Mrs. Jeffries Pleads the Fifth

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NOW IN ONE VOLUME—THREE VICTORIAN MYSTERIES FEATURING MRS. JEFFRIES

A DETECTIVE IN THE HOUSE

Everyone’s awed by Inspector Witherspoon’s Scotland Yard successes, but they don’t know about his secret weapon. Her name is Mrs. Jeffries, and she keeps house for the Inspector—and keeps him on his toes. No matter how messy the murder or how dirty the deed, her polished detection ...

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Overview

NOW IN ONE VOLUME—THREE VICTORIAN MYSTERIES FEATURING MRS. JEFFRIES

A DETECTIVE IN THE HOUSE

Everyone’s awed by Inspector Witherspoon’s Scotland Yard successes, but they don’t know about his secret weapon. Her name is Mrs. Jeffries, and she keeps house for the Inspector—and keeps him on his toes. No matter how messy the murder or how dirty the deed, her polished detection skills are up to the task. Because as she knows all too well, a crimesolver’s work is never done…

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 do some snooping around to dish up 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. Is 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 sniff out some clues before the plot thickens…

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Praise for the Mrs. Jeffries mysteries:

“[A] winning combination in Witherspoon and Jeffries. It’s murder most English all the way!”—The Literary Times

“Fascinating murder mystery...wit and style...a winning series. Mrs. Jeffries is the Miss Marple of Victorian Mystery.” —The Paperback Forum

“One historical mystery series that never gets boring or dull.”—Midwest Book Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780425269763
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 4/1/2014
  • Series: Mrs. Jeffries Series
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 69,373
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Emily Brightwell is the author of over 32 Inspector Witherspoon and Mrs. Jeffries Victorian mysteries

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