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    Queen of the Flowers: A Phryner Fisher Mystery (Phryne Fisher Mysteries (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Kerry Greenwood


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    DescriptionWhat better place for the maven of fashion and elegance than the flower festival of St. Kildaas? All Phryne Fisher needs to do is buy dresses, drink cocktails, and dine lavishly. Or so she thinks.... When one of Phryneas flower maidens vanishes, Phryne must put aside her flower crown to investigate. However, the case doesnat become serious until Phryneas darling adopted daughter Ruth goes missing. Phryne must confront elephants, brothel-life, and an old lover in an effort to save Ruth and her flower maiden before it is too late.

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    Queen of the Flowers
    A Phryner Fisher Mystery
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kerry Greenwood
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 249
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 209 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 290 g
    ISBN 13: 9781590586013
    ISBN 10: 1590586018

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    DC21: 823.914
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    BIC E4L: CRI
    LC subject heading: ,
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 550
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 75
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    DC22: 823/.914
    Ingram Subject Code: FM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022040
    B&T Approval Code: A23400000
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022060
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: FFH
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    LC classification: PR9619.3.G725 Q84 2009
    Thema V1.0: FFS, FFH
    BIC E4L: CRM
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Poisoned Pen Press
    Imprint name
    Poisoned Pen Press
    Publication date
    26 June 2012
    Review quote
    "Australia, 1928. Phryne Fisher, the flamboyant flapper and amateur sleuth, has been chosen to be Queen of the Flowers for this year's Flower Parade. But, as loyal readers of this long-running series know, Phryne can't seem to do anything without landing herself in the midst of a mystery...This is a consistently strong series that shows no signs of running out of steam." --"Booklist "of "Queen of the Flowers" "Crime strikes close to home in this latest installment of Greenwood's charming series ("The Castlemaine Murders", etc.) featuring 1920s Aussie amateur sleuth, Phryne Fisher...The engaging cast of familiar supporting characters--including Phryne's maid, Dot, and her Chinese lover, Lin Chung--will delight longtime fans, but newcomers who like their crime on the lighter side can jump in without any trouble." -"Publishers Weekly" of "Queen of the Flowers"
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