The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries

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Penguin, Feb 1, 1993 - Fiction - 192 pages
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.

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This was a fun "whodunnit." A quick read. The lovely, but inept police inspector is helped with his investigations by his elderly housekeeper. The characters were likeable and I didn't guess the baddie too quickly. Read full review

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Mrs. Jeffries loved helping her husband solve crimes. Now she is widowed and working as a housekeeper. Her new employer, Gerald Witherspoon, has recently been promoted to Police Inspector ... Read full review


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Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
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Emily Brightwell is the New York Times bestselling author of the Victorian Mysteries featuring Inspector Witherspoon and Mrs. Jeffries.

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