Kate is the best-selling author of four novels – That Slippery Slope, Famous, Making Lemonade and Next of Kin. She enjoys writing books that make people stop for a while, smile, and even laugh out loud. Prior to becoming an author Kate has been a writer for television commercials, a burger bar owner, and an event manager. Kate is the regular book reviewer for the Good Morning television programme, and also writes reviews for North & South magazine. When she's not writing Kate can be found with a good book and a glass of wine in hand. Kate lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with her family.