Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea

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Viking, 2006 - Fiction - 246 pages
41 Reviews
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 Seawill have fans getting their feet wet as they follow the indefatigable supernatural sleuth once again.

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Review: Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea (An Aunt Dimity Mystery #11)

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

I was definitely able to put it down. I think this series name needs to be changing as the later books feature Aunt Dimity less and less. Should be The Lori Shepherd Mysteries or some such. Read full review

Review: Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea (An Aunt Dimity Mystery #11)

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

I like mystery series. I like getting to know characters overtime and in multiple situations. True, they can be predictable and formulaic, but sometimes the author surprises you. I loved the ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Nancy Athertonis the author of ten other Aunt Dimity mysteries. The first, Aunt Dimity's Death, was voted "one of the century's 100 Favorite Mysteries" by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association.

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