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Earthly Delights Corinna Chapman was once a high profile accountant and banker Then she walked out on the money market and her dismissive and unpleasant husband James, threw aside her briefcase, and doffed her kitten heels forever Now she is a baker working in her own business, Earthly Delights, located in Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Australia Corinna is living in an eccentric building on the Roman model called Insula, made up of eight stories, sixteen apartments, and a lot of strange and interesting people These include a retired professor of classics, Dionysius Monk a Dutch gardener named Trudi Mr and Mrs Pemberthy and their rotten little doggie, Traddles a pair of disgustingly thin, would be soapie stars Goss and Kylie and a jobbing witch, Meroe of The Sibyls Cave Corinna is quite content with her cat Horatio and her shop until a junkie falls half dead on her grate, a gorgeous sabra stalks along her alley and tells her that she is beautiful, and she starts receiving threatening letters accusing her of being a scarlet woman Then it is Goths, lost girls, fraud, late nights, nerds, and beautiful slaves Life for Corinna has suddenly become exciting And she still needs to get her bread out in time for the morning rush Includes recipes Earthly Delights is the first book in this delicious new series by the award winning author who brought us the Phryne Fisher series


About the Author: Kerry Greenwood

Kerry Greenwood was born in the Melbourne suburb of Footscray and after wandering far and wide, she returned to live there She has a degree in English and Law from Melbourne University and was admitted to the legal profession on the 1st April 1982, a day which she finds both soothing and significant.Kerry has written twenty novels, a number of plays, including The Troubadours with Stephen D Arcy, is an award winning children s writer and has edited and contributed to several anthologies In 1996 she published a book of essays on female murderers called Things She Loves Why women Kill.The Phryne Fisher series pronounced Fry knee, to rhyme with briny began in 1989 with Cocaine Blues which was a great success Kerry has written thirteen books in this series with no sign yet of Miss Fisher hanging up her pearl handled pistol Kerry says that as long as people want to read them, she can keep writing them.Kerry Greenwood has worked as a folk singer, factory hand, director, producer, translator, costume maker, cook and is currently a solicitor When she is not writing, she works as a locum solicitor for the Victorian Legal Aid She is also the unpaid curator of seven thousand books, three cats Attila, Belladonna and Ashe and a computer called Apple which squeaks She embroiders very well but cannot knit She has flown planes and leapt out of them with a parachute in an attempt to cure her fear of heights she is now terrified of jumping out of planes but can climb ladders without fear She can detect second hand bookshops from blocks away and is often found within them.For fun Kerry reads science fiction fantasy and detective stories She is not married, has no children and lives with a registered wizard When she is not doing any of the above she stares blankly out of the window.http www.earthlydelights.net.au



10 thoughts on “Earthly Delights

  1. Brenda Brenda says:

    Corinna Chapman s bakery, Earthly Delights, had been a huge success since she had opened it after leaving her two timing husband James even though it was situated in the seedier part of Melbourne she had customers rushing in on their way to work on their morning breaks until her stock was negligible when she closed at 2pm So the morning she opened the back door at 6am after filling the oven with delicious pastries the


  2. Kevin Kevin says:

    3 starsThis was a pleasant surprise, it was my first Australian cozy mystery It was considerably edgier than the American cozy mysteries I maccustomed to Whats similar a cast of quirky characters, a successful main character who could bewealthy if she hadn t ditched her accountant job for that of baker What s different junkies, dominatrices, alcoholic, a main character who actually has sex, goths view spoiler At about th


  3. Kathryn Kathryn says:

    Having already wasted time reading this, I don t want to waste too muchtime writing a review It started out quite well, but had greatly deteriorated by the end There were elements I liked about this, but unfortunately they were far outweighed by things I didn t like there were too many vampires, goths and witches In addition, the writing felt choppy and seemed to jump from one thing to the next without any explanation.I wo


  4. Dana Stabenow Dana Stabenow says:

    The writer of the delightful Phryne Fisher series jumps nine decades into Melbourne s future, to bring us Corinna Chapman, baker Corinna lives and bakes in Melbourne, Australia, in one of the truly great buildings of fiction, the Insula, eight stories covered in peacock blue tiles where each apartment is named for a Roman god or goddess and decorated accordingly Someone is terrorizing the women in the building with poison pe


  5. Ace Ace says:

    Romantic cosy mystery vampire novel Is that a thing Corinna Chapman, x accountant and now baker in inner city Melbourne s business district by day and junkie haven by night gets involved in a number of mysteries that are impacting on her normal routines Enter Daniel Cohen, heart throb and mystery man himself, Corinna is weak at the knees now and must get involved in investigating the crimes just to be near him.A delightful sto


  6. Claude Claude says:

    It has to be said Kerry Greenwood creates characters that are so two dimensional that you wonder if a computer composed them To me this book is a clear example of an author writing about characters that she has no understanding of When she writes about Taz the computer geek character, it is so obvious that this is the viewpoint of someone who is so far removed from this type of person or culture, that she is just using bland, ma


  7. Orinoco Womble (tidy bag and all) Orinoco Womble (tidy bag and all) says:

    What did I just read What is this thing As a fan of the Phyrne Fisher books, I ran across this one and picked it up OK, yeah, yet another series behemoth, but same author, probably same sort of flavour.so not The redoubtable Miss Fisher takes her lovin where she can find it, but loves without loving, if you get me This thing doesn t know whether it s chicklit or crime, romance or roughhouse Well, noone thing it definitely isn t, i


  8. Gail Gail says:

    I really liked this book though in a way, I can t quite figure out why It s a mystery, but really solving the mystery waslike the truth unveiled itself I do know I liked the characters and the evolution of relationships a whole lot.Corinna Chapman owns a bakery in modern day Melbourne Australia She s divorced, having kicked her career as an accountant to the curb, kicked off her sexy kitten heels and apron, eschewed the rigid starva


  9. Stephanie Stephanie says:

    Earthly Delights is the first in contemporary series by Kerry Greenwood, author of the popular Phryne Fisher series This one is set in modern Melbourne and our heroine is a chubby baker named Corinna Chapman Corinna used to be a CPA but ditched her job and her husband to pursue her love of baking She has moved into a wonderful building called the Insula in a not so wonderful part of Melbourne but the location is unique and her neighbo


  10. Sue Bursztynski Sue Bursztynski says:

    I started off with this author s 1920s crime novels about Phryne Fisher, beautiful,slim, rich, smart and good at just about everything except those things she doesn t want to be good at, like playing music or cooking I look forward to each new one They re great fun and show a Melbourne that is mostly long gone.When this book came out, i didn t know what to make of the idea It s still set in Melbourne, but in the present day, in a Roman


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