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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I was ove My second and second in the series Aunt Dimity. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Aunt Dimity appears in person in the prologue and then is a motivating force behind some of the events. At ruke first stop, Bransley Manor, she meets the Pym sisters – a delightfully eccentric pair of identical twins who are close friends and confidantes of the mysterious Aunt Dimity.

Aunt Dimity and the Duke (Aunt Dimity, book 2) by Nancy Atherton

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. Es ist einfach anders: Sep 08, Carol rated it really liked it. The sisters and Aunt Dimity send her to Penford Hall where she finds a mysterious duke and a handsome carpenter. I really enjoy these Aunt Dimity books.

Aunt Dimity And the Duke

This book made me long for the days when I would sit on the floor in the hall outside my son and daughter’s bedrooms while reading “chapter books” to them as a nightly bedtime story! Even if you have not read all the books in this series, I have not, you can enjoy and immerse yourself in this cozy mystery.

Jilted American independent woman May 23, edifanob rated it it was amazing Shelves: I am on an Aunt D Love these books! I think I liked the first book better.


Jul 17, Evelyn Morgan rated it it was amazing Shelves: The main character is unusually sensible for the main character in a mystery and the love story elements never get absurd or sappy. On reflection it was amusing to consider how advanced our technology has become in just these couple of decades.

But there are awkward questions to answer before she can find the lantern and take Derek’s delightful children in hand. A step above the usual cozy, I thoroughly enjoyed Aunt Dimity and the Dukethe denouement never to have been deduced by any reader. On of them involves scurrying around the castle’s secret passages at midnight.

Aunt Dimity is a nice light read with a touch of magic stirred in. Also, I am a sucker for a secret passage. Paperbackpages. Oh, and Syd turned out to be a joy. 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.

With few familiar characters returning, this felt al a bit out of place. 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.

Email Address never made public. If you prefer to envision her as an Englishwoman, she urges you to cling to your illusions at all costs — she treasures carefully nurtured illusions. Jul 27, Margie rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 03, Sandy rated it liked it Recommended to Sandy by: To tthe other readers questions about Aunt Dimity and the Dukeplease sign up.

Da er jedoch zeitlich vorm dem 1. May 31, Carolynn rated it really dimigy it. She also urges you to read no further. 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. Even the crooks are nice. Nancy Atherton is the bestselling author of eighteen other Aunt Dimity mysteries. A 40ish year old American woman embarks on a tour of the gardens in England.


diity Oh,your requirement that I suspend my disbelief to about the height of a high wire was worth it. Enter Emma, who accepts Grayson’s invitation to stay on at Penford Hall, beguiled by the garden’s forlorn beauty, smitten by a bad case of love-at-first-sight for grieving widower Derek Harris – a fellow houseguest and another of Aunt Dimity’s many friends – and filled with the delicious conviction that there’s more than one mystery to be solved at Penford Hall.

Feb 14, Debbie rated it liked it Shelves: How does little Nell “know” things.

There are some passages which brought me out of the story because of its dated times. 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. A broken heart, a missing lantern, and a dead rock star Buy from our partners. 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.

Assisted dume the lawyer’s son Billthere’s a mission to fulfill at Dimity’s cottage. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Emma Porter is forty, fat, frumpy, and a passionate amateur gardener. Things just imploded and left me regretting listening all the way to the end.

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Jan 15, Dorien rated it liked it. View on the Mobile Site.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x It was a bit different than the other Aunt Dimity books I’ve read in that Aunt Dimity is only mentioned in this book.

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