Aunt Dimity's Christmas

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Viking, 1999 - Fiction - 214 pages
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Lori Shepherd can hardly wait for Christmas this year. Now that the lean times are over, the cottage Aunt Dimity willed her is more beautiful than ever, her nine-month-old twins, Will and Rob, are thriving, and she and husband Bill have never been happier. Determined to make this Christmas the best ever, Lori embarks on a round of shopping, holly-cutting, angel-cookie making, and more. The only thing she wishes for that she can't plan in advance is ... snow. So when she looks out the window to discover that fat flakes have started to drift down and cover the flagstone path, Lori feels her holiday wishes are all about to come true. But the next day, beneath the lilac bushes now covered by freshly fallen snow, Lori makes a disturbing discovery: the body of a mysterious stranger - a tramp - barely alive.
Lori puts her plans on hold and teams up with Julian Bright - a devilishly attractive Roman Catholic priest - to search out the stranger's identity.

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Review: Aunt Dimity's Christmas (Dimity #5)

User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

Lori in England has 2 year old twins. Father in law helps and has lots of money. A bum collapses in her yard and it changes her life. A literate Christian inspirational about helping others. Aunt Dimity communicates via a diary. Good. Read full review

Review: Aunt Dimity's Christmas (Dimity #5)

User Review  - Carlin - Goodreads

I wasn't sure I would like this as much as the others in the series. So many series have a token Christmas story, sappy with a moral lesson. Well, this one did too, but as usual I got completely ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Nancy Atherton is the author of the popular Aunt Dimity mysteries. The bestselling series describes the humorous adventures of Lori Shepherd and her family, who reside in the English countryside. The Independent Mystery Booksellers Association voted Atherton's first book, Aunt Dimity's Death, as "One of the Century's 100 Favorite Mysteries." The author resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado and has visited England many times.

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