Publish date: February 2012
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
Series: Phryne Fisher (#8)
More about Miss Fisher's relationship with Lin Chung, and a delightful minor character whose name is Miss Mary Mead and there's a minor clue about her character in the name, and when the truth came out about her I had to smile at the aptness of it all.Murder of a maid and threatening letters and lot...
A wholly enjoyable murder mystery, written as a deliberate pastiche in the classic "golden age" style, whilst simulataneously subverting the rules (for instance, there is certainly a Chinaman involved in the story. Two, in fact.)I sometimes find it difficult to like Phryne Fisher in these novels, a...
Although this is obviously Greenwood's take on a classic "country house" mystery (including a "Miss Mary Mead" for us Christie fans *g*) and as always I really enjoyed it, the plot felt a bit overly complicated.
This one was full of surprise couples and twists. I'm sure some readers kinda went, whoa, I didn't expect that. Me, I was surprised somewhat, Greenwood had been going that direction for a while now. This is a marketed as a cozy type of mystery so she might have lost a few readers like Suzanne Brockm...
#8. Urn Burial (1996). [6 hrs 32 mins] Blurb - The redoubtable Phryne Fisher is holidaying at Cave House, a Gothic mansion in the heart of the Victorian mountain country. But the peaceful country surroundings mask danger. Her host is receiving death threats, lethal traps are set without explanation ...