Love cats, good cooking and good books about cooking. Jewelry, gemstones, cats, horses, true crime, travel - especially to France, Italy, India, and the UK. Dedicated Anglophile (God Bless the Queen!) I'm pretty omnivorous when it comes to my reading matter.
"Death has a horse named Binky? Who knew..... Death decides to go on vacation, chooses the most improbable of apprentices and then the fun begins. For those not acquainted with Terry Pratchett this is a great place to begin."
"This book is a huge lesson is write about what you know. Clearly this author has never been to the UK and has no idea of some of the things she is writing about.Too much American slang and not enough actual mystery made this book a miss."
When a series of blond, pregnant teens go missing from the Magdalene Laundry in 1929 Melbourne and a pushy woman reporter disappears while investigating, Phryne and Dot uncover a dark plot involving piracy, convents, and creepy cellars.
When St. Kilda has its first Flower Festival, the Honourable Phryne Fisher becomes the honorary Queen of the Flowers. But when one of her flower maidens and her adopted daughter Ruth both go missing, Phryne puts aside her duties as queen and takes...
"As usual, Greenwood populates the novel with an assortment of offbeat characters...and Phryne has plenty of opportunities to unleash her acid tongue and apply her razor-sharp wit." --Booklist The Hon. Phryne Fisher, languid and slightly bored at...