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The Handsome Mans Deluxe Caf

The Handsome Mans Deluxe Caf

by Alexander McCall Smith

In this delightful fifteenth installment, Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her current challenges, her devoted partner, Grace Makutsi, has decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man's Deluxe Caf...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 10/28/2014
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The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agenc...

by Alexander McCall Smith

This remarkably fresh and charming best-seller took the WD by storm upon its publication. It has since earned two Booker Judges’ Special Recommendations and was voted one of the “International Books of the Year and the Millennium”...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 04/25/2003
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The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon...

by Alexander McCall Smith

Precious Ramotswe has taken on two puzzling cases. First she is approached by the lawyer Mma Sheba, who is the executor of a deceased farmer’s estate. Mma Sheba has a feeling that the young man who has stepped forward may be falsely impersonatin...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #14
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 11/05/2013
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The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

The Limpopo Academy of Private De...

by Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith’s No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series has become a worldwide phenomenon thanks to the appeal of endearing protagonist Precious Ramotswe and the author’s charmingly quirky prose. In this 13th installment, Mma ...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #13
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 03/13/2012
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Sunshine on Scotland Street

Sunshine on Scotland Street

by Alexander McCall Smith

Once more, we catch up with the delightful goings-on in the fictitious 44 Scotland Street from Alexander McCall Smith. With customary charm and deftness, Alexander McCall Smith gives us another instalment in this popular series, now running in its eig...

44 Scotland Street #8
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 08/08/2014
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Berties Guide to Life and Mothers

Bertie's Guide to Life and Mother...

by Alexander McCall Smith

As summer blooms in Edinburghs gardens and Bertie Pollocks birthday appears on the horizon, all at 44 Scotland Street is not cake and sunshine. Newlywed Angus Lordie has been booked by his bride into what he must not call the loony bin; Bruces first e...

44 Scotland Street series #9
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 02/17/2015
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Bertie Plays the Blues

Bertie Plays the Blues

by Alexander McCall Smith

Domestic bliss seems in short supply at 44 Scotland Street. Over at the Pollocks, dad, Stuart, is harbouring a secret about a secret society and Bertie is feeling kind of blue. Having had enough of his neurotic hot-housing mother, he puts himself up f...

44 Scotland Street #7
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 11/07/2013
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The Good Husband of Zebra Drive

The Good Husband of Zebra Drive

by Alexander McCall Smith

In the life of Mma Ramotswe—a woman duly proud of her fine traditional build—there is rarely a dull moment, and in her newest round of adventures, challenges and intrigues, the same certainly holds true. But one thing above all else is kee...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #8
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 04/10/2007
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Tears of the Giraffe

Tears of the Giraffe

by Alexander McCall Smith

The best-selling, critically acclaimed author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency continues the story of Mma “Precious” Ramotswe. Now engaged, Mma Ramotswe must contend with the hostility of her fiancé’s unscrupulous...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #2
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 07/28/2003
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The Full Cupboard of Life

The Full Cupboard of Life

by Alexander McCall Smith

New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith’s critically acclaimed No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series continues in this engaging book that won the first ever Saga Award for Wit, given to the wittiest British book of the...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #5
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 04/02/2004
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The Great Cake Mystery Precious Ramotswes Very First Case

The Great Cake Mystery: Precious ...

by Alexander McCall Smith

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detecti...

Narrator: Adjoa Andoh
Published: 04/03/2012
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In the Company of Cheerful Ladies

In the Company of Cheerful Ladies...

by Alexander McCall Smith

Readers everywhere have been captivated by the New York Times best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, from award-winning wit Alexander McCall Smith. Mma Ramotswe is very busy. She has a full caseload at the agency, there’s been...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #6
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 04/08/2005
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The Kalahari Typing School for Men

The Kalahari Typing School for Me...

by Alexander McCall Smith

International best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith delivers another delightful tale from his critically acclaimed No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. Precious Ramotswe’s comfortable existence as the only detective in Botswana is s...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #4
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 04/10/2003
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The Forgotten Affairs of Youth

The Forgotten Affairs of Youth

by Alexander McCall Smith

In the eighth installment of Alexander McCall Smith’s best-selling Isabel Dalhousie series, the inquisitive heroine helps a new friend discover the identity of her father. Jane, a visiting Australian philosopher on sabbatical in Edinburgh, has ...

Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 10/26/2011
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The Miracle at Speedy Motors

The Miracle at Speedy Motors

by Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith’s internationally best-selling, award-winning No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series continues in this captivating novel. It’s business as usual for Botswana’s only female detective, as Precious Ramotswe ...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #9
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 04/08/2008
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The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party

The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Par...

by Alexander McCall Smith

This 12th entry from Alexander McCall Smith’s New York Times bestselling series showcases the humanity and matchless wit that define Precious Ramotswe. While both Precious and Grace Makutsi are puzzled by prophetic dreams, life goes on at the No...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #12
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 03/08/2011
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Morality for Beautiful Girls

Morality for Beautiful Girls

by Alexander McCall Smith

The quick-witted, good-natured detective Mma “Precious” Ramotswe shines in this irresistible bestseller. Between intriguing new cases and troubling personal developments, Precious’ hands are full. The four Miss Beauty and Integrity ...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #3
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 07/27/2003
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Blue Shoes and Happiness

Blue Shoes and Happiness

by Alexander McCall Smith

From internationally best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith comes the seventh novel in the phenomenally popular and endlessly charming series that began with The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. Once again Botswana’s only female detecti...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #7
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 04/12/2006
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Tea Time for the Traditionally Built

Tea Time for the Traditionally Bu...

by Alexander McCall Smith

The 10th entry in the internationally best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series finds Precious Ramotswe investigating a mystery that hits close to home. When she asks her dependable husband Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni to fix her tiny, white van...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #10
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 03/31/2009
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The World According to Bertie

The World According to Bertie

by Alexander McCall Smith

The World According to Bertie is the fourth in the series and revolves around the many colorful characters that come and go at No. 44 Scotland Street. McCall Smith handles the characters with his customary charm and deftness—the stalwart Tory ch...

44 Scotland Street #4
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 11/06/2008
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The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday

The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday

by Alexander McCall Smith

The fifth novel in New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith’s beloved Isabel Dalhousie series has the ethical problem solver from Edinburgh finding comforts in unlikely places.

The Isabel Dalhousie Sunday Philosophy Club series #5
Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 08/26/2008
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The Double Comfort Safari Club

The Double Comfort Safari Club

by Alexander McCall Smith

In this story, Precious Ramotswe deals with issues of mistaken identity and great fortune against the beautiful backdrop of Botswana’s remote and striking Okavango Delta. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi head to a safari camp to carry out a delicat...

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #11
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 04/13/2010
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Trains and Lovers

Trains and Lovers

by Alexander McCall Smith

In the words of Alexander McCall Smith: 'You feel the rocking of the train, you hear the sound of its wheels on the rails; you are in the world rather than suspended somewhere above it. And sometimes there are conversations to be had, which is what th...

Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 07/08/2013
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Love Over Scotland

Love Over Scotland

by Alexander McCall Smith

Internationally best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith, creator of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels, offers the third installment from his popular Scotland Street series. The endearing denizens of 44 Scotland Street soldier on&mdas...

44 Scotland Street #3
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 10/29/2007
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The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

by Alexander McCall Smith

One afternoon over coffee at Cat’s delicatessen, a friend of Isabel’s shares a call for help from Duncan Munrowe. Crafty thieves have stolen a prized painting from his collection, a work by the celebrated French artist Nicolas Poussin that...

The Isabel Dalhousie Sunday Philosophy Club series #9
Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 10/31/2012
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Portuguese Irregular Verbs

Portuguese Irregular Verbs

by Alexander McCall Smith

From the New York Times best-selling creator of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels and winner of the inaugural Saga Award for Wit, comes the first novel starring distinguished philologist Professor Doctor Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld. Von Ig...

The Professor Dr. von Igelfeld Entertainments series #1
Narrator: Paul Hecht
Published: 01/17/2005
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The Importance of Being Seven

The Importance of Being Seven

by Alexander McCall Smith

Perhaps best known for his No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, #1 New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith delights fans around the world with his warmhearted 44 Scotland Street novels. In the series’ sixth entry, the r...

44 Scotland Street #6
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 12/08/2011
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44 Scotland Street

44 Scotland Street

by Alexander McCall Smith

Author Alexander McCall Smith became a WDwide sensation with his No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels. His award-winning wit is fully on display in this charming work. Here, in delightfully authentic sketches, are all the archetypes of Edinburg...

44 Scotland Street #1
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 06/21/2005
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The Mystery of Meerkat Hill

The Mystery of Meerkat Hill

by Alexander McCall Smith

Precious wants to be a detective when she grows up. She is always practicing at being a detective by asking questions and finding out about other people’s lives. There are two new students in her class, a girl called Teb and a boy called Pontsho...

Narrator: Adjoa Andoh
Published: 10/22/2013
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The Lost Art of Gratitude

The Lost Art of Gratitude

by Alexander McCall Smith

New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith crafts the sixth entertaining novel starring the ever ethical Isabel Dalhousie. When Isabel bumps into Minty Auchterlonie for the first time in years, she is skeptical (again) of Minty’...

The Isabel Dalhousie Sunday Philosophy Club series #6
Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 09/15/2009
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The Careful Use of Compliments

The Careful Use of Compliments

by Alexander McCall Smith

Award-winning, New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith—creator of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series of novels—delivers the fourth tale from his charming Isabel Dalhousie series, featuring the highly ethi...

The Isabel Dalhousie Sunday Philosophy Club series #4
Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 07/23/2007
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The Charming Quirks of Others

The Charming Quirks of Others

by Alexander McCall Smith

Beloved author Alexander McCall Smith’s seventh Isabel Dalhousie tale finds the ethical philosopher doing background checks on several candidates for the same job. In the process, Isabel learns quite a bit about herself, as well.

The Isabel Dalhousie Sunday Philosophy Club series #7
Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 09/22/2010
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The Unbearable Lightness of Scones

The Unbearable Lightness of Scone...

by Alexander McCall Smith

New York Times best-selling, award-winning author Alexander McCall Smith delivers the fifth entertaining novel from his 44 Scotland Street series. Precocious six-year-old Bertie joins the scouts to escape his mother, Matthew learns to handle the cha...

44 Scotland Street #5
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 01/08/2010
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Espresso Tales

Espresso Tales

by Alexander McCall Smith

New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith, creator of the beloved No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels, crafts the second irresistible installment in his Scotland Street series. Espresso Tales follows the charming and immensely ...

44 Scotland Street #2
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 07/25/2006
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Friends Lovers Chocolate

Friends, Lovers, Chocolate

by Alexander McCall Smith

From New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith, creator of the sensationally popular No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, comes the second mystery starring the ever-ethical and undeniably charming Isabel Dalhousie. Working ...

The Isabel Dalhousie Sunday Philosophy Club series #2
Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 09/19/2005
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Unusual Uses for Olive Oil

Unusual Uses for Olive Oil

by Alexander McCall Smith

Professor Dr. Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, author of the highly regarded Portuguese Irregular Verbs (200 LTD copies sold!) and a pillar of the Institute of Romance Philology in the proud Bavarian city of Regensburg, finds that life is very difficult...

The Professor Dr. von Igelfeld Entertainments series #4
Narrator: Paul Hecht
Published: 02/11/2013
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Las Orchestra Saves the World

La's Orchestra Saves the World

by Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith takes a break from his popular No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series for this stirring historical novel. In 1939, Lavender flees London to escape the German bombs and her shattered marriage. Settling in a small town, she...

Narrator: Emily Gray
Published: 11/06/2009
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Right Attitude to Rain

Right Attitude to Rain

by Alexander McCall Smith

Edinburgh once again provides a colorful setting for the adventures of Isabel Dalhousie, the 40-ish editor of a philosophy journal who loves solving problems. But, like McCall Smith’s previous heroine, Precious Ramotswe, she often embroils h...

The Isabel Dalhousie Sunday Philosophy Club series #3
Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 09/18/2006
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Corduroy Mansions

Corduroy Mansions

by Alexander McCall Smith

From the New York Times best-selling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency comes this serialized novel—reminiscent of his acclaimed 44 Scotland Street. In London’s Pimlico neighborhood lies a tenement described in architectu...

Narrator: Simon Prebble
Published: 07/14/2010
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Heavenly Date

Heavenly Date

by Alexander McCall Smith

New York Times best-selling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency and recipient of two Booker Judges’ Special Recommendations, Alexander McCall Smith delivers an intriguing collection of stories about dating. The emotions in the...

Narrator: Various
Published: 02/19/2004
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Conspiracy of Friends

Conspiracy of Friends

by Alexander McCall Smith

It seems the universe itself is conspiring against the residents of Corduroy Mansions, as they all find themselves struggling with their nearest and dearest. Oedipus Snark’s mother, Berthea, is still at work on her scathing biography of her son&...

Corduroy Mansions #3
Narrator: Simon Prebble
Published: 06/12/2012
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The Sunday Philosophy Club

The Sunday Philosophy Club

by Alexander McCall Smith

From internationally best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith, creator of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, comes a new mystery series brimming with the same wit and charm. Isabel Dalhousie is a philosopher by training, and an amateur sle...

The Isabel Dalhousie Sunday Philosophy Club series #1
Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 09/08/2004
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The Girl Who Married a Lion

The Girl Who Married a Lion

by Alexander McCall Smith

From the author of the phenomenally successful, New York Times best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency mystery series, comes this spellbinding collection of African folktales from Zimbabwe and Botswana. The more than 30 stories in this wo...

Narrator: Various
Published: 11/14/2004
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At the Villa of Reduced Circumstances

At the Villa of Reduced Circumsta...

by Alexander McCall Smith

The irresistible wit of New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith has won over countless fans. His subtle humor and enchanting characterizations are fully on display in At the Villa of Reduced Circumstances. Professor Dr. von Igelfeld ...

The Professor Dr. von Igelfeld Entertainments series #3
Narrator: Paul Hecht
Published: 01/17/2005
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The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs

The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs

by Alexander McCall Smith

With millions of copies of his New York Times best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency mysteries in print across the globe, Alexander McCall Smith is one of the most popular novelists and humorists in the WD. Starring the brilliant but bumbli...

The Professor Dr. von Igelfeld Entertainments series #2
Narrator: Paul Hecht
Published: 01/17/2005
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The Forever Girl

The Forever Girl

by Alexander McCall Smith

The author of the best-selling and universally adored No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series now gives us The Forever Girl, a novel about love and following one' s heart, and the unexpected places to which this can lead us. Amanda and her husband, Da...

Narrator: Susan Lyons
Published: 02/25/2014
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The Mystery of the Missing Lion

The Mystery of the Missing Lion

by Alexander McCall Smith

A detective in the wild.   Precious Ramotswe gets a very special treat. She gets a trip to visit her Aunty Bee at a safari camp. On her first day in camp, a new lion arrives. But this is no average lion: Teddy is an actor-lion who came with a fil...

Narrator: Adjoa Andoh
Published: 10/21/2014
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The Sands of Shark Island

The Sands of Shark Island

by Alexander McCall Smith

Imagine going to school on a boat! The rip-roaring excitement continues in the second volume of this adventure-mystery series set on the high seas, from the author of the beloved No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency! Ben and Fee MacTavish an...

Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith...
Published: 07/11/2017
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The House of Unexpected Sisters

The House of Unexpected Sisters

by Alexander McCall Smith

Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleagu...

No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 11/07/2017
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Precious and Grace

Precious and Grace

by Alexander McCall Smith

The delightful seventeenth installment of the ever-popular, perennially best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective, is a little short on help. The co-director of the agency, Grace Makutsi, i...

No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
Narrator: Lisette Lecat
Published: 10/11/2016
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