The Resource Aunt Dimity and the king's ransom, Nancy Atherton

Aunt Dimity and the king's ransom, Nancy Atherton

Label
Aunt Dimity and the king's ransom
Title
Aunt Dimity and the king's ransom
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Atherton
Title variation
  • Aunt Dimity & the king's ransom
  • King's ransom
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A dark and stormy night kicks off a ghost chase in rural England. On a dull and dreary October day, Lori Shepherd and her husband Bill set off for the historic town of Rye, on the southeast coast of England, for a quiet weekend together without the kids. Bill must first pay a visit to a reclusive client-- but after Lori drops him off, a powerful storm drives her off course and leaves her stranded in an ancient, rambling inn called The King's Ransom. When Lori is spooked by ghostly noises in the night, Aunt Dimity reminds her rather tartly that not all ghosts intend to harm the living. But the longer Lori is stuck at the inn, the stranger things seem. She learns that the inn was once a hangout for smugglers, and that it's riddled with secret tunnels the smugglers used to reach a network of hidden caves. Then there's the inn's cook-- a brawny, gruff ex-con --who seems to have a beef with a mysterious French guest. Are the noises Lori hears made by the spirits of long dead smugglers? Or should she be more worried by the inn's living inhabitants? Joining forces with her new friend Bishop Wyndham, and guided by Aunt Dimity's wise counsel, Lori sets out to discover once and for all who-- or what --is haunting The King's Ransom"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atherton, Nancy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3551.T426
LC item number
A9334 2018
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Aunt Dimity series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shepherd, Lori (Fictitious character)
  • Dimity, Aunt (Fictitious character)
  • Women detectives
  • Haunted hotels
  • Ghosts
  • Ex-convicts
  • England
Label
Aunt Dimity and the king's ransom, Nancy Atherton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes a recipe for Steve's apple crumble
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780525522652
Lccn
2018014593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2018014593
  • (OCoLC)1030444994
Label
Aunt Dimity and the king's ransom, Nancy Atherton
Publication
Note
Includes a recipe for Steve's apple crumble
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780525522652
Lccn
2018014593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2018014593
  • (OCoLC)1030444994

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