Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea

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Viking, 2006 - Fiction - 246 pages
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Another page-turning installment in Nancy Atherton's beloved cozy mystery series featuring Aunt Dimity, phantom detective
Lori Shepherd is no stranger to trouble and intrigue. But when Bill, her high- profile attorney husband, receives a number of chilling death threats aimed at his family, danger hits close to home. With Scotland Yard on the case, Bill decides to send Lori and their five- year-old twins to the safety of a remote island off the coast of Scotland. There, another mystery begins to unfold- Lori suspects that the locals on the island are making a fortune running an illegal smuggling operation. What else could explain their luxurious lifestyles? But after finding a human skull washed up on the beach, Lori fears something even more sinister is going on. With Aunt Dimity's help, Lori begins to piece together the clues, unaware of the growing danger on the island. Will the murderous threats against her family finally catch up with her?

Readers across America have fallen in love with Nancy Atherton's mystery series and its popularity continues to grow and grow. With its wonderful storytelling and characters, and an evocative setting that leaps off the page, "Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea" will have fans getting their feet wet as they follow the indefatigable supernatural sleuth once again.

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User Review  - SuzReads - LibraryThing

Another great book in the series! This was the perfect way to start the new year because it was easy to read, full of action and had a happy ending! I loved reading how Lori (the main character ... Read full review

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User Review  - Krumbs - LibraryThing

Ugh. As far from a cozy mystery as you could get. Far-fetched, forced, and really not much fun or very interesting. Not sure why this author wanted to tell this sort of story, but it seems like it ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

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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