See all Editorial Reviews. And at first I couldn’t spot the problem either. Read more on Amazon’s Christobel Kent page. Kent provides plenty of background information on Sandro and Luisa Cellini and Giuli Sarto, their “adopted” daughter, without spoiling the mystery of “The Drowning River. Plus the storyline with Luisa seemed unnecessary filler. I’m almost at the end of the book, and I find it “almost good,” which stems from the fact that the author frequently has characters doing or saying something for which there is no foundation.

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For an unusual slice of Kebt, fans of Italian mysteries will also want to read “A Murder in Tuscany. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. August 2, Sold by: If Loni thought the murderer was such a loser, why did Loni let that person participate in the artist retreat at the castle at all? She begins with a creepy, gloomy setting – an ancient castle surrounded in the dead of winter by barren hills and accessible only by treacherous, winding roads.

It was difficult to pin down any one particular character because they were all so mentally damaged.

The author keeps the reader guessing until nearly the end. She creates characters that stay with christobeel and places them in situations that ooze suspense and tension—and nowhere is this gift better expressed than in A Murder in Tuscany.


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Kent provides plenty of background information on Sandro and Luisa Cellini and Giuli Sarto, their “adopted” daughter, without spoiling the mystery of “The Drowning River. Read reviews that celllni sandro cellini murder in tuscany castle mystery cate florence suspects luisa retreat detective marriage.

If you love a good detective surrounded by feeling like you are in beautiful location than I suggest this book. Like many concepts in the book world, “series” is a somewhat fluid cellnii contested notion.

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Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The “Common Knowledge” section now includes a “Series” field. Though lacking in bloody action and violence, this novel amply compensates for it in the form of human drama.

Book 1 of 5. Having once lived in Wiesbaden, Germany when my dad was in the Air Force, I have always been fascinated with castles; this is my primary reason for choosing to read this novel. As Sandro Cellini comes to grips with the tough realities of life as a private detective, touting for business among old contacts and following errant teenagers, an old case comes back to haunt him.

Share your thoughts with other customers. In fact, Loni didn’t like most of the guest artists, so why did she allow them to come? Related places Florence, Tuscany, Italy. My second Cellini book. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere “lists” of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place.


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The Killing Room (Sandro Cellini, book 5) by Christobel Kent

Kent is a masterful investigator of character and mood, and her second mystery conveys the gloom of the Orfeo castle as well as the individual dark lives of its inhabitants in a chilling, memorable way. Book 3 of 5. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Add to Wish List. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creationson the part of the author or publisher.

She has broken the hearts of many lovers, threatened to dismiss several employees, and cruelly criticized the artwork of numerous guests. A glaring example is a scene in which Cate is in a car that starts to slide in the snow, and it says, “And just at the moment of panic Cate felt something soothe her, some steady emanation of calm and certainty.

Loni Meadows is the beautiful director of the Castello Orfeo; it is an ancient, isolated castle in Southern Tuscany, which serves as a retreat for lonely, wandering artists such as playwrights, novelists, sculptures and musicians. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.