Maisie #17
A Sunlit Weapon

Maisie Dobbs #17 now available!

October 1942. Jo Hardy, a 22-year-old ferry pilot, is delivering a Supermarine Spitfire—the fastest fighter aircraft in the world—to Biggin Hill Aerodrome, when she realizes someone is shooting at her aircraft from the ground...

Maisie #16
The Consequences of Fear

Maisie Dobbs #16 now in paperback!

As Europe buckles under Nazi occupation, Maisie Dobbs investigates a possible murder that threatens devastating repercussions for Britain’s war efforts in this latest installment in the New York Times bestselling mystery series.

Publishers Weekly Starred Review
Booklist Starred Review

Memoir
This Time Next Year We’ll Be Laughing

A Memoir

Now available in paperback

“Jacqueline Winspear has created a memoir of her English childhood that is every bit as engaging as her Maisie Dobbs novels, just as rich in character and detail, history and humanity.”
—Anne Lamott, bestselling novelist, essayist, memoirist & author

“Jacqueline Winspear has created a memoir of her English childhood that is every bit as engaging as her Maisie Dobbs novels, just as rich in character and detail, history and humanity.”
—Anne Lamott, bestselling novelist, essayist & memoirist

Nominated for an Edgar® Award
Library Journal Starred Review
Kirkus Starred Review

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Announcements

March 2022: New podcast on The Secret Library Podcast, marking publication of the 17th novel in the Maisie Dobbs’ series.

March 2022: New article by Jacqueline: Why reading the mystery is good for us in uncertain times.

March 2022: New article by Jacqueline: Eleanor Roosevelt’s 1942 meeting with women ferry pilots in WW2 Britain.

March 22, 2022: A Sunlit Weapon, Maisie Dobbs #17 released.

February 2022: Article in The Big Thrill: Up Close: Jacqueline Winspear.

February 2022: The Consequences of Fear paperback released.

September 2021: This Time Next Year We’ll Be Laughing paperback released.

September 2021: Maisie Dobbs Screen Adaptation announced.

January 2021: This Time Next Year We’ll Be Laughing is nominated for an Edgar® Award for Best Critical/Biographical work.

Praise for Jacqueline’s books

Winspear, whose work combines realistic historical plots with lovely, unobtrusive prose, has won numerous awards, and rightly so.
Richmond-Times Dispatch
Fiction at once fresh and timeless, intimate and sweeping…
“O” Magazine
What Winspear does, brilliantly and poignantly…
is to bring home the enormity of the war by making it personal…
—NPR.org
[Winspear’s] writing is lovely, elegant and welcoming.
—Bestselling memoirist Anne Lamott

What Would Maisie Do?—a collection of readers’ favorite passages from the Maisie Dobbs’ series, together with the story behind each passage, sections on locations featured in the books, and pages for journaling.
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