This was another new detective series for me; I only started reading the books this summer and now I am hooked.
Creating a detective who is different from the norm is no easy task. Montalbano has many quirks, not least of which is his love of food. Each meal is an event and solving the crime seems almost to be a secondary event.
In August Heat, the villa hired by Montalbano’s friends for the summer turns out to have more than one hidden secret,