Aunt Dimity's Death

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Penguin, Nov 1, 1993 - Fiction - 256 pages
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...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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Very fluffy and light, but a nice page turner. - Goodreads
A really nice mystery and love story. - Goodreads
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Review: Aunt Dimity's Death (An Aunt Dimity Mystery #1)

User Review  - Kerry - Goodreads

Aunt Dimity's Death - Nancy Atherton (7/10) Cozy mystery; book 1 of the Aunt Dimity series. A new mystery author to me, recommended by the same friend who had good things to say about Sins and Needles ... Read full review

Review: Aunt Dimity's Death (An Aunt Dimity Mystery #1)

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

I actually really want to rate this 4.5 stars because it is almost a perfect story. Oddly enough, I think the one thing I am a little disappointed with how little paranormal activity there actually is ... Read full review

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Nancy Atherton is the author of six Aunt Dimity novels: Aunt Dimity’s Death, Aunt Dimity and the Duke, Aunt Dimity’s Good Deed, Aunt Dimity Digs In, Aunt Dimity’s Christmas, and Aunt Dimity Beats the Devil (all available from Penguin). She lives next to a cornfield in central Illinois.

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