The first novel in the Maisie Dobbs's series by Jacqueline Winspear is "Maisie Dobbs." The book is available for purchase from several vendors in hardcover, paperback, audio and e-book format.
"Maisie Dobbs" tells the story of the title character as she sets up her own business and begins a career as a solo investigator. It delves into her history as a nurse during WWI and examines how her skills as a psychologist inform her work.
The novel, which was first published in 2003, has received the Agatha Award for best first novel and has been featured on many notable and best book lists for that year. As of August 2015, 10 more novels follow "Maisie Dobbs" in the series.