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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The mysteries are just sort of a little side bonus and aren’t really that much of a driving focus of the work. Why just the other day I realized that I had run into her in Harrod’s that frightful day I thought my passport stolen. Audible Mar Audible Studios. She has never taken tea with a vicar although she drank an Orange Squash with one once and she doesn’t plan to continue writing after her allotted time on earth though such pla Duuke Atherton is not a white-haired Englishwoman with a softly wrinkled face, a wry smile, and wise gray eyes, nor does she live in a thatched cottage behind a babbling brook in a tranquil, rural corner of the Cotswolds.

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Home About Contact Us. They are sitting on a bench in the middle of a maze. I promise you will be scouring bookstores for more of the series after you give it a taste. I just saw them as different characters since it was set so long before the events of book one and because I suppose this shows that Atherton can take characters you’re already familiar with and make them seem like new people in their own right.

Suspecting there’s more than one mystery to be solved at Penford Hall, Emma accepts the duke’s invitation to stay on and restore the once-glorious chapel garden to its former beauty.

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Stay in Touch Sign up. If I ha It wasn’t awful, but it wasn’t very good either. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. This author isn’t conjuring angles willy nilly. Crime Crime Fiction Horror Horror. This site uses cookies. Also, I am not sure that Nancy Atherton can write children, at least not consistently.

Please try again later. On of them involves s This is such a good book! I am on an Aunt Dimity binge!

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Aunt Dimity and the Duke

American computer analyst, Emma is free of a stagnant, heavy metal boyfriend and tours England. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Jul 27, Margie rated it really liked it Shelves: Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

She never makes an appearance nor is she mentioned so I’m not sure how this book actually connects to the series. This is book 2 in the series and so far the author has written 18 books. The thing is, you could sit down and pick holes in this, but somehow, someway, like Duke Grayson, it sails through on its charm.

The Best Books of xnd Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. May 31, Carolynn rated it really liked it. The book w Diimty is a good solid cozy type mystery that is not syrupy or formulaic.

Overall I think I’m going to like this series.

Even the nasty people are nice. I am farther into the third book and now realize that the second book is about some characters from the first book, however the second book actually took place prior to the first book. I’m totally ok with “suspension of disbelief”, but really. Want tbe Read Currently Reading Read. This book was a fun quick read, but I felt that someti The second book in the Aunt Dimity series, however in this book Aunt Dimity seemed to be more of an afterthought than a key figure.


We are experiencing technical difficulties. I’ve only read three books in this series but this is my least favorite.

Aunt Dimity And the Duke

Grayson is distracted from the search by his beautiful but vindictive cousin Ashers, a fading fashion model who suspects him of nothing less than the murder of the obnoxious rock singer Lex Rex, and by the dreadful state of Grandmother’s garden, which must be restored to its former glory.

This book is another spectacular case of insta-love, which it thee to justify through “Dimity knows all, and has vague supernatural powers,” BUT. There’s the potential for them auntt come back in a further book, but ultimately we have a new set to focus on. Jan 15, Dorien rated it liked it. I promise you will be scouring bookstores for more of the series after you give it a taste. The beloved Aunt Dimity returns in this delightful ajnt to the book that launched the Aunt Dimity series.

Read it for yourself. I loved Sir Bertram the Bear.