When her delectable spread for socialite Delaine Dish's charity Candelight Concert is interrupted by the killing of local politician Duke Wilkes, tea shop proprietor Theodosia Browning is asked by the victim's widow to uncover the truth about the crime.
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The first murder in the village of Finch for over a century propels Lori into a whirlwind of an investigation... Lori and Aunt Dimity's sleuthing skills are tested in a murder case in Aunt Dimity: Detective, the seventh mystery in Nancy Atherton's much-loved mystery series. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Ann Granger. 'Let Nancy Atherton and Aunt Dimity remind you of the reason you got hooked on books in the first place. I promise you will be scouring bookstores for more of the series after you give it a taste' - CrimeCritics.com Returning home to the Cotswold village of Finch, Lori Shepherd is shocked to discover resident Prunella Hooper has been killed. This is the first murder in Finch for over a hundred years, and the locals are in uproar. Before the town implodes in the wake of scandal, Lori sets out to solve the murder. But the newly arrived Prunella had already made a number of enemies, and narrowing the list of suspects won't be easy. With the help of Lori's ghostly Aunt Dimity and Nicholas - an enigmatic self-defence instructor - Lori attempts to align motive, means and opportunity in order to unravel the tangled mystery. What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity: Detective: 'These books are just pure, glorious entertainment' '[Like] an evening with an old friend' 'Light, entertaining reading, always with an interesting twist'