Download e-book for kindle: A Question of Death: An Illustrated Phryne Fisher Treasury by Kerry Greenwood

By Kerry Greenwood

ISBN-10: 1741763916

ISBN-13: 9781741763911

A party of the divine Phyrne Fisher, this specific collectable deal with for her fanatics is lavishly illustrated in complete color and comprises all-new Phryne brief tales, plus recipes and different miscellany.

The Honourable Phryne Fisher - she of the Lulu bob, eco-friendly eyes, Cupid's bow lips and diamante garters - is the 1920's such a lot dependent and irrepressible sleuth. This number of Phryne brief tales and different Phryne miscellany - together with Phryne's favorite footwear and hats, decadent cocktail recipes and her most sensible guidance for discouraging undesirable admirers - is a gorgeously collectable deal with for all Phryne fans.

Lavishly illustrated with divine color illustrations via Beth Norling, A query of Death will carry pleasure to the hearts of Phryne Fisher fanatics far and wide.

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The decades passed uneventfully as Orton continued to yield a vital mineral, an element which had always been in short supply on the Ankani worlds, a metal which became more and more important to Ankani technology as the centuries passed and the home supply was used up. Other worlds had the mineral, but Orton had it in more abundance, an incredible 65 parts in one million by weight of the entire planetary mass. For over 4,000 years Ankani ships had blinked out to Orton on regular schedules to mine the mineral directly from the crust.

Oh, Lady," the Bakron gasped. " Cele shifted to a more comfortable position on the lounge, letting her strong, feminine legs show as she raised one knee. She let him look for a long moment, then closed off with a smile. She knew the word would spread rapidly. Before the end of the current watch every rating on the ship would know that their Garge was, indeed, a very warm and human woman and the reward earned by Bakron John Truto would be an incentive for every man on the ship. Some Garges were cold and limited their favors to ranking Larftons, putting an unbridgeable void between themselves and the ratings.

Then the ship lowered and she smelled the emptiness. She walked through streets and buildings built by something of humanoid form and saw the fused metals and cried because of the total lack of life, the absence of records, the mystery of what happened to what seemed to be so strong and so beautiful a race. no life, no records, no language. Even the inscriptions on stone and plastic had been obliterated, leaving Cele with the conviction that the fate of all the Ankani worlds depended on one word: why?

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