Jacqueline Winspear

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Jacqueline Winspear

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Jacqueline Winspear was born and raised in the county of Kent, England. Following higher education at the University of London’s Institute of Education, Jacqueline worked in academic publishing, in higher education and in marketing communications in the UK.

She emigrated to the United States in 1990, and while working in business and as a personal / professional coach, Jacqueline embarked upon a life-long dream to be a writer.

A regular contributor to journals covering international education, Jacqueline has published articles in women's magazines and has also recorded her essays for KQED radio in San Francisco. She currently divides her time between Ojai and the San Francisco Bay Area and is a regular visitor to the United Kingdom and Europe...more

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An op-ed piece in the New York Times a couple of weeks ago was centered on the fact that more people are living alone than ever before, with the USA actually lagging behind Europe in the number of singletons making their way in the world without a partner at their side. In fact, the author, Erik Klinenberg, says "singleton" is his word, but I could have sworn Helen Fielding arrived there first... Read more of this blog post »
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July 2014, Jacqueline Winspear
"The bestselling mystery writer takes a break from her Maisie Dobbs series to pen a stand-alone historical novel, The Care and Management of Lies, set during World War I." ...More

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"Aimee wrote: "Though I have missed the discussion, I would just like to say that the Maisie Dobbs series is one of my absolute favorites of all times....more "
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“Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live.”
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“Coincidence is a messenger sent by truth.”
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“Truth walks toward us on the paths of our questions...as soon as you think you have the answer, you have closed the path and may miss vital new information. Wait awhile in the stillness, and do not rush to conclusions, no matter how uncomfortable the unknowing.”
Jacqueline Winspear, Maisie Dobbs


Please vote for our September 2014 NON-SERIES Group Read book. Our original selection for September has been pushed out to a later publication date.
we have an alternative Lehane, a movie tie-in; a stand alone from Jacqueline Winspear; and a thriller from John Verdon.
Think of a Number (Dave Gurney, #1) by John Verdon by John Verdon.
The Drop by Dennis Lehane The Drop movie tie-in by Dennis Lehane 02-Sep-2014 release date
The Care and Management of Lies by Jacqueline Winspear stand-alone by Jacqueline Winspear 01-Jul-2014 release

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