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The Full Cupboard Of Life: Number 5 in series: Winner of the Saga award for Wit (No. 1 Ladies' Detec (by Alexander McCall Smith)

Abacus (01 Jul, 2004)

Mma Ramotswe, who became engaged to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni at the end of the first book, is still engaged. She wonders when a day for the wedding will be named, but she is anxious to avoid putting too much pressure on her fiance. For indeed he has other things on his mind - notably a frightening request made of him by Mma Potokwani, pushy matron of the Orphan Farm. Mma Ramotswe herself has weighty matter ...

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In The Company of Cheerful Ladies (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series) Vol 6 (by Alexander McCall Smith)

Abacus (28 Feb, 2005)

Precious Ramotswe, that cheerful Botswanan private investigator of 'traditional build', is now married to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. The Agency is busy, but Mma Ramotswe cannot ignore the plea which is made by a woman who comes to her with a tale of particular misfortune. Unfortunately, her attempts to help are interrupted by a close encounter between her tiny white van and a bicycle ...

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The Day of the Lie (Father Anselm Novels) (by William Brodrick)

Abacus (07 Feb, 2013)

Cambridge, the present day. And out of the past, a cry for help: Father Anselm, the brilliant Benedictine, receives a visit from an old friend with a dangerous story to tell - the story of a woman betrayed by time, fate, and someone close to her . . . someone still unknown. As a young woman, Roza Mojeska was part of an underground resistance group in Communist Poland. But after her arrest, an agent of th ...

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Blue Shoes And Happiness (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Vol-7) (by Alexander McCall Smith)

Abacus (01 Feb, 2007)

Now that she is finally and happily married to her long-term suitor Mr J.L.B. Matekoni, Mma Ramotswe of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency of Botswana might have expected life to grow more sedate. But the many problems that lead customers to Mma Ramotswe's door seem, if anything, to have multiplied, and no sooner has she settled her traditionally built person into the married state than she finds herself loo ...

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The Good Husband Of Zebra Drive (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency) (by Alexander McCall Smith)

Abacus (07 Feb, 2008)

As winter turns to spring across the red earth, acacia trees and slow green rivers of Botswana, all is not quite as it should be on Zebra Drive, home to Mma Ramotswe and her beloved husband Mr J. L. B. Matekoni. At the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency there are the usual number of cases to be pursued, from persistent theft at Teenie Magama's printing works to the rather more serious case of three suspicious de ...

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The Miracle At Speedy Motors (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency) (by Alexander McCall Smith)

Abacus (05 Feb, 2009)

It has never occurred to Precious Ramotswe that there might be disadvantages to being the best-known lady detective in Botswana. But when she receives a threatening anonymous letter, she is compelled to reconsider her unconquerable belief in a kind world and good neighbours. While she ponders the identity of the letter-writer Mma Ramotswe has a further set of problems to solve, both professional and pers ...

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Tea Time For The Traditionally Built (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series Book 10) (by Alexander McCall Smith)

Abacus (05 Mar, 2009)

It is a troublesome fact on which even Mma Ramotswe and her assistant Mma Makutsi agree: there are things that men know and ladies do not, and vice versa. It is unfortunate, for example, when Mma Ramotswe's newest client is the big-shot owner of the ailing Kalahari Swoopers, that one thing lady detectives know very little about is football. And when the glamorous Violet Sephotho sets her sights on Mma M ...

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The Gardens Of The Dead (Father Anselm Novels) (by William Brodrick)

Abacus (04 Sep, 2008)

Elizabeth Glendinning QC has lost faith in the legal system. In an attempt to restore it, she has secretly devised a scheme to bring back to court a guilty man - Graham Riley - whom she had successfully defended some ten years before. As part of an elaborate contingency plan, Elizabeth leaves the unsuspecting Father Anselm with a key to a safety deposit box, to be opened in the event of her death. Three wee ...

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Murder in Steeple Martin: A Libby Sarjeant Mystery (Libby Sarjeant Murder Mystery Series) (by Lesley Cookman)

Accent Press Ltd (17 May, 2012)

First in a series of ten murder mysteries featuring middle-aged actress come investigator, Libby Sarjeant. Artist and ex-actress Libby Sarjeant is busy directing a play for the opening of a new theatre in her village when one of her cast is found murdered. The play, written by her friend Peter, is based on real events in his family, disturbing and mysterious, which took place in the village during the last ...

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The Fixer: A Justice Novel (by T. E. Woods)

Alibi (04 Feb, 2014)

Never a doubt. Never a mistake. Always for justice. Never for revenge. She’s the person you hire when you need something fixed—permanently. With a strict set of criteria, she evaluates every request and chooses only a few. No more than one job per country, per year. She will only step in if it’s clear that justice will not be served any other way. Her jobs are completed with skill and precision, and n ...

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Sheer Torture (by Robert Barnard)

Allison & Busby (15 Feb, 2007)

It can be a bit of an embarrassment when your old man is done in. Particularly, when you are a rising inspector with CID, and hated his guts. What it meant was that Perry Trethowan had to go back to the home of his ancestors and do a bit of semi-official sleuthing.

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The Excursion Train (The Railway Detective Series) (by Edward Marston)

Allison & Busby (29 Jun, 2006)

On the shocking discovery of a passenger's body on the Great Western Railway excursion train, Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and his assistant, Sergeant Victor Leeming, are dispatched to the scene. Faced with what initially appears to be a motiveless murder, Colbeck is intrigued by the murder weapon - a noose. When it emerges that the victim had worked as a public executioner, Colbeck realises that this ...

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