Welcome to the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency fan site, a website devoted to the series of novels by Alexander McCall Smith starring Precious Ramotswe, the only lady detective in Botswana! Here you'll find reviews of the first four books in the series, information on Botswana, a biography of Alexander McCall Smith, and links to audio commentary and reviews of the series.
“The Miss Marple of Botswana.” –The New York Times Book Review
"I was enchanted by the character of Precious Ramotswe and the sly humor of Alexander McCall Smith's writing, his deft evocation of a culture."-- Anthony Minghella, director of The English Patient
"One of the most entrancing literary treats of many a year. A tapestry of extraordinary nuance and richness." -- The Wall Street Journal