In the meantime, a new family has moved to Finch. Is the bracelet a priceless and protected national treasure? was aunt dimity’s lovesick suitor a common thief? If so, how will Lori break the news to Aunt Dimity? And what will she do with the bracelet? As Lori searches for answers, she discovers an unexpected link between the buried treasure in the village and the treasure buried in Aunt Dimity’s heart.
Watch out for nancy atherton's latest, Aunt Dimity and the King's Ransom, coming in July 2018 from Viking! Metal detectors soon become all the rage in finch and the villagers unearth a lot of rubbish some of it quite embarrassing before one of them stumbles upon a trinket that could hold the key to the origin of Aunt Dimity’s bracelet.
Nancy atherton's twenty-first cozy mystery in the beloved, Nationally Bestselling Aunt Dimity series. While exploring the attic in her cottage near the small English village of Finch, Lori Shepherd makes an extraordinary discovery: a gleaming gold and garnet bracelet that had once belonged to Aunt Dimity.
When lori shows the garnet bracelet to Aunt Dimity, it awakens poignant memories of a doomed romance in Aunt Dimity’s youth in London after the War. Regretfully, aunt dimity asks lori to do what she could not: return the bracelet to her unsuccessful suitor—setting Lori off on an adventure through London—and through history—to put a piece of Aunt Dimity’s past to rest.
The villagers are thrilled because their new neighbors are avid metal detectorists.
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King Aunt Dimity Mystery Book 20
Arthur hargreaves, dubbed the Summer King by his quirky family, is as warmhearted as the summer sun. She stumbles across a detailed map of Finch in Hillfont Abbey. Has a developer targeted finch? will property values skyrocket? will a wave of wealthy weekenders drive out the longtime locals?Lori Shepherd has a lot on her plate—a brand-new baby daughter, her father-in-law’s impending nuptials, and a visit from her dreaded aunts-in-law—but she refuses to stand back and watch while big money destroys her beloved village.
Lori suspects that a local real estate agent is illicitly lining her pockets at Finch’s expense, but before she can prove it, she’s sidetracked by a chance encounter with an eccentric inventor. Arthur appears to be making secret deals with the shady realtor. An ancient feud between Finch and the Hargreaves family comes to light.
Two cottages are for sale, but something—or someone—is driving buyers away. In his presence, Lori forgets her troubles—and Finch’s. Lori snaps out of her happy trance when a series of unsettling discoveries shakes her faith in Arthur Hargreaves. Is the summer king as kind as he seems?with aunt dimity’s otherworldly help—and her new baby girl in her arms—Lori mounts a crusade to save her village from the Summer King’s scorching greed.
Look out for aunt dimity and the buried Treasure, the next in the series, coming from Viking on May 24, 2016. .
Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse Aunt Dimity Mystery
Nancy atherton's twenty-second cozy mystery in the beloved, nationally bestselling Aunt Dimity series. With aunt dimity's advice, the more horrifying the tale becomes, Lori sets out to learn the truth about what the residents of Old Cowerton refer to as the "widow's curse"--and the deeper she digs, until she discovers the most astounding revelation of all.
Watch out for atherton's latest, Aunt Dimity and the King's Ransom, coming out in July 2018! It's early april in the small English village of Finch. Lori shepherd's husband and sons are spending Easter break camping, and Lori is perfectly happy to be left at home with Bess, spared a week of roughing it with a curious toddler.
The two attend a village events committee meeting and Lori is astonished when the elderly, soft-spoken widow Mrs. Annabelle craven stands to make an announcement: she's decided to hold a quilting bee in the old schoolhouse. Craven, delighted at the opportunity to learn more about her neighbor's life in the village of Old Cowerton.
But dear, sweet Mrs. Craven's stories reveal a startling secret about her first husband's death. At the quilting bee, Lori ends up seated beside Mrs.
Aunt Dimity and the Wishing Well Aunt Dimity Mystery Book 19
As a joke, she makes a wish—and it comes true! Word spreads, and soon the entire village besieges the well with wishes of their own. While helping jack clear out his uncle’s overgrown garden, Lori finds a long-forgotten wishing well. As more and more wishes come true, chaos ensues, and Lori—with Aunt Dimity’s otherworldly help—races to prove there’s something other than magic at work before her beloved village implodes.
. The nineteenth in the New York Times–bestselling series, featuring the original paranormal detective. Watch out for nancy atherton's latest, aunt dimity and the king's ransom, coming in July 2018 from Viking! In this New York Times bestseller, dashing Australian Jack McBride arrives in the village of Finch to wrap up his reclusive late uncle’s affairs.
Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince Aunt Dimity Mystery Book 18
Lori tries to track down the Pickering family, only to find that they’ve disappeared without a trace. A delightful whodunit stretching back to the Russian Revolution, Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince will beguile new and longtime fans. . So she leaps at the chance to visit Skeaping Manor, a bizarre Jacobean-house-turned-museum.
There she meets daisy pickering, a sweet, but strange little girl from a poor family who spins a wild tale about the Russian aristocrats who once owned the priceless silver pieces on display. On the heels of two bestsellers, everyone’s favorite paranormal detective embarks on her eighteenth cozy adventure.
Watch out for nancy atherton's latest, coming in july 2018 from viking!It’s a cold, Aunt Dimity and the King's Ransom, dreary February in the sleepy village of Finch and Lori Shepherd has two stir-crazy kids on her hands. A few days later, daisy’s shabby pink parka turns up at Lori’s thrift shop—with a silver sleigh figurine in the pocket.
Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch Aunt Dimity Mystery Book 17
Amelia is a world-famous artist, and, might be one of her ancestors, after unearthing a fragment of a family diary hinting that Mistress Meg, the Mad Witch of Finch, traveling incognito, she's come to Finch in search of the truth. Now lori and aunt dimity are back on the list—and this time, they're on a witch-hunt.
At first glance, the unassuming Mrs. Amelia thistle is a disappointment to the villagers of Finch, but Lori Shepherd isn't fooled by the new arrival's bland persona. Nancy atherton's seventeenth in the New York Times bestselling series sees the sleepy village of Finch set aflutter by a bewitching mystery from its past.
Watch out for nancy atherton's latest, aunt dimity and the king's ransom, coming in July 2018 from Viking!Last year, the otherworldly sleuth's devoted fans secured a place on the New York Times bestseller list for Nancy Atherton's Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree.
Aunt Dimity and The King's Ransom Aunt Dimity Mystery Book 23
But the longer Lori is stuck at the inn, the stranger things seem. When lori is spooked by ghostly noises in the night, Aunt Dimity reminds her rather tartly that not all ghosts intend to harm the living. She learns that the inn was once a hangout for smugglers, and that it's riddled with secret tunnels the smugglers used to reach a network of hidden caves.
Bill must first pay a visit to a reclusive client--but after Lori drops him off, a powerful storm drives her off course and leaves her stranded in an ancient, rambling inn called The King's Ransom. Are the noises lori hears made by the spirits of long dead smugglers? or should she be more worried by the inn's living inhabitants? Joining forces with her new friend Bishop Wyndham, and guided by Aunt Dimity's wise counsel, Lori sets out to discover once and for all who--or what--is haunting The King's Ransom.
In the 23rd installment of the bestselling aunt dimity series, lori shepherd and her husband Bill set off for the historic town of Rye, a dark and stormy night kicks off a ghost chase in rural England On a dull and dreary October day, on the southeast coast of England, for a quiet weekend together without the kids.
. Then there's the inn's cook--a brawny, gruff ex-con--who seems to have a beef with a mysterious French guest.
Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree Aunt Dimity Mystery Book 16
It's nothing lori can't handle-until moving furniture, strange sounds, and the theft of the painting prompt her to call on Aunt Dimity for help uncovering the estate's shadowy past. The gentle spirit's sixteenth adventure is a New York Times bestseller and as "cozy and charming as a cup of Earl Grey" Bookpage.
Com. While william fends off local ladies intent on romance, Lori oversees the painstaking restoration of a peculiar painting found during renovations. And watch out for nancy atherton's latest, aunt dimity and the king's ransom, Lori Shepherd returns to Finch and finds that her wealthy father-in-law, coming in July 2018 from Viking! After a dizzying time Down Under, William Willis, Sr.
Has just purchased a splendid ten-acre estate nearby.
Aunt Dimity's Christmas Aunt Dimity Mystery Book 5
When fat snow flakes begin drifting down outside of the window, Lori feels all her holiday wishes are about to come true. But the next day, beneath the lilac bushes now covered by freshly fallen snow, Lori makes a disturbing discovery: the body of a mysterious stranger--a tramp--barely alive. While the nearby village of finch continues with its seasonal preparations, including rehearsals for the Christmas Eve Nativity play, Lori puts her plans on hold and teams up with Julian Bright--a devilishly attractive Roman Catholic priest--to search out the stranger's identity.
Watch out for nancy atherton's latest, the cottage aunt dimity willed her is more beautiful than ever, coming in July 2018 from Viking!Lori can hardly wait for Christmas this year: lean times are over, are thriving, Aunt Dimity and the King's Ransom, her nine-month-old twins, Will and Rob, and she and husband Bill have never been happier.
Their journey takes them from abandoned World War II airfields to homeless shelters, places where the Christmas star shines dimly, if at all. Determined to make this christmas the best ever, holly-cutting, Lori embarks on a round of shopping, angel-cookie making, and more. The fifth installment in the bestselling and beloved Aunt Dimity series.
As lori unveils the tragic secret that led the stranger to her door, she confronts painful truths about herself and discovers the real meaning of a perfect family Christmas.
Aunt Dimity Down Under Aunt Dimity Mystery Book 15
Summoning her to their sickroom, the elderly sisters have a favor to ask: Will Lori find their long-lost brother, Aubrey, before death claims them? Despite her misgivings, Lori sets out for distant New Zealand-where Aubrey fled after being cast out of the family in disgrace. Lori shepherd travels to New Zealand in Aunt Dimity's fifteenth charming adventure.
With the help of a charming kiwi bird and her otherworldly friend, Aunt Dimity, Lori tries to heal a family broken by deceit. Watch out for nancy atherton's latest, aunt dimity and the King's Ransom, coming in July 2018 from Viking! Mystery readers everywhere continue to be won over by Nancy Atherton's popular cozy series.
In the latest installment, lori Shepherd is bereft when she learns that her beloved neighbors, Ruth and Louise Pym, may be dying.
Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon Aunt Dimity Mystery Book 14
So when a renaissance festival complete with wizards, wenches, and jesters sets up in town for the summer, knights, Lori gets her wish-and more. Everyone's favorite supernatural detective steps in to thwart unchivalrous deeds at a Renaissance fair in this perfectly irresistable gem of a novel After living in the small English village of Finch for eight years, Lori Shepherd longs for some excitement to spice up her all-too-familiar routine.
She soon discovers a sinister stalker, a jealous saboteur, and an evil assassin behind the scenes of King Wilfred's Faire, and it's up to Lori-with Aunt Dimity's otherworldly guidance-to prevent the medieval revelry from ending in modern-day tragedy.