Atherton’s second novel proves more amusing than her first (Aunt Dimity’s Death) as it recycles several characters from that mystery/ghost story. Bostonian. The beloved Aunt Dimity returns in this delightful follow-up to the book that launched the Aunt Dimity series. Watch out for Nancy Atherton’s latest, Aunt. Aunt Dimity And The Duke By Nancy Atherton – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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They aren’t gory or scary but a mystery even still. A myth is supposed to re-materialize at year intervals. Trivia About Aunt Dimity and t Book ratings by Goodreads. The Best Books of Aunt Dimity helps again. I thought Peter was well drawn in the first half, and Ans in the second.

But she idmity two little old ladies who are twins and finish each djke sentences. The book w This is a good solid cozy type mystery that is not syrupy or formulaic. I am so happy there is a nice, long list of books in this series. I’ve only read three books in this series but this is my least favorite.

A Dimity-contrived coincidence brings her to Penford Hall, a sprawling Gothic mansion in Cornwall, where she finds a duke in search of a eimity lantern with extraordinary powers. It wasn’t awful, but it wasn’t very good either. How has the Duke raised the money to begin restoring long-neglected Penford Hall? Emma is determin show more. I’ve always enjoyed the touch of magic in this series, like the characters more in the early books and the underlying premise of all the stories.


Everything is so NICE. There is also a paranormal element, but it is so unobtrusive, that I was able to pass its appearance off as mere coincidence. This is book 2 in the series and fimity far the author has written 18 books. Wunderbar entspannend, dabei aber auch sehr unterhaltsam. Aunt Dimity and the Duke – Nancy Atherton – 3 stars.

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I think I liked the first book better. See all books by Nancy Atherton. Jul 04, Chibineko rated it really liked it Shelves: I really enjoyed this book. There are a few mysteries in this book that Emma and Derek need to solve. This time a Ms. This second book in the Aunt Dimity series defies easy classification just as much as the first did and was just as enjoyable as the first.

I am particularly fond of Lady Nell and Peter and Sir Bertram, of courseand they have a great deal to do with this book. Sadly I made the mistake of reading it on a warm summers day Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.


She never makes an appearance nor is she mentioned so I’m not sure how this book actually connects to the series. I seem to have read two books in a month where unqualified tourists are drafted to design ancient gardens and have aknt freedom to postpone all sorts of responsibilities in order to stay in luxury with wealthy homeowners. Even thought he flaws are apparent, at its core, it’s an enjoyable read.


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Aunt Dimity And the Duke

When a lawyer’s letter came about a Dimity Woodcock’s death, she was astonished that fairytales she grew up with, were about her mother’s real friend in wartime England. Books by Nancy Atherton.

Once you get over this minor shock, however, you will love this book. One should base reviews on whatever a title turned out to be!

You’ll be a little lost if you aren’t aware that Dimity is a ghost, but since she’s such a minor character here you won’t be too left out. Audible Mar Audible Studios. If I hadn’t read the first book, I’d have no idea who Aunt Dimity was. Aunt Dimity Mystery 1 – 10 of 23 books. Jun 03, Sandy rated it liked it Recommended to Sandy by: