Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse (Aunt Dimity Series #22)

Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse (Aunt Dimity Series #22)

by Nancy Atherton


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Nancy Atherton's twenty-second cozy mystery in the beloved, nationally bestselling Aunt Dimity series.

It's early April in the small English village of Finch. Lori Shepherd's husband and sons are spending Easter break camping, and Lori is perfectly happy to be left at home with Bess, spared a week of roughing it with a curious toddler. The two attend a village events committee meeting and Lori is astonished when the elderly, soft-spoken widow Mrs. Annabelle Craven stands to make an announcement: she's decided to hold a quilting bee in the old schoolhouse.

At the quilting bee, Lori ends up seated beside Mrs. Craven, delighted at the opportunity to learn more about her neighbor's life in the village of Old Cowerton. But dear, sweet Mrs. Craven's stories reveal a startling secret about her first husband's death.

With Aunt Dimity's advice, Lori sets out to learn the truth about what the residents of Old Cowerton refer to as the "widow's curse"--and the deeper she digs, the more horrifying the tale becomes, until she discovers the most astounding revelation of all.

Watch out for Atherton's latest, Aunt Dimity and the King's Ransom, coming out in July 2018!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101981320
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/30/2017
Series: Aunt Dimity Series , #22
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Nancy Atherton is the bestselling author of twenty-two Aunt Dimity Mysteries. The first book in the series, Aunt Dimity's Death, was voted "One of the Century's 100 Favorite Mysteries" by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse (Aunt Dimity Series #22) 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Having read all the books in the series, I found this one just as charming as the rest. It shall be added as a good friend read when I need to escape.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I heartily enjoyed this book!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The mysteries that the two women, one alive and one dead, solve are interesting and full of intrigue, but always in line with the realities of the small village in the English Cotswolds.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Beautiful writing, sensitive, sensible and captivating. Loved it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A charming story. I highly recommend it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was great read! I really do like this series of books!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love,Love,Love this series!! Each book is better than the one before b
TarynLee More than 1 year ago
A lovely read with a touch of the otherworldly in Aunt Dimity and a stuffed rabbit named Reginald who is a life long friend to the main character. In this 22nd installment Lori's husband and twin sons are off on a camping trip leaving her daughter Bess and her up to their own devices. While attending the village affairs committee meeting local Mrs. Craven speaks up asking for help with an unfinished quilt. The village jumps right in to help Mrs. Craven and a quilting bee is formed. During the bee Lori has a moment alone with Mrs. Craven who tells her a shocking secret, surprised Lori doesn't know what to do. After speaking with Aunt Dimity, Lori, with the help of her friend Bree decide to take a girls weekend and research whether Mrs. Cravens secret is truth or mere fiction. After speaking with several groups of people where does the truth lay? Come along with Lori and Bree as they follow the clues to solve the mystery and find out just that. I'm forever entertained by Nancy's style of writing, this series and its characters never get old, it always feels fresh. I look forward to more adventures from Lori and Aunt Dimity.