The eagerly-awaited sequel to the bestselling The Apricot Colonel is another charming novel of fruit preserving, cross-dressing . . . and murder. Cosy crime at its very best.
Marion Halligan is an award-winning novelist, essayist and short-story writer. Her many books have been awarded a swag of prizes including the Age Book of the Year, the ACT Book of the Year, the Nita B. Kibble Award, the Steele Rudd Award, the Braille Book of the Year, the 3M Talking Book of the Year and the Geraldine Pascall prize for critical writing. She has been also been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the Dublin IMPAC Prize and the Miles Franklin Award. Her last book was The Apricot Colonel, but her previous work includes The Point, The Fog Garden and A Taste of Memory. Marion lives in Canberra.
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