Aunt Dimity's Death

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Penguin, Nov 1, 1993 - Fiction - 256 pages
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The debut that kicked off twenty-two books (and counting...) of the bestselling, beloved Aunt Dimity series. Watch out for Nancy Atherton's latest, Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse, coming in May 2017 from Viking!

Lori Shepherd thought Aunt Dimity was just a character in a bedtime story...

...Until the Dickensian law firm of Willis & Willis summons her to a reading of the woman's will. Down-on-her-luck Lori learns she's about to inherit a siazable estate--if she can discover the secret hidden in a treasure trove of letters in Dimity's English country cottage. What begins as a fairy tale becomes a mystery--and a ghost story--in an improbably cozy setting, as Aunt Dimity's indominable spirit leads Lori on an otherworldly quest to discover how, in this life, true love can conquer all.


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User Review  - boxcarscaboose - Overstock.com

This was a fast yet very good read. The book was for or local book club but I have purchased two more Aunt Dimitys since reading this one. The author draws you in from the start and holds you till the end. I will say it again a very good read. Read full review

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If you have read any of the Aunt Dimity books you know that she appears in written form to Lori and helps her solve mysteries. This book must be the first in the series because it explains the ... Read full review

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Nancy Atherton is the bestselling author of twenty-two Aunt Dimity Mysteries. The first book in the series, Aunt Dimity's Death, was voted "One of the Century's 100 Favorite Mysteries" by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


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