On her shoulder is the same tattooed butterfly as had all the other eastern European girls that have found shelter at the local church. The kidnapping of Susanna Mistretta puzzles Montalbano. Salvo meets with Barletta's disowned son Arturo, and is helped along the investigation by Arturo's mysterious sister, Giovanna. Many think that, having had so many lovers, he simply abandoned Saverio and escaped with another man but Montalbano soon realized that this did not happen and that something serious happened to the poor girl if she was not even killed. Montalbano investigates, but is also kept busy by multiple reports of strange kidnappings in which female victims are abducted and released unharmed shortly after, with all of their possessions untouched and for no apparent reason.
Lisetta took refuge with Lillo to escape the abuse of her father Lillo's uncle , who had been molesting her. He had always hated his father, his wife and the Pagnozzi's son who took the place which he thought belonged to him and to his mother who instead led a life of hardship. As he begins his investigation, Montalbano falls prey to a burning passion for the dead woman's twin sister Adriana. Strangely enough, Mimì Augello who lately has been unusually irritable and short-tempered, is now driving the entire police station crazy. Pasquano dead in season 13. In 2012 the series generated a prequel, Il giovane Montalbano. After the kidnappers sent a photo of the captive girl, thanks to an enlargement of the photo and the statement of a woman forced into prostitution to pay for the treatment of her disabled husband, Montalbano discovers that the kidnapping was just a hoax.
Montalbano is convinced that Fazio started an investigation on his own, and he's probably in great trouble. Montalbano sets out to investigate the circumstances surrounding the girl's death, but every one of the block's inhabitants claims to never have met her before. . All were released in 2009 labelled 1999, the start date of the series with Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish subtitles. The death of a local construction tycoon Girolamo Cascio leads Montalbano back to the murder of Cascio's leading competitor, Giacomo Alletto, who was shot and killed two decades earlier, a crime pinned on the man's business partner, Rocco Pennisi who was sent to jail. Its owner seems to have disappeared into thin air.
When forensic examination reveals that the skeletons met a violent end, Montalbano decides to investigate even though the deaths occurred fifty years previously. In the end Montalbano faces the toughest challenge of his career: to try to comprehend the female psyche to solve this crime. Because I was nt able to find it. The other passengers could not remember if the couple had left the bus after the final stop. Marco Pasquano, Vigàta's local forensic season 1—11. One of the dustmen alerts Rizzo, Lupparello's lawyer and best friend. Investor Emanuele Gargano has disappeared with the savings entrusted to him by the people of Montelusa.
Fending off pressure from prominent ecclesiastical figures who wish to keep the case under wraps and navigating the intricacies of local party politics, Montalbano goes about making sense of the available evidence, including the incongruous discovery of an expensive necklace found at the site of the murder. Michela has been strangled during sex, and found near her body is a violin case. Shortly after a witness, Angela Bonocore, claims to have heard a violent quarrel coming from the house of Larussa. The Commissioner can count on two women who worked with the accountant Gargano; the first is a student who had sensed that something was not right, the other is the secretary of the accountant and is convinced of the innocence of the accountant. An elderly couple, both religious fanatics, barricade themselves in their home and begin shooting from the windows and balconies apparently with no reason.
Inspector Salvo Montalbano is a fictional character created by Italian writer Andrea Camilleri in a series of novels and short stories. Montalbano finds his decaying body in a bedroom where his lover put him after shooting him while he slept. The series is almost entirely shot in the Sicilian city of Ragusa, Italy, and surrounding towns. At the same time the car that was heard leaving the Alberto's place is traced to James. The injuries found on the woman's body denote a particular ferocity, suggesting a murder with unknown ramifications.
Following Fazio's tracks, signs of shooting are found on a spot, and an informer reports having seen the young officer captured by two criminals who were planning to throw him in a dried well. Montalbano is convinced that Fazio started an investigation on his own, and he's probably in great trouble. Meanwhile, Montalbano's partner Livia, who has been entrusted with looking after Francois, becomes very attached to the young orphaned boy. She helps him search for the murderer, but, at the same time, she drives him wild, to the point where he unwittingly starts carrying out her plans for vengeance. Montalbano discovers that the young boy has survived on his own for several days by stealing snacks from other children at his school.
He manages to get an extra day to investigate from the deputy prosecutor Lo Bianco. The holiday soon becomes the opportunity for further research. As the investigation progresses, Montalbano starts to suspect that the burglaries might be a cover for something rather more sinister. The police chief pressures him into leaving the bishop alone and Livia pressures him into taking her someplace nice, to sort things out. She brings a little turmoil to the police station because she is very beautiful and all three men Augello, Fazio and Montalbano are attracted to her.