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Aunt Dimity Beats the Devil (Penguin Mysteries)


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ISBN13: 9780141002194
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With rain crashing down on her Range Rover, as it climbs up a steep embankment on the Northumberland moors, Lori Shepherd is beginning to doubt the wisdom of her decision to evaluate a rare book collection at Wyrdhurst Hall.

The grim, neo-gothic hall that greets her upon arrival is full of surprises-including a charming, secretive stranger, and a cache of World War I letters that tell a tale of doomed love and hint at a hidden treasure. It will take all of Dimity's supernatural skills to help Lori solve the puzzle and restore peace to a family haunted by its tragic past.


In time for Halloween comes a tale of family secrets, yesteryear romance, and spirits less friendly than Aunt Dimity.

About the Author

Nancy Atherton is the author of six Aunt Dimity novels: Aunt Dimity’s Death, Aunt Dimity and the Duke, Aunt Dimity’s Good Deed, Aunt Dimity Digs In, Aunt Dimity’s Christmas, and Aunt Dimity Beats the Devil (all available from Penguin). She lives next to a cornfield in central Illinois.

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Kaye, March 28, 2011 (view all comments by Kaye)
I really like the Aunt Dimity series. It's a different twist on ghosts. Aunt Dimity is a unique ghost. Lori is the original rags to riches girl, with a loving husband (picked of course by Aunt Dimity), two lovely children, and an independent streak. In this book, she goes to a creepy mansion, wrecks her car, is attracted to a stranger, and strangely influenced by a different ghost. One of the great things about this series is that there is not usually a murder, it is appropriate for all age groups, and I generally get a good laugh or two from the story.
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Atherton, Nancy
Penguin Books
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Women detectives
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Aunt Dimity Mystery
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Grade Level:
from 12
6.86x4.19x.73 in. .30 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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