Australian Authors

Kerry Greenwood Book List

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Kerry Greenwood has written nineteen novels and has worked as a folk singer, factory hand, a director, a producer, a translator, a costumer-maker, a cook and also qualified as a solicitor. She works part time for Victoria Legal Aid as an advocate in the Magistrates Courts. The Phryne Fisher series has become one of the most popular television mystery series in Australia. Kerry was awarded the Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003.


Phryne Fisher series

Phryne Fisher is a private detective in Melbourne, Australia during the 1920s

Cocaine Blues (1989) apa Death by Misadventure and Miss Phryne Fisher Investigates
Flying Too High (1990)
Murder on the Ballarat Train (1991)
Death at Victoria Dock (1992)
The Green Mill Murder (1993)
Blood and Circuses (1994)
Ruddy Gore (1995)
Urn Burial (1996)
Raisins and Almonds (1999)
Death Before Wicket (1999)
Away with the Fairies (2001)
Murder in Montparnasse (2002)
The Castlemaine Murders (2003)
Queen of the Flowers (2004)
Death By Water (2005)
Murder in the Dark (2006)
A Question of Death (2007) [ss]
Murder on a Midsummer Night (2008)
Dead Man's Chest (2010)
Unnatural Habits (2013)
Murder and Mendelssohn (2013)

Death in Daylesford (2021)


Corinna Chapman series

Corinna is a former banker who has turned her hand to running a bakery along with some amateur sleuthing

Earthly Delights (2004)
Heavenly Pleasures (2005)
Devil's Food (2006)
Trick or Treat (2007)
Forbidden Fruit (2009)
Cooking the Books (2011)
The Spotted Dog (2018)


Delphic Women series

Medea (1997)
Cassandra (1995)
Electra (1996)


Stand Alone

Out of the Black Land (2013)


Critical Acclaim

Death Before Wicket:

  • Shortlisted 2000 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel

Murder in Montparnasse:

  • Shortlisted 2003 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel

The Castlemaine Murders:

  • Shortlisted 2004 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel

Queen of the Flowers:

  • Shortlisted 2005 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel

Earthly Delights:

  • Shortlisted 2004 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel

Heavenly Pleasures:

  • Shortlisted 2005 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel

The Spotted Dog:

  • Shortlisted 2019 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel