Mrs. Jeffries & the Mistletoe Mix-Up

    A Victorian Mystery #29

    by Emily Brightwell

    Berkley Prime Crime

    November 6, 2012

    ISBN-10: 0425251705

    ISBN-13: 9780425251706

    Available in: Paperback

    Mrs. Jeffries & the Mistletoe Mix-Up
    by Emily Brightwell

    KISS OF DEATH

    Moments after a high tea is interrupted by a fire in the servants’ hall, art collector Daniel McCourt is found sprawled on the floor of his study under a bundle of mistletoe, his throat slit by the bloody sword lying next to his body. Could the killer be a disgruntled lover, sending a message by murdering McCourt under the mistletoe? Could it be one of his fellow collectors, pointedly using one of McCourt’s own acquisitions to kill him?

    Inspector Witherspoon is determined to solve the case—preferably before Christmas Eve—but of course he will need some assistance from the always sharp-witted Mrs. Jeffries, who has her own theories on why McCourt had to die by the sword...

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