All for the price of a song . . . Phryne Fisher loves dancing, especially with gorgeous young Simon Abrahams. But Phryne's contentment at the Jewish Young People's Society Dance is cut short when Simon's father asks her to investigate the strange death of a devout young student in Miss Sylvia Lee's East Market bookshop. Miss Lee has been arrested for the murder, but Phryne believes her to be a very unlikely killer.With help from the old faithfuls Bert and Cec, her devoted companion Dot, and Detective Inspector 'Call me Jack' Robinson, Phryne picks her way through the mystery. She soon finds herself at the heart of a situation far graver and more political than she at first appreciates . . .
Kerry Greenwood is the author of more than forty novels and six non-fiction titles, and the editor of two collections. Phryne Fisher is her most successful series to date â€“ there are currently 19 in the series. She lives in Australia with a registered wizard.