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Mrs. Jeffries Turns the Tide (A Victorian Mystery)

By Emily Brightwell

If you're keen on Downton Abbey, you are going to love Mrs. Jeffries!

IN THE WEEDS

Beautiful and new on the town, Ellen Langston-Jones doesn’t have any enemies. So, whilst she’s chanced on lifeless within the communal gardens, Inspector Witherspoon quick narrows the sector of suspects right down to one: Lucius Montague, who used to be noticeable threatening Mrs. Langston-Jones almost immediately ahead of her death.

The Inspector and all of London are confident that he’s the killer, yet Mrs. Jeffries has doubts. Her greatest challenge is that Lucius Montague is a truly unpleasant personality and no one—including Inspector Witherspoon’s staff—is susceptible to avoid wasting his skin. Now, she needs to flip the tide of the investigation...or watch an blameless guy take the autumn for the genuine killer.


A Mrs. Jeffries Mystery

 

She retains apartment for Inspector Witherspoon...and retains him on his ft. Everyone’s awed by means of his Scotland backyard successes—but they don’t find out about his mystery weapon. regardless of how messy the homicide or how soiled the deed, Mrs. Jeffries’ polished detection abilities are as much as the task...proving that at the back of each nice guy there’s a woman—and crimesolver’s paintings isn't done.

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Yet I’m directly to you, sir. It’s constantly at this element within the research, on the position the place you think that you’ve such a lot of items of the puzzle, that you’ll by no means healthy all of it jointly. yet you recognize rather well that it’s should you believe the main muddled that your precise brilliance shines via. ” He laughed delightedly. “Really, Mrs. Jeffries, you supply me some distance an excessive amount of credits. I’d infrequently say I’m awesome. ” “Now, now, sir, you mustn’t be overly modest. You’ve solved extra murders than somebody within the heritage of the Metropolitan Police division.

Fraid now not. the one factor i do know approximately her used to be that she’d no longer been in London lengthy. I in simple terms comprehend that simply because I overheard the clerk on the chemist’s talkin’ approximately her. ” “Which chemist? ” he requested quick. “The one on Clarendon highway. ” She tired her glass, cocked her head to at least one part, and grinned coquettishly. “Buy me one other, then. ” “It’d be my excitement. ” Smythe saved his smile firmly in position and clearly was hoping that Wiggins was once having a better time than he used to be. * * * “I concept you should see this earlier than I took it to the station, sir.

JEFFRIES? Even Inspector Witherspoon himself doesn’t know—because his mystery weapon is as ladylike as she is shrewdpermanent. She’s Mrs. Jeffries—the captivating detective who stars during this exact Victorian secret sequence. get pleasure from all of them . . . The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries A health care professional is located lifeless in his personal office—and Mrs. Jeffries needs to scour the premises to discover the prescription for homicide. Mrs. Jeffries Dusts for Clues One case is solved and one other is opened while the inspector unearths a lacking brooch—pinned to a useless woman’s costume.

She knew what it used to be prefer to be desperately negative and depending on below honorable humans. “That’s poor. humans have a correct to be paid their wages whilst they’re due. ” “The gun used to kill that lady used to be ’is to boot. ” Smythe eyed Fiona conscientiously as he spoke; he desired to gauge her response. She could be Mrs. Jeffries’ relative by means of marriage, yet he didn’t belief her. “And a pillow from his apartment was once used to muffle the sound of the shot. ” “Yes, i do know it seems to be very, very bad,” Fiona started.

Jeffries gazed at her with sympathy. She understood how Betsy felt. “But we don’t wish someone to think disregarded. ” She slipped into the seat subsequent to her husband. “That wouldn’t be reasonable. ” “I agree yet there’s no cause we can’t discover a number of bits and items if they’re on hand. We’ll ensure the others are advised the following day. ” “I believe so,” Betsy muttered. “It’s justice we have to be troubled approximately, no longer humans feeling like they’ve been driven to the aspect. ” “You’ve now not been driven to the side,” Wiggins protested.

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