Thirteen Years Later book. Aleksandr made a silent promise to the Lord. Thirteen years ago, in 1812, Captain Aleksei Ivanovich Danilov fought alongside a group of twelve highly-skilled Wallachians who called themselves the 'Oprichniki,' savage mercenaries who helped halt the advancement of French troops into Russia. But Danilov soon discovered that the group were actually 'voordalak' (vampires) and, believing them to be a greater threat to Russia and mankind itself, he systematically hunted and destroyed each and everyone one of them.
Thirteen Years Later is laid against the events leading up to the Dekabrist revolution in December 1825. For 13 years Russia has been at nominal peace. But a number of young officers who visited France during its Bonapartist years now dream of freeing Russia by forcing a constitution on the Autocrat. Czar Alexander, a reformer in his youth, now clings more tightly to his power and his vision of Holy Russia. But his greater fear is that a promise made and broken by Peter the Great himself will destroy him, his dynasty, and his country
Thirteen years later. His wife, the Tsaritsa Yelizaveta, would follow later in grander style. A small crowd of monks had gathered, and was now joined by the metropolitan. Aleksandr leapt nonchalantly on to the calèche and hid the pain it caused in his legs and back.
In Thirteen Years Later Jasper Kent provides us with the second of the five courses that make up the ral/fantasy banquet that is The Danilov Quintet. Russia has been at peace for a decade. Bonaparte is long dead and the threat of invasion is no more. Thirteen Years Later The Danilov Quintet: Book 2 . For Colonel Aleksei Ivanovich Danilov, life is calm The Third Section The Danilov Quintet: Book 3 . After forty years of peace in Europe, war rages.
1825 – Europe and Russia have been at peace for ten years. For Colonel Aleksei Ivanovich Danilov, life is peaceful. Not only have the French been defeated but so have the twelve monstrous creatures he once fought alongside, and then against, ten or more years ago. His duty is still to serve and to protect his tsar, Aleksandr the First. But now the one who was betrayed by the Romanovs has returned to exact revenge for what has been denied him. And for Aleksei, knowing this chills his very soul . More books from this author: Jasper Kent. More books in this series: Danilov Quintet. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you'll love.
Jasper Kent (born 1968) is an English author and composer. As a composer his work is generally in the field of musical theatre and his novel series include the Danilov Quintet and the Charlie Woolf Mysteries. Born in Worcestershire, England, Jasper was educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham and read Natural Sciences (specializing in theoretical physics) at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge.
Danilov Quintet 2). Jasper Kent. The French have been defeated, as have the twelve monstrous creatures he once fought alongside, and then against, all those years before. His duty is still to his tsar, Aleksandr the First, but today the enemy is merely human. But the tsar himself knows he can never be at peace.
Aleksandr made a silent promise to the Lord. 1825, and Russia has been at peace for a decade. For Colonel Aleksei Ivanovich Danilov, life is calm.
Jasper Kent was born in Worcestershire, England, in 1968. He attended King Edward’s School, Birmingham, and went on to study natural sciences at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, specializing in physics. Jasper has spent almost twenty years working as a software engineer in the UK and in Europe, while also working on writing both fiction and music