Voice of the Violin by Andrea Camilleri

It’s been a while since I listened to a Commissario Montalbano mystery, but Voice of the Violin was part of Audible’s 2-for-1 deal, so I picked it up. They’re always enjoyable, well-thought-out mysteries and I love the cast of characters. In Voice of the Violin a young woman has been …

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Listening to The Scarlet Pimpernel and the narrator says the name "Armand" and it dawns on me that the narrator is the late Ralph Cosham who narrated the Louise Penny series until he passed away. Love him! — Carol (@carolsnotebook) May 4, 2018 I don’t usually notice who narrates the …

The Patience of the Spider by Andrea Camilleri

This is the second Montalbano mystery I’ve listened to in a row. To some extent, I could just copy the review from the last, Game of Mirrors;┬áMontalbano and his circle just don’t change that much from book to book. For the most part, it’s only the plots that vary.┬áBut they’re …

Through a Glass,Darkly by Donna Leon

It always seems like Leon has a topic she wants to discuss and works her mystery around that. This time around it’s pollution and the environment. This was not my favorite in the series. The mystery doesn’t really get started until maybe half way through. Up until them Brunetti is …

The Terra-Cotta Dog by Andrea Camilleri

I’ve been reading the┬áCommissario Montalbano out-of-order over the last few years. I enjoy them but not enough to go out of my way to read them. Most I’ve picked up on audio from the library when they’ve been available. I like Montalbano. He’s amusing in a crass way. He’s as …