Kate Thompson an award-winning journalist, ghostwriter and novelist who has spent the past two decades in the UK mass market and book publishing industry. Over the past eight years Kate has written nine fiction and non-fiction titles, three of which have made the Sunday Times top ten bestseller list. Secrets of the Homefront Girls will be her tenth book.
Praise for Secrets of the Homefront Girls - :Beautifully written, well drawn characters and a plot that had me guessing. I could really feel the emotion.Kate Thompson is a skillful and humane storyteller who lights up the sooty face of the old East End with tales full of drama and human interest. I loved this book, so filled with life and compassion and the sadness of wartime. Kate has caught the idioms and spirit of those tough women and the characters just danced off the pageA huge amount of social comment has been woven into the storyline. Telling it like it really was is so important - the good old days were not at all good for many people, especially women, and this book brings that out very clearlyA brilliant new novel recreates Yardley's famous 'lipstick line; and the lives of the women who proudly worked there - Daily ExpressKate Thompson's wartime novels always strike a chord and Secrets of the Homefront Girls is no exception. You can almost smell the Yardley violets drifting over the factory as the girls live lives complicated by the trials and tribulations of war - My WeeklyLose yourself in this moving war story - Take a Break