Phryne is a savvy woman who knows how to solve problems. Though this took me awhile to get into, once I got into the rhythm of the narrative, I was hooked. I‘ll definitely continue the series, and it really, really makes me want to wish the Miss Fisher series! #WhoDunItTheSequel
I mailed this out to you today, @bookwrm526 !
This is also my #FemaleDetective for #Booked2019 .
I am rather enjoying the Phryne Fisher books. Accidentally stumbled on the second, so thought I‘d better start from the beginning. This is an excellent yarn involving a drugs ring, a poisoning and a botched backstreet abortion. Slightly fantastical - Phryne is just too amazing to be considered in anyway realistic, but then so is James Bond and he‘s been getting away with it for decades. Believable or not, I do rather like Phryne!
#wanderingjune @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB The Phryne Fisher mystery books take place #downunder in 1920s Australia. They‘re fun and she‘s a great character. The show Miss Fisher‘s Murder Mysteries is great too.
I‘m a BIG fan of Miss Fisher‘s Murder Mysteries and have been going through a major withdrawal awaiting the film to conclude the series so I figured I‘d give the books a shot. I love the descriptions of the clothing and little details that build the atmosphere of Australia in the 20‘s. Phryne is a force to be reckoned with, as all who meet her soon learn, and her head for adventure and can do spirit puts her in precarious but exciting situations.
I love the Australian series "Miss Fisher murder mysteries". One of my favourite couple (in films and books) is Dottie and Hugh. #couple #marriage #tvseries
Do you know the series?
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What took me so long to start this one? So much fun and the audiobook was excellent. I will definitely be picking up more of Phryne‘s adventures!!! #MountTBR
1. Like @tournevis I have a lot of them but here's one that is sure to scandalise many people - I think the Phryne Fisher books are very poorly written
2. I can't resist starting on sweet ones but don't have trouble stopping (not much, anyway) I can resist starting on salty ones but I can't stop once I start
3. Hugh and Norma, Angus and Annis
4. The Jungle Book
Miss Fisher reading Lady Chatterley's Lover while traveling on a train. I haven't read this series of murder mysteries, but i am certainly loving the show. 📚📺
Food, fashion and frivolity go hand in hand with investigations of a backstreet abortionist and a cocaine ring. Love the series Miss Fisher‘s Murder Mysteries! Love the books even more as it turns out! #booked2019 cover with food and beverage prompt. @Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage Also #readingwomenchallenge2019 #readingwomenchallenge book from a series
#BookMail Pt1 Although I have the whole Phryne Fisher series, the first six are in two omnibuses. So I‘m buying them separately when there‘s sales on, not just coz I want them to match but also because of the art on the covers. Every book is gorgeous & on it, she‘s wearing an outfit/dress that‘s described in the actual story. The artist is Beth Norling & I love her work so much! #phryneappreciationclub
I‘ve seen the tv show and decided to give this series a try. It was a fun introduction to phryne, tho despite its short length I lost the thread at times. Phryne goes to Melbourne on a private investigative mission and ends up in the midst of a cocaine ring trying to find the king of snow. Loved the fun outfits and strong female characters. Good palate cleanser but writing was a bit cluttered. Cocaine = snow = #snowball #winterwonderland
This was my first Phryne book. I love the TV show and was a bit concerned that I wouldn't like the books. At first, I had to adjust because the characters are a bit different. Also, I am not a fashion fan, I'm not very interested in reading sentence after sentence about Phryne's wardrobe. But in the end it was fun and I will probably read the next book too. I haven't met Mr Butler yet!
I finally read this after picking it up on a Kindle sale a little while ago. I‘m glad that I‘ve been able to enter the crazy world of Phryne Fisher and read about her madcap adventures. Yet another mystery series I‘ve started with so many books to catch up on!
The first Phryne Fisher book, which I adored. I can‘t wait to visit Australia and Phryne again. #whodunitthesequel
Two books that I have been curious about for some time. At that price for the Kindle ebooks I couldn't resist 😊
A big thanks to @Ncostell who posted about the Greenwood book deal. I love the show ( I heard there will be a movie!) but never read the books.
So excited this Kindle edition is on sale today as I‘ve had my eye on it for a long time! It looks like a series that is right up my alley.
Heads up everyone! The first book in my absolute favorite book series is on sale today! If you‘ve never read it, I encourage you to give it a try and also check out Miss Fisher‘s Murder Mysteries on Netflix. Phryne is the best!!
If you live in the U.K. and want to start the Phryne Fisher Series, today may be a good day to get hold of the first book as it is available for 99p from Apple and Amazon.
I really enjoyed the introduction to her in this book.
Watched the series before reading the book. Both are good, though I'm not sure I would have liked the book half so much if I'd not seen Essie Davis as Phryne Fisher.
I thoroughly enjoyed this charming mystery! I started it early this afternoon and just finished it. Highly recommend it! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
@Mollyanna I Will be mailing this out on Monday or Tuesday of next week. I hope you like it as much as I did.
“A jazz orchestra was damaging the night somewhere, but not near enough to preclude speech.”
This book is so witty and charming!
This is my July/August TBR. I already have started reading all of these books in the past year (Except for the tagged book, which is for #WhoDunitTheSequel). I can‘t find my copy of The Woman In Cabin 10, but I will add it to the stack as soon as I do. This, of course, does not include all the audio books I have begun. I am going on a brief vacation on July 19th to a friend‘s house, and will be taking all of them with me. She‘ll understand.
Hello Litsy! Long time, no ability to log in or get notifications (and then long flights). Fingers crossed we‘re business as normal again!). We‘re in Melbourne for a family wedding. Yes, we stayed at The Windsor. Yes, it was almost all because Phryne Fisher stays there on her arrival in Melbourne, yes, I spent our off time wandering around picking off sites from her Phryne Fisher and Corina Chapman series and yep, I was very very happy !!!! 😉😉😉
I really wanted to like this book. There were times I found myself laughing out loud and getting caught up in the ridiculousness of the situations Phryne found herself in. But, in the end, the story was too slow (especially for such a short book), the plot was too thin, and I didn‘t really care about the mystery.
It was quite a good reading month for me so I thought I‘d share my month!
6 books total. 5 physical books, 1 audiobook.
Murder On The Ballarat Train
The Martian (reread)
Inferno - Dante Alighieri
Mindhunter - John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker
I think Litsy is helping me through my reading slump, I look forward to sharing books here and reading peoples posts and it motivates me to read 😁
Just finished my second reread of this for #whodunitthesequel. Interestingly, I like it more each time I read it! (I actually didn't like it that much the first time I read it but then started watching and enjoying the tv series, and gave it another try. Definitely not the usual sequence of events for me, since I almost always prefer the book - of course 😜)
It's short, so I expect I enjoy it more on a reread because I know the character more.
I loved this book. The writing is sharp and witty, and I just love Phryne, and secretly wish I could be more like her. Or maybe that‘s because Essie Davis is so fabulous in the TV series (and the clothes!!) Either way I‘m very glad that I have the next two books in this series so I don‘t have to wait to read the next one!
1). Kerry Greenwood‘s Phryne Fisher and Corina Chapman series‘ respectively, Conan Doyle‘s Sherlock Holmes.
2). My spaghetti/ French Fries / squishy white bread with ham & brilliantly ripe avocado if I‘m at home & can get all constituent parts.
3). The BBC‘s Gardener‘s World. Feast for the eyes, balm for the soul.
4). @Cinfhen (who I suspect will be tagged 47 million times 😜😜😜).