Kate Morton grew up in the mountains of south-east Queensland and lives now with her husband and young sons "
"in London. She has degrees in dramatic art and English literature, specializing in nineteenth-century tragedy and contemporary gothic novels. "
"Kate has sold over ten million copies of her novels in thirty-three languages, across thirty-eight countries. The Shifting Fog, published internationally as The House at Riverton, The Forgotten Garden, The Distant Hours and The Secret Keeper have all been number one bestsellers around the world. Each novel won the Australian Book Industry award for General Fiction Book of the Year.
From the beaches of Sussex in 1935, to the swinging sixties in London and Sicily in the 1870s, these books will take you to another time and place, wherever you’re spending the summer.
Join a host of brilliant fiction authors, including David Baldacci, Mandasue Heller, Kate Morton, Emma Flint, Fiona Cummins, Michelle Davies and Aga Lesiewicz for a three-day festival in partnership with four North East Libraries.
Panicking about what books to pack for your holidays? No fear. With the help of author Kate Morton, we've put together a flawless summer reading list for you...
Our pick of the best books to take to the beach, to the pool, to read in the garden or any other kind of holiday this Summer.
Missing children, spooky houses and writing a world you love. We travel to Cornwall to take a gander around the places that inspired Kate Morton's new book, The Lake House.