A Dangerous Place – Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

I like, as an alternative to ploughing through more worthy reads such as Secret Scripture, reading series of books. Often they are set in the regency period, but there is an enormous choice of fake Golden Age mysteries, often featuring vaguely aristocratic women, who end up solving murder mysteries. (See any good library for details) … More A Dangerous Place – Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

Singled Out and Maisie Dobbs – Leftover women

One of the fascinating areas of reading popular at the moment – or is that every Remembrance Sunday – is the other effect of the carnage of the First World War, being the sheer number of women who survived the War, despite their often risky war work. Mathematics alone shows that there must have been many women who could … More Singled Out and Maisie Dobbs – Leftover women