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    • The Loving Husband

    • A Novel
    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Christobel Kent

    • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
    • By: Christobel Kent, Robin Morgan
    • Narrated by: Christobel Kent, Robin Morgan
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Audible exclusive! Christobel Kent discusses her new novel, The Loving Husband. Can you ever truly know the one you love? Fran Hall and her husband, Nathan, live in a farmhouse on the edge of the Fens with their two children. One February night, when Fran is woken by her baby, she finds the bed empty beside her and Nathan gone. Searching the house for him, she makes a devastating discovery.

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    • The Crooked House

    • A Novel
    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 67
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    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 it. Because Alison used to be a teenager named Esme, who lived in a dilapidated house by a bleak estuary with her parents and three siblings. One night, something unspeakable happened in the house, and Alison emerged the only survivor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Gothic story since Daphne du Maurier.

    • By Laurie A. Bobskill on 02-24-16

    Regular price: $25.51

    • The Day She Disappeared

    • A Novel
    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Marisa Calin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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 fallen and ended up in the hospital. When he hears that Beth is gone, he doesn’t buy it either. And slowly, a hazy memory comes back to him. Something menacing...something important...something just out of his grasp....

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    • The Dead Season

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 11
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    The August heat has driven the residents of Florence to the hills and beaches of the countryside, leaving a corpse lying unnoticed amid the shrubbery of a normally busy roundabout. 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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not impressed

    • By Sonny on 03-23-13

    Regular price: $23.07

    • What We Did

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Mary Woodvine
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Bridget's life is small and safe: she loves her husband and her son and works hard to keep her own business afloat. Then one day her world is changed forever. The music teacher who abused her walks into a shop with the teenager he's clearly grooming. Bridget is sent spiraling back into her past. Anthony begins to stalk Bridget, trying to ensure her silence - until suddenly she snaps. And now Bridget must find a way to deal with the aftermath of her actions....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Loving Husband

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For fans of Apple Tree Yard and The Silent Wife, The Loving Husband draws readers into a marriage where nothing is as it seems.... Fran Hall and her husband Nathan have moved with their two children to a farmhouse on the edge of the Fens - a chance to get away from London and have a fresh start.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping, intriguing

    • By Bjerkana on 01-23-17

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    • The Day She Disappeared

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Alison Campbell
    • Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Have you ever had that sense that you're being watched? And you turn suddenly, but it's just a curtain blowing in the wind? Or the dress hanging in the doorway? Nat knows something's wrong. Her best friend, Beth, would never have upped and left without saying good-bye to her. But no one believes that Beth was taken - she is a fly-by-night, a party girl who can't be trusted. No one's listening to Nat. But someone is definitely watching her.

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    • The Crooked House

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One fateful night. One unthinkable family tragedy. One survivor. This is Alison's story. Perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train and Apple Tree Yard, this stunning psychological thriller follows one woman's search for the truth about her family history. Alison is as close to anonymous as she can get: With no ties and a backroom job, hers is a life lived under the radar. But once Alison was someone else: Once she was Esme, a teenager whose bedroom sat at the top of a remote house on a bleak estuary.

    Regular price: $19.62

    • The Summer House

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Mary Woodvine
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Rose Fell's friends think she's taking a big risk when she leaves the security of home and career to move to the beautiful but isolated village of Grosso, near Genoa. But after a year of emotional turmoil Rose no longer has any ties back home, and she relishes the challenges of a new start. Making a home, however, in the ravishing, haunted landscape of Italy's Riviera coast turns our to be lonelier than Rose had anticipated. And it is only when she is asked to write a profile on one of her reclusive neighbours, the once-glamorous film star Elvira Vitale, that Rose feels her new life is really beginning.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • A Florentine Revenge

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Suzannah Hampton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For 15 years a terrible crime lies unsolved, becoming one of the city's darkest and most shameful secrets, until one bitter winter night another body is found, at another swimming pool, and the case is reopened. Celia Donnelly had just arrived in Florence at the time of the girl's disappearance and can remember only too well the face that filled the front pages of every Italian newspaper. When word of the gruesome new discovery breaks, she is in the midst of arranging a weekend of birthday celebrations for a wealthy Englishman's wife....

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    • Late Season

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An isolated Tuscan farmhouse on the edge of an ancient wood is the perfect setting for a late September holiday. As a group of old friends from university and their families gather to relax and unwind, all are hoping it will be a chance to put the tragic events of the previous year behind them. There were six of them once; now they are five. Watching the British visitors arrive from her own terrace is Anna Viola, whose family has lived for centuries in the crumbling red-brick farmhouse above Il Vignacce. As a little girl during the war, Anna watched an Englishman arrive at the house, seeking shelter from the Germans.

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    • A Party in San Niccolo

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Gina Donovan arrives in Florence on a beautiful spring morning to stay with an old friend. She is hoping for nothing more than a break from her demanding young family, but as she soon finds out, this most ancient and beautiful of cities has its dark side. Within hours of her arrival, Gina meets the elegant Frances Richardson, who invites her to her birthday party. As Gina learns, Frances' party is the highlight of the expatriate calendar. This year it is to be held in the gardens beneath the city's medieval wall.

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    • The Killing Room

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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 a dead man's shoes. When one of the residents dies suddenly in suspicious circumstances, events begin to spiral out of control.

    Regular price: $21.58

    • A Darkness Descending

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Niccolo Rosselli, 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 investigate.

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    • The Dead Season

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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 fiancée alone in the city.

    Regular price: $17.96

    • A Time of Mourning

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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 imagined.

    Regular price: $21.31