A New York Times Bestselling Author
As Mma Ramotswe investigates the deaths of cows at a cattle post outside Gaborone‚ she finds herself also pursuing other mysteries closer to home. One of Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni’s apprentices appears to have gotten a girl pregnant‚ and has run away to avoid marrying her. Meanwhile‚ Precious sees her beloved old van — sent to the junkyard long ago — trundling around the city again. Has the van been miraculously revived‚ or is she hallucinating? Further complicating matters are Violet Sephotho’s newly launched campaign for a seat in Botswana’s parliament‚ and Grace Makutsi’s growing fears that she’ll never be able to marry her fiancé Phuti Radiphuti if she can’t find the perfect pair of wedding shoes. As ever‚ Precious will draw on her trademark grace and wisdom as she helps unravel all these tangled threads.
A New York Times Bestseller
The delightful new installment in this bestselling series finds Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi traveling to the north of Botswana‚ to the stunning Okavango Delta‚ to visit a safari lodge where there have been several unexplained and troubling events — including the demise of one of the guests. When they arrive the ladies’ eyes are opened‚ as if for the first time‚ to the natural beauty of their home land. But they are soon drawn into a world filled with a different kind of wildlife.
Precious Ramotswe is doing what she does best - helping people with their problems and enjoying the simple pleasures of life. Investigating her latest case, Mma Ramotswe has to trek to a game preserve, where she rediscovers the breathtaking beauty of her beloved Botswana. She is there to uncover the truth about an elderly American traveler whose safari proved to be his last journey. What she discovers is a surprise to everyone concerned.