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. At the start of Atherton’s absorbing 17th mystery featuring paranormal detective Lori Shepherd (after ‘s Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree). Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch by Nancy Atherton, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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The “village witch” of the title refers not to Finch’s resident practicing witch currently out of town but to “Mistress Meg” or “Mad Maggie”, a woman accused of witchcraft in the seventeenth century. Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch. I enjoyed revisiting the village of Finch and its citizens in this story.
Added by 3 of our members. Book ratings by Goodreads. It gave me a chance to relax and immersed me into a charming story. Probably because Aunt Dimity is helpful, resourceful and intelligent. 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.
In order to keep peace in Finch, Lori must help Amelia conceal her identity. The story unfolds in the hunt for the pages Gamaliel Gowland hid in locations near St. Nancy Atherton’s seventeenth cozy mystery featuring the beloved Aunt Dimity-the original paranormal detective When Amelia Thistle moves to Finch, her new neighbors welcome her with open arms-and inquiring minds.
Amelia herself is a mysterious figure and she is there to solve a genealogical mystery of her own: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of It was a fun way to get to know the current locals and some history of Finch.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The introduction of Amelia Thistle to the community of Finch, the interaction of the village residents, and the element of witchcraft have served to make this one of my favorite books in the series.
Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? About the “heroine”, her husband, sons, about …more You could probably read it out of order. No murder in the present with a mystery set in Finch’s distant past.
Following the clue, Lori hunts through Finch’s darkest and most secret corners, all the while dodging nosy neighbors and Amelia’s frantic fans. To ask other readers questions about Aunt Dimity and the Village Witchplease sign up. Lists with This Book. The nosy neighbors drove me crazy wanting to know everything while a select few helpful friends willing to help on this mystery finding out the various places and history of town.
Lorelei You could probably read it out of order. Now Lori and Aunt Dimity are back on the list–and this time, they’re on a witch-hunt. Please add page count. The first book in the series, Aunt Dimity’s Deathis charming and makes you smile with satisfaction at the end.
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Quirky and interesting, Amelia almost seems like a real person. Nancy Atherton frequently surprises with plot turns and blossoming characterizations.
She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. May 19, Marcia rated it liked it Shelves: Apr 22, Cynthia rated it really liked it Shelves: The centr In many ways, this book is par for the series course. There is a great website that keeps track of all of the books in the series and the order they were published. She also urges you to read no dimiry.
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As in several of the preceding books, we see some changes in the life of a series character. The Best Books of Amelia brings with her not only her personal secret, but a family mystery she is trying to solve in honor of her late brother. 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. The story was highly enjoyable! Life is not stasis, even in Finch. Maybe this is character development!
This series is great The introduction of Amelia Thistle to the community of Finch, the interaction o The Aunt Dimity books are consistently fun to read, following Lori Shepherd’s life in the Cotswold village of Finch as she communicates with her deceased, but not departed, benefactor and friend Dimity Westwood about the vilpage and mysteries related to Finch. So if you viloage looking for her at a convention, don’t look for a stately grande dame in a flowery dress. I loved qitch story of the Village Witch – number 17 – and will definitely backtrack to catch the beginning.
To discover Meg’s story, Amelia, Lori, and eventually most of Finch must embark on a treasure hunt to locate the rest of Gowland’s journal, the pages of which were secreted in and around the village. In this case, in the first book in the series, it’s clear that Bill’s mother — William’s wife — died after being hit by a bus.
In Nancy Atherton’s seventeenth cozy mystery featuring the beloved Aunt Dimity-the original paranormal detective When Amelia Thistle moves to Finch, her new neighbors welcome her with open arms-and inquiring minds. One of my favorite “cozy” mystery series.