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The Resource Dead Man's Chest

Dead Man's Chest

Label
Dead Man's Chest
Title
Dead Man's Chest
Statement of responsibility
Kerry Greenwood
Title variation
Dead mans chest
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Language
eng
Summary
The unflappable Phryne is off on a quiet seaside holiday with Dot, Jane and Ruth - surely they won't be disturbed by a murder ...The gloriously unflappable Miss Phryne Fisher returns in this deadly treasure hunt.Travelling at high speed in her beloved Hispano-Suiza accompanied by her maid and trusted companion Dot, her two adoptive daughters Jane and Ruth, and their dog Molly, The Hon Miss Phryne Fisher is off to Queenscliff. She'd promised everyone a nice holiday by the sea with absolutely no murders, but when they arrive at their rented accommodation that doesn't seem likely at all.An empty house, a gang of teenage louts, a fisherboy saved, and the mystery of a missing butler and his wife seem to lead inexorably towards a hunt for buried treasure by the sea. But what information might the curious Surrealists be able to contribute? Phryne knows to what depths people will sink for greed but with a glass of champagne in one hand and a pearl-handled Beretta in the other, no-one is getting past her.'Missing housekeepers and secretive Satie-swaying, patchouli-soaked surealists are all part of the scene, plus, of course, a whiff of delicious murder.' Australian Women's Weekly'If you haven't yet met the delectable Miss Phryne Fisher, it is certainly time that you did.' Ballarat Courier
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Summary
Travelling in her Hispano-Suiza accompanied by her trusted companion Dot, her two daughters Jane and Ruth and their dog Molly, Phryne Fisher is off to Queenscliff. She'd promised everyone a nice holiday by the sea with absolutely no murders, but when they arrive at their rented accommodation that doesn't seem likely at all. An empty house, a gang of teenage louts, a fisherboy saved, and the mystery of a missing butler and his wife seem to lead inexorably towards a hunt for buried treasure by the sea. Phryne knows to what depths people will sink for greed but with a glass of champagne in one hand and a pearl-handled Beretta in the other, no-one is getting past her.
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355872
Cataloging source
DLC
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Greenwood, Kerry
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Series statement
Phryne Fisher mysteries
Series volume
0018
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Dead Man's Chest
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1cfd3818-6164-43de-a6d8-f71e3bd8b088
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781743435229
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Dead Man's Chest
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1cfd3818-6164-43de-a6d8-f71e3bd8b088
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781743435229
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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