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By Alexander McCall Smith

Isabel Dalhousie now has a moment baby - one other boy, Magnus. He comes domestic together with her in the beginning of the ebook and she or he discovers that Charlie is much from extremely joyful. He sees little need for a brand new baby.

In Cat's delicatessen, Isabel meets a girl with whom she were in class. This lady, Bea Shand, is named an enthusiastic match-maker. She is particularly nervous, even though, as she has brought a girl she is familiar with to a plastic doctor who's now defined by way of one other buddy as a gold-digger. This different buddy unearths that the health care professional has a nasty tune checklist: he has been concerned with a sequence of well-off girls and has succeeded in keeping apart a few then from their funds. Bea asks Isabel to enquire; she herself attempted to warn her good friend of the chance she used to be in yet used to be rebuffed badly.

Isabel begins to make enquiries. initially the trend that emerges confirms her friend's dire analysis, yet as issues strengthen it emerges that not just is the general practitioner blameless, yet he himself is the single in danger!

In the period in-between, as a sub-plot, Isabel reveals that the fellow who warned her of the surgeon's proclivities, is taking an curiosity in her (Isabel). He seems to be obsessed with her; she attempts to break out from him yet discovers that she has inadvertently given Jamie grounds to think that she (Isabel) is having an affair. this can be awkward, yet is resolved satisfactorily.

Her ultimate end: match-make at one's peril. by no means inform humans half-truths for paternalistic purposes. brain your personal enterprise (a lesson that Isabel by no means turns out to learn).

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