate a potential land purchase. Her inquiries take her to a picturesque village in Kent during the hop-picking season, but beneath its pastoral surface she finds evidence that something is amiss. Mysterious fires erupt in the village with alarming regularity, and a series of petty crimes suggest a darker criminal element at work. A peculiar secrecy shrouds the village, and ultimately Maisie must draw on her finely-honed skills of detection to solve one of her most intriguing cases yet.

About Among the Mad

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. Tapped by Scotland Yard’s elite Special Branch to be a special adviser on the case, Maisie is soon involved in a race against time to find a man who proves he has the knowledge and will to inflict destruction on thousands of innocent people.

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.

About The Mapping of Love and Death

August 1914. As Michael Clifton is mapping land he has just purchased in California’s beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, war is declared in Europe—and duty-bound to his father’s native country, the young cartographer soon sets sail for England to serve in the British army. Three years later, he is listed as missing in action.

April 1932. After Michael’s remains are unearthed in France, his parents retain London psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs, hoping she can find the unnamed nurse whose love letters were among their late son’s belongings. It is a quest that leads Maisie back to her own bittersweet wartime love—and to the stunning discovery that Michael Clifton was murdered in his dugout. Suddenly an exposed web of intrigue and violence threatens to ensnare the dead soldier’s family and even Maisie herself as she attempts to cope with the impending loss of her mentor and the unsettling awareness that she is once again falling in love.

Purchase Links for The Mapping of Love and Death

HarperCollins | Amazon

About A Lesson in Secrets

In the summer of 1932, the career of psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an undercover assignment from the British Secret Service. Sent to pose as a junior lecturer at a private college in Cambridge, she will monitor any activities “not in the interests of His Majesty’s government.”

When the college’s controversial pacifist founder, Greville Liddicote, is murdered, however, Maisie is directed to stand back as her colleagues in Scotland Yard spearhead the investigation. But she soon discovers that the circumstances of Liddicote’s death appear inextricably linked to the suspicious comings and goings of faculty members and students under her surveillance. To unravel this web, the investigator must overcome a reluctant Secret Service, discover shameful hidden truths about Britain’s conduct during the Great War, and face off against the rising power of the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei—the Nazi Party—as the storm clouds of World War II gather on the horizon.

Purchase Links for A Lesson in Secrets

HarperCollins | Amazon

About Elegy for Eddie

Early April 1933. To the costermongers of Covent Garden—sellers of fruits and vegetables on the London streets—Eddie Pettit was a gentle soul with a near-magical gift for working with horses. So who would want to kill him . . . and why?

Maisie Dobbs’s father, Frankie, had been a costermonger, and she remembers Eddie fondly. But it soon becomes clear that powerful political and financial forces are determined to prevent her from learning the truth behind Eddie’s death. Maisie’s search for answers on the working-class streets of Lambeth leads her to unexpected places and people: to a callous press baron; to a has been politician named Winston Churchill; and, most surprisingly, to Douglas Partridge, the husband of her dearest friend, Priscilla. As Maisie uncovers lies and manipulation on a national scale, she must decide whether to risk everything to see justice done.

Purchase Links for Elegy for Eddie

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Leaving Everything Most LovedAbout Leaving Everything Most Loved

In Leaving Everything Most Loved by New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear, Maisie Dobbs investigates the murder of Indian immigrants in London.

The year is 1933. Maisie Dobbs is contacted by an Indian gentleman who has come to England in the hopes of finding out who killed his sister two months ago. Scotland Yard failed to make any arrest in the case, and there is reason to believe they failed to conduct a thorough investigation. The case becomes even more challenging when another Indian woman is murdered just hours before a scheduled interview. Meanwhile, unfinished business from a previous case becomes a distraction, as does a new development in Maisie’s personal life.

Bringing a crucial chapter in the life and times of Maisie Dobbs to a close, Leaving Everything Most Loved marks a pivotal moment in this outstanding mystery series.

Purchase Links for Leaving Everything Most Loved

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A Dangerous PlaceAbout A Dangerous Place

Maisie Dobbs returns in a powerful story of political intrigue and personal tragedy: a brutal murder in the British garrison town of Gibraltar leads the investigator into a web of lies, deceit, and danger.

Spring 1937. In the four years since she left England, Maisie Dobbs has experienced love, contentment, stability—and the deepest tragedy a woman can endure. Now, all she wants is the peace she believes she might find by returning to India. But her sojourn in the hills of Darjeeling is cut short when her stepmother summons her home to England: her aging father, Frankie Dobbs, is not getting any younger.

On a ship bound for England, Maisie realizes she isn’t ready to return. Against the wishes of the captain who warns her, “You will be alone in a most dangerous place,” she disembarks in Gibraltar. Though she is on her own, Maisie is far from alone: the British garrison town is teeming with refugees fleeing a brutal civil war across the border in Spain.

And the danger is very real. Days after Maisie’s arrival, a photographer and member of Gibraltar’s Sephardic Jewish community, Sebastian Babayoff, is murdered, and Maisie becomes entangled in the case, drawing the attention of the British Secret Service. Under the suspicious eye of a British agent, Maisie is pulled deeper into political intrigue on “the Rock”—arguably Britain’s most important strategic territory—and renews an uneasy acquaintance in the process. At a crossroads between her past and her future, Maisie must choose a direction, knowing that England is, for her, an equally dangerous place, but in quite a different way.

Purchase Links for A Dangerous Place

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About Journey to Munich

Working with the British Secret Service on an undercover mission, Maisie Dobbs is sent to Hitler’s Germany in this thrilling tale of danger and intrigue—the twelfth novel in Jacqueline Winspear’s New York Times bestselling “series that seems to get better with each entry” (Wall Street Journal).

It’s early 1938, and Maisie Dobbs is back in England. On a fine yet chilly morning, as she walks towards Fitzroy Square—a place of many memories—she is intercepted by Brian Huntley and Robert MacFarlane of the Secret Service. 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 bedridden and his daughter has been killed in an accident, the Secret Service wants Maisie—who bears a striking resemblance to the daughter—to retrieve the man from Dachau, on the outskirts of Munich.

The British government is not alone in its interest in Maisie’s travel plans. Her nemesis—the man she holds responsible for her husband’s death—has learned of her journey, and is also desperate for her help.

Traveling 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. . . .

Purchase Links for Journey to Munich

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About In This Grave Hour

• Hardcover: 352 pages
• Publisher: Harper (March 14, 2017)

“A female investigator every bit as brainy and battle-hardened as Lisbeth Salander.”  Maureen Corrigan, NPR’s Fresh Air, on Maisie Dobbs

Sunday September 3rd 1939.  At the moment Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcasts to the nation Britain’s declaration of war with Germany, a senior Secret Service agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs’ flat to await her return. Dr. Francesca Thomas has an urgent assignment for Maisie: to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy, some twenty-three years earlier during the Great War.

In a London shadowed by barrage balloons, bomb shelters and the threat of invasion, within days another former Belgian refugee is found murdered.  And as Maisie delves deeper into the killings of the dispossessed from the “last war,” a new kind of refugee — an evacuee from London — appears in Maisie’s life. The little girl billeted at Maisie’s home in Kent does not, or cannot, speak, and the authorities do not know who the child belongs to or who might have put her on the “Operation Pied Piper” evacuee train.  They know only that her name is Anna.

As Maisie’s search for the killer escalates, the country braces for what is to come.  Britain is approaching its gravest hour — and Maisie could be nearing a crossroads of her own.

Purchase Links for In This Grave Hour

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Jacqueline WinspearAbout Jacqueline Winspear

Jacqueline Winspear is the author of the New York Times bestselling Maisie Dobbs series, which includes In This Grave Hour, Journey to Munich, A Dangerous Place, Leaving Everything Most Loved, Elegy for Eddie, and eight other novels. Her standalone novel, The Care and Management of Lies, was also a New York Times bestseller and a Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalist. Originally from the United Kingdom, she now lives in California.

Find out more about Jacqueline at her website, www.jacquelinewinspear.com, and find her on Facebook.

Tour Stops

Monday, February 20th: Life By Kristen – Maisie Dobbs

Tuesday, February 21st: Bookshelf Fantasies – Birds of a Feather

Wednesday, February 22nd: Reading Reality – Pardonable Lies

Thursday, February 23rd: A Bookish Way of Life – Messenger of Truth

Monday, February 27th: Back Porchervations – An Incomplete Revenge

Tuesday, February 28th: Mel’s Shelves – Among the Mad

Wednesday, March 1st: History from a Woman’s PerspectiveThe Mapping of Love and Death

Thursday, March 2nd: Book by Book – A Lesson in Secrets

Monday, March 6th: Bookish Realm Reviews – Elegy for Eddie

Tuesday, March 7th: My Military Savings – Leaving Everything Most Loved

Tuesday, March 7th: Barbara Khan on Goodreads – Leaving Everything Most Loved

Wednesday, March 8th: Lit and Life – A Dangerous Place

Thursday, March 9th: #redhead.with.book – Journey to Munich

Tuesday, March 14th: Reading Reality – In This Grave Hour

Wednesday, March 15th: M. Denise Costello – In This Grave Hour

Thursday, March 16th: Mel’s Shelves – In This Grave Hour

Friday, March 17th: A Bookish Way of Life – In This Grave Hour

Monday, March 20th: Helen’s Book Blog – In This Grave Hour

Tuesday, March 21st: Book by Book – In This Grave Hour

Wednesday, March 22nd: Jathan & Heather – In This Grave Hour

Thursday, March 23rd: #redhead.with.book – In This Grave Hour

Friday, March 24th: Diary of a Stay at Home Mom – In This Grave Hour

Monday, March 27th: History from a Woman’s Perspective – In This Grave Hour

Tuesday, March 28th: What Will She Read Next – In This Grave Hour

Wednesday, March 29th: Bookish Realm Reviews – In This Grave Hour