In his 8th book in the 'No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency' series, the firm has three cases to solve.
he nove could be read as a standalone but familiarity with the protagonist is a bonus.***** The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency in Gabarone, Botswana- owned by Mma Precious Ramotswe, shares premises with Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors- owned by her husband Mr. JLB Matekoni.
Mr. Matekoni reports the matter to his daughter, and anting to expand his horizons, asks if he an do the investigation.
Mma Ramotswe agrees and Mr. Matekoni proceeds to surveil Rra Botumile.
Charlie keep his business off the ground but his skirt-chasing habits soon cause big trouble.Popular recurring characters also make an appearance, including Mr. Polopetsi, a part time detective who helps Mma Ramotswe with the hospital case; Mma Potokwane- the orphan farm director, who makes excellent fruit cake; Motholeli and Puso- Mma Ramotswe 's foster children; and Violet Sephoto- Mma Makutsi 's glamorous nemesis from secretarial school.Throughout the book Mma Ramotswe demonstrates her usual empathy for ll people, including wrongdoers.