Inspector Montalbano’s latest case begins with a mysterious tête à tête with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and some dying words that lead him to an illegal arms cache in a mountain cave. There the inspector finds two young lovers, dead for fifty years and still embracing, watched over by a life-sized terra-cotta dog. Montalbano’s passion to solve this old crime takes him on a journey through Sicily’s past and into a family’s dark heart amidst the horrors of World War II bombardment.
Andrea Camilleri’s Inspector Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic take on Sicilian life. With sly wit and a keen understanding of human nature, Montalbano is a detective whose earthiness, compassion, and imagination make him totally irresistible.
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Andrea Camilleri’s novels starring Inspector Montalbano have become an international sensation in eight different languages. This funny and fast-paced Sicilian page-turner will be a delicious discovery for mystery afficionados and fiction lovers alike.
Early one morning, Silvio Lupanello, a big shot in the village of Vigàta, is found dead in his... Read more »
Inspector Montalbano’s latest case begins with a mysterious tête à tête with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and some dying words that lead him to an illegal arms cache in a mountain cave. There the inspector finds two young lovers, dead for fifty years and still embracing, watched over by a life-sized... Read more »
When an elderly man is stabbed to death in an elevator and a crewman on an Italian fishing trawler is machine-gunned by a Tunisian patrol boat off Sicily’s coast, only Inspector Montalbano, with his keen insight into human nature, suspects the link between the two incidents. His investigation leads to the beautiful Karima, an impoverished... Read more »
Inspector Montalbano’s gruesome discovery of the body of a lovely, naked young woman suffocated in her bed immediately sets him on a search for her killer. Among the suspects are her aging husband, a famous doctor; a shy admirer, now disappeared; an antiques-dealing lover from Bologna; and the victim’s friend Anna, whose charms Montalbano cannot... Read more »
Inspector Salvo Montalbano has come to be known as “one of the most engaging protagonists in detective fiction” (USA Today). In Excursion to Tindari, Andrea Camilleri’s savvy and darkly comic take on Sicilian life leads the inspector into his most bone-chilling case yet.
A young Don Juan is found murdered in front of his apartment building early... Read more »
The Smell of the Night, the sixth mystery in the international bestselling series featuring Inspector Montalbano, brings the shady shenanigans of late twentieth-century international finance to small-town Sicily.
Half the retirees in Vigáta have invested their savings with a financial wizard who has disappeared, along with their money and a young... Read more »
The earthy and urbane Sicilian detective Inspector Montalbano casts his spell on more and more fans with each new mystery from Andrea Camilleri.
While swimming along the Sicilian shore, Inspector Montalbano discovers a corpse. His pursuit of the cause of death intersects with the inquiry into a hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a... Read more »
Winning fans in Europe and America for their dark sophistication and dry humor, Andrea Camilleri’s crime novels are classics of the genre. Set once again in Sicily, The Patience of the Spider pits Inspector Montalbano against his greatest foe yet: the weight of his own years. Still recovering from the gunshot wound he suffered in Rounding the... Read more »
With their dark sophistication and dry humor, Andrea Camilleri's classic crime novels continue to win more and more fans in America. The latest installment of the popular mystery series finds the moody Inspector Montalbano further beset by the existential questions that have been plaguing him of late. But he doesn't have much time to wax... Read more »
When a colleague extends his summer vacation, Inspector Salvo Montalbano is forced to stay in Vigàta and endure the August heat. Montalbano’s long-suffering girlfriend, Livia, joins him with a friend—husband and young son in tow—to keep her company during these dog days of summer. But when the boy suddenly disappears into a narrow shaft hidden... Read more »
Food, love, and murder—Sicilian style—blend together in the gripping eleventh installment of the New York Times bestselling Montalbano mystery series.
Things are not going well for Inspector Salvo Montalbano. His relationship with Livia is once again on the rocks, and, acutely aware of his age, he is beginning to grow weary of the endless... Read more »
Inspector Salvatore Montalbano wakes from strange dreams to find a gruesomely bludgeoned horse carcass in front of his seaside home. When his men come to investigate, the carcass has disappeared, leaving only a trail in the sand. Then his home is ransacked, and the inspector is certain that the crimes are linked. As he negotiates both the... Read more »
Witty and entertaining, the Montalbano novels by Andrea Camilleri-a master of the Italian detective story-have become favorites of mystery fans everywhere. In this latest installment, an unidentified corpse is found near Vigata, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a... Read more »
In this, the most maritime of Montalbano’s investigations, listeners will be struck by the change in the commissioner.
One night, Inspector Montalbano dreams of a stormy sea, which he knows represents unease and loss of control. The next day, a boat is found in the port of Vigàta and, within it, the body of a disfigured corpse. The waterfront has... Read more »
With Inspector Montalbano’s most recent outings hittingthe New York Times bestseller list,Andrea Camilleri’s darkly refined Italian mysteries have become favorites ofAmerican crime novel fans. This latest installment finds Montalbano in searchof his missing right-hand man.
Before leaving for vacation with Livia, Montalbanowitnesses a seagull... Read more »
Interest in Andrea Camilleri’s taciturn butepicurean inspector is at an all-time high. And with three of the last fivenovels in the series, including the award-winning Potter’s Field,hitting the New York Times bestseller list, this latest installment iscertain to up the ante and win over a multitude of new fans.
The seventeenthinstallment of the beloved New York Times bestselling series that boastsmore than 600,000 books in print
The last four books in Andrea Camilleri’s InspectorMontalbano series have leapfrogged their way up the New York Times bestsellerlist, and Angelica’s Smile will not disappoint this series’ ever-growing fan base.
Andrea Camilleri’s Inspector Montalbano novels have becomean international sensation, with fans eagerly awaiting each new installment. Inthis eighteenth book of the New YorkTimes bestselling series, someone is toying with Italy’s favoritedetective.
Inspector Montalbano and his colleagues are stumped when twobombs explode outside empty... Read more »
From the New York Times bestselling author of Game of Mirrors, A Beam of Light is the nineteenth installment in the Inspector Montalbano mystery series.When Inspector Montalbano falls under the charms of beautiful gallery owner Marian, his longtime relationship with Livia comes under threat. Meanwhile, he is also troubled by a strange dream as... Read more »
The twentieth novel in the irresistible New York Times bestselling Inspector Montalbano mystery seriesMontalbano investigates a robbery at a supermarket, a standard case that takes a spin when manager Guido Borsellino is later found hanging in his office. Was it a suicide? Inspector Montalbano and the coroner have their doubts, and further... Read more »
In the latest installment of the New York Times bestselling Inspector Montalbano mystery series, Montalbano investigates the death of wealthy accountant Cosimo Barletta in a case involving a string of mistresses and family secrets.Inspector Montalbano enjoys simple pleasures: delicious food, walks along the water, the occasional smoke-yet these... Read more »
This novel in the New York Times bestselling series has Italy's favorite detective uncovering corruption and Mafia ties in the world of construction and public spending.On a gloomy morning in Vigata, a call from Fazio rouses Inspector Montalbano from a nightmare. A man called Giugiu Nicotra has been found dead in the skeletal workings of a... Read more »
The new novel in the irresistible and transporting New York Times bestselling Inspector Montalbano mystery series
The day gets off to a bad start for Montalbano: while trying to break up a fight on Marinella beach, he hits the wrong man and is stopped by the Carabinieri. When he finally gets to the office, the inspector learns about a strange... Read more »
Vigàta is bustling as the new filming location for a Swedish television series set in 1950. In the production frenzy, the director asks the locals to track down movies and vintage photos to faithfully recreate the air of Vigàta in that time. Engineer Ernesto Sabatello, while rummaging in the attic of his house, finds some films shot by his... Read more »
From the author of the New York Times bestselling Inspector Montalbano mystery series comes twenty-one short stories spanning the beloved detective's career.Inspector Montalbano has charmed readers in nineteen popular novels. In Montalbano's First Case, and Other Stories, Andrea Camilleri has selected twenty-one short stories, written with his... Read more »
Set on the Sicilian coast, a collection of eight short stories featuring the young Inspector Montalbano
In 1980s Vigata, a restless Inspector Montalbano brings his bold investigative style to eight enthralling cases. From jilted lovers and deadly family affairs to assassination attempts and murders in unexpected places, Death at Sea is the... Read more »
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