The Complete Series Of Published Mrs.Jeffries Mysteries (Detail)

Description:"Inspector & Mrs. Jeffries" (2/1993)
ISBN # 0425136221 Berkley Prime Crime

A doctor is found dead in his own office - and Mrs. Jeffries must scour the premises to find the prescription for murder!

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Dusts For Clues" (1993)
ISBN # 042513704X Berkley Prime Crime

One case is solved and another is opened when the Inspector finds a missing brooch - pinned to a dead woman's gown. But Mrs. Jeffries ..

Description: "The Ghost & Mrs. Jeffries" (10/1993)
ISBN # 0425139492 Berkley Prime Crime

Death is unpredictable..but the murder of Mrs. Hodges was foreseen at a spookly seance. The practical-minded housekeeper may not be able to see the future...

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries On the Ball" (12/1994)
ISBN # 0425144917 Berkley Prime Crime

A festive Jubilee Ball in honor of Queen Victoria turns into a fatal affair for Hannah Greenwood. Inspector Witherspoon was a guest at the ball so the job of finding the murderer falls to him. Fortunately.....

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Takes Stock" (1994)
ISBN # 0425142825 Berkley Prime Crime

A businessman has been murdered - and it could be because he cheated his shareholders. The housekeeper's interest is piqued..and when....

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries On the Trail" (4/1995)
ISBN # 042514691X Berkley Prime Crime

Why was Annie Shields out selling flowers so late on a foggy night after the riots? And more....

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Plays the Cook" (4/1995)
ISBN # 0425150534 Berkley Prime Crime

Minerva Kenny is a dear woman, but her tendency to "borrow" things without asking has finally caught up with her. William Barrett is holding...

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the Missing Alibi"
ISBN # 0425152561 Berkley Prime Crime

When Inspector Witherspoon becomes the main suspect in a murder case, Scotland Yard refuses to let him investigate. But no-one said anything ......

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Stands Corrected" (12/1996)

ISBN # 0425155803 Berkley Prime Crime

Trouble is brewing when a local publican is murdered, stabbed in the back, in his own pub. Inspector Witherspoon finally takes Mrs. Jeffries advice to heart. He's going to trust his own instincts and listen to his inner voice.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries  Takes the Stage" (3/1997)
ISBN # 0425157245 Berkley Prime Crime

It was a most peculiar murder.  A man's body was found in the canal - but the evidence showed that he had drowned in a bathtub.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Questions the Answer" (11/1997)
ISBN # 0425160939 Berkley Prime Crime

It was true.  Hannah Cameron was not well-liked. But were her friends or family the sort to stab her in the back? To almost everyone, the answer's clear: she was killed by a burglar. 

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Reveals Her Art" (3/1998)
ISBN # 0425162435 Berkley Prime Crime

The artist's model never even showed up to Neville Grant's house - nor was expected according to the cranky Mr. Grant. But with all his ranting and raving, it was hard to get a straight answer.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Takes the Cake" (10/1998)
ISBN # 0425165698 Berkley Prime Crime

The evidence was all there: a dead body, two dessert plates, and a gun. As if poor Mr. Ashbury had been sharing a piece of cake with his own killer! The old bloke had plenty of enemies.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries  Rocks the Boat" (9/1999)
ISBN # 0425169340 Berkley Prime Crime

Mirabelle Daws travelled all the way from Australia to Sheridan Square to visit her sister - only to be stabbed to death in the middle of the locked garden.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Weeds the Plot" (10/2000)
ISBN # 0425177459 Berkley Prime Crime

Eccentric Annabeth Gentry pretty much keeps to herself. Besides her recent inheritance - and the attention her bloodhound gets for digging up a body - her life is, in fact, rather dull.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Pinches the Post" (4/2001)
ISBN # 0425150534 Berkley Prime Crime

Harrison Nye may have been involved in some dubious business dealings, but no one ever expected him to be murdered. Now Inspector Witherspoon must find the perpetrator of the underhanded deed.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Pleads Her Case" (4/2003)
ISBN # 0425189473 Berkley Prime Crime

It took no time at all for the magistrate to rule the death of Harlan Westover a suicide. But not everyone is convinced by the result of what may have been a slip-shod investigation.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Sweeps the Chimney" (1/2004) ISBN # 0425193918 Berkley Prime Crime

Inspector Witherspoon is perplexed. No one seems to know the identity of the dead man dressed like a vicar and propped up against the outside wall of St Paul's church. A paper clutched in the corpse's hand reveals the address...

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Stalks the Hunter" (4/2004)ISBN # 0425150534 Berkley Prime Crime

Sir Edmund Leggett has a stalker - a young lady whose attentions have turned from puppy love to obsession. Rather than be alarmed, Sir Edmund is somewhat flattered.  That is, until his engagement party, when someone murders him in cold blood..

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the Silent Knight" (11/2005)
ISBN # 0425150534 Berkley Prime Crime

It's the week before Christmas, but the festive mood in Inspector Gerald Witherspoon's household fizzles when he's called to Richmond to investigate the murder of a Baronet. Sir George Braxton was found lying face down in a frozen fountain with the back of his skull bashed to bits!

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Appeals the Verdict" (4/2006)
ISBN # 0425150534 Berkley Prime Crime

After a perfectly decent woman is killed during a robbery, the Witherspoon household receives a surprising visit from a stranger named Blimpey Groggins. He claims his best buddy was convicted of the crime.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the Best Laid Plans" (5/2007)
ISBN # 9780425215838 Berkley Prime Crime

Banker Lawrence Boyd didn't waste his time making friends, which is why hardly anyone grieves when he's found dead in his burnt-out studio..

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the Feast of St. Stephen" (10/2007)
ISBN # 9780425217313 (hardcover)ISBN # 9780425224274 (paperback) Berkley Prime Crime

"Tis the season to make merry, and a Yuletide dinner in West Brompton should provide a festive occasion for all. But the good cheer disappears when the host, wealthy Stephen Whitfield, dies before the second course.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Holds the Trump" (6/2008) ISBN# 9780425222089 Berkley Prime Crime

Michael Provost lived a quiet life, yet this successful owner of a medical supply company was spotted floating facedown off the Chelsea Vestry Wharf.  His servants adored him, and he had no greedy relatives or business rivals - who'd ever want him dead?

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries in the Nick of Time" (3/2009)
ISBN # 9780425226780 Berkley Prime Crime

Train enthusiast Francis Humphreys was was drawing his last breath while his relatives and neighbors were over for tea. But Inspector Witherspoon wonders: If everyone was downstairs, who could have stolen into Francis' second-story study, killed him, and escaped?

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the Yuletide Weddings" (11/2009)
ISBN # 9780425230466 (Hardcover)

ISBN # 9780425237915 Berkley Prime Crime

The week before Christmas, Inspector Gerald Witherspoon's staff prepares for the long-awaited wedding of Betsy and Smythe. But an unwelcome surprise falls in his lap: a Yuletide murder.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Speaks Her Mind" (6/2010)
ISBN # 9780425235249

ISBN # 9780425237915 Berkley Prime Crime

Olive Kettering was always eccentric, but recently her behavior had become downright peculiar. She'd joined an odd religious group, was estranged from her family, worked her servants mercilessly, and even insisted that there were people trying to harm her.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Forges Ahead" (05/2011)
ISBN # 9780425241608

The marriageable daughters of the upper crust howl in outrage when the rich and handsome Lewis Banfield marries an artist's model. But Arlette Montrose Banfield is more than a pretty face: she's an intelligent and free-spirited woman. But not everyone approves of a modern woman.  At the Banfield's ball, someone poisons the new bride's champagne.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the Mistletoe Mix-up" (11/2011)
ISBN # 9780425235249

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.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Defends Her Own" (05/2012)
ISBN # 9780425248058

When the general office manager of Sutcliffe Manufacturing is murdered, no one is really surprised. Ronald Dearman was anything but a dear man. The tyrannical bully had more than enough enemies to go around. But who hated him enough to walk into his office and put a bullet between his eyes?

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Turns the Tide" (05/2013)
ISBN # 9780425248058

Beautiful and new in town, Ellen Langston-Jones doesn’t have any enemies. So, when she’s found dead in the communal gardens, Inspector Witherspoon quickly narrows the field of suspects down to one: Lucius Montague, who was seen threatening Mrs. Langston-Jones shortly before her death.
The Inspector and all of London are positive that he’s the killer, but Mrs. Jeffries has doubts.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the Merry Gentlemen" (10/2013)
ISBN # 9780042526808X

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.


Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the One Who Got Away" (02/2015)
ISBN # 9780425268100

Normally, dead bodies in a graveyard are buried - but not this one. When a woman is found strangled in a North London cemetery with an old newspaper clipping clutched in her hand, Inspector Witherspoon is surprised to find that he and the victim have crossed paths before.


Wins the Prize

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Wins the Prize" (03/2016)
ISBN #978042526811X

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.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Rights A Wrong" (05/2017)
ISBN # 9780399584206

Thomas Mundy checks in to London’s Wrexley Hotel, but he never checks out. The maid finds him on the floor of his room, bludgeoned to death by his own walking stick. Inspector Witherspoon is soon on the case and learns Mundy had a reputation for being polite, charming, and diligent—an unlikely victim for such a violent crime.


Wise Women

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the Three Wise Women" (10/2017)
ISBN #9780399584220

Christopher Gilhaney isn’t a popular man, and he proves why once again when he insults every guest at Abigail Chase’s Guy Fawkes Night dinner party. When Gilhaney is shot dead under the cover of the night’s fireworks, his murder is deemed a robbery gone wrong. But when the case hasn’t been solved six weeks later, Inspector Witherspoon is called upon to find the killer—and quickly!

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Delivers the Goods" (03/2019)

On a cold night in February, the popular Lighterman’s ball festivities are cut short when a guest of honor, Stephen Bremmer, goes into spasms and abruptly collapses. Once again Inspector Witherspoon returns to the Wrexley Hotel to investigate a murder.


Alms of the Angel

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the Alms of the Angel" (09/2019)
ISBN #9780399584220

Margaret Starling wasn’t the sort of woman anyone expected to be murdered. She was on the advisory board of the London Angel Alms Society, she was an active member of St. Peter’s Church, and, best of all, she was always willing to lend a hand to a friend or a neighbor in need of advice.

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Demands Justice" (01/2021)

Inspector Nigel Nivens in not a nice man or a good investigator. In fact he is terrible at his job and has always done everything he can to make life difficult for Inspector Witherspoon.  But even his powerful family can't help him after he maliciously tried to hobble Witherspoon's last homicide investigation.  He's been sent to a particularly difficult precinct in the East End of London as penance.


Midwinter Murders

Description: "Mrs. Jeffries and the Midwinter Murders" (11/2021)
ISBN #9780593101087

 Harriet Andover had no intention of dying young like her silly siblings had. She intended to outlive them and outdo them as she always had. But Harriet discovers that the best intentions can lead to murder when she is strangled inside her mansion with a house full of holiday guests.


<Description: "Mrs. Jeffries Aims to Win" (08/2023)
ISBN #9780593101117


 Successful businessman Jeremy Marks wasn’t highly regarded by any of the members of the West London Archery Club.  Most of them considered him a buffoon and a bore.  But everyone was stunned when the fellow was murdered during a lull in the club’s annual archery competition.  He’d been shot with arrows from a longbow during a raging thunderstorm.