About the Author
Alexander McCall Smith is best known for The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, beloved New York Times and international best sellers. A practicing professor of medical law and the author of over fifty books, ranging from children's fiction to folktales to The Criminal Law of Botswana, he lives in Edinburgh.
Lisette Lecat's career began in her native South Africa, where she performed with the country's national theatres and several commercial companies and did extensive radio and voice-over work both commercially and for the SABC. She moved to Spain, where she continued her voice-over work in three languages, dubbing films for Vox de Espana. Later, in England and the United States, she resumed her theatre career while continuing to do wide-ranging voice-overs. Ms. Lecat is also a published playwright (under the name Ross). Her most recent work starred the veteran actress Julie Harris.