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Brightwell, Emily

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Works: 43 works in 367 publications in 2 languages and 19,343 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.R46443, 813.54
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Publications about Emily Brightwell
Publications by Emily Brightwell
Most widely held works about Emily Brightwell
 
Most widely held works by Emily Brightwell
Mrs. Jeffries and the mistletoe mix-up by Emily Brightwell( Book )
101 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 5,313 libraries worldwide
Under a bundle of mistletoe, art collector Daniel McCourt lies with his throat slit, a bloody sword next to his body. Inspector Witherspoon is determined to solve the case--preferably before the eggnog is ladled out on Christmas Eve--but of course he will require assistance from the always sharp-witted housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries, who has a few of her own theories on why McCourt had to die by the sword
Mrs. Jeffries and the feast of St. Stephen by Emily Brightwell( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
The case is an unexpected bother for Inspector Witherspoon's household, already abuzz with plans for the holidays, but Scotland Yard wants this crime solved before Christmas. Now the busy sleuths must rally in support of their Inspector -- especially since the clues are harder to find than a silver sixpence in a plum pudding
Mrs. Jeffries in the nick of time by Emily Brightwell( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Train enthusiast Francis Humphreys took his last breath while relatives and neighbors visited downstairs. But if everyone was downstairs, who could have stolen into Uncle Francis's study, killed him, and escaped? Mrs. Jeffries will have to lend her downstairs common sense to this upstairs murder mystery
Mrs. Jeffries holds the trump by Emily Brightwell( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Housekeeper Mrs. Jeffries and her employer, Inspector Gerald Witherspoon, investigate the drowning of the owner of a medical supply company, a man without greedy relatives or business rivals but a flair for amateur sleuthing that may have caused his murder
Mrs. Jeffries and the yuletide weddings by Emily Brightwell( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 788 libraries worldwide
Just as Inspector Witherspoon's staff prepares for the long-awaited wedding of Betsy and Smythe, a Yuletide murder falls in the Inspector's lap. A middle-aged spinster has been killed and Mrs. Jeffries' household will have to put aside its holiday spirit until the case is solved
Mrs. Jeffries stalks the hunter by Emily Brightwell( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 754 libraries worldwide
Sir Edmund Leggett is flattered to be stalked by a young lady--who makes herself scarce after he's murdered in cold blood. The police hold the young woman to blame. But Inspector Witherspoon has other ideas and consults his housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries--who always gets to the heart of the matter
Mrs. Jeffries sweeps the chimney by Emily Brightwell( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
Inspector Witherspoon is perplexed. No one seems to know the identity of the dead man dressed like a vicar and propped up against the ouside wall of St. Paul's Church. A paper clutched in the corpse's hand reveals the address of a dilapidated and seemingly abandoned cottage--abandoned if you don't count the human skeleton stuffed in the chimney. To link these two biazrre incdients will take all of the resources at Witherspoon's command--and a little help from the efficient Mrs. Jeffries
Mrs. Jeffries speaks her mind by Emily Brightwell( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
The eccentric Olive Kettering swore someone was trying to harm her. Too bad no one listened, though plenty wanted her dead. When Olive is shot and killed, Mrs. Jeffries has no problem speaking her mind to see justice served
Mrs. Jeffries and the best laid plans by Emily Brightwell( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Inspector Witherspoon's housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries, must once again employ her keen skills of detection when Lawrence Boyd, a banker with numerous enemies, is found dead in his burnt-out studio and all signs point to murder
Mrs. Jeffries appeals the verdict by Emily Brightwell( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
An innocent man will hang unless Mrs. Jeffries and her belowstairs cohorts can find the real killer
Mrs. Jeffries pinches the post by Emily Brightwell( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Harrison Nye may have been involved in some dubious business dealings, but no one ever expected him to be murdered
Mrs. Jeffries learns the trade by Emily Brightwell( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
The 1st 3 Mrs. Jeffries mysteries
Mrs. Jeffries rocks the boat by Emily Brightwell( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Mirabelle Daws travels from Australia to visit her sister, only to be stabbed to death in the middle of a locked garden. Only the residents have the keys to the garden, but the more Inspector Witherspoon and Mrs. Jeffries investigate, the more puzzled they become
The inspector and Mrs. Jeffries by Emily Brightwell( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
While Inspector Witherspoon receives accolades for his Scotland Yard successes, his housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries, does the lion's share of the detective work
Mrs. Jeffries weeds the plot by Emily Brightwell( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
"Eccentric Annabeth Gentry pretty much keeps to herself. Besides her recent inheritance and the attention her bloodhound gets for digging up the body of a murdered thief, her life is, in fact, rather dull. So why does she think that someone is trying to kill her? That's what Mrs. Jeffries and her staff have to find out." -- Back cover
Mrs. Jeffries takes the stage by Emily Brightwell( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard's Inspector Witherspoon and his housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries, investigate the murder of a theater critic known for his savage reviews
Mrs. Jeffries on the ball by Emily Brightwell( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Festivities turn fatal when Hannah Greenwood is found dead at a Jubilee Ball honoring Queen Victoria. But fear not, Inspector Witherspoon and Mrs. Jeffries are also in attendance. They are soon hard at work exposing old secrets and petty jealousies in the prestigious Hyde Park Literary Circle, of which the victim was a much-hated member
Mrs. Jeffries pleads her case by Emily Brightwell( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
As her employer, Inspector Witherspoon, attempts to learn more about the apparent suicide of Harlan Westover, Mrs. Jeffries and her staff investigate the matter themselves, subtly pointing the inspector in the right direction
Mrs. Jeffries takes stock by Emily Brightwell( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 libraries worldwide
When her employer, Inspector Witherspoon, is saddled with the baffling murder of a man who had allegedly cheated his stockholders out of a fortune, housekeeper Mrs. Jeffries comes to the rescue
The ghost and Mrs. Jeffries by Emily Brightwell( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 libraries worldwide
After its prediction at a seance, a murder takes place and Inspector Witherspoon is on the case. Without a crystal ball, he relies on his housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries, whose keen nose for dirty deeds is second to none
 
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