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Brightwell, Emily

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Works: 48 works in 304 publications in 1 language and 17,751 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  History  Historical fiction  Christmas stories 
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 feast of St. Stephen by Emily Brightwell( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,155 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 and the silent knight by Emily Brightwell( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 946 libraries worldwide
Aided by his sleuthing housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries, Inspector Witherspoon is called in by the Home Secretary to uncover the truth about the bludgeoning murder of Sir George Braxton, an investigation complicated by the victim's three daughters
Mrs. Jeffries in the nick of time by Emily Brightwell( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 849 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 )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 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 )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 818 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 speaks her mind by Emily Brightwell( Book )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 797 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 stalks the hunter by Emily Brightwell( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 794 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 2006 in English and held by 788 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 and the mistletoe mix-up by Emily Brightwell( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 780 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 forges ahead by Emily Brightwell( Book )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Arlette Montrose Banfield angered many marriageable women when she snagged the handsome Lewis Banfield--but were they angry enough to poison her? Mrs. Jeffries doesn't mind getting her hands dirty to uncover the greed behind her murder
Mrs. Jeffries and the best laid plans by Emily Brightwell( Book )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 698 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 )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
An innocent man will hang unless Mrs. Jeffries and her belowstairs cohorts can find the real killer
Mrs. Jeffries defends her own by Emily Brightwell( Book )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 649 libraries worldwide
To avoid a terrible miscarriage of justice, Mrs. Jeffries must help someone she'd hoped never to see again solve the murder of the Sutcliffe Manufacturing general office manager, a man many hated
Mrs. Jeffries pinches the post by Emily Brightwell( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Harrison Nye may have been involved in dubious business dealings, but no one ever expected him to be murdered. During the investigation, Inspector Witherspoon finds that Nye's business associate had visited him just before the murder
Mrs. Jeffries rocks the boat by Emily Brightwell( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Inspector Witherspoon and his housekeeper Mrs Jeffries are baffled by the murder, in a locked garden, of Mirabelle Daws, who had travelled all the way from Australia to visit her sister. Someone had clearly wanted her visit kept very short
Mrs. Jeffries learns the trade by Emily Brightwell( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
The 1st 3 Mrs. Jeffries mysteries
The inspector and Mrs. Jeffries by Emily Brightwell( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 440 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 )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 438 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 and the Merry Gentlemen by Emily Brightwell( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
"Orlando Edison is a stockbroker using London's infatuation with foreign mining ventures to make a fortune. He has curried favor with the nation's most respected aristocrats, even inviting three of the most influential investors in England--known as the Merry Gentlemen--to be part of his latest enterprise. Despite his mysterious past, Edison is now welcomed in the highest circles and moves with ease among the rich and powerful. Yet a few days before Christmas, he is found sprawled across his doorstep, murdered. Charismatic and charming, Edison was kind to his servants and generous with his friends. Why would someone want him dead? Inspector Witherspoon and his household are all looking forward to the festive season. Witherspoon is eager to spend time with his godchild. Wiggins, the footman, is infatuated with football and would rather cheer goals than chase down clues. And Mrs. Goodge longs to bake recipes from the latest cookbooks. But they all know their duty, and led by the intrepid Mrs. Jeffries, they plan to see justice served for the holidays..."--
Mrs. Jeffries dusts for clues by Emily Brightwell( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
When a servant girl runs away and a missing brooch is found on a murdered woman, Inspector Witherspoon and his eagle-eyed housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries, search for clues
 
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