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When Miss Seeton witnesses a real-life stabbing, all she can recall is a shadowy figure. But how could she have guessed that her latest artistic endeavour is a picture-perfect portrait of the killer?Armed with only her sketch pad and umbrella, she is every inch an eccentric English spinster and the most lovable and unlikely master of detection.
Customs & Excise are tracking a gang of cigar-smugglers who operate on the quiet Kent coast near Plummergen, home to retired art teacher Miss Emily Seeton. Their attempt at a midnight ambush goes wrong, and a man is found dead.
Miss Seeton is off to Buckingham Palace on a secret mission-but to foil a jewel heist, she must risk losing the Queen's head . . . and her own neck. Serene amidst every kind of skullduggery, this eccentric English spinster steps in where Scotland Yard stumbles, armed with nothing more than her sketchpad and umbrella!
The gentle Miss Seeton? A thief? A preposterous notion-until she's accused of helping a pickpocket . . . and stumbles into a nest of crime. Serene amidst every kind of skullduggery, this eccentric English spinster steps in where Scotland Yard stumbles, armed with nothing more than her sketchpad and umbrella!
War-time England, and a young Miss Emily Seeton's suspicious sketches call her loyalty into question-until she is recruited to uncover a case of sabotage. Faced with bombs, sabotage and murder, Miss Seeton must summon all her courage-it is after all her nature to Keep Calm and Carry On!
At the roulette table an elderly woman in diamonds is making a killing. Who would guess the bejewelled high roller is retired art teacher Miss Emily Seeton, in disguise to help capture a mysterious crime boss?Serene amidst every kind of skullduggery, Miss Seeton steps in where Scotland Yard stumbles, armed with only her sketchpad and umbrella!
When a flood of faked banknotes hits the market, retired art teacher Miss Emily Seeton is chosen to investigate a respected Geneva bank. Bamboozling both the crooks and the police, and innocently humming the fraudsters' musical password, she trips gaily along the dangerous trail, armed with nothing more than her sketchpad and umbrella!
The occult wasn't Miss Seeton's cup of tea... until Scotland Yard requested she go undercover to investigate some sinister shenanigans. A flim-flam was afoot in the local witches' coven... and magic could be a prelude to murder most foul. Armed with only her sketchpad and umbrella, she is the most lovable and unlikely master of detection.
Miss Seeton's every attempt at a portrait of little Effie Goffer has become a chilling picture of a corpse. Is she actually drawing a clue to a series of child murders in rural England?Armed with only her sketch pad and umbrella, Miss Seeton is every inch an eccentric English spinster and the most lovable and unlikely master of detection.
Miss Seeton lends her talents to the village scheme to create a quilted 'Bayeux Tapestry' of local history. But her intuitive sketches reveal a startlingly different perspective - involving buried Nazi secrets, and links to a murdered diplomat and a South American dictator . . .