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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: When Mma Potokwane suggests to Mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the City Council, Mma Ramotswe is at first unsure. But when she learns about the proposed construction of the flashy Big Fun Hotel next to a graveyard, she allows herself to be persuaded. Her opponent is none other than Violet Sephotho, who is in the pocket of the hotel developers. Although Violet is intent on using every...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Val Eliot, a young woman working on an English farm during the war, meets Mike, a U.S. Air Force pilot stationed nearby. When Val rescues a Border Collie named Peter Woodhouse, who is being mistreated by his owner, she realizes the dog would actually be safer with Mike. And so Peter Woodhouse finds a new home on the air force base, and Val finds herself falling in love. Peter Woodhouse becomes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: When Pat accepts her narcissistic ex-boyfriend Bruce's invitation for coffee, she has no idea of the complications in her romantic and professional life that will follow. Meanwhile, Matthew, her boss at the art gallery, attracts the attention of the police after a misunderstanding at the local bookstore. Whether caused by small things such as a cup of coffee and a book, or major events such as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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McCall Smith, Alexander

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Summary: "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 colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 2017

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Amateur sleuth and philosopher Isabel Dalhousie is called upon to help when a matchmaker begins to question her latest match.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: When writer Paul Stewart heads to the idyllic Italian town of Montalcino to finish his already overdue cookbook, he expects it to be the perfect escape from stressful city life. But when he arrives, things quickly take a turn for the worse. His hired car is nowhere to be found, and with no record of a reservation at the car-rental counter and no other cars are available, it appears that Paul...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: The newest installment of Alexander McCall Smith's perennially popular and irresistibly charming 44 Scotland Street series. Bertie's respite from his overbearing mother, Irene, is over. She has returned home from the Middle East, only to discover that her son has been exposed to the worst of evils: cartoons, movies, and even carbonated beverages. But the one who should be most concerned is her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Precious Ramotswe and her chief associate co-director, Grace Makutsi, have worked together for many years. Together, they have solved numerous complex cases, seeing eye to eye on most professional matters. When a Canadian woman invokes their help in recovering memories of her early childhood in Botswana, differences of opinion arise between the two firm friends, and diplomacy is called for.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: While gathering material for a photography book about Edinburgh, Alexander McCall Smith found himself inspired to create stories about the people captured in a number of particularly striking photos. A smiling girl leading a younger girl astride a pony, and a boy in a kilt on a tricycle beside them, gives rise to a story of a lifelong romance between the two riders. A dapper, roguish-looking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Things are looking up for seven-year-old Bertie Pollock. The arrival of his spirited grandmother and the absence of his meddlesome mother--who is currently running a book club in a Bedouin harem (don't ask)--bring unforeseen blessings: no psychotherapy, no Italian lessons, and no yoga classes. Meanwhile, surprises await Scotland Street's grown-ups. Matthew makes a discovery that could be a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Business is slow at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, so slow in fact that for the first time in her estimable career Precious Ramotswe has reluctantly agreed to take a holiday. The promise of a week of uninterrupted peace is short-lived, however, when she meets a young boy named Samuel, a troublemaker who is himself in some trouble. Once she learns more about Samuel's sad story, Mma Ramotswe...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: The ever-delightful, insatiably curious Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth returns to take on a case unlike any she's had before-this one with paranormal implications-in the tenth installment of this beloved author's consistently best-selling series. From a small town outside Edinburgh comes the news that a young boy has been recounting vivid recollections of a past life: a perfect...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: The summer after university, Emma Woodhouse returns home to the village of Highbury, where she will live with her health-conscious father until she is ready to launch her interior-design business and strike out on her own. In the meantime, she will do what she does best: offer guidance to those less wise in the ways of the world than herself. Happily, this summer brings many new faces to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: It's not that poor Bertie Pollock is wishing his life away, but having anticipated his seventh birthday for so long he's now longing to be eighteen. But before then there's a lot of living to do and Bertie is not alone amongst the residents of Scotland Street in trying to do just that--with mixed fortunes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: 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 De Luxe Cafe. But even "Miss 97 Per Cent" can't quite meet all the demands of running a business--not to mention those that a lightning strike makes on her building. Eventually, she'll have to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Scotland Street witnesses the wedding of the century of Angus Lordie to Domenica Macdonald, but as the newlyweds depart on their honeymoon, Edinburgh is in disarray. While recovering from the trauma of being best man, Matthew is taken up by a Dane called Bo. Cyril eludes his dog-sitter and embarks on an odyssey involving fox holes and the official residence of a cardinal. Narcissist Bruce meets...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "From the author of the best-selling and universally adored No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series--a stand-alone, big-hearted, and often heartbreaking novel about unrequited love and the unexpected places it takes us. At age 4, Clover chooses her own name. At age 6, she falls in love with her best friend, James, with whom she happily spends all her time. But in the adult world, things are not...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Precious Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business. The salon has suffered some unfortunate events, including face cream that burns the skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business? Meanwhile, on the home front, Grace Makutsi is going to have a baby. But in Botswana--a land where family has always...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: 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 for adoption on eBay. Will he go to the highest bidder or will he have to take matters into his own hands? Will the lovelorn Big Lou find true love...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: The rocking of the train car, the sound of its wheels on the rails, and there's something special about this form of travel that makes for easy conversation. This is just what happens to the four strangers who meet on a train. As they travel by rail from Edinburgh to London, they entertain one another with tales of how trains have changed their lives.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Professor Dr. Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, of the Institute of Romance Philology in the Bavarian city of Regensburg, finds that life is very difficult these days. His academic rival has been winning undeserved recognition. With help from Ophelia Prinzel, he stumbles towards a romance with Frau Benz. And at a dinner party, he is the only kind soul who can aid his rival's unfortunate dachshund,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Investigating the theft of a valuable painting that was supposed to be donated to the Scottish National Gallery, Isabel harbors a growing suspicion that the thieves may be close to the painting's wealthy owner.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: The residents of 44 Scotland Street grapple with problems both trivial and severe, but none so great as when six-year-old Bertie Pollock--who longs to be seven--mislays his mum and learns a valuable lesson about wish fulfillment.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Mma Ramotswe's attention is focused on a pesky disciplinary problem at her adopted daughter's school--while Grace Makutsi adjusts to wedded bliss and the famed Clovis Andersen arrives in Botswana looking for more than bush tea.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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