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  • Christobel Kent

    From Christobel Kent—whose psychological thrillers have been called “terrifyingly good,” “perfectly paced,” “addictive,” and “tense, dense, extremely well-plotted and beautifully written”—comes a new nerve-racking audiobook about a missing barmaid and the friend who will do anything to find her. When Beth disappears, everyone says she’s run off with another man. She’s just a fly-by-night party girl who can’t be trusted. But Natalie, her best friend, doesn’t believe it, not at all. She’s sure something more sinister is going on. So sure that proving it just might kill her . . . Meanwhile, Victor, one of Beth’s and Nat’s favorite bar patrons, has...read more

  • Christobel Kent

    Published in the United Kingdom in 2015, Christobel Kent's The Crooked House has drawn comparisons to works by the pantheon of British female literary suspense writers--Daphne du Maurier, Agatha Christie, P. D. James, and Kate Atkinson. In this darkly atmospheric psychological thriller, she accomplishes what those celebrated writers do best: she creates an insular world (a single house, a small town) where something sinister has occurred, and subtly inflects each page with the toxic residue of violence. Much like the unnamed narrator of Rebecca, Alison lives her life under the radar. She has no ties, no home, and she spends her days at a backroom publishing job. Which is how she wants...read more

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    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER “Be careful, Fran,” the man said quietly. “About what you think you know.” In a dilapidated farmhouse out in the vast waterlogged plains of the English Fenlands, Fran awakes groggily to her baby’s cries one February night and finds the bed empty beside her. Her husband, Nathan, is gone. Moving uneasily through the drafty rooms, searching for her husband, Fran soon makes a devastating discovery that upends her marriage and any semblance of safety. As she tries desperately to make sense of what happened to Nathan, Fran is forced to delve dangerously into the undercurrents of his claustrophobic hometown and question how well she knew him in the...read more

  • Christobel Kent

    From bestselling British author Christobel Kent comes another thrilling audiobook with a twisted, riveting conclusion. What We Did is a nightmarish, impossible-to-pause tale of the secrets we keep from our families, of chilling childhood abuse, and of long-awaited retribution. He stole her childhood . . . she’ll take his future Something happened, she didn’t know what, something spun, the world turning, back, back, too fast. She would be sick. Bridget put out a hand to steady herself against the wall. Bridget has a secret—one she keeps from everyone, even her husband. One that threatens to explode when her childhood music teacher, Carmichael, walks into her dress shop....read more

  • Christobel Kent

    Every August, Florence shimmers in the summer heat, but this year the heat wave is fiercer than usual and the city's inhabitants have fled to the cool of the hills and beaches of the surrounding countryside. So it is no surprise that amid the shrubbery of a normally busy roundabout, a corpse lies unnoticed, bloating in the humid air. Sandro Cellini, meanwhile, will not be joining the crowds of holidaymakers this year. The former policeman turned private detective has a case: a man who seems to have vanished into thin air, leaving his pregnant young wife alone in the city. Bank teller Roxana Delfino is also stuck in the city for the season with nothing to do but worry about her aging mother...read more

  • Christobel Kent

    One wet November in Florence a young widow of an eminent Jewish architect comes to visit Sandro Cellini, a disgraced ex-policeman and budding private detective, to ask him to investigate her husband's suicide. But the case abruptly turns into something grimmer and more urgent than he could have...read more

  • Christobel Kent

    The new Sandro Cellini Mystery This year, the heat wave in Florence is fiercer than usual. The city's inhabitants have fled to the cool of the hills of the surrounding countryside. So it is no surprise that a corpse lies unnoticed, bloating in the humid air… Sandro Cellini, former policeman turned private detective has a case: a man who seems to have vanished into thin air - leaving his pregnant young fiancEe alone in the city. Meanwhile, bankteller Roxana Delfino is also stuck in the city for the season, with nothing to do but worry for her aging mother and puzzle over the disappearance of one her regular...read more

  • Christobel Kent

    When Silvano Niccolo, the driven, charismatic leader of a Florentine political movement, collapses at a rally, his young party immediately comes under threat. And when it emerges that his long time partner, Flavia, has disappeared, leaving behind not only a devastated husband but their newborn son, the political becomes dangerously personal - and Sandro Cellini is drafted in to...read more

  • Christobel Kent

    When private investigator Sandro Cellini is invited to attend a glamorous launch party in Florence, he has no idea what he's walking into. The former head of security for this elite development has just died under suspicious circumstances and Sandro finds himself stepping into dead man's shoes. When one of the residents dies suddenly in suspicious circumstances, events begin to spiral out of...read more

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    As Sandro Cellini gets to grips with the dispiriting realities of life as a private detective, an old case comes back to haunt him. Loni Meadows, the subject of a routine investigation back in his police-officer days is found dead in circumstances Sandro cannot convince himself are accidental. However inconvenient his suspicions might be he presses ahead with the case and attempts to uncover the...read more

  • Christobel Kent

    Sandro Cellini faces his demons... Sandro Cellini hasn't set foot in La Vipera, a derelict farmhouse just outside Florence that was once home to a free-living commune, for forty years - until the discovery of two bodies nearby leads him back there. At the start of his career, Cellini investigated an accusation that minors were being corrupted at La Vipera, but no charges were ever brought. Now, tasked with tracking down former members of the community, he has a chance to finally discover what really went on all those years ago. But in order to learn the true nature of the commune's mission, he must face his own traumatic memories. As he sifts through the lies, those closest to him are...read more