Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Nancy Atherton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1955 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Atherton was born in Chicago, Illinois and lived in rural Illinois until 2012.

Biographical and Professional Information

Atherton is a writer and the author of the ''Aunt Dimity'' mystery novel series. Each book contains a recipe, which is integral to the story. She now lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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-- Voted One of the Century's 100 Favorite Mysteries by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association.