Win all 27 Inspector Montalbano novels and a hamper of delicious Italian treats! 

Discover the witty and bestselling Inspector Montalbano mystery novels

"He felt hungry as a wolf. It was ten past six, not yet dinner time. But who ever said you have to eat at an appointed time of day?"

So says Inspector Salvo Montalbano, star of the warm and wickedly funny bestselling crime series from Andrea Camilleri.

Escape to a sun-soaked Sicily and join Inspector Montalbano as he takes on intriguing new cases, from run-ins with the local mafia to solving mysterious riddles, catching killers and dealing with corrupt politicians, all while finding time to sample some of Sicily's most sumptuous dishes and mouth-watering appetisers. Discover the series that has sold over 65 million copies worldwide, and make sure to look out for Riccardino, the final instalment out in October this year.

We're giving one Caboodler the chance to win the entire series of Inspector Montalbano books, plus a hamper of delicious Italian treats, including fruit-flavoured amaretti, pistachio cream, traditional cantucci, and Italian liquorice!

10 runners-up will also receive the first three novels in the series, The Shape of Water, The Terracotta Dog, and The Snack Thief

5 Caboodle Points


Win the series

Enter now and collect 5 Caboodle Points. This competition will close after 08/07/2021.

Terms and Conditions

1 x winner will receive:

1 x full set of the 27 Inspector Montalbano Mysteries novels published so far:
o The Shape of Water | The Terracotta Dog | The Snack Thief | The Voice of the Violin | Excursion to Tindari | The Scent of the Night | Rounding the Mark | The Patience of the Spider | The Paper Moon | August Heat | The Wings of the Sphinx | The Track of Sand | The Potter's Field | The Age of Doubt | The Dance Of The Seagull | The Treasure Hunt | Angelica's Smile | Game of Mirrors | Blade of Light | A Voice in the Night | A Nest of Vipers | The Pyramid of Mud | The Overnight Kidnapper | The Other End of the Line | The Safety Net | The Sicilian Method | The Cook of the Halcyon

1 x hamper from Lina Stores, containing:
o Fruit-Flavoured Amaretti Tin, Virginia, 140g
o Pistachio Cream, Vincente Delicacies, 200g
o Traditional Cantucci, Marabissi, 200g
o Italian Liquorice Tin, 40g


3 x runners-up will receive the first three novels in the series: The Shape of Water | The Terracotta Dog | The Snack Thief

  • Closing date: 11:59pm, Thursday 8th July 2021.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • Only one entry per person will be accepted. Entrants may not win more than one prize.
  • The competition is open to UK and Republic of Ireland residents except employees of the Booksellers Association and Book Tokens Ltd., their families, employees of participating bookshops, and anyone else connected with this promotion.
  • Entrants must be aged 16 or over.
  • The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are incomplete, illegible, incorrect, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the closing date for any reason. Automatically generated entries or entries via third parties are invalid and shall not be considered.
  • Entrants agree to the Promoter using their details in post-competition publicity. Your details will not be used for any other purpose, or passed onto any third parties, unless specified. Winners’ details may be shared securely with a third party (such as the publisher) in order to fulfil the dispatch of competition prizes.
  • Entrants will automatically collect 5 Caboodle Points. Find out more about How Caboodle Works.
  • The prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives, and are subject to availability. The Promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize. In exceptional circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to foreclose the competition without notice.
  • If National Book Tokens gift cards or e-Gift cards are included in the prize, they can be spent in participating bookshops. Find out more.
  • If signed copies are included in the prize, books will either be signed directly by the author/illustrator(s) or signed bookplates will be provided (either separately or stuck in the book).
  • The Promoter will choose winners at random from all qualifying entries.
  • The Promoter will contact winners by email shortly after the closing date. In the event of a winner not responding after 14 days, the Promoter reserves the right to allocate the prize to another winner, or foreclose the prize. Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted.
  • The Promoter accepts no responsibility for winners not receiving the Promoter’s communications due to their spam filter, accidental deletion, incorrect email provided, or for any other reason. In the event of this, the Promoter is unable to provide compensation.
  • The Promoter accepts no responsibility for winners not receiving their prize once it has been dispatched. On a case-by-case basis, the Promoter will do their best to compensate the winner but regretfully this may not always be possible.
  • The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • The Promoter will only use your email address and other personal information as outlined in our privacy policy.
  • Promoter: Book Tokens Ltd, 6 Bell Yard, London, WC2A 2JR.
  • Due to the ongoing pandemic (COVID-19), prizes may be delayed in being dispatched; there may be a delay in contacting winners; and there may be unavoidable issues that mean the Promoter needs to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize.

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