Queen of the Flowers

Queen of the Flowers

eBook - 2008
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Chosen Queen of the Flowers for St. Kilda's first Flower Parade festival, Phryne Fisher finds the glamour of her crown wearing off when one of her attendants vanishes and launches her own investigation, aided by Bert and Cec, that is complicated by the disappearance of her adopted daughter Ruth and a not-so-pleasant reunion with an old lover.

Poisoned Pen Press

The circus is in town, and St Kilda is having its first Flower Festival, which includes a parade. And who should be Queen of said Flowers but the Honourable Phryne Fisher? She has dresses to purchase, cinemas to visit, and agreeable cocktails to drink.

One of her flower maidens, however, is unstable and has vanished. Phryne investigates through the underworld with the help of Bert, Cec, and her little beretta. She is also assisted in this task by an old flame from Orkney, the owner of the most exclusive brothel in St Kilda, and several elephants.

But when her own adopted daughter Ruth goes missing, Phryne is determined that nothing will stand in the way of her retrieving her lost child.



Publisher: Scottsdale, Ariz. : Poisoned Pen Press, 2008
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 1615953671 (electronic bk.)
9781615953677 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 e-book (249 pages))

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maipenrai
Dec 06, 2016

(Book 14 in the Phryne Fisher series)

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sandraperkins
Jun 11, 2016

This series about Phryne Fisher is interesting and enjoyable, and some books are better than others. This book was especially fun, as it explored both a current mystery and a past one, and solved them both most satisfactorily. Phryne Fisher is a fascinating and resourceful character, and she has connections with all sorts of other people when she needs help. Like all series, this series is most enjoyable when the books are read in order.

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