The Leaplings Trilogy  is Kat's big debut. What began as an impromptu story for her son and daughter slowly blossomed into a heart-pounding, non-stop thriller. She's currently working on her young adult space thriller, Pyxis Risen. We can't wait to see what imaginative yarn she weaves next!

-Excerpt from the young adult book The Leaplings, A New Beginning 

Meet the Young Adult Author Kat Kent

     "That was you who said my name from across the rotunda," Nicole said suspiciously.

     Jake, a sweet guy with bad boy looks, had kept his voice so low, it was inaudible to the naked ear.

     "Yeah," he said, softly.  "Sorry for messin' with you.  I had to know for sure."  His dark blue eyes never left her face.

     "Had to know what, exactly?" Nicole said, her pretty face hot with color.

     "That you were one of us...a leapling," he said.

     Then the assembly room went dark.