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Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 14)

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781472216489

Price: £4.99

ON SALE: 8th May 2014

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

Medieval revelry could end in modern-day tragedy…

Nancy Atherton weaves another enchanting mystery in
Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon, the fourteenth instalment in the much-loved Aunt Dimity series. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Midsomer Murders.

‘One of the most charming entries in an enduringly popular series’ – Booklist

Lori Shepherd loves the small Cotswold village of Finch, but as her eighth summer in the town approaches she finds herself wishing for a break in routine. When King Wilfred’s Faire – where the age of chivalry lives again – opens nearby, Lori gets her wish. But she soon finds it’s not all pageantry and play.

While Finch is besieged by tourists, Lori discovers a dark layer of intrigue beneath the fair’s bright surface. Is a sinister figure stalking Mirabel, the angel-voiced madrigal singer? Has a jealous rival sabotaged the Dragon Knight’s weapons? Is an evil assassin trying to murder Good King Wilfred? With her Aunt Dimity’s otherworldly guidance, Lori must race to save the village and risk her neck to keep the medieval revelry from ending in tragedy.

What readers are saying about the Aunt Dimity Mysteries:

Charming escapism

‘Simply the best and most beautiful cosy series in the world’

‘These books are just pure, glorious entertainment

Reviews

Praise for Nancy Atherton: One of the most charming entries in an enduringly popular series
Booklist
I love the graceful style... the sense of tight-knit community, characters who aren't afraid to be themselves, and, the unique paranormal element... I only wish I had learned about this series earlier
Gotta Write Network
In the realm of the cozy mystery, there are few series that can hold a candle to Atherton's Aunt Dimity series
everydayebook.com
Atherton smoothly blends history, village life, and the otherworldly
Publishers Weekly
Always a charming read, the Aunt Dimity series is just right for when life gets too hectic and you need to slow down a bit
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
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 is simply a wonderful writer
The Cleveland Plain Dealer