But in the end it will be up to mma ramotswe to reflect on love, and the nature of men and women in order to resolve family dramas and remind everyone about all the good things they have in life—so many, family, in fact, that it would take far too long to count them. Matekoni will offer wise counsel, Mma Makutsi will weigh in with her opinions, and Mma Potokwane will be there with her welcome fruit cake.
To the Land of Long Lost Friends: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 20 No 1. Ladies' Detective Agency #ad - J. L. B. In the latest book in the widely beloved No. He wishes to propose to his girlfriend, Queenie-Queenie, but he's struggling to come up with a bride price that will impress her father. The young woman appears to be involved with a charismatic preacher. But are his ministrations entirely of a godly nature?Elsewhere, Charlie is also struggling with a tricky matter of the heart.
Though precious feels compelled to lend a hand, she discovers that getting involved in family affairs is always a delicate affair. When queenie-queenie's brother offers to help by giving him a job, the offer may not be quite what Charlie expected.
The Colors of All the Cattle: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 19 No 1. Ladies' Detective AgencyAnchor #ad - Charlie volunteers to be the lead investigator in the case to prove he’s ready to be more than an apprentice, as well as to impress a new girlfriend. Her opponent is none other than Mma Makutsi’s old nemesis, Violet Sephotho, who is in the pocket of the hotel developers. Although violet is intent on using every trick in the book to secure her election, Mma Ramotswe refuses to guarantee anything beyond what she can deliver; hence her slogan: “I can’t promise anything—but I shall do my best.
Meanwhile, mma ramotswe has acquired a new client: one of her late father’s old friends, who was the victim of a hit-and-run accident. With charlie’s inquiries landing him in hot water and election Day fast approaching, Mma Ramotswe will have to call upon her good humor and generosity of spirit to help the community navigate these thorny issues, and to prove that honesty and compassion will always carry the day.
The Colors of All the Cattle: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 19 No 1. Ladies' Detective Agency #ad - . In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 ladies’ detective agency series, Precious Ramotswe finds herself running for office—much to her dismay. When mma potokwane suggests to mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the Gaborone City Council, Mma Ramotswe is at first reluctant.
But when she learns that developers plan to build the flashy Big Fun Hotel next to a graveyard, she allows herself to be persuaded.
The Peppermint Tea Chronicles: 44 Scotland Street Series 13Anchor #ad - Stuart reconnects with an old acquaintance over refreshing peppermint tea while Bertie takes his friend Ranald Braveheart Macpherson to the circus. Some, and some, are literal flights, like the duke of Johannesburg’s plan to create a microlite seaplane, like the vain Bruce Anderson’s idea of settling down with one of his many admirers, are more metaphorical.
With the domineering irene off pursuing academic challenges, Stuart and Bertie are free to indulge in summer fun. But their trip to the big top becomes rather more than the pleasant diversion they were hoping for. Summer has come to Scotland Street. The long days have prompted its denizens to engage in flights of fancy.
The Peppermint Tea Chronicles: 44 Scotland Street Series 13 #ad - The latest book in alexander McCall Smith's popular 44 Scotland Street series is a sheer delight. Once again, and provides a warm, wise, scotland Street teems with the daily triumphs and challenges of those who call it home, and witty chronicle of the affairs in this corner of the world. An anchor books original.
The House of Unexpected Sisters: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 18 No 1. Ladies' Detective AgencyAnchor #ad - Never one to let an act of injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investigate, but soon discovers unexpected information that causes her to reluctantly change her views about the case. What could he want from her? with the generosity and good humor that guide all her endeavors, Mma Ramotswe will untangle these questions for herself and for her loved ones, ultimately bringing to light important truths about friendship and family—both the one you’re born with and the one you choose.
Polopetsi, accused of being rude to a valued customer, with a troubling story: a woman, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an office furniture store. Who is this mystery lady? then, she is alerted by Mma Potokwani that an unpleasant figure from her past has recently been spotted in town. She thought she knew everybody by the name of Ramotswe, and that they were all related.
The House of Unexpected Sisters: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 18 No 1. Ladies' Detective Agency #ad - . Precious ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. Mma ramotswe does her best to avoid the man, but it seems that he may have returned to Botswana specifically to seek her out. 1 ladies’ Detective Agency series.
Mma ramotswe and mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague, Mr. Mma ramotswe is puzzled when she happens to hear of a local nurse named Mingie Ramotswe.
The Second-Worst Restaurant in France: A Paul Stuart Novel 2 Paul Stuart SeriesPantheon #ad - During their stay, the restaurant's sole waitress gives birth mid-dinner service and the maître d' storms off after fighting with the head chef. Paul will have to call upon al his experience—with food and with people—to bring order back to the village. Paul is soon drafted to improve the gastronomy of the village, ever on the hunt for her next romance, while Chloe, busies herself with distracting the handsome but incompetent chef.
In this delightful sequel to the best-selling comedic novel My Italian Bulldozer, Paul Stuart's travels take him to a French village, where the local restaurant's haute cuisine leaves a lot to be desired. Renowned scottish cookbook writer paul stuart is hard at work on his new book, and two clingy cats, The Philosophy of Food, but complicated domestic circumstances, are making that difficult.
The Second-Worst Restaurant in France: A Paul Stuart Novel 2 Paul Stuart Series #ad - So when paul's eccentric cousin Chloe suggests that he join her at the house she's rented in the French countryside, he jumps at the chance. The two quickly befriend the locals, including their twin-sister landladies, who also own the infamous local restaurant known to be the second-worst eatery in all of France.
. And he may just learn something about family—and about himself—along the way. Could he be husband number six?with all this local drama to deal with, Paul finds it next to impossible to focus on his writing, and that's before he learns that Chloe's past is far more complicated than he'd ever imagined.
Precious and Grace: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 17 No 1. Ladies' Detective AgencyAnchor #ad - Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. An unusual case, however, will require both of them to turn their attention firmly to the past. But when the journey takes an unexpected turn, they are forced to consider whether some things are better left in the past. 1 ladies’ detective agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.
. In this charming series, grace makutsi—navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, good humor, Mma Ramotswe—with help from her loyal associate, and the occasional cup of tea. Mma makutsi, who has recently been promoted to co-director, has been encouraging Mma Ramotswe to update to more modern office practices.
Precious and Grace: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 17 No 1. Ladies' Detective Agency #ad - Precious and grace set out to locate the house that the woman lived in and the caretaker who looked after her many years ago. Mma ramotswe dispenses help and sympathy with the graciousness and warmth for which she is so well known, forgiveness, and everyone involved is led to surprising insights into the healing power of compassion, and new beginnings.
A young canadian woman who spent her early childhood in Botswana requests the agency’s help in recalling her life there.
The Department of Sensitive Crimes: A Detective Varg Novel 1 Detective Varg SeriesPantheon #ad - In the swedish criminal justice system, certain cases are considered especially strange and difficult, in Malmö, the dedicated detectives who investigate these crimes are members of an elite squad known as the Sensitive Crimes Division. These are their stories. The first case: the small matter of a man stabbed in the back of the knee.
. But how on earth do you search for someone who doesn't exist? And in the final investigation: eerie secrets that are revealed under a full moon may not seem so supernatural in the light of day. Equal parts hilarious and heartening, The Department of Sensitive Crimes is a tour de farce from a true master.
The Department of Sensitive Crimes: A Detective Varg Novel 1 Detective Varg Series #ad - No case is too unusual, or too, too complicated, well insignificant for this squad to solve. The team: ulf “the wolf” varg, who's in love with varg's car and possibly Varg too; Carl Holgersson, who likes nothing more than filling out paperwork; and Erik Nykvist, thoughtful and diligent; Anna Bengsdotter, the top dog, who is deeply committed to fly fishing.
With the help of a rather verbose local police officer, this crack team gets to the bottom of cases other detectives can't or won't bother to handle. Who would perpetrate such a crime and why? Next: a young woman's imaginary boyfriend goes missing.
The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 16 No 1. Ladies' Detective AgencyAnchor #ad - Her worries grow when she discovers that Mma Makutsi is handling a rather delicate case. Ultimately, the situation will require mma ramotswe to draw upon her kindness, generosity, and good sense, and will serve to remind them all that ordinary human failings should be treated with a large helping of charity and compassion.
Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 ladies’ detective agency, for the first time in her distinguished career, now faces her greatest challenge yet: a vacation! Business is slow at the agency—so slow in fact that, Mma Ramotswe has reluctantly agreed to take a holiday. Moreover, mma ramotswe can’t help but wonder how the agency is faring in her absence.
The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 16 No 1. Ladies' Detective Agency #ad - The week of uninterrupted peace is cut short, however, when she meets Samuel, a wayward young boy with a troubled past.1 ladies’ detective agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming series, grace makutsi—navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, Mma Ramotswe—with help from her loyal associate, good humor, and the occasional cup of tea.
Precious ramotswe, the esteemed proprietor of the No.
The Quiet Side of Passion: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel 12 Isabel Dalhousie SeriesAnchor #ad - In no time at all, isabel and Jamie have a new au pair, and Isabel has an intelligent assistant editor to share her workload. Both women, have romantic entanglements that threaten to interfere with their work, though, and Isabel must decide how best to navigate this tricky domestic situation. Isabel finds herself grappling with ethically-complex matters of the heart as she tries to juggle her responsibilities to friends, family, and the philosophical community.
Isabel must once again call on her kindness and keen intelligence to determine the right course of action, at work, at home, and in the schoolyard. Though isabel finds patricia rather pushy, she tries to be civil and supportive, a well-known Edinburgh organist, especially given that Patricia is raising her son on her own, without the help of his father, also named Basil.
The Quiet Side of Passion: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel 12 Isabel Dalhousie Series #ad - Her husband, jamie, suggests acquiring extra help, and she reluctantly agrees. But when isabel sees Patricia in the company of an unscrupulous man, she begins to rethink her assumptions. With two small boys to raise, a mountain of articles to edit for the Review of Applied Ethics, and the ever-increasing demands of her niece, Cat, who always seems to need a helping hand at the deli, Isabel barely has any time for herself.
Can an employer ever inject herself into her employees’ affairs?Meanwhile, Isabel makes the acquaintance of Patricia, the mother of Charlie’s friend Basil.
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon No 1. Ladies' Detective Agency Book 14Anchor #ad - Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business? Meanwhile, at the office, Mma Ramotswe has noticed something different about Grace Makutsi lately. This is the fourteenth installment in the series. This ebook edition includes a Reading Group Guide. . Mma sheba has a feeling that the young man who has stepped forward may be falsely impersonating the farmer’s nephew in order to claim his inheritance.
First she is approached by the lawyer Mma Sheba, who is the executor of a deceased farmer’s estate. Precious Ramotswe has taken on two puzzling cases. But in botswana—a land where family has always been held above all else—this may be cause for controversy as well as celebration. Then the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon comes to Mma Ramotswe for advice.
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon No 1. Ladies' Detective Agency Book 14 #ad - Though mma makutsi has mentioned nothing, it has become clear that she is pregnant. Mma ramotswe agrees to visit the farm and find out what she can about the self-professed nephew. 1 ladies’ Detective Agency series. Not only has she received a bad omen in the mail, but rumors are swirling that the salon is using dangerous products that burn people’s skin.
Modern ideas get tangled up with traditional ones in the latest intriguing installment in the beloved, best-selling No. With genuine warmth, grief, alexander mccall Smith explores some tough questions about married life, and wit, parenthood, sympathy, and the importance of the traditions that shape and guide our lives.
The Old Success A Richard Jury MysteryAtlantic Monthly Press #ad - Who could have killed this beautiful tourist, sharing a drink with the legendary former cid detective Tom Brownell, a man renowned for solving every case he undertook—well, the only visible footprints nearby belonging to the two little girls who found her? While Macalvie stands stumped in the Scilly Islands, inspector Richard Jury–twenty miles away on Land’s End—is at the Old Success pub, nearly every case.
In the days following the mysterious slaying of the parisian tourist, two other murders are called in to Macalvie and Jury's teams: first, a man is shot on a Northhamptonshire estate, then a holy duster turns up murdered at Exeter Cathedral in Devon. As the trio sets out to solve this puzzle, Jury and Macalvie hope that this doesn’t turn out to be Brownell’s second ever miss.
The Old Success A Richard Jury Mystery #ad - When the body of a french woman washes up on a wild inlet off the Cornish coast, Brian Macalvie, divisional commander with the Devon-Cornwall police is called in. When macalvie and jury decide to consult Bronwell, though very different in execution, the retired detective tells them that the three murders, are connected.
Bronwell discloses that there was one he once missed. Written with grimes's signature wit, sly plotting, and gloriously offbeat characters, The Old Success is prime fare from “one of the most fascinating mystery writers today” Houston Chronicle.