Seven Australian soldiers, carousing in Paris in 1918, unknowingly witness a murder. Ten years later, two are dead...under very suspicious circumstances. Enter the fascinating Phryne Fisher. Phryne's friends Bert and Cec were part of this group of soldiers in 1918. Now they fear for their lives and appeal to her for help. As Phryne delves into the investigation, she remembers being in Montparnasse on that very same day. Phryne has troubles of a different kind at home. Her lover, Lin Chung, is about to be married. And the effect on her own usually peaceful household is disastrous.... "Phryne Fisher [is] an independent, unconventional PI whose competence and unflappability call to mind Dorothy Sayers's Harriet Vane.." -Publishers Weekly Winner of the Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award from the Crime Writer's Association of Australia, Kerry Greenwood has written more than 40 novels and several non-fiction books, including 16 Phryne Fisher mysteries. Other Phryne Fisher adventures are available from Poisoned Pen Press.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.