#152001. ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH: PRECIOUS AND GRACE A No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Novel. In Botswana, Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi’s friendship is tested by the curious case of a Canadian returning to find her childhood home. Meanwhile, assistant mechanic Fanwell takes pity on a stray dog – after running it over, and Mr. Polopetsi needs to be saved from a perilous investment. So put the kettle on, and settle in with a fine cup of tea to enjoy the further adventures at the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency. 248 pp. 5x8”. Softcover.
John and Naomi Klaesson are grieving the death of their young child from a rare genetic disorder. They desperately want another child but learn they are both carriers of a rogue gene. They hear of a geneticist who seemingly can deliver them from their heartache, but at his clinic another nightmare looms. 597 pp. 5x8”. Softcover.
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#152294. ANN CLEEVES: COLD EARTH A Shetland Mystery. A torrential winter rain in Shetland triggers a landslide that sweeps away an old croft house. Everyone thinks the house is uninhabited but in the wreckage Jimmy Perez finds the body of a woman – an improbably glamorous woman clad in a red silk dress. Who is she and how did she die? 387 pp. 6x8”.
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#152296. PAIGE SHELTON: OF BOOKS AND BAGPIPES A Scottish Bookshop Mystery. When her boss sends her to Castle Doune to retrieve a rare edition of “Oor Willie” from a courier costumed as William Wallace, Delaney Nichols thinks her dream job at Edinburgh’s Cracked Spine bookshop is going to be even more fun than usual. But the courier is murdered – and Delaney’s job becomes an investigation that pushes her into an increasingly dangerous plot. 304 pp. 6x8”.
As pressure mounted for the British Expeditionary Force to drive out the German invaders in France, the Great Push, a popular, pictorial magazine, was produced to boost public morale as the offensive progressed. For 4 months the magazine appeared, replete with photographs of the Force in day-to-day action. B/w photos throughout. 240 pp. 8x10”. Softcover.