My husband and I have gotten hooked on the Australian murder mystery series "Ms. Fisher's Murder Mysteries" and were excited to realize they're based on a book series. The first one was an absolute treat. It features wonderful characters, lush descriptions and clothing that has me drooling with envy. One line in the opening chapter absolutely whetted my appetite for this book. "The last time she had been fawned over with this air of distracted delight was when one country family thought that she was going to take their appalling lounge-lizard of a son off their hands, just because she had slept with him once or twice." How can you not love a book like this?
I've finished the first two and have already checked out book 3. Phryne Fisher is my new favorite heroine.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
I've read all of this series since it started with May Day. I never thought I would see it get as sad as this one did. It will be really interesting to see how the author continues these books. I wouldn't recommend coming into the series by starting with this book.
Monday, March 23, 2015
This takes you through the details of everyday life in Victorian times, from getting up in the morning to going to bed. It covers all sort of details, like what your bedroom rug would look like to how you would fix your hair, what you would eat, to even what your medical treatment.