Nancy Atherton’s seventeenth in the New York Times bestselling series sees the sleepy village of Finch set aflutter by a bewitching mystery from its. At the start of Atherton’s absorbing 17th mystery featuring paranormal detective Lori Shepherd (after ‘s Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree). Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch by Nancy Atherton, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Overall, though, I found Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch a pleasant enough read, though not a book which will tempt me to return to its pages again and again. The other aspect of the book is the group of dimty who follow Amelia around because they see the profundity in her artwork as an almost religious experience.

May 26, Grey rated it it was ok Shelves: Lori, though still impetuous, seems to be maturing enough to look and consider before jumping into a situation. Atherton has gathered all of the best ingredients of her craft – small town, eccentric citizenry, clever sleuth with supportive husband, and – this author’s own lovely twist – a supernatural problem-solver who communicates via pen-and-paper, the indomitable Aunt Dimity.

Lists with This Book. No trivia or quizzes yet. Book review originally published here: None of the characters have really changed; they’re sort of the stock “English village” characters well-beloved in the genre.

Amelia brings with her not only her personal secret, but a family mystery she is trying to solve in honor of her late brother. There are suggestions that Myron Brocklehurst, the founder of Bowenism, is not what he purports to be, but the investigation into his motives and background is conducted entirely “off-stage” by Lori’s husband Bill and her father-in-law Williamand the revelation of his true character comes out of the blue. The mystery ties in with seventeenth-century witchcraft yay!


Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch

Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch 1 3 Jun 19, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. It served its purpose to a Ths.

Amelia Thistle is actually village world-famous artist, and she’s trying to hide from an overly rabid fan base that has set up what amounts to a religion in her honor. Amelia, meanwhile, sets about working on the riddle that brought her to town in the first place. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?

When a well known artist comes to town with a mystery to solve Lori throws herself into finding a solution. Lori being Lori can not resist finding out the truth, especially after Grant and Charles disclose one of the secrets even before the new villager settles in. Aunt Dimity’s Death Nancy Atherton. Amelia, meanwhile, sets about working on the riddle that brought her to town in the first place.

Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch

We spend plenty of time with familiar characters and also meet interesting new ones. Jun 03, Lucy Crowe rated it it was amazing. Still, I did like the strange characters and so gave it 2 stars instead of one. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I read this series years and years ago, then stopped because after a while stories start to feel the same to me.


Returning to the charming world of Finch, Nancy Atherton’s latest novel is sure to delight faithful Aunt Dimity readers, Anglophiles, and cozy mystery fans.

I loved the story of the Village Witch – number 17 – and will definitely backtrack to catch the beginning. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Jun 16, Elizabeth rated it it was amazing. These are light reads set in a quaint English village. In Family TreeLori Shepherd’s father-in-law moves to her small Cotswold town djmity another family returns in unexpected ways.

Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch (Aunt Dimity, book 17) by Nancy Atherton

One of the drawbacks to being caught up in a series is the wait for a new one. I borrowed this from the public library.

May 04, Jeannie and Villagw Rigod rated it it was amazing. Small town pettiness redirected against a common enemy and in search of a common goal can bring out the best in people, and make for a fun story as individual idiosyncrasies play out. The Aunt Dimity series is like an invitation to sit, chat and – most of all – relax.