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Author photo. Kate Morton - Photo by Richard Whitfield

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20,834 (20,845)1,289821 (3.94)1050
The Forgotten Garden 6,808 copies, 416 reviews
The House at Riverton 4,771 copies, 241 reviews
The Distant Hours 3,156 copies, 195 reviews
The Secret Keeper 2,770 copies, 212 reviews
The Lake House 1,819 copies, 138 reviews
The Clockmaker's Daughter 1,501 copies, 86 reviews
We Were From the Mountains 3 copies, 1 review
Wanderlust (Contributor) 11 copies

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KATE MORTON grew up in the mountains of south-east Queensland and lives now with her husband and three young sons in Brisbane. She has degrees in dramatic art and English literature, specialising in nineteenth-century tragedy and contemporary gothic novels. Kate harboured dreams of joining the Royal Shakespeare Company until she became sidetracked writing novels, and still feels a pang of longing each time she goes to the theatre and the house lights dim.

Kate used to hide to read when she was small, and still believes that reading should be so pleasurable it feels almost illicit. Her favourite novels are the sort that you can disappear inside, and the thing she most likes hearing from readers is that they stayed up far too late turning pages.

Kate Morton has sold over 10 million copies in 26 languages, across 42 countries. The House at Riverton, The Forgotten Garden, The Distant Hours, The Secret Keeper and The Lake House have all been number one bestsellers around the world.
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