Alexander McCall Smith is the author of over one hundred books on a wide array of subjects, including the award-winning The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. He is also the author of the Isabel Dalhousie novels and the world's longest-running serial novel, 44 Scotland Street. His books have been translated into forty-six languages. Alexander McCall Smith is Professor Emeritus of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh and holds honorary doctorates from thirteen universities.
Welcome back to the wholesome world of Isabel Dalhousie. McCall Smith lifts the spirits with his delightful latest offering. The tale opens with Isabel questioning if she deserves dinner at a fancy Edinburgh restaurant. That decisions leads to another - can she help Iain Melrose who is trying to decide who should inherit his estate? And what about her niece? * Sunday Post *