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The Potter's Field
Andrea Camilleri
The Potter's Field
Read by Daniel Philpott

While Vigŕta is wracked by storms, Inspector Salvo Montalbano is called to attend the discovery of a dismembered body in a field of clay. Bearing all the marks of an execution style killing, it seems clear that this is, once again, the work of the notorious local mafia. But who is the victim? Why was the body divided into 30 pieces? And what is the significance of the Potter’s Field? Working to de... More >

The Shape of Water
Andrea Camilleri
The Shape of Water
Read by Daniel Philpott

The Pasture: a trash-strewn site where drug dealers and prostitutes ply their trade. When the body of Silvio Luparello, one of the local movers and shakers, is found there, apparently deceased in flagrante, the coroner's verdict is death from natural causes – refreshingly unusual for Sicily. But Inspector Salvo Montalbano, as honest as he is streetwise, is not ready to close the case – even though... More >

The Terracotta Dog
Andrea Camilleri
The Terracotta Dog
Read by Daniel Philpott

A mysterious tęte-ŕ-tęte with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist and some dying words lead Inspector Montalbano to a secret grotto in a mountain cave where two young lovers, dead fifty years and still embracing, are watched over by a life-size terracotta dog. Montalbano's passion to solve this old crime takes him, heedless of personal danger, on a journey through ... More >

The Snack Thief
Andrea Camilleri
The Snack Thief
Read by Daniel Philpott

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 suspects the link between the two incidents. His investigation leads to the beautiful Karima, an impoverished house cleaner and sometime prostitute, whose young son steals other school children's mid-morning sna... More >

Excursion to Tindari
Andrea Camilleri
Excursion to Tindari
Read by Daniel Philpott

A young Don Juan is found murdered in front of his apartment building early one morning, and an elderly couple is reported missing after an excursion to the ancient site of Tindari – two seemingly unrelated cases for Inspector Montalbano to solve. But when he discovers that the couple and the murdered man lived in the same building, his investigation stumbles onto Sicily’s brutal ‘New Mafia’, lead... More >

The Scent of the Night: An Inspector Montalbano Mystery
Andrea Camilleri
The Scent of the Night: An Inspector Montalbano Mystery
Read by Daniel Philpott

As an angry octogenarian holds a terrified and lovelorn secretary at gunpoint, Inspector Montalbano is reluctantly drawn into the case. The secretary’s boss, a financial adviser, has vanished along with several billion lire entrusted to him by the good citizens of Vigata. Also missing is the adviser’s young colleague, whose uncle just happens to be building a house on the site of Inspector Montalb... More >

Rounding the Mark
Andrea Camilleri
Rounding the Mark
Read by Daniel Philpott

Inspector Salvo Montalbano is considering retirement. Everything – the government, the world – seems to be going to the dogs. Even his favourite restaurant has closed. But when he bumps into a dead body during a bracing swim, his detective instincts are aroused once more. Particularly when the most likely identity of the victim is a man long buried ...... More >

The Patience of the Spider
Andrea Camilleri
The Patience of the Spider
Read by Daniel Philpott

Chief Inspector Montalbano is on enforced sick leave. But when a local girl goes mysteriously missing, the whole community takes an interest in the case. Why are the kidnappers so sure that the girl’s impoverished father and dying mother will be able to find a fortune? The ever-inquisitive Montalbano steps in, to get to the heart of the matter in his own inimitable style.... More >

The Voice of the Violin
Andrea Camilleri
The Voice of the Violin
Read by Daniel Philpott

An Inspector Montalbano Mystery Montalbano's gruesome discovery of a 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 help but appreciate. But it is a mysterious, recl... More >


August Heat
Andrea Camilleri
August Heat
Read by Daniel Philpott

In the lazy, slow month of August, Inspector Montalbano and his girlfriend Livia, prepare for a relaxing holiday in a villa he has found for them. But when Livia’s friends’ young son goes missing, a series of events is sparked which will certainly ruin the Chief Inspector’s pleasant interlude. A secret apartment and a grisly find in an old trunk are just the beginning: Montalbano must navigate his... More >

Blade of Light
Andrea Camilleri
Blade of Light
Read by Daniel Philpott

When a gentleman arrives at Montalbano’s station to report an armed robbery on his wife that ended with a kiss, the inspector’s suspicions are aroused. But Montalbano finds that none of the witnesses’ stories add up, and he can’t help feeling they’re not meant to. Meanwhile there’s a case that keeps finding its way back to Montalbano’s office. A locked door has appeared on a farmer’s disused shed,... More >

The Track of Sand
Andrea Camilleri
The Track of Sand
Read by Daniel Philpott

Inspector Montalbano rises one morning to find the carcass of a horse on the beach in front of his seaside home. But no sooner do his men arrive, than the body mysteriously vanishes, leaving behind only a trail in the sand. Before long Rachele, a beguiling equestrian champion, turns up at police headquarters to report her horse missing. She had been keeping it at the stables of a certain Saverio... More >

The Wings of the Sphinx
Andrea Camilleri
The Wings of the Sphinx
Read by Daniel Philpott

Things are not going well for Inspector Salvo Montalbano. Then the dead body of a young woman is found with half her face missing. A tattoo of a sphinx moth on her left shoulder links her with three other girls bearing the same mark, all recent Russian immigrants to Italy. Victims of an underworld sex trade, these girls have been rescued by a Catholic charity organization. But they are all missin... More >

The Age of Doubt
Andrea Camilleri
The Age of Doubt
Read by Daniel Philpott

A chance encounter with a strange young woman leads Inspector Montalbano to Vigŕta harbour where the crew of a mysterious yacht – the Vanna – due to dock in the area have discovered a corpse floating in the water. Soon Montalbano begins to become suspicious of the Vanna’s inhabitants. Who is the yacht’s owner, the glamorous and short-tempered Livia Giovannini? Montalbano finds himself getting ... More >

The Dance of the Seagull
Andrea Camilleri
The Dance of the Seagull
Read by Daniel Philpott

Inspector Montalbano is awake at dawn, sitting on his porch, when his attention is caught by a seagull which falls from the sky, performing a strange dance, before lying down to die. Montalbano is perplexed by what he has witnessed and the scene hangs over him like an omen. About to depart for a holiday with his girlfriend Livia, Montalbano makes a quick trip to the police station to tie up loose ... More >


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