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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 at the start of the e-book and she or he discovers that Charlie is much from overjoyed. He sees little need for a brand new baby.

In Cat's delicatessen, Isabel meets a lady with whom she have been in class. This lady, Bea Shand, is called an enthusiastic match-maker. She is especially fearful, notwithstanding, as she has brought a lady she is familiar with to a plastic health practitioner who's now defined by way of one other good friend as a gold-digger. This different pal unearths that the medical professional has a nasty music checklist: he has been concerned with a chain of well-off girls and has succeeded in setting apart a couple of then from their cash. Bea asks Isabel to enquire; she herself attempted to warn her buddy of the chance she was once in yet was once rebuffed badly.

Isabel starts off to make enquiries. at the beginning the trend that emerges confirms her friend's dire analysis, yet as issues boost it emerges that not just is the physician blameless, yet he himself is the single in danger!

In the intervening time, 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 enthusiastic about 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 personal company (a lesson that Isabel by no means turns out to learn).

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