Thompson has an MA in English and French literature from Trinity
College, Dublin. She has had fifteen best-selling novels
published, including the number one bestseller The Blue Hour
(shortlisted for an RNA award) and the
Lissamore Trilogy. Kate lives some of the year in Dublin, and some on
the West coast of Ireland. She is happily married, with one
daughter. A former actress, she was the recipient of a Dublin
Theatre Festival Best Actress award. Kate has contributed to
numerous publications and broadcast media in both Ireland and the
novels have been translated into French, German, Greek, Italian,
Czech and Dutch, and are available as audio books. She is a scuba diver, a wild swimmer, and the fond keeper of
a beautiful Burmese cat. In July 2014 she published her first
historical novel, Liberty Silk, under the nom de plume
This was followed by Another
Heartbeat in the House in 2015. Another Heartbeat
was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards.
Her next novel -
The Gingerbread House - is due in 2017.
available for one on one mentoring with aspirant novelists: please
click here for details.
for details of her two latest novels
© 2016 Kate Thompson