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y separately published work icon Death in Store selected work   short story   crime   mystery  
Is part of Verity Birdwood Mystery Jennifer Rowe , 1987 series - author novel short story (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 Death in Store
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Christmas at Fredericks department store is a grand tradition. This year once again the carols are playing, the fairy lights are shining and the Fredericks Santa Claus is reigning in his Grotto. From the languorous angels in Lingerie to the twinkling trees in Toys, no expense has been spared to create the Fredericks Christmas magic. But this year among the staff at the big store goodwill to all men is noticeably lacking, as Verity Birdwood, researcher turned amateur sleuth, is soon to discover. For beneath professional smiles lie thoughts of murder. And for someone, this Christmas will be their last... (Source: back cover, 1991 edition)

Notes

  • Comprised of thematically related short stories.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Contents

* Contents derived from the North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Allen and Unwin , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Forbidden Fruit, Jennifer Rowe , 1989 single work short story crime mystery (p. 1-16)
Rabbit Killer, Jennifer Rowe , 1991 single work short story crime mystery (p. 17-52)
Death Warmed Up, Jennifer Rowe , 1988 single work short story crime mystery (p. 53-64)
Flashpoint, Jennifer Rowe , 1990 single work short story crime mystery (p. 65-80)
Death in Ruby, Jennifer Rowe , 1989 single work short story crime mystery (p. 81-95)
Roses for Do-Hoppy, Jennifer Rowe , 1991 single work short story crime mystery (p. 96-112)
Ladies' Day, Jennifer Rowe , 1990 single work short story crime mystery (p. 113-127)
Death in Store, Jennifer Rowe , 1991 single work short story crime mystery (p. 128-173)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 1991 .
      image of person or book cover 3319669600909582760.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 173p.
      Description: illus., port.
      Note/s:
      • 'From the Queen of Australian mystery writing - Verity Birdwood returns.' (appears on cover)
      ISBN: 9781863731041, 1863731040 (pbk)
      Series: y separately published work icon Allen and Unwin Original Fiction Allen and Unwin (publisher), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 1990 7513778 1990 series - publisher
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Perfect Crime ,
      1993 .
      Extent: 187p.
      Edition info: First US edition.
      ISBN: 9780385425988, 0385425988
    • St Leonards, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 1993 .
      Extent: 173p.
      ISBN: 9781863736114 (pbk), 1863736115 (pbk)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Bantam Crime Line ,
      1994 .
      Extent: 198p.
      ISBN: 9780553568752 (pbk), 0553568752 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Untitled Carol Harper , 2004-2005 single work review
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 42-43)

— Review of Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Rowan of Rin : The Journey Emily Rodda , 2004 selected work children's fiction ; Love Lies Bleeding : A Crimes For a Summer Christmas Anthology 1994 anthology short story ; The Makeover Murders Jennifer Rowe , 1992 single work novel ; Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story ; Something Wicked Jennifer Rowe , 1998 single work novel ; Deadline Jennifer Rowe , 1997 single work novel
Untitled 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 8 no. 2 1994; (p. 55)

— Review of Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story
Untitled Venetia Brissenden , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Mean Streets : A Quarterly Journal of Crime, Mystery and Detection , September no. 4 1991; (p. 57-58)

— Review of Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story
Forecasts Steven Kafkarisos , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , July vol. 71 no. 1017 1991; (p. 18)

— Review of Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story
Crime Ray Davie , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 23 November 1991; (p. 8)

— Review of Kickback Garry Disher , 1991 single work novel ; Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story ; Deathwater Anne Infante , 1991 single work novel
Untitled Carol Harper , 2004-2005 single work review
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 42-43)

— Review of Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Rowan of Rin : The Journey Emily Rodda , 2004 selected work children's fiction ; Love Lies Bleeding : A Crimes For a Summer Christmas Anthology 1994 anthology short story ; The Makeover Murders Jennifer Rowe , 1992 single work novel ; Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story ; Something Wicked Jennifer Rowe , 1998 single work novel ; Deadline Jennifer Rowe , 1997 single work novel
Untitled 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 8 no. 2 1994; (p. 55)

— Review of Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story
True Australian Descendent of Agatha Christie Jeff Popple , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 20 October 1991; (p. 23)

— Review of Too Rich Melissa Chan , 1991 single work novel ; Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story ; Finger Play Robert Wallace , 1991 single work novel
Off the Shelf Pamela Ruskin , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News , 20 December vol. 58 no. 16 1991; (p. 34-35)

— Review of The Grass Crown Colleen McCullough , 1991 single work novel ; Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story ; Australian Cinema : The First Eighty Years Graham Shirley , Brian Adams , 1983 single work criticism biography ; The Language of Love : An Anthology of Australian Love Letters, Poetry and Prose 1991 anthology short story poetry correspondence
Crime / Thrillers Josephine Riley , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 19 October 1991; (p. 15)

— Review of Finger Play Robert Wallace , 1991 single work novel ; Angel of Honour Jennifer Bacia , 1991 single work novel ; Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story
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