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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I jumped in somewhere in the middle of this series, simply because I liked the title I have a soft spot for witches, having created one myself and was delighted to find myself in the hands of a top-notch cozy expert. At the beginning of each book, the author recaps everything. With a uant mystery and humor, the book does well twisting tales of the past with the present through Amelia’s and the town’s search for some hidden scrolls.

Five stars for a great novel Amelia is, in fact, a world-famous artist with a rabid and eager-to-stalk fan base. We’re featuring millions of their dimiy ratings on our book pages to help you find your new hte book. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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The “willing suspension of disbelief” required by fiction is easily broken by just such small inconsistencies, and I’m thrown out of the world of the story for zunt time. My first read by Nancy Atherton. I’d not read any of wifch other Aunt Dimity books before grabbing this one when in search of an easy going book to read. Guiding her path, is our favorite spirit, Aunt Dimity.

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Very readable English cozy set in the Cotswolds. Lori actually took a more backseat role and allowed the other characters to come out.

Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch

The story also deals with a leader with ulterior motives who encourage the artist’s fans turning misguided attempts of appreciation into cult-like fanaticism. This is another villagf installment!

We are treated to secrets, a hunt throughout the village involving the entire village, a mystery from the seventeenth century, a cult following, and a burgeoning romance. At first glance, the unassuming Mrs. Atherton has gathered all of the best ingredients of her craft – small town, eccentric citizenry, clever sleuth with supportive husband, and – this author’s own lovely twist – a supernatural problem-solver who communicates via pen-and-paper, the indomitable Aunt Dimity. Over time the whole fillage becomes involved in hunting for the hidden pages.

In Village Witch, she died of pancreatic cancer, giving her time to have commissioned a Mae Bowen picture for William before her death. It was a fun way to get to know the current locals and some history of Finch.

Please add page count 2 12 Aug 23, Aunt Dimity and the Duke Nancy Atherton. While Village Witch isn’t nearly as warm and textured as Aunt Dimity’s Deathit was an enjoyable read, and felt at least a little more solid than the witxh few have. Either way, this novel is a perfect example of the light mystery genre.

Vampire Hunter Nancy Atherton. Overall, though, I found Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch a pleasant enough read, though not a book which dinity tempt me to return to its pages again and again. Other books in this series. Now Lori and Aunt Dimity are back on the list–and this time, they’re on a witch-hunt. I can tell, already, that Nancy Atherton has crafted a series made for porch swings and warm breezes, light enough to just.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I borrowed this from the public library. It was relaxing and interesting to catch up with old friends. 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. Aunt dimity communicates by writing thhe blue diary on the updates on the mystery and offer suggestions to her niece.

Nancy Atherton frequently surprises with plot turns and blossoming characterizations. Maybe this is character development! 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 events and mysteries related to Finch.

Viklage there a witch hunt or wasn’t there? That’s not all, though. These are wonderful characters who have been banished to the background as child-minders and the occasional research assistant.

Perhaps in the future Atherton can also explore the delightful Harris family, first introduced in the often qunt Aunt Dimity “prequel” Aunt Dimity and the Duke. After many books of mostly treading water, it was nice to see that even old, nosy biddies can actually change their stripes a bit. Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio Availability: