Books by Christobel Kent

THE LOVING HUSBAND by Christobel Kent
Released: March 14, 2017

"While the plot, and even the characters, may sound borderline cliché, there is something about Fran's complexity that sets this one apart and makes for a truly chilling, absorbing read."
A woman finds her husband dead behind their house and then realizes he was not at all the man she thought she knew in Kent's (The Crooked House, 2016, etc.) gripping domestic thriller. Read full book review >
THE CROOKED HOUSE by Christobel Kent
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Bleak, suspenseful writing keeps the momentum high despite a surfeit of characters and contrivances."
Thirteen years later, a young woman who survived the slaughter of her family returns to the scene of the crime. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 15, 2013

"Those looking for fast-paced thrills will not find them in this literate, cerebral, decorously paced mystery that nevertheless holds readers' interest to the end."
A Florentine investigator seeks the reason for the suicide of a politically connected woman. Read full book review >
THE DEAD SEASON by Christobel Kent
Released: Nov. 15, 2012

"Though she lacks Donna Leon's sly humor and her keen insight into the political implications of individual bad behavior, Kent covers much of the same territory in even more ceremonious prose."
A pair of apparently unrelated men gone missing during the hottest month of the Florentine year pose another mystery for policeman-turned-private investigator Sandro Cellini (A Murder in Tuscany, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >
A MURDER IN TUSCANY by Christobel Kent
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Sandro's third case is a murky psychological thriller packed with complex, secretive characters and lush prose to match."
Despite his personal problems, melancholy private investigator Sandro Cellini is determined to ferret out a cunning killer who hides in plain sight among the rich and famous. Read full book review >