When an American war correspondent's murder is concealed by British authorities, Maisie Dobbs agrees to work with an agent of the US Department of Justice to help an old friend discover the truth. With German bombs raining down on London, Maisie is torn between the demands of solving this dangerous case and the need to protect her young evacuee. And what will happen when she faces losing her dearest friend and the possibility that she might be falling in love again?
`Maisie Dobbs is a revelation' Alexander McCall Smith; `Wry and immensely readable' Daily Mail; `A series that seems to get better with every entry' Wall Street Journal; `Excellent...In Winspear's capable hands, Maisie has evolved into a deeply sympathetic character. Readers will eagerly await her next outing.' Publishers Weekly