Book cover - The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine - Author Alexander McCall Smith

The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine

Author Alexander McCall Smith

  • Release Date: 2015-10-27
  • Genre: Women Sleuths
Our score: 4.5
From 106 Ratings

The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine Summary

The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine - Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe—with help from her loyal associate, Grace Makutsi—navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, good humor, and the occasional cup of tea.

Precious Ramotswe, the esteemed proprietor of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, now faces her greatest challenge yet: a vacation! 

Business is slow at the agency—so slow in fact that, for the first time in her distinguished career, Mma Ramotswe has reluctantly agreed to take a holiday. The week of uninterrupted peace is cut short, however, when she meets Samuel, a wayward young boy with a troubled past. Moreover, Mma Ramotswe can’t help but wonder how the agency is faring in her absence. Her worries grow when she discovers that Mma Makutsi is handling a rather delicate case.

Ultimately, the situation will require Mma Ramotswe to draw upon her kindness, generosity, and good sense, and will serve to remind them all that ordinary human failings should be treated with a large helping of charity and compassion.

The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine Review

  • Wonderful, wonderful!!!

    By Knitty Piggy
    Just when I think this series can't get any better, it does. Alexander McCall Smith truly outdid himself. A very interesting mystery, with surprising twists, and a sweet second story that was Precious, like the name of our heroine. Had me in happy tears at the end! This series is so warm, with fully developed lovable characters. I also love learning about the cultures and histories of the people of Botswana, the Kalahari, and the Delta regions of Southern Africa. I really treasure these books, and endeavor to also have hard copies of them. They are stories to savor.
  • The woman who walked in the sun

    By Staples girlie
    Love this book and the entire series. So life affirming.