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Raisins and Almonds

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781472116734

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 2nd April 2015

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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Super-sleuth Phryne Fisher steps, like an elegant cat, through this, her eighth adventure

In investigating the poisoning of a young man in a bookshop at the Eastern Market, and the wrongful arrest of one Miss Sylvia Lee, Phryne is plunged into a world of politics, alchemy, poison and chicken soup. Stopping only for a brief, but intensely erotic, dalliance with the beautiful Simon Abrahams, Phryne pikc her way through the mystery with help from the old faithfuls – Bert, Cec, Dot and Detective Inspector ‘Call Me Jack’ Robinson. But ultimately it is her stealth and wit which solve the crime – and all for the price of a song. . .

Reviews

From beginning to end, Greenwood infuses her series with evocative settings, multidimensional characters and satisfying mysteries.
Booklist
Phryne Fisher is gutsy and adventurous, and also well endowed with plenty of grey matter. She has it over Robicheaux and Poirot because she’s drop-dead gorgeous.
West Australian