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Book Review of Birds of a Feather (Maisie Dobbs, Bk 2)

Birds of a Feather (Maisie Dobbs, Bk 2)
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Helpful Score: 6


I like Maisie Dobbs, "Psychologist & Investigator", and protagonist of this book as well as the series debut Maisie Dobbs. The books are set in the years after the end of the Great War (later to become WWI). The books are filled with rich historical detail, and I learn a lot about a period in time I am not that familiar with. What I don't like is the pace of the books, they are just a tad too slow, and could use with a little more brisk pacing.

This mystery follows Maisie looking for a runaway heiress, Charlotte Waite. In her investigations Maisie learns of three old acquaintances of Ms. Waite's that have been recently murdered. What is the link between the three, and who is killing these women? With an introduction of a possible love triangle in the next book, I found this an enjoyable story, though as I said before somewhat slow going.


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