Kate grew up in the wild and beautiful Devon countryside. After studying at Durham University and the Courtauld Institute of Art, she worked as an international art consultant curating collections for palaces and embassies in Europe and the Middle East. When Kate and family left London for the orange groves of Valencia, she began to write full time, publishing work internationally and gaining a MA in Creative Writing. She was a finalist in ITV’s The People’s Author Contest in 2009, and her debut novel ‘The Beauty Chorus’ was published in 2011. Kate now lives in the Middle East and writes a regular blog for writers juggling their work with family life, and the fortnightly Ahlan! magazine Book Club column. Her latest novel ‘The Perfume Garden’ is being published in seven languages
on Sep. 26, 2013 :
This was a truly heartwarming story. The author painted a beautiful picture of love and life.
(review of free book)