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Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2014

    I love these books!

    They are meant to be read snuggled up in a big comfy chair with a warm crackling fire in front of you. Not to mean they are banal or un-thought-provoking. Just the opposite. I love knowing these people and their clever minds.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 17, 2013

    As long as the author writes Aunt Dimity stories, I will read them

    To get rid of the February blahs, Lori Shepherd, her twin eight-year-olds and Bree Pym, who’s staying with them while paint fumes diminish at her house, visit a local museum. There, Lori meets a beautiful young girl, Daisy Pickering, whose mother works at the museum – and Daisy spins a tale of a lost prince. At first, Lori thinks the story is simply from the imagination of a very creative mind. But Lori comes to believe that there may be some truth to the girl’s story. When Daisy and her mother disappear, leaving the area without leaving a forwarding address, Lori feels she must find out more about the “lost prince.” Lori and Bree join forces to interview, under the guise of being journalists, several people in the area for whom Daisy’s mother Amanda did domestic work, thinking that the girl’s story came from somewhere, possibly from the estate homes for which Amanda worked, and where the sickly Daisy often accompanied her. The Aunt Dimity books tell can’t-put-it-down stories that I truly love. They’re not the kind of books that I could read all the time, but once I year, they’re a special treat I look forward to. Ms. Atherton creates a world where almost everyone is a good person (and those who aren’t are to be pitied) and everything works out in the end. They’re cozy and sweet and totally reliable. As long as the author writes them, I will keep on reading them. For those not in the know, Aunt Dimity is the spirit of Lori’s mother’s best friend, who appears through a magic journal, and gives Lori advice on her life and adventures. It’s ironic that Lori is now, in book 18 of the series, a wise older woman to Bree, helping her through life’s hurdles and being there for her just as Aunt Dimity is for Lori.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2014

    Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince


    I never tire of reading an Aunt Diminty mystery. They are truly cosey mysteries and very entertaining. The Lost Prince is no exception. The stories are filled with interesting and various characters. The endings are always surprising.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 29, 2014

    Aunt Dimity books are always thoroughly enjoyable!

    Aunt Dimity books are always thoroughly enjoyable!

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  • Posted August 2, 2013

    Outstanding once again

    I adore this series. The characters are delightful and the descriptions of the settings are wonderful. I think the minor flaws of Lori make her lovable, and this time we are able to see Daisy look to Lori for advice. The Lost Prince shows the lives of several people ands how what we see on the surface may not be the truth. I love the small little lessons learned and the kindness that is woven through the story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2013

    Another great read by Atherton

    As always, Atherton's Lori Shepherd and Aunt Dimity are highly enjoyable.

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  • Posted May 29, 2013

    highly recommend

    I just loved this book!!! I've read all the Aunt Dimity books
    They are well written. The charaters are heart warming. I get
    lost in the story and feel as if I know the characters. I would
    love to meet the author and thank her for the many enjoyable
    hours of reading. I CAN'T WAIT UNTIL THE NEXT BOOK COMES OUT!
    kathy.

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  • Posted May 24, 2013

    Each one gets better

    I love reading this series. It get better each time.

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