Praise for Away with the Fairies..."This series is the best Australian import since Nicole Kidman, and Phryne is the flashiest new female sleuth in the genre." -Booklist starred review It's the 1920s in Melbourne and Phryne is asked to investigate the puzzling death of a famous author and illustrator of fairy stories. To do so, Phryne takes a job within the women's magazine that employed the victim and finds herself enmeshed in her colleagues' deceptions. But while Phryne is learning the ins and outs of magazine publishing first hand, her personal life is thrown into chaos. Impatient for her lover Lin Chung's imminent return from a silk-buying expedition to China, she instead receives an unusual summons from Lin Chung's family followed by a series of mysterious assaults and warnings. The prolific Kerry Greenwood won the Crime Writers' Association of Australia Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003. She has written 17 books in the Phryne Fisher series...so far. She lives and writes in suburban Melbourne, Australia.
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Author Biography - Kerry Greenwood
Kerry Greenwood is the author of thirty-eight novels and six non-fiction books. Among her many honors, Ms. Greenwood has received the Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award from the Crime Writers' Association of Austrialia. Other mysteries In the Phryne Fisher series available from Poisoned Pen Press are "Murder in Montparnasse," "Cocaine Blues," "Flying too High," "Murder on the Ballarat Train," "Death at Victoria Dock," "Ruddy Gore," and "Urn Burial." She is also the author of several books for young adults and the Delphic Women series.When she is not writing she is an advocate in Magistrates' Courts for the Legal Aid Commission. She is not married, has no children and lives with a registered Wizard.