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y separately published work icon Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery single work   novel   crime   mystery  
Is part of Phryne Fisher Mysteries Kerry Greenwood , 1989- series - author novel (number 14 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery
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It's 1928 and St Kilda's streets hang with fairy lights. Magic shows, marionettes, tea dances, tango competitions, lifesaving demonstrations, lantern shows, and picnics on the beach are all part of the Flower Parade. And who else should be chosen to be Queen of the Flowers but the gorgeous, charming and terribly fashionable Hon. Phryne Fisher. However, Phryne needs a new dress and a swimming costume, and she also needs a lot of courage to confront her problems: a missing daughter, the return of an old lover, and a young woman found drowned at the beach at Elwood. (Source: back cover, 2004 edition)

Adaptations

form y separately published work icon Queen of the Flowers Jo Martino , Deb Cox , ( dir. Tony Tilse )et. al.agent) Melbourne : Every Cloud Productions , 2012 5984893 2012 single work film/TV crime

'The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher has been chosen to refine a group of delinquent flower maidens for the annual flower parade. When the body of one of her charges washes up on the beach, though, she begins to question the worth of table manners and dancing lessons. In the midst of her investigation, Jane's mother unexpectedly resurfaces and Phryne has to face her fears about losing her ward.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 24/5/2013)

Notes

  • Dedication: This book is for Christine Day, a real Queen of the flowers.
  • Epigraph: Le bon Papa est capable du tout (the good father is capable of anything). (French proverb)
  • Other formats: Also sound recording, large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2004 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Allen & Unwin
      Extent: 279p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliography (pp. 276-277).
      ISBN: 9781741142464, 1741142466
    • Scottsdale, Arizona,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Poisoned Pen Press ,
      2008 .
      Extent: 249p.
      Edition info: 1st US ed.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliography (pp. [245]-246).
      ISBN: 1590581717 (hbk), 9781590581711 (hbk)
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2012 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Allen & Unwin
      Extent: 288p.
      Note/s:
      • On cover: 'As seen on ABC1.'
      ISBN: 9781742379654

Works about this Work

Book Review – Queen of the Flowers by Kerry Greenwood Joanne Peulen , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Booklover Book Reviews 2011;

— Review of Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2004 single work novel
Sister Sleuths Sue Turnbull , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 263 2004; (p. 58-59)

— Review of Malicious Intent Kathryn Fox , 2004 single work novel ; Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2004 single work novel ; The Walker Jane R. Goodall , 2004 single work novel
Dead-Ends Up and Down the Coast Road Graeme Blundell , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 July 2004; (p. 13)

— Review of The Coast Road Peter Corris , 2004 single work novel ; Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2004 single work novel
Cracking the Case with Style Ian Hicks , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-27 June 2004; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2004 single work novel
The Deepening Nuance of the Serial Killer Jeff Glorfeld , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 June 2004; (p. 5)

— Review of Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2004 single work novel ; The Coast Road Peter Corris , 2004 single work novel
Diverse Styles in a Steady Stream of Talent Jeff Popple , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 May 2004; (p. 4a)

— Review of Malicious Intent Kathryn Fox , 2004 single work novel ; Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2004 single work novel ; Wild Life John Dale , 2004 single work novel
The Deepening Nuance of the Serial Killer Jeff Glorfeld , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 June 2004; (p. 5)

— Review of Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2004 single work novel ; The Coast Road Peter Corris , 2004 single work novel
Cracking the Case with Style Ian Hicks , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-27 June 2004; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2004 single work novel
Dead-Ends Up and Down the Coast Road Graeme Blundell , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 July 2004; (p. 13)

— Review of The Coast Road Peter Corris , 2004 single work novel ; Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2004 single work novel
Sister Sleuths Sue Turnbull , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 263 2004; (p. 58-59)

— Review of Malicious Intent Kathryn Fox , 2004 single work novel ; Queen of the Flowers : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood , 2004 single work novel ; The Walker Jane R. Goodall , 2004 single work novel
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