Death Before Wicket

Death Before Wicket

A Phryne Fisher Mystery

Book - 2008
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Heading for Sydney for a holiday, Phryne Fisher finds her plans interrupted when her maid Dot discovers that her respectable married sister Joan has vanished, leaving her small children to the care of a resentful husband, and Phryne trawls the city's underworld to find the missing woman, all the while investigating the theft of some valuable items from the university dean's safe.
Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2008, c2003
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9781590581704
1590581709
Branch Call Number: MYS Gre
Characteristics: 232 p. ; 23 cm

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maipenrai
Dec 06, 2016

The tenth book in the Phryne Fisher series)

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KatherineHere
Dec 04, 2015

I especially enjoyed the part where she fell down the well, lit her undies on fire, and ravished the prof.!

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KCWeimer
Jul 08, 2015

This is the 10th Phryne Fisher mystery. It was a relatively quick read but felt a bit disjointed. It was as though there were two mysteries Greenwood had started but not enough of either to make a complete book. She then tossed them together in this book, but they were not particularly connected. I would recommend others before this one

31foster Jul 05, 2012

My introduction to the Phryne Fisher series; I'm off to get more! Australia in the 1920's, delightful characters and interesting bits of history. Those who know nothing about cricket beyond bats and wickets will find there is quite a lot of incomprehensible description of the game but it adds to the atmosphere and doesn't detract from the plot.

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