Lament for Christabel by Audrey Peterson
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Set in Florence
(Toscana)
©1991
Out of Print

Audrey Peterson

The Andrew Quentin and Jane Winfield Mystery Series

Lament for Christabel

JACKET NOTES:  In an ancient Italian olive grove, the curtain rises on...Murder!
The late Piero Marini has been a successful, highly acclaimed composer, whose private life was a happily passionate muddle of wives, ex-wives, mistresses--and a single, cherished daughter, the mesmerizing Tina.
Andrew Quentin was at Casa Marini, outside Florence, to study the composer’s brilliant, unfinished “Christabel”, a work that resonated eerily with the composer’s own tumultuous existence. Instead, Quentin stumbled upon a shocking scene that left Tina’s estranged husband dead, Tina haunted by virulent threats--and Andrew utterly in love with the terrified young widow...
On assignment in Italy, Jane Winfield began to sort out the featured players from the extras. And from the Tuscan hills to England’s peaceful Lake District to a tiny Swiss retreat, Jane and Andrew sought to unravel a twenty-year-old mystery--as the visible strands inexorably tightened into a fatal finale!
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The Andrew Quentin and Jane Winfield Mystery Series

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