Mrs. Jeffries is back in the New York Times
bestselling Victorian series, perfect for fans of Downton
NIPPED IN THE
The ladies of the Mayfair
Orchid and Exotic Plant Society are known for a bit of
friendly rivalry, but the backstabbing has never been
literalâ€”until now. When Hiram Filmore, an orchid hunter and
supplier, is found dead in Mrs. Helena Rayburnâ€™s
conservatory, Inspector Witherspoon is called in to weed out
When it comes out that Mrs.
Rayburn and her flowery friends knew each other from long
ago, Mrs. Jeffries begins to suspect that thereâ€™s more to
unearth about this case than meets the eye. Now she, along
with the rest of Inspector Witherspoonâ€™s household and
friends, will have to dig up the past to figure out which
gardening gentlewoman had a grudge worth killing for...
A Mrs. Jeffries Mystery
keeps house for Inspector Witherspoon . . . and keeps him on
his toes. Everyoneâ€™s awed by his Scotland Yard successesâ€”but
they donâ€™t know about his secret weapon. No matter how messy
the murder or how dirty the deed, Mrs. Jeffriesâ€™ polished
detection skills are up to the task . . . proving that
behind every great man thereâ€™s a womanâ€”and that a
crimesolverâ€™s work is never done.