The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe

The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe

Book - 2014
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"The newest installment in the beloved and best-selling series. In this delightful fifteenth installment, Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her current challenges, her devoted partner, Grace Makutsi, has decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe. But even "Miss 97 Per Cent" can't quite meet all the demands of running a business--not to mention those that a lightning strike makes on her building. Eventually, she'll have to accept all the help she can get--even if it comes from a completely unexpected source"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon, 2014
New York : Pantheon, 2014
Edition: First United States edition
ISBN: 9780307911551
9780307911544
0307911543
Branch Call Number: M MCCALL SMITH 2014
Characteristics: 227 pages ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe

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traceyrb
Aug 27, 2017

Another delightful and thoughtful book in this series.

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ApollosRaven
Aug 19, 2016

I find this series a wonderful antidote to the factory-produced mystery/thriller too often touted as outstanding reading...and more often than not, seemingly aimed at manipulating the reader thru new levels of violence to new level of anxiety. Wonderful depth of characterization - it's a pleasure to spend time with Precious and Grace and their friends.

cmlibrary_jrobinson Jul 02, 2016

With his usual bravado and antics, readers will laugh at what he gets up to. Readers of this series will pleased with this addition and newbies will be able to pick up on the series background.

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ms_mcgillicuddy
Nov 19, 2015

I've read all the previous titles in this series and have loved them all. Wonderful series.

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brangwinn
Oct 26, 2015

I love this comfortable series. I feel like I know these people, and I’ve been invited to share their daily lives. I loved the addition of Grace’s move into the purchase of a café (hence the name of the book) and the addition of Charlie as an assistant in the detective agency. Even if you haven’t been to Africa, you can feel the flow of Africa in this series.

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Liber_vermis
Aug 10, 2015

Another cut-and-paste heart-warming morality tale from its esteemed master. Smith's stories are like chocolates ... the reader knows it's unhealthy (to the brain ... not the heart) to have too many but its hard to stop with the 15th installment.

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randomlyandrea
Jul 23, 2015

Another good and quick read. I have enjoyed every book in this series.

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Thecatlady
Jul 05, 2015

A dose of gentility from another unexpected world. Thoroughly enjoyable.

AuntJane Jun 26, 2015

I was happy to have a new installment from my friends in Botswana at the No1 ladies detective agency!

vicbutterfly Feb 11, 2015

Not my cup of tea. Didn't finish it. I'm glad others like it.....

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