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A Race In A Roadstar Leads To A Deadly Finish

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A female sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of Melbourne in the late 1920s, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit.

9pm Tuesday MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES Crime Drama - Amateur detective Phryne Fisher is known for her sharp wit and pearl-handled pistol, which she uses to fight injustice in Melbourne during the 1920s. The glamorous sleuth makes her way through the city's alleyways and jazz clubs while she fights crime.

BLOOD AT THE WHEEL - Jack and Phryne find themselves at odds over the issue of foul play when a lady racer dies in a car crash.

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When Gertrude "Gerty" Haynes (played by Annie Stanford) is found dead behind the wheel of her racing car, Jack initially believes that the death was accidental. Phryne and Gertrude’s brother Claude, a fellow racer, rejects this suggestion. Their belief that there is some other explanation for Gerty's death is later supported by post-mortem results, which indicate that she was strangled. Phryne and Dot immerse themselves in the world of racecar driving to uncover the truth.

In the fast-moving world of an all-women's motorcar garage, Phryne's mechanic Ailsa is preparing for an annual rally put on by the Victorian Automobile Association. Everything changes when Gerty, the driver for the ladies' team, is found dead in her roadster. The crash deals a solid blow to the case for women drivers and has Phryne up in arms, struggling to convince Jack that her friend's death was no accident. Jack has his own inner battle to contend with - coming to terms with the absolute desolation he experienced when he mistakenly thought the motorcar accident involved Phryne Fisher - and decides that he needs to step away