[BOOKS] ✫ Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1) ✭ Kerry Greenwood – Buyprobolan50.co.uk

Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1) The London Season Is In Full Fling At The End Of The 1920s, But The Honorable Phryne Fisher She Of The Gray Green Eyes And Diamant Garters Is Tiring Of Polite Conversations With Retired Colonels And Dances With Weak Chinned Men When The Opportunity Presents Itself, Phryne Decides It Might Be Amusing To Try Her Hand At Becoming A Lady Detective In Australia Immediately Upon Settling Into Melbourne S Hotel Windsor, Phryne Finds Herself Embroiled In Mystery From Poisoned Wives And Cocaine Smuggling, To Police Corruption And Rampant Communism Not To Mention Erotic Encounters With The Beautiful Russian Dancer, Sasha De Lisse Cocaine Blues Charts A Crescendo Of Steamy Intrigue, Culminating In The Turkish Baths Of Little Lonsdale Street.


10 thoughts on “Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1)

  1. says:

    As part of my ongoing quest to read both women writers from around the globe and a variety of mystery series, I was lead to the work of Kerry Greenwood Greenwood is the author of over thirty novels, and Cocaine Blues is the first of her Phryne Fisher cases Set in the 1920s in her native Melbourne, Australia, Greenwood delivers a historical mystery that is fast paced summer fun Phryne Fisher is part of the English upper classes and has no desire to marry any time soon despite the best wishes o As part of my ongoing quest to read both women writers from around the globe and a variety of mystery series, I was lead to the work of Kerry Greenwood Greenwood is the author of over thirty novels, a...


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    COCAINE BLUES Phryne Fisher 1 KERRY GREENWOODPoisoned Pen Press 14.95 trade paper, available nowRating 3 of fiveThe Publisher Says Honorable Miss Phryne Fisher solves theft in 1920s London High Season society, and sets her clever courage to poisoning in Melbourne, Australia She of green eyes, diamant garters and outstanding outfits is embroiled in abortion, death, drugs, communist cabbies plus erotic Russian dancer Sasha de Lisse The steamy end finds them trapped in Turkish baths.My COCAINE BLUES Phryne Fisher 1 KERRY GREENWOODPoisoned Pen Press 14.95 trade paper, av...


  3. says:

    I first read this book a long, long time ago and I had forgotten just how good it is Since then I have read the whole series up to date and have enjoyed every one of them In this first book we are introduced to the amazing Miss Fisher and we quickly find out the basic facts about her charmed and charming life I enjoy all the little details about life at that time, about the clothes they wore and Phryne Fish...


  4. says:

    4 starsThis is book 1 in the Phryne Fisher series Phryne is a wealthy single woman living in England,when she is hired by Colonel Andrews to go to Australia to find out if his daughter Lydia is being poisoned by her husband Phryne is actually from Australia, having moved to England at the age of 12, when her father became an Earl and inherited a large estate Prior to that she was living in poverty with her family.She agrees to go to Australia and investigate, but on her own terms Phryne find 4 starsThis is book 1 in the Phryne Fisher series Phryne is a wealthy single woman living in England,when she is hired by Colonel Andrews to go to Australia to find out if his daughter L...


  5. says:

    A fully enfranchised flapper in Melbourne after the first War, Phryne Fisher is a heroine after anyone s heart, and Greenwood s prose does her full justice Take this, for example Phryne Fisher had a taste for young and comely men, but she was not prone to trust them with anything but her body.Or Phryne, carrying the...


  6. says:

    I am madly in love with the savvy, promiscuous, and fashionable Phryne Fisher The best part is that I just now discovered the series 19 books in all so far Cocaine Blues is the first I picked up the newest in the series at the lib and read a few pages and w...


  7. says:

    Greenwood is a prolific Australian author that I was yet to explore until I read her first Phryne Fisher series book, Cocaine Blues This great Australian mystery based novel also provided me with the opportunity to mark off a square on the personalised book bingo I am completing this year Specifically, Cocaine Blues satisfies the book bingo category of a book with a mystery Cocaine Blues is a fantastic romp which entertained me for the entire leng Greenwood is a prolific Australian author that I was yet to explore until I read her first Phryne Fisher series boo...


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    2.5Phryne leaned on the ship s rail listening to the seagulls announcing that land was near, and watched for the first hint of sunrise She had put on her lounging robe, of a dramatic oriental pattern of green and gold, an outfit not to be sprung suddenly on invalids or those of nervous tendencies and she was rather glad that there was no one on deck to be astonished It was five o clock in the morning As much as I love the tv series, the book series will not one that I will continue with 2.5Phryne leaned on the ship s rail listening to the seagulls announcing that land was near, and watched for the first hint of sunrise She had put on her lounging robe, of a dramatic oriental pattern of green and gold, an outfit not to be sprung suddenly on invalids or those of nervous tendencies and she was rather glad that there was no one on deck to be astonished It was five o clock in the morning As much as I love the tv series, the book series will not one that I will continue with All that I love about the tv series the 1920s atmosphere, the banter between the characters, the quirky fun bits like Dr Mac s dry sense of humour I just can t get a feel f...


  9. says:

    Let me begin by saying that Phryne Fisher is one of my favorite characters to come along in awhile After reading only a few pages, I felt that here was a girl to befriend I m afraid that I d be ratherlike her maid, Dot, Oh, no, miss Surely nice girls don t wear dresses like THAT but there is certainl...


  10. says:

    I would never have come across this book without the huge master lists created by the members of the Around the World in 52 Books challenge that I ve been participating in since January The book title under Australia caught my attention, and when I read the description, I thought it sounded like a fun read A lady detective in Melbourne, in the 1920s I wasn t wrong I haven t had so much fun reading a mystery novel in a long time There were moments that made me laugh, and others where I was of I would never have come across this book without the huge master lists created by the members of the Around the World in 52 Books challenge that I ve been participating in since January The book title under Australia caught my attention, and when I read the description, I thought it sounded like a fun read A lady detective in Melbourne, in the 1920s I wasn t wrong I haven t had so much fun reading a mystery novel in a long time There were moments that made me laugh, and others where I was off looking up a word subfusc, anyone The writing is smart, Phryne Fisher isn t a prude, and she is a self possessed woman in a time of a lot of silly, shallow women What isn t to like I m not sure about the quality of the mystery, but I don t care about that I would probably readof these just for fun I hear there is an Australian TV adaptation that some friends have said is great, but this poor American can t get her hands on it in any legal fashion I am also left wanting to readWa...


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