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Daniel, Stephanie

Overview
Works: 376 works in 495 publications in 1 language and 2,460 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Narrator, Lighting designer , Author
Classifications: PR9619.3.G725, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephanie Daniel
Unnatural habits by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLAYAWAY: 1929: Girls are going missing in Melbourne. Little, pretty golden-haired girls. And not just pretty. Three of them are pregnant, poor girls from the harsh confines of the Magdalene Laundry. People are getting nervous. Polly Kettle, a pushy, self-important Girl Reporter with ambition and no sense of self-preservation, decides to investigate, and promptly goes missing herself. It's time for Phryne and Dot to put a stop to this and find Polly Kettle before something quite irreparable happens to all of them. It's all piracy and dark cellars, convents and plots, murder and mystery, and Phryne finally finds out if it's true that blondes have more fun
Cocaine blues by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The London season is in full fling at the end of the 1920s, but the Honourable Phryne Fisher - she of the green-grey eyes, diamante garters and outfits that should not be sprung suddenly on those of nervous dispositions - is rapidly tiring of the tedium of arranging flowers, making polite conversations with retired colonels, and dancing with weak-chinned men. Instead, Phryne decides it might be rather amusing to try her had at being a lady detective in Melbourne, Australia. Phryne books into the Windsor Hotel and is embroiled in mystery: poisoned wives, cocaine smuggling rings, corrupt cops and communism
Away with the fairies by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phryne Fisher: dangerous, passionate, kind, clever, and seductive. She drinks cocktails, dances the tango, is the companion of wharfies, and is expert at conducting an elegant dalliance. It's the 1920s in Melbourne and Phryne is asked to investigate the puzzling death of a famous author and illustrator of fairy stories. To do so, Phryne takes a job within the women's magazine that employed the victim and finds herself enmeshed in her colleagues' deceptions
Murder and Mendelssohn by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orchestral conductor has been found dead and Detective Inspector Jack Robinson needs the delightfully incisive and sophisticated Miss Fisher's assistance. Hugh Tregennis has been murdered in a most flamboyant mode by a killer with a point to prove. But how many killers is Phryne really stalking? At the same time, the dark curls and disdainful air of mathematician and code-breaker Rupert Sheffield are taking Melbourne by storm. They've certainly taken the heart of Phryne's old friend from the trenches of WW1, John Wilson. Phryne recognises Sheffield as a man who attracts danger and is determined to protect John from harm. While Mendelssohn's "Elijah", memories of the Great War, and the science of deduction ring in her head, Phryne s past must also play its part as MI6 become involved in the tangled web of murders
Murder in Montparnasse by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Always enticing in divine twenties fashion, Phryne, one of the most exciting and likeable heroines in crime writing today, leads us through a tightly plotted maze of thrilling adventure set in 1920s Australia
Ruddy gore by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An appealing mystery series with a fascinating 1920s setting. Phryne Fisher is an independent, unconventional PI with competence, unflappability and flamboyance in equal measures. The glorious Phryne Fisher returns to the spotlight in her seventh adventure. Running late to the Hinkler gala performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, Phryne Fisher meets some thugs in a dark alley and handles them convincingly before they can ruin her silver dress. Phryne then finds that she has rescued a gorgeous Chinese, Lin Chung, and his grandmother, and is briefly mistaken for a deity. Denying divinity but accepting cognac, she later continues safely to the theatre. But it's an unexpected evening as her night is again interrupted by a most bizarre death onstage. What links can Phryne possibly find between the ridiculously entertaining plot of Ruddigore, the Chinese community of Little Bourke St or the actors treading the boards of His Majesty's Theatre? Drawn backstage and onstage, Phryne must solve an old murder and find a new murderer - and, of course, banish the theatre's ghost, who seems likely to kill again"--Pub. description
Flying too high by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danger, excitement and love - this is how the glamorous Phryne Fisher is determined to live her life in her second enticing adventure. Walking the wings of a Tiger Moth plane in full flight ought to be enough excitement for most people, but not Phryne Fisher, amateur detective, woman of mystery, as delectable as the finest chocolate and as sharp as razor blades. In this, the second Phryne Fisher mystery, the 1920s' most talented and glamorous detective flies even higher, handling a murder, a kidnapping and the usual array of beautiful young men with style and consummate ease - and 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 from kidnapping, she handles everything with the same dash and elan with which she drives her red Hispano-Suiza"--Pub. description
Murder on a midsummer night : [a Phryne Fisher mystery] by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melbourne, 1929. The year starts off for glamorous private investigator Phryne Fisher with a heat wave and more mysteries than you could prod a parasol at. Simultaneously investigating the apparent suicide death of a man on St Kilda beach and trying to find a lost, illegimate child who could be heir to a wealthy old woman's fortune, Phryne needs all her wits about her, particularly when she has to tangle with a group of thoroughly unpleasant Bright Young Things. But Phryne Fisher is a force of nature, and takes in her elegant stride what might make others quail, including terrifying séances, ghosts, Kif smokers, the threat of human sacrifices, dubious spirit guides and maps to buried pirate treasure
Who killed Camilla? by Emma Darcy( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood's hottest property, Camilla Page, has just wrapped up the shoot of her latest movie and she's chosen an exclusive Barrier Reef island resort as the setting for her surprise wedding to Australian cameraman, Jimmy Ryder - a man hell-bent on riding the gravy train that's coming his way. Amongst the invited guests are people Camilla has used as rungs while climbing her personal ladder of success: her long-time agent; the director of her latest film and K.C. Gordon, successful romance novelist. K.C. eargerly accepts the invitation to what promises to be the most lavish of affairs attended by starlets, heartthrobs and assorted A-listers. But K.C. soon realises the tropical paradise is also home to venomous snakes, some of them human - one of whom will strike to deadly effect
Death before wicket : [a Phryne Fisher mystery] by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phryne Fisher has plans for her Sydney sojourn, but they begin to go awry when Phryne's maid discovers her thoroughly respectable sister Joan has left her family for the murky nightlife of the Cross, and then postponed again because Phyrne is definitely not the woman to say "no" when two delightful young men are of their knees, begging for her help in finding their friend innocent of theft. It all sounds simple enough as Phryne sets investigations into motion. But when greed and fear are the motivating factors, people become ruthless and Phyrne quickly finds herself enmeshed in blackmail, secrets, lies and the dangerous influences of deep magic
The Castlemaine murders by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phryne Fisher is back, as smart and sassy as ever. Phryne Fisher, her sister Beth and her faithful maid, Dot, decide that Luna Park is the place for an afternoon of fun and excitiment with Phryne's two daughters Ruth and Jane. But in the dusty dark Ghost Train, amidst the squeals of horror and delight, a mummified bulled-studded corpse falls to the ground in front of them. Phryne Fisher's pleasure trip has definitely become business. Digging to the bottom of this longstanding mystery takes her to the country town of Castlemaine where it soon becomes obvious that someone is trying to muzzle her investigations
Dead man's chest by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she tries to go on summer holiday, Phryne Fisher discovers that the Johnsons, who were supposed to be at the vacation home, are nowhere in sight, beginning a mystery that involves smugglers, pirate treasure, and the mysterious Madame Selavey
How to start a business without any money by Rachel Bridge( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do you dream of starting your own business but don't have any money? What if you could set up a venture with nothing but a good idea and the determination to make it work? It's an appealing idea, particularly in the current economic climate where no one has cash to spare and austerity rules the day. In fact, studies show that more people start businesses during recessions than at any other time. The good news is that it can be done, provided you follow a few golden rules. Based on Rachel Bridge's popular workshops, this book will help set you on the way to success
Who killed Angelique? by Emma Darcy( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loved by few, despised and envied by many, Angelique instigated infidelities, salacious gossip, betrayal and jealousy. But did she deserve to be gunned down in her own home? As K.C. Gordon, successful romance novelist, surveys the gathering at her friend Angelique's funeral, she knows she'll get her own hands dirty unravelling the truth
Cocaine blues by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the end of the roaring twenties, and the exuberant and Honourable Phryne Fisher is dancing and gaming with gay abandon. But she becomes bored with London and the endless round of parties. In search of excitement, she sets her sights on a spot of detective work in Melbourne, Australia. And so mystery and the beautiful Russian dancer, Sasha de Lisse, appear in her life. From then on it's all cocaine and communism until her adventure reaches its steamy end in the Turkish baths of Little Lonsdale Street
Blossoms and shadows by Lian Hearn( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries Japan has been on its own; isolated by choice from the rest of the world. But the Western powers are now at its shores, its government is crumbling and revolution is building. The age of the samurai is ending and in its place a new Japan will be born. Into this turmoil steps a young woman. Tsuru expects to marry a man of her parents' choice but her life is taken over by the beliefs of a new age and by the passionate men around her. Their slogan is sonnooi (revere the Emperor, expel the foreigners), their preferred method is violence
Hairy Maclary's bone by Lynley Dodd( Recording )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small black dog uses a series of slick manuvers to protect his bone from his friends
Away with the fairies by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searching for the murderer of a famous author, sleuth Phryne Fisher takes a job within the women's magazine that employed the victim and finds herself enmeshed in her colleagues' deceptions
Blood and circuses by Kerry Greenwood( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher is feeling dull. But is she bored enough to leave her identity, her home and family behind and join Farrell's Circus and Wild Beast Show? There have been strange things happening at the circus. And when Phryne is asked by her friends Samson the Strong Man, Alan the carousel operator and Doreen the Snake Woman to help them, curiosity gets the better of her. Peeling off her wealth and privilege, Phryne takes a job as a trick horse-rider, wearing hand-me-down clothes and a new name. Someone seems determined to see the circus fail and Phryne must find out who that might be and why they want it badly enough to resort to poison, assault and murder
No fixed address by Jackie Hartnell( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Hartnell was always a gypsy at heart, but never courageous enough to be a real traveller when she was young. It took the death of her husband on the eve of their retirement to show her the importance of seizing the day. Donning a backpack she set out on a series of journeys
 
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