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Mrs. Jeffries wins the prize

Author: Emily Brightwell
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016. ©2016
Series: Victorian mysteries.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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Mrs. Jeffries is back in the "New York Times" bestselling Victorian series, perfect for fans of "Downton Abbey." "" NIPPED IN THE BUD The ladies of the Mayfair Orchid and Exotic Plant Society are known for a bit of friendly rivalry, but the backstabbing has never been literal until now. When Hiram Filmore, an orchid hunter and supplier, is found dead in Mrs. Helena Rayburn s conservatory, Inspector Witherspoon is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Brightwell
ISBN: 9781410494214 1410494217
OCLC Number: 952200313
Description: 399 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Victorian mysteries.
Responsibility: Emily Brightwell.

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Mrs. Jeffries is back in the "New York Times" bestselling Victorian series, perfect for fans of "Downton Abbey." "" NIPPED IN THE BUD The ladies of the Mayfair Orchid and Exotic Plant Society are known for a bit of friendly rivalry, but the backstabbing has never been literal until now. When Hiram Filmore, an orchid hunter and supplier, is found dead in Mrs. Helena Rayburn s conservatory, Inspector Witherspoon is called in to weed out a murderer. When it comes out that Mrs. Rayburn and her flowery friends knew each other from long ago, Mrs. Jeffries begins to suspect that there s more to unearth about this case than meets the eye. Now she, along with the rest of Inspector Witherspoon 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 She keeps house for Inspector Witherspoon ... and keeps him on his toes. Everyone s awed by his Scotland Yard successes but they don t know about his secret weapon. No matter how messy the murder or how dirty the deed, Mrs. Jeffries polished detection skills are up to the task ... proving that behind every great man there s a woman and that a crimesolver s work is never done. NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED "

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