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Atherton, Nancy

Overview
Works: 48 works in 366 publications in 3 languages and 42,000 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Detective and mystery stories  Christmas stories  Occult fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3551.T426, 813.54
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Publications about Nancy Atherton
Publications by Nancy Atherton
Most widely held works by Nancy Atherton
Aunt Dimity takes a holiday by Nancy Atherton( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,271 libraries worldwide
Accompanying her husband to the Earl of Harrisford's will reading, Lori Shepherd witnesses the Harrisford family erupt in a heated dispute involving burning topiaries, threatening notes, and suspicious maids
Aunt Dimity and the deep blue sea by Nancy Atherton( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,220 libraries worldwide
Sent with her twin five-year-old sons to a Scottish island after her high-profile attorney husband receives death threats, Lori Shepherd begins to suspect local foul play upon her discovery of a skull on the beach, a situation that prompts her to piece together clues with the assistance of Aunt Dimity
Aunt Dimity beats the Devil by Nancy Atherton( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,192 libraries worldwide
Lori is on her way to Wyrdhurst Hall to evaluate a rare book collectiion housed in a neo-Gothic castle. The hall, the books, and the journey to this remote and misty corner of Northumberland are full of surprises
Aunt Dimity goes West by Nancy Atherton( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,184 libraries worldwide
Arriving in the Rocky Mountain region of Colorado only to find herself enmeshed in a missing-persons case, Lori Shepherd becomes suspicious about a hundred-year-old mystery and a charming man who seems to know more than he will admit
Aunt Dimity : vampire hunter by Nancy Atherton( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,131 libraries worldwide
Concerned for her preschooler twins' safety in the face of tales about a pale, blood-stained figure lurking in the nearby woods, Lori consults with her not-quite-departed Aunt Dimity and stumbles upon the truth about a forty-year-old murder
Aunt Dimity, detective by Nancy Atherton( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,124 libraries worldwide
When Lori and her family return from a three-month visit to the States, she finds the town atwitter over the death of Prunella "Pruneface" Hooper. Prunella sowed the seeds of discord at every turn, and Lori is intrigued enough --and upset enough by the ugliness directed at several of her closest friends--to try to solve the murder
Aunt Dimity, snowbound by Nancy Atherton( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,114 libraries worldwide
After being caught in a blizzard, Lori Shepherd takes refuge in Ladythorne Abbey, the former home of the late Lucasta DeClerke, where she uncovers a plot to steal a priceless DeClerke family heirloom
Aunt Dimity and the next of kin by Nancy Atherton( Book )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,110 libraries worldwide
Volunteering at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Lori Shepherd befriends a lonely retired secretary who soon passes away, and when Lori discovers that the woman possessed a considerable estate, she attempts to locate the woman's next-of-kin
Aunt Dimity slays the dragon by Nancy Atherton( Book )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,110 libraries worldwide
U.S. ex-pat Lori Shepherd and Aunt Dimity investigate sabotage (and possible regicide) at a local Renaissance faire held in the idyllic Cotswolds village of Finch
Aunt Dimity's death by Nancy Atherton( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,088 libraries worldwide
Lori thought Aunt Dimity was just a character in a family bedtime story until a law firm summoned her to a reading of her relative's last will and testament. Lori will inherit a sizable estate--if she can discover the secret hidden in a treasure trove of letters tucked away at Dimity's English country cottage
Aunt Dimity down under by Nancy Atherton( Book )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,072 libraries worldwide
With the help of a charming Kiwi and the otherworldly guidance of Aunt Dimity, Lori Shepherd goes Down Under to search for the Pym sisters' missing brother, unraveling a web of secrets that has haunted the Pym family for generations
Aunt Dimity and the family tree by Nancy Atherton( Book )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,036 libraries worldwide
Lori Shepherd's debonair father-in-law has moved to town and is renovating Fairworth House, a grand estate nearby. But once things get truly peculiar at Fairworth--moving furniture, strange sounds, and mysterious visitors--Lori calls on Aunt Dimity for her otherworldly guidance
Aunt Dimity and the village witch by Nancy Atherton( Book )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,852 libraries worldwide
"Nancy Atherton's seventeenth cozy mystery featuring the beloved Aunt Dimity-the original paranormal detective When Amelia Thistle moves to Finch, her new neighbors welcome her with open arms-and inquiring minds. Among them is Lori Shepherd, who isn't fooled by Amelia's unassuming persona. Amelia is, in fact, a world-famous artist with a rabid and eager-to-stalk fan base. In order to keep peace in Finch, Lori must help Amelia conceal her identity. Amelia, meanwhile, sets about working on the riddle that brought her to town in the first place. A fragment of a family diary hints that one of Amelia's ancestors might have been Mistress Meg, the Mad Witch of Finch. Following the clue, Lori hunts through Finch's darkest and most secret corners, all the while dodging nosy neighbors and Amelia's frantic fans. With Aunt Dimity's otherworldly help, Lori inches closer to the true story of Mistress Meg-and Amelia. 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."--
Aunt Dimity's Christmas by Nancy Atherton( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,789 libraries worldwide
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
Aunt Dimity and the duke by Nancy Atherton( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,654 libraries worldwide
A Boston computer expert and amateur gardener, Emma Porter, lands a job in England on a duke's estate where a murder occurred. Together with another employee, an artist restoring a chapel, she proceeds to investigate and finds love
Aunt Dimity and the wishing well by Nancy Atherton( Book )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,652 libraries worldwide
"When a strapping young Australian named Jack MacBride arrives in Finch to wrap up his late uncle's affairs, heads turn in the sleepy English village. But when Lori volunteers to help Jack clear out his uncle's overgrown garden, they discover something even more shocking than a stranger turning up in Finch. After Lori laughingly tosses a coin into the garden's old well and makes a wish, she is baffled to find that the wish seems to have come true. Word spreads, and the villagers turn out in droves to make wishes of their own. But as they soon learn, one person's wish is another person's worst nightmare and the village is thrown into chaos. As more and more wishes come true, Lori resolves to find out what's really going on. Is handsome Jack somehow tricking his neighbors? Or are they fooling themselves? With Aunt Dimity's otherworldly help, Lori discovers that the truth is even more marvelous than a magical wishing well"-- Provided by publisher
Aunt Dimity and the lost prince by Nancy Atherton( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,614 libraries worldwide
When a silver sleigh recently stolen from a local museum turns up in her thrift shop, paranormal sleuth Lori Shepherd is surprised by the curator's lack of interest in the theft, a situation that prompts Lori to turn to Aunt Dimity for otherworldly advice on how to track down the sleigh's true owner
Aunt Dimity digs in by Nancy Atherton( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,569 libraries worldwide
A cozy mystery in an English village where a row has erupted over an archeological find. Some say it is genuine, others that it is a fake. Aided by the ghost of Aunt Dimity, sleuth Lori Shepherd investigates
Aunt Dimity's good deed by Nancy Atherton( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,451 libraries worldwide
A tale of marital adventure and family mystery featuring Lori Shepherd, the wife of a Boston lawyer. On a visit to England to acquaint herself with her in-laws she discovers scandal and a handsome cousin. Through it all she is guided by the ghost of an aunt. A cozy charmer
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King by Nancy Atherton( Book )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,138 libraries worldwide
Overseeing her baby, a family wedding and her own approaching 40th birthday celebration amid rumors that a developer has unwanted plans for Finch village, Lori bonds with a warmhearted inventor only to discover his true intentions
 
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Alternative Names
Atherton, Nancy
Atherton, Nancy (Nancy T.)
Atherton, Nancy T.
Nancy Atherton US-amerikanische Krimiautorin
アサートン, ナンシー
ナンシー・アサートン
Languages
English (260)
German (35)
French (1)
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