• A Beam of Light

  • The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries 19
  • By: Andrea Camilleri
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (166 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

From the New York Times best-selling author of Game of Mirrors and publishing on Andrea Camilleri's 90th birthday, A Beam of Light is the 19th 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 three crimes demand his attention: the robbery and assault of a wealthy merchant's young wife, stolen works of art, and a search for arms traffickers that leads him deep into the countryside, where the investigation takes a tragic turn.

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Excellence!

law-enforcement, relationships, Sicily, mystery, audiobook ----------
Three policing plots and two relationship plots make this a truly complicated tale. A rather suspicious theft/assault, an interesting woman art dealer with strange connections, and an evident munitions storage in a remote field make for some interesting policing and interdepartmental shenanigans. The interesting woman triggers some inner conflicts for Montalbano while Livia is experiencing an unexplained bout of depression. And, as always, there is Catarella!
More excellent writing from the master with impressive translation by Stephen Sartarelli and narrative interpretation by Grover Gardner.

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Loved it.

Very enjoyable series and extremely well read. I would highly recommend this audible book without qualication.

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Great

Best book in series and that is something to say when each book in the series has been outstanding!!

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Another excellent story

Another excellent team effort by the author, translator, and narrator. Thanks for your continuing excellence.

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