Phryne Fisher's long-lost niece, Peregrine (Geraldine Hakewill), returns to solving crimes while looking fabulous. As murders continue to plague the streets of 1964 Melbourne, Peregrine tackles her trickiest assignment yet; juggling her career, the life of an adventuress, and her romance with Detective James Steed. 8 episodes, 6 hrs, 2 DVD or Blu-ray discs.
Episode 1: Death by Design
The morning after a party, an architect—who was supposed to be redesigning Peregrine's home—and his lover are found dead in the sauna. Peregrine and James attempt to retrace the partygoers' movements, but the task proves difficult as the guests were swapping partners in the name of free love.
Episode 2: Come Die with Me
Peregrine's excitement over her upcoming nuptials is short-lived as she begins to realize she and James have different plans for their future together. When a woman's body is discovered during flight attendant training at Melbourne Airport, Peregrine goes undercover at hostess school.
Episode 3: Blood Wedding
James is called to investigate the murder of a farmhand the day before a wedding at an estate where James's father works. Peregrine tries to help, but James is still frosty towards her, and a reunion with his old flame doesn't help matters.
Episode 4: A Killer Unleashed
At the Melbourne Kennel Club's 1964 championship dog show, a competitor dies and her prized collie is framed for the murder. Having sworn off men, Peregrine considers a canine companion herself. Meanwhile, Birdie returns from a trip but appears to be hiding something.
Episode 5: Death Alley
A brawl at a bowling alley between rockers and mods leads to decapitation. When the police arrest Violetta's nephew for the murder, Peregrine sets out to prove his innocence.
Episode 6: Coop de Grâce
On race day, the president of the Sandridge Pigeon Club is discovered dead in the coop, covered in feathers and choked by birdseed. While Peregrine works the case with James, Birdie has her own mysterious mission to complete.
Episode 7: Reel Murder
The gang gather at the river to relax and distract themselves from their assorted heartaches, but when Samuel hooks a corpse with his fishing rod, a day in the sun turns deadly. It emerges that the victim evaded murder charges many years ago, and so Peregrine and James search for a suspect with motive for revenge.
Episode 8: New Year's Evil
Peregrine throws a New Year's Eve party at the Adventuresses' Club and invites Melbourne's hottest pop band to play. But it's not long before a shot rings out in the dark, leaving the lead singer dead on the floor. With all the suspects contained to the club, Peregrine and James must work together to discover the killer in their midst, even as the tension between them reaches a boiling point.
Run Time: 6 ½ hours
Number of discs: 2
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.78
Audio Format: Dolby Digital
Content disclaimer:Contains violence and sexual situations
Geraldine Hakewill (Wanted), Joel Jackson (Peter Allen, Deadline Gallipoli), Catherine McClements (Wentworth, Rush)
Behind the Scenes Featurette 15min
"Geraldine Hakewill picks up most elegantly where Essie Davis left off" – The Sydney Morning Herald
"An enormous success in its own right… fun, interesting, beautifully styled, and charming" – Sainte Magazine
"A worthy and fun spin-off full of style, romance, and yes, murder" – Silver Petticoat Review