Sandro Cellini

6 books in series
3 out of 5 stars 14 ratings

A Time of Mourning Publisher's Summary

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.

©2009 Christobel Kent (P)2009 WF Howes Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • 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

  • Book 2

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  • Book 3

    • The Dead Season

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

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    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Dead Season

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 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: $18.97

  • Book 4

    • A Darkness Descending

    • By: Christobel Kent
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
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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.

    Regular price: $21.58

  • Book 5

    • 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: $22.79