Kerry Greenwood

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Kerry Greenwood
Kerry Greenwood
Kerry Greenwood signing books at the launch of Forbidden Fruit
BornKerry Greenwood
(1954-06-17)17 June 1954
Melbourne
OccupationWriter, locum solicitor
LanguageEnglish
NationalityAustralian
GenresCrime, historical, science-fiction
Notable work(s)Phryne Fisher series
Notable award(s)Multiple, see below
Partner(s)Registered wizard
ChildrenNone
 
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Kerry Greenwood
Kerry Greenwood
Kerry Greenwood signing books at the launch of Forbidden Fruit
BornKerry Greenwood
(1954-06-17)17 June 1954
Melbourne
OccupationWriter, locum solicitor
LanguageEnglish
NationalityAustralian
GenresCrime, historical, science-fiction
Notable work(s)Phryne Fisher series
Notable award(s)Multiple, see below
Partner(s)Registered wizard
ChildrenNone

Kerry Greenwood (born 17 June 1954 in Footscray, Victoria[1]) is an author and solicitor from Melbourne, Australia. She has written many plays and books, most notably a string of historical detective novels centred on the character of Phryne Fisher. She writes mysteries, science-fiction, historical fiction, and children's stories, as well as plays. She is unmarried but lives with a "registered wizard".

Awards and nominations[edit]

Books[edit]

Phryne Fisher historical mysteries[edit]

  1. Cocaine Blues (1989) aka Death by Misadventure[2]
  2. Flying Too High (1990)
  3. Murder on the Ballarat Train (1991)
  4. Death at Victoria Dock (1992)
  5. The Green Mill Murder (1993)
  6. Blood And Circuses (1994)
  7. Ruddy Gore (1995)
  8. Urn Burial (1996)
  9. Raisins and Almonds (1997)
  10. Death Before Wicket (1999)
  11. Away With the Fairies (2001)
  12. Murder in Montparnasse (2002)
  13. The Castlemaine Murders (2003)
  14. Queen of the Flowers (2004)
  15. Death By Water (2005)
  16. Murder in the Dark (2006)
  17. Murder on a Midsummer Night (2008)
  18. Dead Man's Chest (2010)
  19. Unnatural Habits (2012)
  20. Murder and Mendelssohn (2013)
  • The Phryne Fisher Mysteries:

Cocaine Blues / Flying Too High (omnibus) (2004)

  • A Question of Death (short story collection) (2008)

Corinna Chapman mysteries[edit]

  1. Earthly Delights (2004)
  2. Heavenly Pleasures (2005)
  3. Devil's Food (2006)
  4. Trick or Treat (2007)
  5. Forbidden Fruit (2009)
  6. Cooking the Books (2011)

Delphic Women[edit]

Spinouts (with Michael Pryor and Catherine Randle)[edit]

Stormbringer[edit]

The Broken Wheel, Whaleroad, Cave Rats and Feral are prequels to the Stormbringer trilogy. Characters in Stormbringer refer to events in those books, but are otherwise independent.

Novels[edit]

  • The Wandering Icon (1992)
  • The Childstone Cycle (1994)
  • Quest (1996)
  • The Broken Wheel (1996)
  • Whaleroad (1996)
  • Cave Rats (1997)
  • Feral (1998)
  • Whaleroad, Cave Rats and Feral published in one volume in 2002
  • Alien Invasions (2000) (with Shannah Jay and Lucy Sussex, edited by Paul Collins and Meredith Costain)
  • A different sort of real: the diary of Charlotte McKenzie, Melbourne 1918-1919 (2001)

Also entitled The Deadly Flu as printed in 2012

  • The Three-Pronged Dagger (2002)
  • Danger Do Not Enter (2003)
  • The Long Walk (2004)
  • Journey to Eureka (2005)
  • Out of the Black Land (2010)

Collections[edit]

Anthologies edited[edit]

Short fiction[edit]

"Jetsam" (1998) in Dreaming Down-Under (ed. Jack Dann, Janeen Webb)

Non-fiction[edit]

TV and film[edit]

The Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries television series was filmed in and around Melbourne in 2011 and premiered on ABC1 on 24 February 2012. A second series was commissioned in August 2012 and filming began in February 2013.[3]

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