THE STARTER MARRIAGE sold over 50,000 copies in paperback alone, and reprinted three times within a month of publication. This new novel has the same widespread appeal - ELEGANCE meets the Brownies... Brownies are part of British culture: more than 50% of women have been a Brownie at some point Kate Harrison's first novel, OLD SCHOOL TIES, was shortlisted for WH Smiths Fresh Talent THE STARTER MARRIAGE received excellent reviews: 'I enjoyed it more than any book I've read in a long time - every time I put it down, I couldn't wait to pick it up again ... compulsively readable: warm and witty, moving and insightful ... I loved it' Louise Voss. 'An enjoyable, bitter-sweet read' Heat. 'An upbeat, must-read tale for anyone who has been through he pain of a failed relationship. It delivers insight and humour through richly portrayed characters' Easy Living. '[A] slick, bittersweet comedy' Mail on Sunday. 'The bitter-sweet roller-coaster ... A refreshing take on thirtysomething angst' Eve.
Kate Harrison is in her thirties and before turning to novels, worked in television, as a programme developer. She has also been a director on Panorama, Newsround and Midlands Today. She lives in West London.
'A nostalgic read' HEAT MAGAZINE 'A poignant and funny novel' SHE 'Nostalgic' -- Fanny Blake WOMAN & HOME 'A must read' GUIDING MAGAZINE 'Cleverly interwoven stories make this an almost instant hook' BIRMINGHAM MAIL 27.01.07