By Nancy Atherton
Whilst Lori Shepherd's husband, invoice, is summoned to a will examining on the Earl of Harrisford's resplendent Palladian domestic, Lori herself thinks she is simply alongside for the journey. yet this accumulating of the total Harrisford extended family, them all laid low with the earl's new will, devolves right into a harmful relations dispute.
Burning topiaries, threatening notes, suspicious maids, and relatives intrigue lead Lori to hunt her phantom aunt's assist in opting for the wrongdoer sooner than she or he can torch the full condo and its site visitors inside of. Atherton's signature whimsy and wonderfully unique twists make for one more scrumptious experience with comfortable secret fans' favourite supernatural sleuth.
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Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday NANCY ATHERTON penguin books a penguin mystery AUNT DIMITY TAKES A HOLIDAY Nancy Atherton is the author of Aunt Dimity: Snowbound and seven other Aunt Dimity novels, all available from Penguin. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A. ) Ltd, Cnr Rosedale and Airborne Roads, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand Penguin Books (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd, 24 Sturdee Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa Penguin Books Ltd, Registered Offices: 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
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