By Christobel Kent
While deepest investigator Sandro Cellini is invited to wait a glamorous release get together for a luxurious place of dwelling overlooking the glittering expanse of Florence, he has no proposal what he's strolling into. at the back of the traditional and lush facade of Palazzo San Giorgio, there lies a chain of bad secrets and techniques; an previous torture chamber, hidden for hundreds of years within the bowels of the development, and a way more contemporary malevolence. the previous head of defense for this elite improvement has simply died less than suspicious conditions and Sandro unearths himself—quite literally—stepping into useless man's footwear. He quickly discovers that different unsavory incidents have tainted the celebrated commencing. while one of many citizens is located murdered in her room, occasions start to spiral uncontrolled. Sandro needs to paintings to untangle the advanced internet of relationships that exists among citizens and employees to unmask a perilous killer, during this really good new Florentine secret via Christobel Kent.
The new crime novel within the acclaimed Detective Sandro Cellini secret sequence, which reveals Cellini investigating once more "the savage passions and politics that lie underneath" Florentine society.
— The Guardian
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Sala Contains medieval Europe’s greatest secular fresco, full of everyday life details (see p30). @ Sala del Mappamondo Across from Simone Martini’s Guidoriccio da Foligno (see also p30) is his impressive Maestà (1315). Among the frescoes is a monochrome 15thcentury battle scene. and Cappella £ Anticappella Taddeo di Bartolo frescoed both rooms. The chapel, beyond an ornate screen, contains a ﬁne altarpiece by Sodoma. di Balia $ Sala Spinello Aretino and his son teamed up (1407–08) to illustrate the life of Pope Alexander III, featuring a fantastic naval battle.
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The Killing Room (Sandro Cellini, Book 5) by Christobel Kent