Christobel Kent was born in London and educated at Cambridge. She has lived variously in Essex, London and Italy. Her childhood included several years spent on a Thames sailing barge in Maldon, Essex with her father, stepmother, three siblings and four step-siblings. She now lives in both Cambridge and Florence with her husband and five children.
Christobel Kent is one of our most assured thriller writers. The Loving Husband is a perfectly paced and plotted novel - Good HousekeepingA finely-crafted series of flashbacks . . . excellent thriller . . . tense, dense, extremely well-plotted and beautifully written, this is a fine example of the domestic noir genre - Sunday Irish Independent on The Loving HusbandA tautly plotted trail of red herrings, scares and eventual revelations that keep the Gone Girl fever-type buzz alive - Weekend Sport on The Loving HusbandPacked with well-drawn characters, full of atmosphere, twists, turns and menace, this dark psychological chiller has an ending that leaves the heart pounding - Choice on The Crooked HouseAn utterly compulsive psychological thriller. I loved it - S. J. Watson on The Crooked HouseA darkly impressive novel...The sinister, windswept town of Saltleigh is a brooding backdrop, and the characters are sharply drawn - The Lady on The Crooked House