A new local hero seems too good to be true...
The village of Finch is in trouble in Aunt Dimity and the Summer King, the twentieth instalment in Nancy Atherton's much-loved cosy mystery series. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Midsomer Murders.
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King illuminates the layered writing room of Nancy Atherton's mind the best of Nancy Atherton on full display' - Electric Review
There's trouble brewing in the Cotswold village of Finch. Four recently sold cottages are now standing empty, and locals fear they will be turned into overpriced weekend homes.
For once Lori Shepherd can't help. The recent birth of her daughter and the preparations for her father-in-law's upcoming wedding have left her overwhelmed. Until, that is, she has a chance encounter with the 'Summer King' - eccentric inventor Arthur Hargreaves. In his presence Lori forgets her troubles.
But when Lori discovers detailed maps of Finch in the Summer King's library, she suspects he may be hiding darker motives. Is Arthur secretly plotting Finch's demise? With her Aunt Dimity's otherworldly help, Lori must find out once and for all...
What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity and the Summer King:
'[This book] has twists and turns that breathes excitement and curiosity with every page'
Charming, humorous, and entertaining