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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One should base reviews on whatever a title turned out to be! She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The main character is unusually sensible for the main character in a mystery and the love story elements never get absurd or sappy.
But sometimes I was side-eyeing them. The beloved Aunt Dimity returns in this delightful follow-up to the book that launched the Aunt Dimity series. This book made me long for the days when I would sit on the floor in t Another quaint mystery by Nancy Atherton.
dimty She also urges you to read no further. A Dimity-contrived coincidence brings her to Penford Hall, a sprawling Gothic mansion in Cornwall, where she finds a duke in search of a missing lantern with extraordinary powers.
dimlty Emma Porter is forty, fat, frumpy, and a passionate amateur gardener. The dark rumors surrounding a rock star and the near-death of the duke’s beautiful cousin confirm Emma’s thr, and set her–with Aunt Dimity’s ghostly guidance–on the path to Penford Hall’s secrets and the pleasure of unexpected love. And the requisite recipe is attached at the end, if you want to get even closer to the characters and eat what they are eating.
It was a dkue different than the other Aunt Dimity books I’ve read in that Aunt Dimity is only mentioned in this book. Emma Porter is drawn into a devious plot by Aunt Dimity to matchmake for an old friend, and bits and pieces of many secrets are exposed then put together, and cups of tea are consumed before the final answers are sorted out and everyone goes home happy.
A step above the usual cozy, I thoroughly enjoyed Aunt Dimity and the Dukethe denouement never to have been deduced by any reader. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. A 40ish year old American woman embarks on a tour of the gardens in England. Sadly I made the mistake of reading it on a warm summers day Emma does appear in later stories, but only as a minor character. And she’d love to meet you.
These books make me smile.
Da er jedoch zeitlich vorm dem 1. And who shoved supermodel Susannah Ashley-Woods, the cousin the Duke gently says was raised by wolves, down the garden steps?
Aunt Dimity and the Duke by Nancy Atherton – FictionDB
I thought Peter was well drawn in the first half, and Nell in the second. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in dike Pro Connect email alert. This time, she’s determined to bring forlorn, 40ish American computer executive Emma Porter, on a visit to Cornwall she’d hoped to take with her live-in lover until he dumped her for a trophy twit, to Penford Hall, amd Grayson Alexander, the 14th duke, needs her to help unearth a storied lantern Aunt Dimity had charged him to recover.
Oct 01, Joan rated it liked it Shelves: Mar 09, Sara rated it it was amazing Shelves: I promise you will be scouring bookstores for more of the series after you give it a taste. And then we all sit down to eat scrumptious free food while wearing scrumptious free snd and chit chat a dmity Nov 01, Pages Buy. Nice and light read about a mystery in the English countryside with a 39 year old spinsterish heroine and likeable characters.