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Brightwell, Emily

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Works: 39 works in 372 publications in 2 languages and 18,840 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 feast of St. Stephen by Emily Brightwell( Book )
122 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,996 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 )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 959 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 speaks her mind by Emily Brightwell( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 860 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 forges ahead by Emily Brightwell( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 858 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 in the nick of time by Emily Brightwell( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 856 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 and the yuletide weddings by Emily Brightwell( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 837 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 and the mistletoe mix-up by Emily Brightwell( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 819 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 stalks the hunter by Emily Brightwell( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2014 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
Mrs. Jeffries sweeps the chimney by Emily Brightwell( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 790 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 best laid plans by Emily Brightwell( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 711 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 defends her own by Emily Brightwell( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Elamite and held by 685 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 appeals the verdict by Emily Brightwell( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
An innocent man will hang unless Mrs. Jeffries and her belowstairs cohorts can find the real killer
Mrs. Jeffries turns the tide by Emily Brightwell( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
When a beautiful newcomer is found dead in the communal gardens, Inspector Witherspoon narrows down his list of suspects to Lucius Montague, who was seen threatening the woman, but Mrs. Jeffries has her doubts and sets out to find the real killer
The inspector and Mrs. Jeffries by Emily Brightwell( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 489 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 on the ball by Emily Brightwell( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 394 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 356 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 )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 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 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 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
Mrs. Jeffries dusts for clues by Emily Brightwell( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 336 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
Mrs. Jeffries takes tea at three by Emily Brightwell( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
"Everyone's awed by Inspector Witherspoon's Scotland Yard success, but they don't know about his secret weapon. Her name is Mrs. Jeffries, and she keeps house for the Inspector--and keeps him on his toes. No matter how messy the murder or how dirty the deed, her polished detection skills are up to the task."--P. [4] of cover
 
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