Mrs. Jeffries And The Merry Gentlemen (A Victorian Mystery)

Mrs. Jeffries And The Merry Gentlemen (A Victorian Mystery)

  • Publish Date: 2014-11-04
  • Binding: Mass Market Paperback
  • Author: Emily Brightwell
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THE BUSINESS OF DEATH

Orlando Edison is a stockbroker using Londons infatuation with foreign mining ventures to make a fortune. He has curried favor with the nations most respected aristocrats, even inviting three influential investorsknown as the Merry Gentlemento be part of his latest enterprise. Edison is welcomed in the highest circles and moves with ease among the rich and powerful. But a few days before Christmas, he is found murdered.

Inspector Witherspoon and his household are looking forward to the festive season. But they all know their duty, and led by the intrepid Mrs. Jeffries, they plan to see justice served for the holidays . . .

A Mrs. Jeffries Mystery

She keeps house for Inspector Witherspoon . . . and 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 task . . . proving that behind every great man theres a womanand that a crimesolvers work is never done.

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