On Sale: November 4, 2014
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THE BUSINESS OF DEATH Orlando Edison is a stockbroker using LondonĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s infatuation with foreign mining ventures to make a fortune. He has curried favor with the nationĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s most respected aristocrats, even inviting three influential investorsĂ˘â‚¬â€ťknown as the Merry GentlemenĂ˘â‚¬â€ťto be part of his latest enterprise. Edison is welcomed in the highest circles and moves with ease among the rich and powerful. But a few days before Christmas, he is found murdered. Inspector Witherspoon and his household are looking forward to the festive season. But they all know their duty, and led by the intrepid Mrs. Jeffries, they plan to see justice served for the holidays . . . A Mrs. Jeffries Mystery She keeps house for Inspector Witherspoon . . . and keeps him on his toes. EveryoneĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s awed by his Scotland Yard successesĂ˘â‚¬â€ťbut they donĂ˘â‚¬â„˘t know about his secret weapon. No matter how messy the murder or how dirty the deed, Mrs. JeffriesĂ˘â‚¬â„˘ polished detection skills are up to the task . . . proving that behind every great man thereĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s a womanĂ˘â‚¬â€ťand that a crimesolverĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s work is never done.