Cozy mystery lovers favorite paranormal sleuth is back with her twentieth otherworldly adventure in the New York Times bestselling series.Watch out for Nancy Atherton's latest, Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse, coming in May 2017 from Viking It's June, the roses are in bloom, and the small English village of Finch may be in big trouble. Two cottages are for sale, but something or someone is driving buyers away. Has a developer targeted Finch? Will property values skyrocket? Will a wave of wealthy weekenders drive out the longtime locals? Lori Shepherd has a lot on her plate a brand-new baby daughter, her father-in-law's impending nuptials, and a visit from her dreaded aunts-in-law but she refuses to stand back and watch while big money destroys her beloved village. Lori sets her sights on the local real estate agent, but finds herself sidetracked by a chance encounter with an eccentric inventor. Arthur Hargreaves, dubbed the Summer King by his quirky family, is as warmhearted as the summer sun. With him, Lori forgets her troubles, until she makes a series of unsettling discoveries. An ancient feud between his family and the town comes to light. And then there's Arthur's connection to the local real estate firm. Is the Summer King as kind as he seems? With Aunt Dimity's otherworldly help and her new baby girl in her arms Lori fights to save her village from the Summer King's scorching greed.
About the Author
Nancy Atherton is the New York Times-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.