Kerry Greenwood


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Kerry Greenwood was born in the Melbourne suburb of Footscray and after wandering far and wide, she returned to live there. She has a degree in English and Law from Melbourne University and was admitted to the legal profession on the 1st April 1982, a day which she finds both soothing and significant.

Kerry has written twenty novels, a number of plays, including The Troubadours with Stephen D'Arcy, is an award-winning children's writer and has edited and contributed to several anthologies. In 1996 she published a book of essays on female murderers called Things She Loves: Why women Kill.

The Phryne Fisher series (pronounced Fry-knee, to rhyme with briny) began in 1989 with Cocaine Blues which was a great success. Kerry has written thirteen bo
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Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fishe...

3.82 avg rating — 21,127 ratings — published 1989 — 50 editions
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Flying Too High (Phryne Fis...

3.86 avg rating — 10,231 ratings — published 1990 — 41 editions
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Murder on the Ballarat Trai...

3.95 avg rating — 8,850 ratings — published 1991 — 45 editions
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Death at Victoria Dock (Phr...

3.91 avg rating — 6,937 ratings — published 1992 — 35 editions
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The Green Mill Murder (Phry...

3.92 avg rating — 6,234 ratings — published 1993 — 37 editions
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Blood and Circuses (Phryne ...

3.81 avg rating — 5,234 ratings — published 1994 — 36 editions
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Ruddy Gore (Phryne Fisher, #7)

3.82 avg rating — 4,936 ratings — published 1995
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Murder in Montparnasse (Phr...

4.10 avg rating — 4,137 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Urn Burial (Phryne Fisher, #8)

3.85 avg rating — 4,432 ratings — published 1996 — 29 editions
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Raisins and Almonds (Phryne...

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“If I ever saw my muse she would be an old woman with a tight bun and spectacles poking me in the middle of the back and growling, "Wake up and write the book!”
Kerry Greenwood

“I'm concealing a lot of things. That's what a lady does.”
Kerry Greenwood, Queen of the Flowers
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“There are good sailors. Well, some good sailors. In a way they are ideal as husbands. They drop in every six months for a wild celebration, then they drop out again before one gets bored with their company or annoyed with by their habits.”
Kerry Greenwood, Queen of the Flowers

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