Mrs. Jeffries and the Merry Gentlemen (Hardcover)

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"The holiday season brings a mix of merriment, mayhem, and murder. And it falls to Inspector Witherspoon with a significant portion of help from the ever-watchful Mrs. Jeffries to find the culprit "
THE BUSINESS OF DEATH
Orlando Edison is a stockbroker using London's infatuation with foreign mining ventures to make a fortune. He has curried favor with the nation's most respected aristocrats, even inviting three of the most influential investors in England known as the Merry Gentlemen to be part of his latest enterprise.
Despite his mysterious past, Edison is now welcomed in the highest circles and moves with ease among the rich and powerful. Yet a few days before Christmas, he is found sprawled across his doorstep, murdered. Charismatic and charming, Edison was kind to his servants and generous with his friends. Why would someone want him dead?
Inspector Witherspoon and his household are all looking forward to the festive season. Witherspoon is eager to spend time with his godchild. Wiggins, the footman, is infatuated with football and would rather cheer goals than chase down clues. And Mrs. Goodge longs to bake recipes from the latest cookbooks. But they all know their duty, and led by the intrepid Mrs. Jeffries, they plan to see justice served for the holidays .

About the Author


Emily Brightwell is the author of 32 Inspector Witherspoon and Mrs. Jeffries books.

Praise For…


Praise for the Mrs. Jeffries Mysteries:

“Enjoyable…Cozy fans will be well satisfied.”—Publishers Weekly

“Full of humor, suspense, adventure, and touches of romance…Delightful.” —Rendezvous

“A winning series.”—The Paperback Forum

“It’s murder most English all the way!”—The Literary Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9780425268087
ISBN-10: 042526808X
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
Publication Date: October 29th, 2013
Pages: 277
Language: English
Series: Victorian Mysteries