Death by Water

Death by Water

A Phryne Fisher Mystery

Book - 2008
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With a series of jewelry thefts targeting the first-class passengers on P&O ocean liners, the powers-that-be ask Phryne Fisher to mingle with the upper classes to solve a case of theft on the S.S. Hinemoa, during a luxury cruise to New Zealand.
Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2008
Edition: 1st U.S. ed. 2008
ISBN: 9781590582398
Characteristics: 259 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Phryne Fisher mystery
Call Number: GREENWOOD, K


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Apr 24, 2020

I've watched this series on TV and loved it. To bad this one was also not made for TV. The book of course has a lot more character detail about Phryne & Dot. I look forward to reading all the books in this series.

Feb 15, 2020

One of the better books in the series. Miss Fisher and her companion Dot take a luxury cruise to find some jewel thieves. Historical New Zealand, tales of legendary ships (and sometimes their wrecks) and life aboard cruise chip in the 20s add background to this lively mystery. Who's stealing the gems? Who are all these people on this ship and this cruise? And what are some of them up to? Miss Fisher has fun with this one and you will too.

Jan 09, 2019

# 15

Dec 06, 2016

(Book 15 in the Phryne Fisher series)

Jul 02, 2016

This is one of the best books in this very enjoyable series. Phryne and Dot are on a luxury cruise to New Zealand. The multiple plots are engaging, and the descriptions of visiting New Zealand in 1928 are fascinating. This whole series is excellent, though some books are better than others. This one is great fun!

Caz1310 Jun 04, 2011

Greenwood's Phryne Fisher series is divine and Death by Water is one of my favourites. Extremely well written with larger than life and absolutely likeable characters I can't recommend Phryne highly enough.


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