Katherine Cowan


Katherine Cowan was born and grew up in Belfast; after finishing school she lived in France before moving to London, where she qualified in Social Work; subsequent work centred on mental health and child abuse. Her experiences during this time prompted her to write and resulted in her first novel, 'Catch Yourself On'.
Katherine has just finished her second novel, 'No Chance', which, like 'Catch Yourself On', draws on situations and experiences encountered in her working life. It should be available in early 2012.

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No Chance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,680. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Olive has a very dark background. She befriends Chloe as social services start to suspect child abuse. Olive wants to help but her paranoia makes it difficult. Alison heads an inquiry into the disastrous outcome of Chloe’s case. Her unlikely but tenacious team uncovers more than expected. No Chance takes you through death and disaster as each flawed hero seeks a result that will redeem them.
Catch Yourself On
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,020. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Set against a backdrop of post 9/11 political intrigue, and with its roots in the ‘Troubles’ of Northern Ireland, this taut thriller brutally explores, through the relationships of its characters, the price paid by ordinary people for domestic terrorism. CATCH YOURSELF ON (An Ulster expression – i.e. come to your senses and realise what’s really going on – ‘wise up’.)

Katherine Cowan's tag cloud

abuse    love interest    relationships    revenge    terrorism    violence