The Forgotten Affairs of Youth Isabel Dalhousie Series

Anchor - At the same time, who’s in a new relationship, who has recently begun getting financial advice from her spiritualist; her niece Cat, she must find time for her own concerns: her young son Charlie, who’s leaving babyhood further behind each day; her housekeeper Grace, and the most pressing question of all: when and how Isabel and Jamie will finally get married.

Isabel dalhousie - book 8 nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective. Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, is always ready to pursue the answers to all of life’s questions, one of fiction’s most richly developed amateur detectives, large and small.

The Forgotten Affairs of Youth Isabel Dalhousie Series - In this eighth installment in alexander McCall Smith’s captivating Isabel Dalhousie series, our irrepressible heroine tries to untangle complex questions about both the past and the present. Isabel’s new friend jane cooper, a visiting Australian philosopher who was adopted as a small child, has come to Edinburgh searching for information about her biological father.

. As she investigates the forgotten affairs of youth Isabel begins to wonder what those affairs lead to in the present, and in the process she discovers a whole new understanding of the meaning of family. Naturally, isabel is more than happy to offer her services.





The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds Isabel Dalhousie Series

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Isabel dalhousie, the edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth, answers an unexpected appeal from wealthy art collector Duncan Munrowe. As she wrestles with these problems, Isabel finds herself tested as a parent, a philosopher, and a friend. But, quick wits, as ever, her good sense, and kind heart will help her come to the right solution.

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds Isabel Dalhousie Series - . Used book in Good Condition. Meanwhile, isabel and her husband Jamie suspect that their three-year-old may be a budding mathematical genius. A work by the celebrated French artist Nicolas Poussin has been stolen from Munrowe’s private collection. Never one to refuse a request for help, Isabel agrees to help recover the painting, and discovers that the thieves may be closer to the owner than he ever would have expected.

Then there is the question of whether Isabel should help a young couple who want to move in together—against the wishes of the girl’s parents.





The Novel Habits of Happiness Isabel Dalhousie Series

Anchor - These trials will require all of isabel’s wit and understanding—but happily, in her blissful home life with her husband and young son by her side, Isabel is always reminded of her blessings. Used book in Good Condition. Isabel dalhousie, the insatiably curious Edinburgh sleuth and philosopher, takes on a case unlike any she’s had before: a six-year-old boy has been experiencing vivid recollections of a past life.

The boy’s mother asks isabel to investigate, but her findings continue to perplex as her efforts to seek rational explanations are thwarted by the unusual mystery unfolding before her. Anchor Books. His visions include a perfect description of a Scottish island and a house where he claims to have lived.

The Novel Habits of Happiness Isabel Dalhousie Series - Isabel is presented with further challenges as she begins to prepare an important issue of the Review of Applied Ethics. Two visiting academics, lettuce and Dove, arrive in Edinburgh with plans that may upset the harmonious balance of her life.





The Charming Quirks of Others Isabel Dalhousie Series

Anchor - Isabel’s investigation will have her exploring issues of ambition, as well as of charity, forgiveness, and humility, as she moves nearer and nearer to some of the most hidden precincts of the human heart. Isabel dalhousie - book 7 nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective.

Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, is always ready to pursue the answers to all of life’s questions, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, one of fiction’s most richly developed amateur detectives, large and small. Isabel has been asked to discreetly investigate the candidates for the position of headmaster at a local boys’ school.

The Charming Quirks of Others Isabel Dalhousie Series - The board has three final candidates but has received an anonymous letter alleging that one of them is not suitable. What she discovers about the candidates is surprising, the father of her young son, but what she discovers about herself and about Jamie, turns out to be equally revealing. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Lost Art of Gratitude Isabel Dalhousie Mysteries, No. 6

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The sensational sixth installment in the best-selling chronicles of the irrepressibly curious Isabel Dalhousie finds our inquisitive heroine and new mother racing two very troublesome people from her past. Isabel’s son, and it's at a birthday party, where isabel is approached by Minty Auchterlonie, Charlie, is only eighteen months, but his social life is already kicking into high gear, an old adversary and now a high-flying financier.

The Lost Art of Gratitude Isabel Dalhousie Mysteries, No. 6 - As always, sleuthing, she makes her way toward the heart of each problem by philosophizing, and downright snooping as only she can. Used book in Good Condition. To make matters worse, the anything but peaceable Professor Dove has accused Isabel's journal of plagiarism. There is also the ever-pressing question of the future of her relationship with Jamie.

Minty, is having trouble in her personal life, it seems, and seeks Isabel's help.





A Distant View of Everything: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel 11 Isabel Dalhousie Series

Anchor - As ever, wit, and empathy come to her aid as she grapples with issues like friendship and its duties, Isabel’s intelligence, the obligation of truthfulness, and the importance of perspective. In this installment of the beloved Isabel Dalhousie series, Isabel is called upon to navigate complex social situations both at home and in her community.

A new baby brings an abundance of joy to isabel and her husband, Jamie—but almost-four-year-old Charlie refuses to acknowledge Magnus, and Isabel struggles to impress upon her older son the patience and understanding that have guided her throughout her own life. These are the very qualities that bring Bea Shandon, an old acquaintance, to seek Isabel’s help.

A Distant View of Everything: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel 11 Isabel Dalhousie Series - Used book in Good Condition. Something of a matchmaker, bea has introduced a wealthy female friend to a cosmetic surgeon, but soon uncovers information leading her to doubt his motives. Isabel agrees to find out more, but as her enquiries take an unexpected turn, she starts to wonder whom exactly she should be investigating.

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The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday Isabel Dalhousie Series

Anchor - Would a respected doctor make such a grave mistake? If not, what explains the death of the patient? Clearly, an investigation is in order. Meanwhile, there is her baby charlie, who needs looking after; her niece Cat who needs someone to mind her deli; and a mysterious composer who has latched on to Jamie, making Isabel decidedly uncomfortable.

Used book in Good Condition. Anchor Books. Besides, isabel's insatiable interest is piqued and she finds herself asking questions. Isabel dalhousie - book 5 nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective.

The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday Isabel Dalhousie Series - Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, one of fiction’s most richly developed amateur detectives, is always ready to pursue the answers to all of life’s questions, large and small. In the delectable fifth installment of the bestselling adventures of Isabel Dalhousie, our cherished inquisitive heroine returns to investigate a medical mystery.

A doctor's career has been ruined by allegations of medical fraud and Isabel cannot ignore what may be a miscarriage of justice. Whatever the problem, whatever the case, we know we can count on Isabel's instincts to help her find the right solution.





The Careful Use of Compliments Isabel Dalhousie Series

Anchor - As noted in "Condition Notes". But isabel wonders if jamie is too young to be serious? And how would Cat respond? On top of these matters, the ambitious Professor Dove has seized Isabel's position as editor of the Review of Applied Ethics. Used book in Good Condition. So isabel begins an investigation and soon finds herself diverted from her musings about parenthood and onto a path of inquiry into the soul of an artist.

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The Careful Use of Compliments Isabel Dalhousie Series - In the fourth installment of this enchanting, Isabel Dalhousie, who is now a mother, beloved series, returns to investigate an irresistible puzzle in the art world. Isabel dalhousie—the nosiest and most sympathetic philosopher you are likely to meet—now has a son, Charlie, whose doting father Jamie has an intriguing idea to pose to Isabel: marriage.

And when she recognizes that two paintings attributed to a deceased artist have simultaneously appeared on the market, she can't help but think that they're forgeries. However, nothing it seems can diminish Isabel's innate curiosity. Anchor Books.





The Quiet Side of Passion: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel 12 Isabel Dalhousie Series

Pantheon - Both women, though, have romantic entanglements that threaten to interfere with their work, and Isabel must decide how best to navigate this tricky domestic situation. In no time at all, isabel and Jamie have a new au pair, and Isabel has an intelligent assistant editor to share her workload. Her husband, suggests acquiring extra help, Jamie, and she reluctantly agrees.

Can an employer ever inject herself into her employees’ affairs?Meanwhile, Isabel makes the acquaintance of Patricia, the mother of Charlie’s friend Basil. Isabel finds herself grappling with ethically-complex matters of the heart as she tries to juggle her responsibilities to friends, family, and the philosophical community.

The Quiet Side of Passion: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel 12 Isabel Dalhousie Series - Female Detective Book. Anchor Books. As noted in "Condition Notes". But when isabel sees Patricia in the company of an unscrupulous man, she begins to rethink her assumptions. With two small boys to raise, and the ever-increasing demands of her niece, Cat, who always seems to need a helping hand at the deli, a mountain of articles to edit for the Review of Applied Ethics, Isabel barely has any time for herself.

Though isabel finds patricia rather pushy, a well-known Edinburgh organist, she tries to be civil and supportive, without the help of his father, especially given that Patricia is raising her son on her own, also named Basil. Used book in Good Condition.





The Right Attitude to Rain An Isabel Dalhousie Mystery

Anchor - Used book in Good Condition. But what, isabel wonders, is the root of the interest tom begins to show for Isabel herself? And she can’t forget about her niece, Cat, who’s busy falling for a man whom Isabel suspects of being an incorrigible mama’s boy. Isabel dalhousie - book 3 nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective.

Whether investigating a case or a problem of philosophy, is always ready to pursue the answers to all of life’s questions, one of fiction’s most richly developed amateur detectives, the indefatigable Isabel Dalhousie, large and small. The delectable new installment in the bestselling and already beloved adventures of Isabel Dalhousie and her no-nonsense housekeeper, Grace.

The Right Attitude to Rain An Isabel Dalhousie Mystery - When friends from dallas arrive in edinburgh and introduce Isabel to Tom Bruce – a bigwig at home in Texas – several confounding situations unfurl at once. Anchor Books. Of course grace and isabel’s friend jamie counsel isabel to stay out of all of it, but there are irresistible philosophical issues at stake – when to tell the truth and when to keep one’s mouth shut, to be precise – and philosophical issues are meat and drink to Isabel Dalhousie, editor of the Review of Applied Ethics.

Tom’s young fiancée’s roving eye leads Isabel to believe that money may be the root of her love for Tom. Female Detective Book. As noted in "Condition Notes".





Friends, Lovers, Chocolate Isabel Dalhousie Series

Anchor - He recently had a heart transplant and is suddenly haunted by memories of events that never happened to him. The situation piques her insatiable curiosity: Could the memories be connected with the donor’s demise? Naturally, Isabel’s friend Jamie thinks it is none of Isabel’s business. Used book in Good Condition.

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In this delightful second installment in Alexander McCall Smith’s bestselling detective series, the irrepressibly curious Isabel Dalhousie gets caught up in a highly unusual affair of the heart. When isabel is asked to cover for vacationing Cat at her delicatessen, Isabel meets a man with a most interesting problem.

Friends, Lovers, Chocolate Isabel Dalhousie Series - Female Detective Book. Meanwhile, isabel’s housekeeper, has become infatuated with a man at her spiritualist meeting, Grace, and Cat brings home an Italian lothario. That makes for some particularly tricky problems–both practical and philosophical–for Isabel to unravel in this enormously engaging and highly unusual mystery.