Inspector Salgado

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

The Summer of Dead Toys Summary

Evokes the master of Barcelona-set narrative, Carlos Ruiz Zafon' Independent When the death of a young witness in a case of human trafficking and voodoo provokes the normally calm Inspector Salgado to beat someone up, he is swiftly removed from the project. Instead, he is sent to investigate a teenager's fall to his death in one of Barcelona's uptown areas.As Salgado begins to uncover the inconvenient truths behind the city's most powerful families, two seemingly unsolvable cases are set to implode under the hot Barcelona sun.

©2012 Antonio Hill 2012. English translation © Laura McGloughlin 2012. (P)2013 Random House Audiobooks
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  • Book 1

    • The Summer of Dead Toys

    • By: Antonio Hill
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Evokes the master of Barcelona-set narrative, Carlos Ruiz Zafon' Independent When the death of a young witness in a case of human trafficking and voodoo provokes the normally calm Inspector Salgado to beat someone up, he is swiftly removed from the project. Instead, he is sent to investigate a teenager's fall to his death in one of Barcelona's uptown areas.

    Regular price: £21.99

  • Book 2

    • The Good Suicides

    • By: Antonio Hill
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Young, free and...dead. Senior staff at Alemany Cosmetics company come home with a secret after a team-building course in a remote country house. Now they are committing suicide one by one. Soon they may all be dead. Each has received a photo from an anonymous source of three dogs hanging dead from a tree near the house. Deciphering the personalities of these high-earning executives and their power structure, Inspector Salgado has his own way of making them speak.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Barcelona set noir

    • By M. M. Makki on 14-08-18

    Regular price: £21.99