Phryne Fisher #6
Poisoned Pen Press
On Sale: July 15, 2007
Featuring: Phryne Fisher
Hardcover / e-Book
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Mystery Woman Sleuth | Mystery Historical
Phryne Fisher is bored. Life appears to be too easy, too
perfect. Her household is ordered, her love life is
pleasant, the weather is fine.
And then a man from her
past arrives at the door.
It is Alan Lee from the
carnival. Alan and his friends want her to investigate
strange happenings at Farrell's Circus, where animals have
been poisoned and ropes sabotaged. Mr. Christopher has
been found with his throat cut in Mrs. Witherspoon's
irreproachable boarding house and Miss Parkes, an ex-
performer, is charged with his murder.
Phryne must go
undercover deeper than ever to solve the circus' malaise.
She must abandon her name, her title, her protection, her
comfort-even her clothes. She must fall off a horse twice
a day until she can stay on. She must sleep in a girl's
tent and dine on mutton stew. And she must find some
Meanwhile, in Melbourne, the young and fresh-
faced policeman Tommy Harris has to solve his own
mysteries with the help of the foul-spoken harridan Lizard
Elsie, or Miss Parkes will certainly hang. Can Phyrne
uncover the truth without losing her life?
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
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