Elegy for Eddie

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Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
368
Dimensions
5.43 X 7.99 X 0.8 inches | 0.61 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062049582

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About the Author

Jacqueline Winspear is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Consequences of Fear, The American Agent, and To Die but Once, as well as thirteen other bestselling Maisie Dobbs novels and The Care and Management of Lies, a Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalist. Jacqueline has also published two nonfiction books, What Would Maisie Do? and a memoir, This Time Next Year We'll Be Laughing. Originally from the United Kingdom, she divides her time between California and the Pacific Northwest.

Reviews

"Long before the Downton Abbey craze, Jacqueline Winspear was writing remarkable mysteries about life in England circa WWI." -- New York Journal of Books

"Compelling." -- People (3 1/2 out of 4 stars)

"A detective series to savor." -- Johanna McGeary, Time

"A series that seems to get better with every entry." -- Tom Nolan, Wall Street Journal

"When people ask me to recommend an author, one name consistently comes to mind: Jacqueline Winspear...Winspear chronicles the uncharted, sometimes rocky path chosen by her protagonist and delivers results that are educational, unique, and wonderful." -- Deirdre Donahue, USA Today

"For as long as each novel lasts, we live in Maisie's suspenseful, intelligent world." -- Evelyn Theiss, Cleveland Plain Dealer

"[Catches] the sorrow of a lost generation in the character of one exceptional woman." -- Chicago Tribune

"Engages the mind and enriches the heart." -- Jay Strafford, Richmond Times-Dispatch

"A heroine to cherish." -- Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review

"Terrific....Maisie is one of the great fictional heroines, equal parts haunted and haunting." -- Parade

"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." -- Hallie Ephron, Boston Globe

"Maisie Dobbs is a revelation." -- Alexander McCall Smith

"Excellent....The involved plot is as good as any in the series, and the resolution is intelligently complex." -- Publishers Weekly

"Like any typical PI, Maisie is preternaturally acute and given to noticing tiny details, but it's her compassion that allows her to illuminate some of the most pressing and staggeringly painful issues of her day, delivering unexpected answers and sense of peace to her clients-and her readers." -- Nathalie Gorman, O, the Oprah Magazine

"Reading Jacqueline Winspear's Elegy for Eddie, the solid-gold ninth installment in a wonderful mystery series that shows no signs of flagging, you can't help thinking that her nurse-turned psychologist-turned sleuth would make an ideal PBS heroine." -- Robert Bianco, USA Today

"A work of great humanity and a stellar entry in a superb series." -- Jay Strafford, Richmond Times-Dispatch