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Aunt Dimity: Detective (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 7)

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781472216410

Price: £4.99

ON SALE: 10th April 2014

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

The first murder in the village of Finch for over a century propels Lori into a whirlwind of an investigation…

Lori and Aunt Dimity’s sleuthing skills are tested in a murder case in Aunt Dimity: Detective, the seventh mystery in Nancy Atherton’s much-loved mystery series. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Ann Granger.


‘Let Nancy Atherton and Aunt Dimity remind you of the reason you got hooked on books in the first place. I promise you will be scouring bookstores for more of the series after you give it a taste’ – CrimeCritics.com

Returning home to the Cotswold village of Finch, Lori Shepherd is shocked to discover resident Prunella Hooper has been killed. This is the first murder in Finch for over a hundred years, and the locals are in uproar.
Before the town implodes in the wake of scandal, Lori sets out to solve the murder. But the newly arrived Prunella had already made a number of enemies, and narrowing the list of suspects won’t be easy. With the help of Lori’s ghostly Aunt Dimity and Nicholas – an enigmatic self-defence instructor – Lori attempts to align motive, means and opportunity in order to unravel the tangled mystery.

What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity: Detective:

‘These books are just pure, glorious entertainment

[Like] an evening with an old friend

Light, entertaining reading, always with an interesting twist

Reviews

Praise for Nancy Atherton: Let Nancy Atherton and Aunt Dimity remind you of the reason you got hooked on books in the first place. I promise you will be scouring bookstores for more of the series after you give it a taste
CrimeCritics.com
Atherton smoothly blends history, village life, and the otherworldly
Publishers Weekly
A charming mystery, filled with warmth and affection
Deadly Pleasures Magazine
Irresistible blend of romance, suspense and the supernatural
Minneapolis Star Tribune
How do you describe an Aunt Dimity mystery... the real magic is in the storytelling. This enchanting series is as cozy as a warm fire on a winter's night
The Denver Post
Every scene is superbly crafted to perfection. Even if you have not read all the books in this series, I have not, you can enjoy and immerse yourself in this cozy mystery
Open Book Society
Atherton is simply a wonderful writer
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Witty and engaging... just the thing when life gets to be too much, and you want to escape into a book
The Lincoln Journal Star
Atherton's series is for those who like the puzzle of a mystery minus the corpses... This is the way life really ought to be if only we were all better behaved. Put on the teakettle and enjoy
Rocky Mountain News
Atherton is a superb writer who brings charm and wit to her story
Suspense Magazine