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“Emily Brightwell continues to brighten the well-being of her
fans with ENTERTAINING MYSTERIES.”
—Midwest Book Review
“It’s murder most English all the way!” —The Literary Times
INSPECTOR WITHERSPOON ALWAYS TRIUMPHS . . .
HOW DOES HE DO IT?
Even the Inspector himself doesn’t know—because his secret
weapon is as ladylike as she is clever. She’s Mrs. Jeffries—the
determined, delightful detective who stars in this unique Victorian mystery series. Be sure to read them all . . .
The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries
A doctor is found dead in his own office—and Mrs. Jeffries
must scour the premises to find the prescription for murder.
Mrs. Jeffries Dusts for Clues
One case is solved and another is opened when the Inspector
finds a missing brooch—pinned to a dead woman’s gown. But
Mrs. Jeffries never cleans a room without dusting under the
bed—and never gives up on a case before every loose end is
The Ghost and Mrs. Jeffries
Death is unpredictable . . . but the murder of Mrs. Hodges was
foreseen at a spooky séance. The practical-minded housekeeper may not be able to see the future—but she can look into the past and put things in order to solve this haunting
Mrs. Jeffries Takes Stock
A businessman has been murdered—and it could be because
he cheated his stockholders. The housekeeper’s interest is
piqued, and when it comes to catching killers, the smart
money’s on Mrs. Jeffries.
Mrs. Jeffries On the Ball
A festive Jubilee celebration turns into a fatal affair—and
Mrs. Jeffries must find the guilty party.
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Mrs. Jeffries on the Trail
Why was Annie Shields out selling flowers so late on a foggy
night? And more importantly, who killed her while she was
doing it? It’s up to Mrs. Jeffries to sniff out the clues.
Mrs. Jeffries Plays the Cook
Mrs. Jeffries finds herself doing double duty: cooking for the
Inspector’s household and trying to cook a killer’s goose.
Mrs. Jeffries and the Missing Alibi
When Inspector Witherspoon becomes the main suspect in a
murder, Scotland Yard refuses to let him investigate. But no
one said anything about Mrs. Jeffries.
Mrs. Jeffries Stands Corrected
When a local publican is murdered, and Inspector Witherspoon botches the investigation, trouble starts to brew for Mrs. Jeffries.
Mrs. Jeffries Takes the Stage
After a theatre critic is murdered, Mrs. Jeffries uncovers the
victim’s secret past: a real-life drama more compelling than
any stage play.
Mrs. Jeffries Questions the Answer
Hannah Cameron was not well liked. But were her friends
or family the sort to stab her in the back? Mrs. Jeffries must
Mrs. Jeffries Reveals Her Art
Mrs. Jeffries has to work double-time to find a missing model
and a killer. And she’ll have to get her whole staff involved—
before someone else becomes the next subject.
Mrs. Jeffries Takes the Cake
The evidence was all there: a dead body, two dessert plates,
and a gun. As if Mr. Ashbury had been sharing cake with his
own killer. Now Mrs. Jeffries will have to dish up some clues.
Mrs. Jeffries Rocks the Boat
Mirabelle had traveled by boat all the way from Australia to
visit her sister—only to wind up murdered. Now Mrs. Jeffries
must solve the case, and it’s sink or swim.
Mrs. Jeffries Weeds the Plot
Three attempts have been made on Annabeth Gentry’s life.
Was it due to her recent inheritance, or was it because her
bloodhound dug up the body of a murdered thief? Mrs. Jeffries will have to investigate.
Mrs. Jeffries Pinches the Post
Harrison Nye may have been involved in some dubious business dealings, but no one ever expected him to be murdered.
Now, Mrs. Jeffries and her staff must root through the sins of
his past to discover which one caught up with him.
Mrs. Jeffries Pleads Her Case
Harlan Westover’s death was deemed a suicide by the magistrate. But Inspector Witherspoon is willing to risk his career to prove otherwise. And it’s up to Mrs. Jeffries to ensure the
good Inspector remains employed.
Mrs. Jeffries Sweeps the Chimney
A dead vicar has been found, propped against a church wall,
and Inspector Witherspoon’s only prayer is to seek the divinations of Mrs. Jeffries.
Mrs. Jeffries Stalks the Hunter
Puppy love turns to obsession, which leads to murder. Who
better to get to the heart of the matter than Inspector Witherspoon’s indomitable companion, Mrs. Jeffries?
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the ghost and mrs. jeffries
mrs. jeffries takes stock
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mrs. jeffries on the trail
mrs. jeffries plays the cook
mrs. jeffries and the missing alibi
mrs. jeffries stands corrected
mrs. jeffries takes the stage
mrs. jeffries questions the answer
mrs. jeffries reveals her art
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mrs. jeffries rocks the boat
mrs. jeffries weeds the plot
mrs. jeffries pinches the post
mrs. jeffries pleads her case
mrs. jeffries sweeps the chimney
mrs. jeffries stalks the hunter
mrs. jeffries and the silent knight
mrs. jeffries appeals the verdict
mrs. jeffries learns the trade
APPEALS THE VERDICT
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This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons,