More sleuthing from the wonderful Isabel Dalhousie. As in all his novels McCall Smith brings together a great cast of characters and our leading lady is always charming and inquisitive as she tries to crack another mystery.
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Isabel Dalhousie, philosopher and amateur solver of other people's problems, meets an old foe, Minty Auchterlonie, at a birthday party attended by their young children. Ambitious Minty, now the head of a small investment bank, is in trouble with her shareholders. Isabel becomes involved, and is drawn into a murky world of financial concealment. Minty is not the only high-flier in Isabel's life; her niece Cat has just become engaged to a tightrope-walking stuntman. Isabel fears his next job - and the engagement - could end in disaster. Meanwhile, her own boyfriend Jamie has marriage in mind too ...
Publication date: 05/08/2010
Publisher: Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
|Publication date:||5th August 2010|
|Author:||Alexander McCall Smith|
|Publisher:||Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Literary Fiction,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Alexander McCall Smith was our Guest Editor in July 2011 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing. Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and most popular authors. His career has been a varied one: for many years he was a professor of Medical Law and worked in universities in the United Kingdom and abroad. Then, after the publication of his highly successful No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, which has sold over twenty-five million copies, he devoted his time to the writing of fiction and has seen his various series ...More About Alexander McCall Smith