The eleventh title in Nancy Atherton's widely acclaimed Aunt Dimity crime series. For readers of Ann Granger and M. C. Beaton.
Lori Shepherd is no stranger to trouble and intrigue. But when Bill, her high-profile attorney husband, starts receiving death threats aimed at his family, danger hits closer to home. With Scotland Yard on the case, Bill sends Lori and their five-year-old twins to the safety of an island off the coast of Scotland.
But nowhere, it seems, is safe. For another mystery is unfolding on the island, and Lori suspects the locals are running a smuggling operation. When she finds a human skull washed up on the beach, her fears are fuelled further. With her otherworldly Aunt Dimity's help, Lori begins to piece together the clues, unaware of the danger growing around her. Can she escape the murderous treats before it's too late?
An enduringly popular seriesOne of Aunt Dimity's most suspenseful mysteries. Loyal fans will be thrilled by every new revelationAtherton is a superb writer who brings charm and wit to her storyThe eleventh title in Nancy Atherton's much-loved series featuring paranormal sleuth, Aunt Dimity, for fans of Ann Granger and M. C. Beaton.Nancy Atherton is the bestselling author of eighteen titles in the Aunt Dimity crime series. The first novel 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, USA.Nancy Atherton's Aunt Dimity series is written with irresistible warmth, charm and humour. Her committed fanbase await each new title with baited breath, and there is real potential for us to build equivalent support here in the UKNancy Atherton regularly sits on the extended New York Times
hardback bestseller list, and her sales continue to growThe series is also sold in German and Japanese translationHeadline will publish the eighteen previous titles in the Aunt Dimity series as ebooks in early 2014, making the entire series available for the first time in the UK