“Its dark . . . setting and shady characters creat[e] a truly compelling atmosphere, ably assisted by Kent’s taut and convincing prose. This combination proves irresistible, making A Murder in Tuscany an elegant and beautifully constructed mystery. Christobel Kent’s novels are not quite like any others in mystery fiction. She creates characters that stay with you and places them in situations that ooze suspense and tension—and nowhere is this gift better expressed than in A Murder in Tuscany. If you’re looking for an intelligent crime novelist, Christobel Kent is a great new discovery.” —Booktime
“[A]nother absorbing mystery from Kent, in which the cloistered, claustrophobic world of the castle perfectly complements her intense, observational style.” —Yorkshire Evening Post
“A convincing, atmospheric, and darkly thrilling novel.” —The Good Book Guide
“A Murder in Tuscany should slip down like a fine glass of Prosecco.” —Allison Pearson, author of I Don’t Know How She Does It
About the Author
Christobel Kent was born in London and grew up in London and Essex, including a stint on the Essex coast on a Thames barge with three siblings and four step-siblings, before reading English at Cambridge. She has worked in publishing and TEFL teaching, and has lived in Modena, in northern Italy, and in Florence. She has written five novels set in Italy and now lives in Cambridge with her husband and five children.