The first novel in the beloved New York Times bestselling Victorian mystery series featuring Inspector Witherspoon and his housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries—two of the most charming characters to ever crack a case!
She keeps house for Inspector Witherspoon...and keeps him on his toes. Everyone's awed by his Scotland Yard successes—but they don't know about his secret weapon. No matter how messy the murder or how dirty the deed, Mrs. Jeffries's polished detection skills are up to the task...proving that behind every great man there's a great woman—and that a crime-solver's work is never done.
Penguin Publishing Group; February 1993
- ISBN: 9781101644829
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- Title: The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries
Series: A Victorian Mystery
- Author: Emily Brightwell
In The Press
Praise for the Victorian mysteries
“[A] winning combination in Witherspoon and Jeffries. It’s murder most English all the way!”—The Literary Times
“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
About The Author
Emily Brightwell is the New York Times bestselling author of the Victorian Mysteries featuring Inspector Witherspoon and Mrs. Jeffries.