Dr. Cronje, who's half Xhosa and half Afrikaner, consults the
gentle and insightful Precious Ramotswe, because patients at his
hospital who have occupied a particular bed have been dying
mysteriously at the same time of day. Meanwhile, Mma Ramotswe's
recently engaged assistant, Grace Makutsi, threatens to break their
longstanding association. Mma Ramotswe must adjust their
relationship in order to retain Mma Makutsi's services.