Flying Too High

Flying Too High

A Phryne Fisher Mystery

Book - 2007
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Walking the wings of a Tiger Moth plane in full flight would be more than enough excitement for most people, but not for Phryne--amateur detective and woman of mystery, as delectable as the finest chocolate and as sharp as razor blades.In fact, the 1920s' most talented and glamorous detective flies even higher here, handling a murder, a kidnapping, and the usual array of beautiful young men with style and consummate ease. And she does it all before it's time to adjourn to the Queenscliff Hotel for breakfast. Whether she's flying planes, clearing a friend of homicide charges, or saving a child, Phryne does everything with the same dash and elan with which she drives her red Hispano-Suiza.
Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2007,|©1990.
Edition: First U.S. trade paperback edition
ISBN: 9781590583951
Characteristics: 156 pages ;,21 cm.


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Jul 27, 2020

Loved the book as much as I love the TV series.

JessicaGma May 29, 2019

Light, fast to read and a great deal of fun!

Jan 05, 2017

Book 2

Dec 06, 2016

(The second book in the Phryne Fisher series)

melish Dec 20, 2015

The TV show is great and the books are great, each in different ways. I recommend seeing the videos first, then reading the books. One has a picture of the characters (and the clothes) from the TV. Then read the books for the added characters and a variant mystery puzzle. I happily read them a second (or third) time and laugh and laugh.

Nov 24, 2015

Phryne as wing-walker! I liked this book. Other comments say they like the PBS shows better, but this is the WHOLE story, not ground down to 60 mins. These stories contain fascinating historical data as well as a very wild tale of this seductive, wealthy fictional flapper.

Jun 30, 2015

I agree with kancruze. I liked the PBS shows better than this book.

JCLHebahA Jun 25, 2015

Another fun Phryne Fisher romp, albeit not quite as engaging as the first. Still a series I intend to follow.

Mar 28, 2015

A pleasant romp if you're looking for something quick to read.

Mar 01, 2015

Disappointed that I like her shows on PBS better than reading the book.

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