Kate Morton





Kate Morton

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Kate Morton grew up in the mountains of southeast Queensland, Australia. She has degrees in Dramatic Art and English Literature and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Queensland. Kate lives with her husband and two young sons in Brisbane.
Kate Morton's books have been published in 31 countries. The House at Riverton was a Sunday Times #1 bestseller in the UK in 2007 and a New York Times bestseller in 2008. The Shifting Fog (now The House of Riverton) won General Fiction Book of the Year at the 2007 Australian Book Industry Awards. Was nominated for Most Popular Book at the British Book Awards in 2008. Her second book, The Forgotten Garden, was a #1 bestseller in Australia and a Sunday Times #1 bestseller in the UK in 200...more


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Christmas in Australia doesn't look much like a Nat King Cole song. Sandcastles rather than snowmen, surfinginstead of sleigh-rides, and a lot of overdressed Santas handing melted chocolates out to kids. There are mangoes involved, lots of them, and a box of cherries that I have to hide or else I'll eat myself ill.


It's hot outside, the sort of hot that comes laden with moisture, searing heat by...

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The Forgotten Garden
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 106,070 ratings — published 2008 — 91 editions
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The Secret Keeper
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 49,741 ratings — published 2010 — 62 editions
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The House at Riverton
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 52,242 ratings — published 2006 — 90 editions
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The Distant Hours
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 33,844 ratings — published 2010 — 81 editions
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Kate Morton Collection: The...
4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 397 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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The Kate Morton Collection:...
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忘れられた花園 Vol. 2
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忘れられた花園 Vol. 1
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We Were From the Mountains
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Wanderlust: A Book Club Sam...
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"The gothic novelist spins a family mystery over half a century in The Secret Keeper, in which a daughter uncovers her mother's early years during the London Blitz." ...More

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“It is a cruel, ironical art, photography. The dragging of captured moments into the future; moments that should have been allowed to be evaporate into the past; should exist only in memories, glimpsed through the fog of events that came after. Photographs force us to see people before their future weighed them down....”
Kate Morton, The House at Riverton

“Memory is a cruel mistress with whom we all must learn to dance.”
Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden

“You make a life out of what you have, not what you're missing.”
Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden

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