By Emily Brightwell

The vacation season brings a mixture of merriment, mayhem, and homicide. And it falls to Inspector Witherspoon—with a good portion of aid from the ever-watchful Mrs. Jeffries—to locate the culprit…

THE enterprise OF DEATH

Orlando Edison is a stockbroker utilizing London’s infatuation with overseas mining ventures to make a fortune. He has curried prefer with the nation’s most valuable aristocrats, even inviting 3 of the main influential traders in England—known because the Merry Gentlemen—to be a part of his most up-to-date enterprise.

Despite his mysterious earlier, Edison is now welcomed within the optimum circles and strikes conveniently one of the wealthy and robust. but a couple of days ahead of Christmas, he's came upon sprawled throughout his doorstep, murdered. Charismatic and captivating, Edison used to be variety to his servants and beneficiant together with his buddies. Why could anyone wish him dead?

Inspector Witherspoon and his loved ones are all anticipating the festive season. Witherspoon is raring to spend time together with his godchild. Wiggins, the footman, is infatuated with soccer and could really cheer targets than chase down clues. And Mrs. Goodge longs to bake recipes from the most recent cookbooks. yet all of them be aware of their accountability, and led by way of the intrepid Mrs. Jeffries, they plan to determine justice served for the holidays….

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