THE SIXTEENTH BOOK IN THE BELOVED NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE SERIES
The one with Mma Ramotswe’s summer holiday . . .
Mma Ramotswe is taking a break, leaving important tasks in the capable hands of Mma Makutsi, co-director of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. But Mma Ramotswe soon finds herself interfering in cases (secretly, or so she intends).
While on ‘holiday’, she delves into the past of a man whose reputation is brought into question, she is called upon to rescue a small boy – and discovers Violet Sephotho’s latest underhand business endeavour: the No. 1 Ladies’ Secretarial College.
Meanwhile, Mma Makutsi hires a part-time science teacher as an assistant, and suspects that her authority is being undermined.
Will Mma Ramotswe be caught out?
Like [Barbara] Pym, McCall Smith believes that the small stuff in life matters