1300 187 187
 
Urn Burial : A Phryne Fisher Mystery : Book 8 - Kerry Greenwood

Urn Burial

A Phryne Fisher Mystery : Book 8

Paperback

Published: 1st April 2007
In Stock. Usually ships in 3-4 business days
RRP $29.95
$15.50
48%
OFF

Phryne Fisher, intelligent, brave and stunningly chic, is back in this most entertaining mystery. With a brand new stylish 1920s cover, this seventh Phryne Fisher murder mystery is superb.

Phryne Fisher, scented and surprisingly ruthless, is not one to let sleuthing an horrific crime get in the way of an elegant dalliance.

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 around the house and the parlourmaid is found strangled to death.

What with the reappearance of the mysterious funerary urns, a pair of young lovers, an extremely eccentric swagman, an angry outcast heir, and the luscious Lin Chung, Phryne's attention has definitely been caught.

Phryne's search for answers takes her deep into the dungeons of the house and of the limestone Buchan caves. But what will she find this time?

'Fisher is a sexy, sassy and singularly modish character.' -Canberra Times

About The Author

Kerry Greenwood is the author of twenty-seven novels and the editor of two collections. Previous novels in the Phryne Fisher series are Flying too High, Murder on the Ballarat Train, The Green Mill Murder, Blood and Circuses, Death on the Victoria Dock, Ruddy Gore, Urn Burial, Raisins and Almonds, Death Before Wicket, Away with the Fairies, Murder in Montparnasse, The Castlemaine Murders and Queen of the Flowers. She is also the author of several books for young adults and the Delphic Women series.

When she is not writing she is an advocate in Magistrates' Court for the Legal Aid Commission. She is not married, has no children and lives with a registered Wizard.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Urn Burial
 
4.0

(based on 1 review)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

Reviewed by 1 customer

Displaying review 1

Back to top

 
4.0

Phryne Solves Another

By Blinky Fan

from Melbourne

About Me Everyday Reader

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Engaging Characters
  • Page Turner
  • Suspenseful
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about Urn Burial:

    Another compelling read in the Miss Fisher series. Could not put it down once started, as usual with novels written by Kerry Greenwood.

    Comment on this review

    Praise for Murder in Montparnasse... ""A most charming, sexy, independent, and candid heroine; clever, literate dialog; and closely woven plotting will win immediate fans for this debut series."" --Library Journal starred review

    ISBN: 9781590583685
    ISBN-10: 159058368X
    Series: Phryne Fisher Mysteries (Paperback)
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 187
    Published: 1st April 2007
    Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 14.1  x 1.3
    Weight (kg): 0.25

    Kerry Greenwood

    Kerry has written twenty novels, a number of plays, including The Troubadours with Stephen D'Arcy, is an award-winning children's writer and has edited and contributed to several anthologies. In 1996 she published a book of essays on female murderers called Things She Loves: Why women Kill.

    The Phryne Fisher series (pronounced Fry-knee, to rhyme with briny) began in 1989 with Cocaine Blues which was a great success. Kerry has written sixteen books in this series and says that as long as people want to read them, she can keep writing them.

    When she is not writing she is an advocate in Magistrates' Court for the Legal Aid Commission. She is not married, has no children and lives with a registered Wizard.

    Visit Kerry Greenwood's Booktopia Author Page