A Book That’s Perfect for Reading Over Lunch

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From Mary Jo

I got hooked on the Maise Dobbs series of books following the recommendation from a librarian. An Incomplete Revenge, the fifth in the series, finds Maise dealing with a series of crimes in the rural area outside of London.

I’m not sure what it is about this series that I find so compelling. Maise is a difficult protagonist, and at times not even very likable. But in this installment of the series, a more intimate side of her comes out. We learn a little more about her background and family, and we start to see another side of her.

Set in the post WWI era, these are fairly easy to read (although more indepth than a cozy), and would make for good lunchtime reading. I’ve already started on the next book in the series.