McCall Smith, Alexander
When Mma Potokwane suggests to Mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the City Council Mma Ramotswe is at first unsure. But when she learns about the proposed construction of a hotel next to a graveyard she is persuaded. Her opponent is none other than Violet Sephotho who is in the pocket of the hotel developers. Through it all Mma Ramotswe uses her good humor and generosity of spirit to help the community navigate divisive issues and proves that honesty and compassion will always carry the day.