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3-27-2017

Arkangel Shakespeare
Complete Arkangel Shakespeare Audio BookA stunning listening experience, featuring an extraordinary cast.
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Author: Alexander McCall Smith

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Blue Shoes and Happiness

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

Excitement abounds at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and Tiokweng Road Speedy Motors. A cobra has invaded the office, the local advice columnist is hiding something, and newly engaged Mma Makutsi is about to discover that money won't buy happiness. Seventh in the series. "[Lecat] gives the character the perfect notes of a real person... [She] has as good an ear for the ethnic turf covered as the author does."—Publishers Weekly

Item #: N8X536 ISBN: 9781419375361

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The Careful Use of Compliments

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Davina Porter

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

Love, politics, and mystery test Isabel's penchant for philosophy. She questions her relationship with her son's father and his ex-girlfriend. Her job is threatened as editor of the ethics magazine. And how did the talented Scottish painter really die? Was it suicide or murder? Fourth in the series. "[Porter's stunning] dramatic reading might encourage listeners to book a Scottish sojourn... She makes Isabel sound urbane, thoughtful, and sweetly hesitant to harm anyone."—Publishers Weekly

Item #: N7X528 ISBN: 9781428155275

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The Double Comfort Safari Club

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 8 CDs (Unabridged)

In lovely north Botswana, Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi visit a safari lodge where several troubling events have occurred – including the death of a guest. Investigating, they find rival safari operators and discontented guides. But good sense, kindness, and copious quantities of red bush tea carry the day. As they always do. 11th in the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. "Lecat [reads with] elegance and authenticity... [Her] performance vividly portrays [the]characters with all the subtlety, kindness, and humor that fans have come to expect."—AudioFile

Item #: N7X6132 ISBN: 9781449806132

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Dream Angus

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Michael Page

Format: 3 CDs (Unabridged)

In Celtic mythology, Angus is the god of love, youth, and beauty, and the bringer of dreams. Women love him, but he loves only beautiful Caér, the swan maiden seen only in his sleep. Smith updates the story, focusing on five modern dreamers whose stories unfold alongside Angus's search for Caér. "Totally charming... [Page's] mellifluous delivery would surely please the handsome young god."—BookPage

Item #: M3N101 ISBN: 9781423321019

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Espresso Tales

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Robert Ian MacKenzie

Format: 12 CDs (Unabridged)

Change is part of life, and it's no different at 44 Scotland Street. Not earth-shaking change, just the little differences that growing up, love affairs, careers, and items for gossip can bring. Have a cup of coffee and learn more about the residents of this converted Georgian townhouse in Edinburgh. Second in the series. "Deliciously entertaining... The accomplished reader genially reflects frank affection for these unique and outspoken characters... flavorsome."—Booklist

Item #: M9X614 ISBN: 9781419396144

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Friends, Lovers, Chocolate

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Davina Porter

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

Isabel Dalhousie (The Sunday Philosophy Club) investigates two mysteries of the heart. She meets a man with a recent heart transplant, who insists he has memories that aren't his. Then whose are they? And her niece meets an Italian charmer Isabel knows she shouldn't trust. Second in the series. "Exceedingly cozy mystery... [Porter's] narration is almost musical as she captures Isabel and the others in a bouquet of generally soft but varied Scottish brogues."—Booklist

Item #: N7X329 ISBN: 9781419343292

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The Full Cupboard of Life

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

Audie Award winner. In Botswana, Mma Ramotswe is still engaged to Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni. A wealthy lady has approached her to check up on several suitors. Are they interested in her or just her money? Meanwhile, Mma Makutsi's Kalahari TypingSchool for Men is thriving. Fifth in the series. "It's hard to imagine anyone else doing a finer job... Lecat ekes out every morsel of comic nuance."—AudioFile, which has named this one of the best audiobooks of the year.

Item #: N7X988 ISBN: 9781402569883

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The Good Husband of Zebra Drive

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

Delight in the slow elegance of life in Botswana, where Precious Ramotswe and her husband, Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, make their modest living. This time out, Mma Ramotswe investigates strange deaths in a hospital bed... all at the same time of day. Eighth in the series. "Lecat brings so much love and skill to her rendition of the characters that this will charm both old fans and newcomers alike."—Publishers Weekly

Item #: N7X549 ISBN: 9781428125483

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The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 9 CDs (Unabridged)

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency takes on the case of a woman with amnesia. Meanwhile, new co-director Mma Makutsi, now a mother, launches the Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe for fashionable diners and encounters the challenges of running one's own business. And Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni has to make a tough choice that will take all of Mma Ramotswe's finesse to sort out. 15th in the series.

Item #: N8X535 ISBN: 9781490635354

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In the Company of Cheerful Ladies

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 8 CDs (Unabridged)

Precious Ramotswe prides herself on solving mysteries, but they're not supposed to happen to her! This time, she is beset by problems. An intruder invades her house. And a visitor from her past forces her to confront a secret of her own. Finally, her husband, Mr. Matekoni, is overburdened with work. Sixth in the series. "[Lecat] reads with the knowledgeable pacing of one who knows the material well... She gives all the characters the lilt of Botswanans [and] will keep you entertained throughout."—AudioFile

Item #: N7X174 ISBN: 9781419311741

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The Kalahari Typing School for Men

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 6 CDs (Unabridged)

For all confidential matters and enquiries, saunter on over to Botswana's Precious Ramotswe and her plucky detective agency. Her business is booming, but that doesn't mean she has no problems. Her son is killing birds, she suddenly has competition, and a friend wants to open a typing school for men so they won't be embarrassed in front of female classmates. Fourth in the series. "[Lecat's] version of Mma Ramotswe is the definitive voice of that remarkable woman."—AudioFile

Item #: N5X706 ISBN: 9781402547065

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The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 9 CDs (Unabridged)

Precious Ramotswe's attention is focused on a pesky disciplinary problem at her adopted daughter's school, while Grace Makutsi adjusts to wedded bliss and the famed Clovis Andersen arrives in Botswana looking for more than bush tea. 13th in the series.

Item #: N8X4954 ISBN: 9781464034954

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Love Over Scotland

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Robert Ian MacKenzie

Format: 12 CDs (Unabridged)

The residents at 44 Scotland Street are still up to odd activities. Love, a dognapping, a forgotten child, pirate research – it's all fascinating, and we hear lucid observations on issues that range from the merits of olive oil to the search for happiness. Third in the series. "A writer as charming as Alexander McCall Smith deserves a reader just as charming, and in Robert Ian Mackenzie he has a match... delightful."—AudioFile

Item #: M9X532 ISBN: 9781428155329

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The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 8 CDs (Unabridged)

Botswana detective Mma Ramotswe helps a beauty salon owner find out who is trying to put the salon out of business. Meanwhile, Mma Makutsi is going to have a baby. But this may be cause for as much controversy as celebration. 14th in the series.

Item #: N8X8937 ISBN: 9781470368937

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The Miracle at Speedy Motors

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 8 CDs (Unabridged)

Precious Ramotswe's husband falls under the influence of a doctor promising a miracle cure for their daughter's medical condition, but Precious is dubious. She is grateful for the new client who distracts her. This woman, who was adopted, asks her to trace her biological family. But Mma Ramotswe's searches unearth something rather frightening. Winner of a Listen Up award from Publishers Weekly and one of AudioFile Magazine's top mystery audiobooks for 2008. Ninthin the #1 Ladies Detective series. "Lecat's perfect accents and delightful characterizations are charming and entirely believable."—Publishers Weekly

Item #: N7X540 ISBN: 9781428185401

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Morality for Beautiful Girls

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

Precious Ramotswe, of Botswana's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, may have too much on her plate. She's investigating the alleged poisoning of an important Government Man's relatives, as well as the moral character of the finalists in the Miss Beauty and Integrity Contest. Third in the series. "Gradually, [Lecat's] silky voice works a hypnotic charm, making us feel bereft when we reach the end."—Kliatt

Item #: N5X368 ISBN: 9781402543685

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The Mystery of Meerkat Hill

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Adjoa Andoh

Format: 1 CD (Unabridged)

There are two new students in Precious's class: Teb and her brother Pontsho. They have a clever pet meerkat named Kosi. When their family's cow disappears, aspiring detective Precious helps them look for clues to find it. Second in the Precious Ramotswe series for young readers.

Item #: H1R382 ISBN: 9780385363822

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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

The road to success in Africa? Find a need and fill it! Precious Ramotswe does just that with her detective agency. This charming, Christie-like cozy has received two Booker Judges Special Recommendations. Voted one of the International Books of the Year and the Millennium by the Times Literary Supplement (London). Catch the TV series on HBO. First in the series. "Listening to Lecat read the books elevates the experience far beyond reading them silently... exquisitely lovely."—Philadelphia Inquirer

Item #: N5X535 ISBN: 9781402545351

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Precious and Grace

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 8 CDs (Unabridged)

Mma Grace Makutsi, now co-director of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, and Mma Precious Ramotswe assist a young Canadian woman in recovering important pieces of her childhood spent in Botswana. In the midst of this challenging investigation, Mma Ramotswe comes to the aid of friends who have a special knack for landing in hot water. 17th in the series.

Item #: N7M955 ISBN: 9781501939556

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The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Reader: Lisette Lecat

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

One of Phuti Radiphuti's apprentices has gotten a girl pregnant and run away. Naturally, it's up to Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi to help the couple work things out. Also, Precious investigates a case of rural jealousy in which cattle are being poisoned. 12th in the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series.

Item #: N7X367 ISBN: 9781456123673

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