Aunt Dimity's Death (Aunt Dimity Mystery)
...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... show more
...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.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 1993-11-01
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
I saw a lot of good reviews on this book and together with the synopsis it made me curious and I can say, I love this book! It was very different from the other cozy mysteries I read with murders occurring, but nonetheless I think it was a fantastic read.The plot unfolding happened in a steady passi...
The first person narration drew me in, and at first I found myself charmed. I could identify with Lori Shepherd; she had recently suffered the loss of her mother and she's been on a "downward spiral" since her divorce, going from temp job to temp job and dealing with disappointed dreams. However, ...
Awhile ago I needed to read a book set in New Zealand so I picked up Aunt Dimity Down Under by Nancy Atherton (Book 15 in the series) which I enjoyed. It left me with a desire to find out how the whole thing started and just who the heck Lori was, as well as Aunt Dimity. So I decided to start at the...
There isn't much of a mystery here, most of it lies with uncovering some secrets of the past, but I still very much enjoyed this book. It was more a story of the power of love & forgiveness over anger & fear than a whodunit type mystery. It's also a bit of a fairy tale complete with fairy godmothe...
A charming cozy mystery with a slight supernatural twist. I really liked the first 1/2 - 3/4 of this book but the action and the main character's relationship began to feel a little forced in the last bit. I am interested in trying the next in the serious.