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y separately published work icon Who Killed Bianca? single work   novel   crime  
Is part of Who Killed...? Emma Darcy , 2001 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Who Killed Bianca?
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Bianca Bernini did not foresee she would inspire her own murder when she boarded the legendary Ghan for the two day train trip from Sydney to Alice Springs. As the most read, most listened to gossip columnist in Australia, she was revelling in he power to ruin the lives of eight other passengers - eight highly placed, privileged people, who were determined on hiding their secrets at any cost. What would they pay to stop the public revelations she could and would make? For K.C. Gordon, successful romance novelist, travelling is a way of recharging her batteries - meeting new people, seeing new places, embracing new experiences. Wanting to set her next story in the Australian outback she starts off her trip on The Ghan hoping some of the passengers will provide inspiration for new characters. Within an hour of the train leaving platform one she is reluctantly drawn into the web Bianca is weaving around her victims. But the web is already spun. - back cover (Macmillan, 2002)


  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to my mother, Doris Haggerty, who invariably brought murder mysteries home from the library. These i used to read secretly at night by the pilot light of a kerosene refrigerator. They were much more interesting than the children's books I was directed to read. May this murder mystery keep her guessing to the end. To a reader like my mother that would be truly bringing it off!

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Macmillan , 2002 .
      Extent: 304p.
      ISBN: 0732911311 (pbk.)
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan , 2003 .
      Extent: 398p.
      ISBN: 0330364049
Alternative title: Korosare isogu onnatachi
Alternative title: 殺され急ぐ女たち
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      Shueisha ,
      2004 .
      Extent: 418p.
      ISBN: 4087604594

Other Formats

  • Also large print, sound recording.

Works about this Work

Deadly Audiobooks Down Under Steven Steinbock , 2004-2005 single work column
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 49-50)
Deadly Audiobooks Down Under Steven Steinbock , 2004-2005 single work column
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 49-50)
Last amended 10 Oct 2018 11:03:38
  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
  • South West Northern Territory, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,
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