March 25, 2009

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

by Alexander McCall Smith

Detective fiction.
Set in Botswana.
As stated at Wikipedia, "The episodic novels are as much about the adventures and foibles of different characters as they are about solving mysteries."

  1. The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (1998)

  2. Tears of the Giraffe (2000)

  3. Morality for Beautiful Girls (2001)

  4. The Kalahari Typing School for Men (2002)

  5. The Full Cupboard of Life (2003)

  6. In the Company of Cheerful Ladies (2004)

  7. Blue Shoes and Happiness (2006)

  8. The Good Husband of Zebra Drive (2007)

  9. The Miracle at Speedy Motors (2008)

  10. Tea Time for the Traditionally Built (2009)

The author's website is here.


Sharon said...

I love this series! I've read all of them and an waiting anxiously for the newest, Miracle at Speedy Motors.

Booklogged said...

If you ever listen to audio books this is a delightful series. The reader is perfect.

alisonwonderland said...

booklogged: that's good to know. i do some listening during my commuting time. that would be a good way to make some progress with this series.

Kamp Kyburz said...

Three cheers and five stars! All the way around! I've purchased them all and donated them all, one by one, to my local library. I have also listened to some on tape and they are FAB! I also enjoyed the HBO series!