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Aunt Dimity's Christmas by Nancy Atherton
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Aunt Dimity's Christmas (1999)

by Nancy Atherton

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I really enjoy the Aunt Dimity books. They are very cozy mysteries and once in a while it's nice to read a mystery where everything works out in the end! ( )
  ChelleBearss | Mar 10, 2018 |
This was very easy to read and was fairly entertaining. However, the main character (Lori) got all over my last nerve. Her obsession with Kit was not a healthy one, and I felt that the author conveyed it with such a heavy hand that the story suffered. Also, her attraction to Julian was completely unnecessary.

It all ended well, but this recalls my dislike for her character in the first book. I enjoyed the second in this series so much more because the main characters were Derek and Emma Harris, and not Lori.

I recommend this as a nice, light and quick read, but be ready to get your hackles up, if you are like me. ( )
  CarmenMilligan | Jan 18, 2016 |
Another in the Aunt Dimity Mystery series.... Dimity Westwood dies years ago & left her cottage & fortune to Lori... She commands Lori to figure out various mysteries via literal "Ghost Writing" in a blank blue journal.

This one has to do with the rescue of a tramp found barely alive outside the cottage... Balm for the soul, christian platitudes, helping those less fortunate..... really preachy and a lot of filler for a book with an interesting conclusion. ( )
  Auntie-Nanuuq | Jan 18, 2016 |
A balm to read. ( )
  cygnet81 | Jan 17, 2016 |
This series is always a pleasant read. ( )
  kp9949 | Oct 19, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140296301, Mass Market Paperback)

Lori Shepherd and her family spend Christmas in the cottage willed to her by her late Aunt Dimity, but when she discovers a stranger barely alive in the snow, she teams up with a priest and together they unveil the tragic secret that led the stranger to her door.

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Lady sleuth Lori Shepard, an American who is living in an English village, finds a collapsed stranger on her doorstep. She joins a handsome priest to search for the man's identity, a search which takes her from a homeless shelter to an insane asylum. By the author of Aunt Dimity Digs In.… (more)

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