Jasper Kent

Jasper Kent was born in Worcestershire in 1968. He attended King Edward's School, Birmingham and went to study Natural Sciences at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, specialising in Physics.

Jasper has spent almost twenty years working as a software consultant both in the UK and Europe, whilst working on both fiction and music. He has co written several musicals, including The Promised Land, written and performed to mark the 3000th anniversary of the foundation of Jerusalem and Remember! Remember!, the story of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot.

He currently lives in Brighton, with seven rats called Millie, Martha, Rose, Manjula, Lurleen, Maybe and Bertie, and a person called Helen.

Visit his website at: www.jasperkent.com for more information.

Acclaim for Twelve

'Packed with thrills and witty dialogue, Twelve also boasts rich historical insight and compelling storytelling. A compulsively readable adventure.' Waterstone's Books Quarterly

'Sharpeski ditches Napoleon to fight the undead ... good vampire-hunting fun for a winter's evening' SFX Magazine

July 3rd 2009 interview with Jasper Kent

Jasper Kent was born in Worcestershire in 1968. Twelve, a horror / thriller / fantasy set in Russia amongst Napoleon's invasion of 1812, was published in 2008 to great acclaim. Jasper kindly spoke to Fantasy Book Review in July of 2009.Fantasy Book Review: Twelve was set in Rus [...]

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Jasper Kent reviews


The Danilov Quintet: Book 1 written by Jasper Kent

The voordalak - a creature of legend; tales of which have terrified Russian children for generations. But for Captain Aleksei Ivanovich Danilov - a child of more enlightene [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 8.5 | 1 positive reader reviews


Thirteen Years Later

The Danilov Quintet: Book 2 written by Jasper Kent

1825. Russia has been at peace for a decade. Bonaparte is long dead and the threat of invasion is no more. For Colonel Aleksei Ivanovich Danilov, life is calm. The French h [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 7.5 | 1 positive reader reviews


The Third Section

The Danilov Quintet: Book 3 written by Jasper Kent

Russia 1855. After forty years of peace in Europe, war rages. In the Crimea, the city of Sevastopol is besieged. In the north, Saint Petersburg is blockaded. But in Moscow [...]

Published: 2012

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews