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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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here She never makes an appearance nor is she mentioned so I’m not sure how this book actually connects to the series.

Aunt Dimity and the Duke by Nancy Atherton

And what happened to Lori? Aunt Dimity has a way of tying a good yarn up in a nice neat magical bow! Or is there even a ghost? I loved Sir Bertram the Bear. This is such a good book!

Aunt Dimity and the Duke

Ein ganz wunderbares Buch! I also generally enjoyed the Duke Grayson and his household. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. So if your memory isn’t good and you don’t read them one right after the other, you could get confused, the way I did. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

She is the anc that Emma and Derek ended up at the same castle on the Cornish coast at anx same time. They’re actually quite a nice set of characters. To ask other readers questions about Aunt Dimity and the Dukeplease sign up. I seem to have read two tbe in a month where unqualified tourists are drafted to design ancient gardens annd have the freedom to postpone all sorts of responsibilities in order to stay in luxu Oh,your requirement that I suspend my disbelief to about the height of a high wire was worth it.


I am not belittling this series–Ms. It is a book for reading when life is grey and you just want some comforting, undemandi 2. First off, there is no whodunit mystery here.

Secondly, Atherton breaks another rule by swapping out the characters almost entirely. Overall I think I’m going to like this series. But she finds two little old ladies who are twins and finish each others sentences.

Jun 03, Sandy rated it liked it Recommended to Sandy by: This is duuke very sweet story with lovable characters and was a joy to read. Thirty year-old Lori was financially low and her mother had died. Emma Porter is forty, fat, frumpy, and a passionate amateur gardener. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Because the truth is that Nancy Atherton is a dark-haired American with a generally unwrinkled face, a beaming smile, and hazel eyes, who lives in a plain house in Colorado Springs.

The book w This is a good solid cozy type mystery that is not syrupy or formulaic.

Trivia About Aunt Dimity and t Emma Porter is a frumpy, amateur tue going on a garden tour of England when she meets the twin Pym sisters.

I am on an Aunt D Love these books!


On a surface level, they are quite silly — a ghost is nudging around little changes in peoples lives and matchmaking and solving sort-of mysteries. Atherton’s Dimity books are the coziest of cozies, and this one is very pleasant, including castle ruins, gardens, not-so-young lovers, secret passages, and intricate and mostly pointless plot elements. Well, I’ll donate to the library and get a tax write off. I will definitely continue to read more of the series.

Aunt Dimity and the Duke by Nancy Atherton – FictionDB

By using anv website you agree to our use of cookies. It seemed a very labor intensive way of setting up neighbors for Lori and family who know of Aunt Dimity.

There are a few mysteries in this book that Emma and Derek need to solve. Stay in Touch Sign up. Band der Tante Dimity Reihe. Even if somehow things feel a bit cliched at times with the set-up. This is book 2 in the series and so far the author has written 18 books. Aunt Dimity touched so many lives. I am so glad there are more Aunt Dimity books to be read. There are some passages which dikity me out of the story because of its dated times.

Non of them made sense and ddimity at the climax, the big reveal I’m totally ok with “suspension of disbelief”, but really.