By Alexander McCall Smith
Isabel Dalhousie now has a moment baby - one other boy, Magnus. He comes domestic together with her initially of the e-book and he or she discovers that Charlie is way from overjoyed. He sees little need for a brand new baby.
In Cat's delicatessen, Isabel meets a lady with whom she were in class. This girl, Bea Shand, is called an enthusiastic match-maker. She is especially nervous, even though, as she has brought a lady she understands to a plastic health professional who's now defined via one other buddy as a gold-digger. This different buddy unearths that the physician has a foul song checklist: he has been concerned with a sequence of well-off ladies and has succeeded in isolating a couple of then from their cash. Bea asks Isabel to enquire; she herself attempted to warn her good friend of the risk she was once in yet was once rebuffed badly.
Isabel begins to make enquiries. initially the development that emerges confirms her friend's dire analysis, yet as issues increase it emerges that not just is the physician blameless, yet he himself is the single in danger!
In the interim, as a sub-plot, Isabel unearths that the fellow who warned her of the surgeon's proclivities, is taking an curiosity in her (Isabel). He seems to be obsessed on 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 is often 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 individual enterprise (a lesson that Isabel by no means turns out to learn).
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A Distant View of Everything (Isabel Dalhousie Novels Book 43) by Alexander McCall Smith