Aunt Dimity and the Next of Kin

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Penguin, Feb 7, 2006 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Hidden among her belongings are clues that Lori feels certain Miss Beacham wished to be discovered after her death. Watch out for Nancy Atherton's latest, Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse, coming in May 2017 from Viking!

Feeling a touch world-weary, Lori Shepherd decides to become a volunteer at the Radcliffe Infirmary, where she meets Elizabeth Beacham, a kind, retired legal secretary. But after only one visit, Miss Beacham passes away, leaving behind no family except a brother who has mysteriously disappeared. Armed with the generous help of a handsome neighbor and, as always, Aunt Dimity's supernatural skills, Lori begins to unearth Miss Beacham's secrets--including the surprising truth about her next of kin. Full of delightfully surprising twists and turns, Aunt Dimity and the Next of Kin is another page-turning installment in the mystery series that has won the hearts of cozy mystery fans everywhere.


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User Review  - Krumbs - LibraryThing

Once again the main character forgets she's married and is terribly judgmental of other people while being no prize herself. I honestly don't know why I keep on with this series. I don't like the main ... Read full review

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User Review  - BeckyJG - LibraryThing

Lori Shepard collects people. As Aunt Dimity and the Next of Kin opens, Lori has begun a new project, inspired by her friend Lucinda Willoughby, a nurse at Oxford's Radcliffe Infirmary. There are too ... 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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