Synopses & Reviews
Cozy mystery lovers favorite paranormal sleuth is back with her nineteenth otherworldly adventure
When a strapping young Australian named Jack MacBride arrives in Finch to wrap up his late uncles affairs, heads turn in the sleepy English village. But when Lori volunteers to help Jack clear out his uncles overgrown garden, they discover something even more shocking than a stranger turning up in Finch.
After Lori laughingly tosses a coin into the gardens old well and makes a wish, she is baffled to find that the wish seems to have come true. Word spreads, and the villagers turn out in droves to make wishes of their own. But as they soon learn, one persons wish is another persons worst nightmare and the village is thrown into chaos.
As more and more wishes come true, Lori resolves to find out whats really going on. Is handsome Jack somehow tricking his neighbors? Or are they fooling themselves? With Aunt Dimitys otherworldly help, Lori discovers that the truth is even more marvelous than a magical wishing well.
Lori Shepherd travels to New Zealand in Aunt Dimity's fifteenth charming adventure.
Mystery readers everywhere continue to be won over by Nancy Atherton's popular cozy series. In the latest installment, Lori Shepherd is bereft when she learns that her beloved neighbors, Ruth and Louise Pym, may be dying. Summoning her to their sickroom, the elderly sisters have a favor to ask: Will Lori find their long-lost brother, Aubrey, before death claims them? Despite her misgivings, Lori sets out for distant New Zealand-where Aubrey fled after being cast out of the family in disgrace. With the help of a charming kiwi bird and her otherworldly friend, Aunt Dimity, Lori tries to heal a family broken by deceit.
After learning that her beloved neighbors, Ruth and Louise Pym, may be dying, Lori Shepherd travels to New Zealand at their request to find their long-lost brother. With the help of a charming kiwi bird and her otherworldly friend, Aunt Dimity, Lori tries to heal a family broken by deceit. Original.
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.