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Christobel Kent was born in London and educated at Cambridge. She has lived variously in Essex, London and Italy. Her childhood included several years spent on a Thames sailing barge in Maldon, Essex with her father, stepmother, three siblings and four step-siblings. She now lives in both Cambridge and Florence with her husband and five children.

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If you like Christobel Kent you might also like to read books by Louise Doughty, Chevy Stevens and Donna Leon.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Christobel Kent

The Loving Husband by Christobel Kent
Reader Reviewed The Loving Husband
Christobel Kent
A darkly mesmerising tale exploring trust, love and deeply hidden secrets. Fran’s life is thrown into turmoil, causing her to question her husband, her love and herself, just what is the truth? The prologue emits chills of disquiet, certain words...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2016
The Crooked House by Christobel Kent
The Crooked House
Christobel Kent
An atmospheric, creepy tale of a deeply traumatised girl, the sole survivor of her murdered family; mother, brother, twin sisters and then the father who turned the gun on himself … or did he? She, Alison, is brought up by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/04/2015
The Crooked House by Christobel Kent
The Crooked House
Christobel Kent
An atmospheric, creepy tale of a deeply traumatised girl, the sole survivor of her murdered family; mother, brother, twin sisters and then the father who turned the gun on himself … or did he? She, Alison, is brought up by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2015
A Darkness Descending - A Mystery in Florence by Christobel Kent
A Darkness Descending - A Mystery in Florence
Christobel Kent
The fourth in the Sandra Cellini crime series set in and around Florence. Cellini is an ex-police officer, private investigator and this instalment sees him investigating why an honest politician’s partner would seemingly commit suicide. Kent does a very good...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2014
A Darkness Descending by Christobel Kent
A Darkness Descending
Christobel Kent
The fourth in the Sandra Cellini crime series set in and around Florence. Cellini is an ex-police officer, private investigator and this instalment sees him investigating why an honest politician’s partner would seemingly commit suicide. Kent does a very good...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2014
The Killing Room by Christobel Kent
The Killing Room
Christobel Kent
The Killing Room, a strange, hidden, bricked-up room, undisturbed for decades, is discovered in an old Florence building now converted into luxury apartments. Ex-policeman Sandro Cellini is touting for work again. This is his fifth adventure but you don’t need...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014

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