As warming as a cup of hot cider. In “The Woman who Walked in Sunshine,” by Alexander McCall Smith, Precious Ramotswe prepares to go on vacation, leaving the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency in the hands of Mma Makutsi and her mate Charley. What could go wrong? In “Shopaholic to the Rescue”, Sophie Kinsella adds a twist of suspense to Becky’s madcap adventures when her dad goes missing in L. A. “See Me” by Nicholas Sparks mixes familiar tropes: guy on the rebound, woman with a past, chance meeting on a rainy road. Sparks–what else?