Mrs. Jeffries And The Silent Knight (A Victorian Mystery)

Mrs. Jeffries And The Silent Knight (A Victorian Mystery)

  • Publish Date: 2006-10-03
  • Binding: Mass Market Paperback
  • Author: Emily Brightwell
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Sir George Braxton was found lying face down in a frozen fountain with the back of his skull bashed to bits. The case is complicated by a distinct lack of holiday cheer in the victims three argumentative middle-aged daughters and their sullen houseguests. Even the cranky cat hates everyone. To top it all off, the Home Secretary has called in Inspector Witherspoon over the heads of some touchy local lads, making matters stickier than a plum pudding. Only the help of his housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries, and her crime-solving staff will give the poor Inspector any chance of sleeping in heavenly peace on Christmas Eve

She keeps house for Inspector Witherspoonand keeps him on his toes. Everyones awed by his Scotland Yard successesbut they dont know about his secret weapon. No matter how messy the murder or how dirty the deed, Mrs. Jeffries polished detection skills are up to the taskproving that behind every great man theres a womanand that a crimesolvers work is never done.

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