Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday by Nancy Atherton

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.

He was wearing black trou sers, gleaming black shoes, and a snowy-white dress shirt. His black silk bow tie had clearly been tied by hand. "Hello," he said. " "Uh, no," I said, looking past him in some confusion. " The man leaned casually against the doorjamb, as if he was in no hurry to go anywhere. "If you'd been here thirty minutes ago you would have found her. " He was a few years older than I--in his late thirties, at a guess--tall, and well built without being bulky. His dark hair fell in a wave over his high forehead, and his blue eyes were, if anything, even darker and more beautiful than Derek's.

His hair was dark, but it was hard to tell the color of his eyes because he scarcely lifted his gaze from the carpet as he shook Emma's hand, then turned to me. "How do you do, Ms. " he said, so softly I al most didn't hear him. "Very well, thank you," I replied. His handshake was as gentle as his voice. " I caught a flash of midnight blue as his eyes met mine, but he quickly lowered them again when the earl spoke. " The earl beckoned to the young woman, who got to her feet and strolled over to join us.

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