Murder on A Midsummer Night

Murder on A Midsummer Night

A Phryne Fisher Mystery

Book - 2009 | 1st U.S. ed.
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Phryne Fisher is hired to discover whether the death of a young man who owned an antique shop is homicide or suicide, while she also investigates the fate of the missing illegitimate child of a rich old woman.
Publisher: Scottsdale, Ariz. : Poisoned Pen Press, 2009, c2008.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9781590586327
Branch Call Number: GREEN
Characteristics: 257 p. ; 23 cm.


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Dec 06, 2016

(Book 17 in the Phryne Fisher series)

Mar 14, 2016

Another GREAT mystery by Greenwood!! She keeps you intrigued and guessing until the end, the main characters are all there and interesting. This is a terrific cozy without violence and no foul languages.

JCLAmyF Jul 16, 2014

I'm almost at the end of this series, and I'm going to have to turn right around and start at the beginning again. Phryne Fisher is delighful, the mysteries are fun and engaging, and writing is lucid with the occasional turn of phrase that is both surprising and charming.

Oct 07, 2012

This was my first Phryne Fisher mystery and I loved it! Because it's so far in the series I felt I rather missed out on some of the inside jokes, but despite being a newcomer, I had no trouble following the plot, figuring out each characters' place and role, and appreciating the little habits and folklore which help make a successful cozy mystery.
I thoroughly enjoyed Greenwood's nod to Marsh and Christie and find that she does a great job of creating an elegant and sophisticated young heroine with a touch of 21th modernism: a lovely mix of nostalgia and new.
The story itself was simple enough but had all the elements of a good mystery. I was transported to the end and will no doubt now turn to other novels of the series for new indulgences.

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