Private Detective

The Boys From Binjiwunyawunya

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

Lethal but loyal, Les is always good for a laugh. In this, the third collection of Les Norton adventures, Les gets his boss off the hook. But not without the help of The Boys from Binjiwunyawunya. Les then finds himself in a spot of bother in Long Bay Gaol then in a lot more bother on a St. Kilda tram in Melbourne...

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical
ISBN: 
0330271652
Location: 
Sydney
Melbourne
Series: 
Norton
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
1989

The Day of The Gecko

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

Moving into his old flame Susie's flat in Bondi should have been a piece of cake for Les Norton - except that Price and Eddie had other ideas.There were two bodies buried under the handball courts at Bondi baths. The man to get them out? Major Garrick Lewis, aka, The Gecko. With Norton for company, The Gecko literally took Bondi, and everything that went with it, in his stride - Mossad hit squads, the KGB, ASIO, yobbo builders and loose women looking for action. For once, Les was flat out keeping up.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical
ISBN: 
0330357220
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Norton
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
1995

Urn Burial

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

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.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical
ISBN: 
9781741141405
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1996
2003

The Green Mill Murder

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

Phryne Fisher's fifth mystery intrigues with excitement, glamour, murder, dance halls and blackmail.

Dancing divinely through the murder and mayhem of her fifth adventure, the elegant Phryne Fisher remains unflappable.

Gorgeous in her sparkling lobelia-coloured georgette dress, delighted by her dancing skill, pleased with her partner and warmed by the admiring regard of the banjo player, Miss Phryne Fisher had thought of tonight as a promising evening at the hottest dancehall in town, the Green Mill.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical
ISBN: 
9781741145557
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1993
2005

The Castlemaine Murders

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

In this thirteenth Phryne Fisher mystery, Phryne returns with a flourish to solve the most horrifying crime yet which takes her from a funfair ghost train to an abandoned mine in the old gold fields.

Phryne Fisher is back-as smart and sassy as ever.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical
ISBN: 
9781741140743
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2003

Ruddy Gore

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

Put the delectable Phryne Fisher and one of the more preposterous Gilbert & Sullivan shows on stage together the result is another fantastic read of 1920s life, crime and dresses.

The glorious Phryne Fisher returns to the spotlight in her seventh adventure.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical
ISBN: 
9781865088808
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1995
2004

Raisins and Almonds

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

Super-sleuth Phryne Fisher steps, like an elegant cat, through this, her ninth adventure.

In investigating the poisoning of a young man in a bookshop at the Eastern Market, and the wrongful arrest of one Miss Sylvia Lee, Phryne Fisher is plunged into a world of Jewish politics, alchemy, poison and chicken soup.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical
ISBN: 
9781865088808
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1997
2002

Queen of the Flowers

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

The utterly delightful Phryne Fisher makes her very welcome appearance as St Kilda's Queen of the Flowers. But when a body washes up on the beach, she must leave the carnival and find the killer. This is the fourteenth seductive installment in the classic Phryne Fisher whodunnit series.

With more than a dash of glamour and serious helpings of style, the witty and courageous Phryne Fisher returns.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical
ISBN: 
9781741142464
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2004

Murder on the Ballarat Train

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

In Phryne's third adventure, Phryne is off to Ballarat for a week of fabulousness, but the sedate journey by train turns out to be far from the restful trip she was planning.

For the elegant Phryne Fisher, travelling sedately is not at all what it seems.

'Lie still, Dot dear, we've had a strange experience.' But neither the resourceful Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher nor her loyal maid, Dot Williams, are strangers to odd events.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical
ISBN: 
9781741145571
Location: 
Melbourne
Ballarat
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1992
2005

Murder on a Midsummer Night

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

Melbourne, 1929. The year starts off for glamorous private investigator Phryne Fisher with a rather trying heat wave and more mysteries than you could prod a parasol at. Simultaneously investigating the apparent suicide death of a man on St Kilda beach and trying to find a lost, illegimate child who could be heir to a wealthy old woman's fortune, Phryne needs all her wits about her, particularly when she has to tangle with a group of thoroughly unpleasant Bright Young Things.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical
ISBN: 
9781741149999
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2008

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