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Aunt Dimity's Christmas (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 5)

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781472216397

Price: £4.99

ON SALE: 10th April 2014

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

Lori feels all her holiday wishes are about to come true, but the next day brings an unexpected visitor…

The inhabitants of the Cotswold village of Finch prepare for a season to remember in Aunt Dimity’s Christmas, Nancy Atherton’s delightfully festive mystery. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Agatha Christie.

‘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

Lori Shepard’s plans for a perfect family Christmas are derailed when a mysterious stranger collapses in the driveway of her cosy Cotswold cottage. As the nearby village of Finch begins its Christmas Eve celebrations, Lori must team up with Julian Bright – a devilishly attractive priest – to unearth the stranger’s identity.
Embarking upon a journey takes them from hospital wards to homeless shelters, the pair are determined to leave no stone unturned. And as Lori unveils the tragic secret that led the stranger to her door, she must confront painful truths about herself, and discover the real meaning of a family Christmas.

What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity’s Christmas:

‘This is absolutely one of the best books you will ever be lucky enough to read’

Heart-warming, inspiring and an emotional ride to a satisfying conclusion’

A funny, fun read and comforting at the holidays’


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
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
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
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'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
Irresistible blend of romance, suspense and the supernatural
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Atherton is simply a wonderful writer
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Atherton smoothly blends history, village life, and the otherworldly
Publishers Weekly
Praise for Nancy Atherton: 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