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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (19,749 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alexander McCall Smith Narrator: Lisette Lecat Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series Release Date: September 2001 ISBN: 9781440745300
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Precious Ramotswe, of Botswana's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, may have too much on her plate. She's investigating the alleged poisoning of an important Government Man's relatives, as well as the moral character of the finalists in the Miss Beauty and I Download and start listening now!

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  • “Thoroughly engaging and entertaining.”

    Los Angeles Times

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 alisonwonderland | 1/19/2014

    " i'd probably give this one a 3 1/2. i really liked how McCall Smith wove a variety of storylines together, several of which touched on the "morality for beautiful girls" theme. i'm eager for the next book in the series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jules Jones | 1/19/2014

    " Third in the "No.1 Ladies Detective Agency" series. Mma Ramotswe makes the decision to share offices with her fiance Mr J.B.L. Matekoni at Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. This is for prudent financial reasons to do with the Agency's low income, but turns out to be a useful thing for Speedy Motors as well, when Mr Matekoni is unwell and Mma Makutsi takes over the management of the garage. Another enjoyable tale of life in Botswana. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lavanche Rhodes | 1/10/2014

    " I adore this series and anxiously await the next one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Penny | 1/7/2014

    " as with all his Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsie Detective Agency books - wonderfully amusing and light reading "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Julie James | 12/29/2013

    " Loved the first two books in this series-- really looking forward to this one as well. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teotakuu | 12/12/2013

    " It is some years since I first read this so it was delightful to revisit all those involved with the detective agency and garage "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Juliana | 10/27/2013

    " books for people who don't read books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karen M | 10/20/2013

    " This series just keeps getting better. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jen | 9/22/2013

    " So. Good. Great descriptions of Africa and lots of moral and ethic musings. Loving this series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lucy | 9/20/2013

    " Finished reading this third book in Mr. Smith's Botswana series, yesterday. It's profoundly deep in observation and character development; and as always, there are intriguing puzzles for the detectives to figure out. Very glad that he has written this series. Now on to the fourth book! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ange | 9/18/2013

    " Another great book in this series that touches on loads of issues and is still highly entertaining and heart warming. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jrobertus | 9/17/2013

    " the third in this series of gentle, and enjoyable books of a lady detective in botswana. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Georgene | 9/14/2013

    " I really like these gentle, lyrical mysteries set in Botswana. They are easy to read, yet provide much "food for thought". "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rhonda | 7/23/2013

    " I enjoy these books when I want an easy read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gavin | 7/21/2013

    " The third of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency books. The charm is retained and sustained in this installment, which concerns Mma Makutsi's first case, a disfunctional family and the usual goings on the the lives of Mma Ramotswe and Mr. J. L. B. Maketoni. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sara | 6/28/2013

    " #3 in the Ladies Detective Series "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lanette | 4/8/2013

    " It'd been a long while since I read books #1 and 2 of the series, but that didn't matter. It was easy to pick this up and continue on. I didn't like this book any more or less than the others... didn't absolutely love it, but liked it enough that I'll continue on in the series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Joe O'c | 3/26/2013

    " Very Good; Continuing character: Precious Ramotswe; merger of the offices of the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency and Speedy Motors occurs amidst some interesting cases and the illness of Mr JLB Maketoni "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rachael | 3/11/2013

    " this was a good book it had many very interesting topics depression being one and of course morality, and the difficulty in it still existing these days. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emma | 2/26/2013

    " As cheerful and lovely as the first two books. I don't know if this one is a bit shorter but I seemed to get through it quite quickly! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Gayle | 12/28/2012

    " An easy, gentle read but pleasing if you like this series. At times I felt this particular book got a bit ramblely and lost its way a bit, but none the less an enjoyable read! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jennifer | 12/21/2012

    " This is a delightful series. I didn't think there was much substance to this particular book, but it was a light-hearted, quick, and enjoyable read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Samra Muslim | 6/12/2012

    " Full of life's little lessons ... along with the usual mayhem in Mms's personal life .... this book as as enjoyable a read as the previous ones ... !!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jessie P | 4/26/2012

    " This one read a little more slowly than the first two. Something about this series, where I enjoy reading about Mma Ramotswe's adventures, but the stories are just not riveting. Very low key. I enjoy the author's voice, and the personality given to the characters, though. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Merri Su | 12/11/2011

    " Story skipped around quite a bit, but I enjoyed getting to know the main characters better, particularly Mma Makoutsi (sp?). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Betty | 10/10/2011

    " The nice thing about not having any memory is that you can just read the same books over and over. I still find these so charming. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessie | 6/27/2011

    " I am so glad that Mr. McCS write so many books, for I never tire of them! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Betty | 6/26/2011

    " The nice thing about not having any memory is that you can just read the same books over and over. I still find these so charming. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michelle | 5/29/2011

    " Love the 2 women at the agency- they always make me laugh "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Beth | 5/23/2011

    " Again, another fun book in this series. I couldn't put it and down and can't wait to get started on the rest of the series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Keri-Lynn | 5/23/2011

    " Excellent follow up for the first two books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Susan | 5/9/2011

    " His books are just charming, funny and quaint. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Michelle | 5/8/2011

    " Another lovely cozy mystery novel. I liek the expanding role of Mma Mtsuaki (?), but Iwant to see what happens with Mr. Makoni. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Robin | 5/5/2011

    " This was a fun read. It was light, but held my interest with the mysteries in it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carmen | 4/25/2011

    " A "love song to Africa" is an apt description for Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies' Detective series. A beautiful tribute to Botswana. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sharon | 4/25/2011

    " Enjoyed the continued adventures of the No. 1 Lady's Detective Agency! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gayle | 4/22/2011

    " These stories set in Botswana always make me happy, with their themes of strength, African tradition , and goodness. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency really is #1. "

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About the Author
Author Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of the No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, and the 44 Scotland Street series. He has also written numerous stand-alone novels, books for children, and nonfiction works. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served with many national and international organizations concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and taught law at the University of Botswana.

About the Narrator

Lisette Lecat began her career in her native South Africa, where she performed with the country’s national theaters and several commercial companies and did extensive radio and voice-over work both commercially and for the South African Broadcasting Corporation. When she moved to Spain, she continued her voice-over work in three languages, dubbing films for Vox de España. Later, in England and the United States, she resumed her theater career while continuing to do a wide range of voice-over work. She is also an accomplished playwright, with a Broadway credit for The Scent of Roses starring Julie Harris. For her narrations, she won the Scourby Award in 1999, more than a dozen AudioFile Earphones Awards, and the prestigious Audie Award in 2005 for Best Solo Narration–Female.