Mrs. Jeffries Defends Her Own (A Victorian Mystery)
Publish Date: 2012-05-01
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Author: Emily Brightwell
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.
When the general office manager of Sutcliffe Manufacturing is murdered, no one is really surprised. Ronald Dearman was anything but a dear man. The tyrannical bully had more than enough enemies to go around. But who hated him enough to walk into his office and put a bullet between his eyes?
For once, Inspector Gerald Witherspoon doesn't get the case; it's given to another inspector. Then someone from Mrs. Jeffries' pastsomeone she'd hoped to never see againshows up and begs for her help. Now Mrs. Jeffries must step into the fray and stop a terrible miscarriage of justice