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Murder On The Ballarat Train - Kerry Greenwood
Murder On The Ballarat Train
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When the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher arranges to travel inland to Ballarat for the week, she eschews the open-road excitement of her red Hispano-Suiza for the stately safety of the train. But as the passengers sleep, they are poisoned with chloroform! Phryne keeps her wits about her and saves... show more
When the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher arranges to travel inland to Ballarat for the week, she eschews the open-road excitement of her red Hispano-Suiza for the stately safety of the train. But as the passengers sleep, they are poisoned with chloroform! Phryne keeps her wits about her and saves her fellow travelers, but is left a hodgepodge of clues to piece together: a young girl who remembers nothing—not even why she's aboard; whispered rumors of white slavery and black magic; and the body of an old woman, lying beside the tracks. Then there's the rowing team and the choristers, all deliciously engaging young men. At first they seem like such a pleasant diversion…
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781615953561 (1615953566)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Pages no: 151
Edition language: English
Series: Phryne Fisher (#3)
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Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.0 Murder on the Ballarat Train by Kerry Greenwood
Series: Phryne Fisher #3 And here we have another fun installment in the Phryne Fisher mystery series. This time around the murder seemed a little more thought out, and some of objections to plot twists that I had were smoothed over by explanations later on. I still think it’s a really unlikely wa...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Murder on the Ballarat Train (Phryne Fisher #3)
bookshelves: series, autumn-2012, cosy, mystery-thriller, fraudio, published-1991, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, tbr-busting-2012 Read on September 12, 2012 #3. Murder On The Ballarat Train (1991). [4 hrs 51 mins]blurb - When the 1920s' most glamorous lady detective, the Honourable Miss Phry...
Oliviate
Oliviate rated it
3.0 Still charming.
If only I could have a stack of all the Phyrne Fisher books, placed right beside my bed, with a cocktail easily to hand, so that as soon as I finished the one book I could pick up the next with barely a breath between.As a side note, these books are a prime example of the female gaze: Phryne spends ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
#3. Murder On The Ballarat Train (1991). [4 hrs 51 mins]blurb - When the 1920s' most glamorous lady detective, the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher, arranges to go to Ballarat for the week, she eschews the excitement of her red Hispano-Suiza racing car for the sedate safety of the train. The last thing...
What I'm reading
What I'm reading rated it
3.0 Murder on the Ballarat Train: Phryne Fisher #3 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries)
Well, I was wrong. The good Scot doctor is still alive and well. Dr MacMillan made an appearance in this third novel. A lot of improvement in the show not tell, in the depth of the character development. The mystery plot are never really hard to solve but kept me reading. Again Greenwood tackles a h...
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