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The House of Unexpected Sisters: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (18)

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe --- with help from her loyal associate, Grace Makutsi --- navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, good humor and the occasional cup of tea.

In this installment of the beloved and bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness.

Mr. Polopetsi tells Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi a troubling story about a woman who has been wrongly dismissed from her job. Never one to let an injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investigate, but she soon discovers that the case is more complicated than she initially suspected. 

Other surprises await our intrepid proprietress. Mma Ramotswe happens to hear of a local nurse named Mingie Ramotswe. Who is this mystery lady? Then she finds out that an unpleasant figure from her past has recently been spotted in town.

With the generosity and good humor that guide all her endeavors, Mma Ramotswe will untangle these questions, ultimately bringing to light important truths about friendship and family --- both the one you’re born with and the one you choose.

Audiobook available, narrated by Lisette Lecat

The House of Unexpected Sisters: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (18)
by Alexander McCall Smith

  • Publication Date: May 29, 2018
  • Genres: Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor
  • ISBN-10: 1101972823
  • ISBN-13: 9781101972823