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Kate Long - Author


A former teacher, Kate Long born in 1964 grew up in Blackrod, Lancashire. She wrote her first novel, The Bad Mother's Handbook, after her children had gone to bed and "if there was nothing good on the telly." She currently lives with her husband and two young children in the small village in Shropshire.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Kate Long

A Mother's Guide to Cheating
Kate Long
March 2010 Good Housekeeping selection. The Bad Mother’s Handbook was a hit for Kate Long and now she’s back with A Mother’s Guide To Cheating, an intelligent, well-observed and poignant portrayal of a mother and daughter navigating...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/02/2010
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The Daughter Game
Kate Long
This is quite a sad tale of one woman’s need to have a child, in a marriage where the husband does not. Anna’s maternal instincts are expressed through the extra mile she will go to help the pupils she teaches...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/03/2008
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Queen Mum
Kate Long
Two very different mothers swap lives for two weeks of reality TV. It is strange how one’s sympathies chop and change in this sensitive, compulsive and astute read, her best since her brilliant The Bad Mother’s Handbook, which you...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 02/03/2007
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Queen Mum
Kate Long
This is a book about families and friendships and how, so often, everything is not what it seems. It is told by Ally whose best friend and next door neighbour, Juno, signs up for a reality-TV show, ‘Queen Mumâ. Juno...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2006
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Swallowing Grandma
Kate Long
The Bad Mother’s Handbook, Kate Long’s first novel, was one of my favourite books of last year, do seek it out. This too is a delight. We meet Katherine aged 18, she has been brought up by her poisonous...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/02/2006
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The Bad Mother's Handbook
Kate Long
I had the same feeling reading this as I did Kate Atkinson’s Behind the Scenes at the Museum. It is very special. Related in the different voices of the three generations of women living together through one momentous year,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/02/2005
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Mothers & Daughters
Kate Long
Three generations of one family driven apart by infidelity, in this riveting new novel from the author of The Bad Mother's Handbook.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2011
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Before She Was Mine
Kate Long
A warm, witty story of a very modern family in crisis from the bestselling author of The Bad Mother's Handbook.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2012
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Something Only We Know
Kate Long
Sometimes a secret is too big to hide... The new novel from the author of the number one bestselling novel The Bad Mother's Handbook.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/08/2015
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