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Aunt Dimity: Snowbound (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 9)

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781472216434

Price: £4.99

ON SALE: 10th April 2014

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

Can Lori unravel a mystery that is thicker than the snow on the Cotswold hills?

The snow forces Lori to take shelter in a house of treasures and secrets in Aunt Dimity: Snowbound, the ninth mystery from much-loved author Nancy Atherton. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Ann Granger.


‘Witty and engaging… just the thing when life gets to be too much, and you want to escape into a book’ – Lincoln Journal Star

A winter’s stroll in the Cotswolds takes an unexpected turn for Lori Shepherd when a snow blizzard strikes out of the blue. Together with two backpackers, she seeks shelter in the nearby Ladythorne Abbey, once home to Lady Lucasta DeClerke, and waits for the storm to pass.

But it soon becomes clear that there is more to the Abbey’s late owner than meets the eye. And when Lori learns of a plot to steal a priceless family heirloom, she attempts to prevent the theft and keep herself out of harm’s way. But as her ghostly Aunt Dimity says, ‘Old sins cast long shadows’. If Lori is to banish the hatred and guilt shrouding Ladythorne Abbey, she will need all the wisdom and compassion she can find.

What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity: Snowbound:

‘If I only had one book to read on a rainy afternoon, this would be the one’

‘Not since I first went through the wardrobe to discover the magic of Narnia have I so enjoyed a book

Delightful. Interesting characters, great descriptions of village life, and a unique concept make this series a comforting read’

Reviews

Praise for Nancy Atherton: 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 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
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
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