By Alexander McCall Smith
Isabel Dalhousie now has a moment baby - one other boy, Magnus. He comes domestic together with her first and foremost of the e-book and he or she discovers that Charlie is way 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 school. This girl, Bea Shand, is called an enthusiastic match-maker. She is particularly nervous, although, as she has brought a girl she is familiar with to a plastic medical professional who's now defined by means of one other buddy as a gold-digger. This different buddy finds that the health care provider has a nasty tune list: he has been concerned with a sequence of well-off ladies and has succeeded in setting apart a few then from their cash. Bea asks Isabel to enquire; she herself attempted to warn her buddy of the risk she was once in yet used to be rebuffed badly.
Isabel begins to make enquiries. first and foremost the trend that emerges confirms her friend's dire analysis, yet as issues increase it emerges that not just is the medical professional blameless, yet he himself is the single in danger!
In the intervening time, as a sub-plot, Isabel reveals that the guy who warned her of the surgeon's proclivities, is taking an curiosity in her (Isabel). He seems to be passionate about her; she attempts to escape 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 company (a lesson that Isabel by no means turns out to learn).
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