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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (6,115 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alexander McCall Smith Narrator: Davina Porter Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Isabel Dalhousie Series Release Date:
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From New York Times bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, creator of the sensationally popular No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, comes the second mystery starring the ever-ethical and undeniably charming Isabel Dalhousie. Working at her niece’s deli, Isabel notices a customer named Ian, who is avoiding chocolate—doctors says it’s bad for the new heart he recently received. Ian is haunted by memories he can’t place. Could his new heart be the cause? Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A delicious mix of the unlikely and the tried-and-true, this latest cozy from an undisputed master will make readers feel just that.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Eloquent musings…Warmhearted and wise.”

    Seattle Times

  • “The characters and plots are thoughtful and thought-provoking, and will stay with readers well beyond the final page.”

    School Library Journal

  • “As always, McCall Smith offers a curiously seductive portrait of characters actively crafting ‘well-ordered’ lives.”

    Entertainment Weekly

  • “The denouement is pure magic. Beneath the slender mystery is a celebration of Isabel's fallible but resolutely ethical approach to life, charming and light but with a refreshingly unapologetic gravitas.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Veronique | 2/17/2014

    " The first instalment was ok, this one was possibly better as far as the storyline goes, but I've worked out what my problem is with this series. I don't like Isabel Dalhousie. So I think that in future I'll stick to the Ladies Detective Agency and Mma Ramotswe. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Cassandra Carico | 2/14/2014

    " I am not usually one for books of this sort, but I did rather enjoy this. It is billed as a mystery, but this is only mildly true. The mystery is light and airy. I had wished for a bit more to this end. There is little suspense here, but it is a good read anyway. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Liesl | 2/14/2014

    " I enjoyed this book more than the first one, The Sunday Philosophy Club, but it still wasn't the greatest. I had a hard time getting the right picture of Isabel Dalhousie. The author says she is early forties, but in my head she was more like a fussy 60 something. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Mecinda Tyler | 2/10/2014

    " This is the 2nd in this story of the "Sunday Philosophy Club" about a curious lady who edits an ethics publication. She gets involved in other people's business in her communities. "

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