McCall Smith, Alexander
Alexander McCall Smith
The first novel in Alexander McCall Smith's widely acclaeimed "The No. 1 Ladie's Detective Agency" series tells the story of the delightfully cunning ans enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn to her profession to "help people with the problems in their lives." Immediately upon setting up shop in a small storefront in Gaborone, she is hired to track down a missing husband, uncover a con man, and follow a wayward daughter. But the case that tugs at her heart, and lands her in dnager, is that of a missing eleven-year-old boy, who may have been snatched by witch doctors.