By Kerry Greenwood
St. Kildas streets grasp with fairy lighting fixtures. Tea dances, tango competitions, lifesaving demonstrations, lantern exhibits, and picnics at the seashore are all a part of the cities first Flower Parade. And who may be Queen of the plants however the Honourable Phryne Fisher? it sounds as if the stunning Phryne has not anything to do yet purchase attire, drink cocktails, and dine in lavish eating places. regrettably, disappearances in this joyous pageant aren’t restricted to the magic exhibits. one among Phryne’s flower maidens has easily vanished. And so, Phryne is off to enquire aided by means of Bert and Cec and her trusty little Beretta. whilst her darling followed daughter Ruth is going lacking, Phryne is decided that not anything will stand within the approach of her research. Phryne needs to confront elephants, brothel-life, and maybe worst of all an previous lover for you to keep Ruth and her flower maiden prior to it's too past due. Queen of the plant life is the fourteenth booklet within the Phryne Fisher sequence, with out signal of Ms. Fisher placing up her pearl-handled pistol but.