Katy Regan - Author

About the Author

Katy Regan worked at 19 magazine for two years before joining Marie Claire in 2002. 'Highlights' in that position included spending ten days in the buff on a nudist resort and becoming a footballer's wife for a week – all in the name of investigative journalism.

In 2004 at the height of her career as the office roving reporter singleton, she fell accidentally pregnant by her best mate (who just remained a friend). Seeing the creative possibilities in this unconventional situation, her editor commissioned her to write a column - And then there were three… which proved so successful it ran for two years and inspired many a reader to write in to Katy with their life story. She has now taken her loyal following to her blog: The State She's In on the Marie Claire website. Her first novel One Thing Led to Another is out now.

She lives in Little Berkhamsted and shares care of her son Fergus with his dad.

Featured books by Katy Regan

The Story of You

The Story of You

Author: Katy Regan Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/09/2014

There is no story of me without the story of you I want to explain it all to you. How this happened. How that summer - the summer I was 16 - made me the person I am today. I want to share my memories with you: the happy memories are like sunbursts, sparkling on the sea. But then, like a current dragging me under, there's that summer of 1997. The summer my life exploded. The summer I had to grow up. The summer you came into my life. And so this is the story of you.

Other books by Katy Regan

Little Big Love

Little Big Love

Author: Katy Regan Format: eBook Release Date: 12/06/2018

One of Real Simple's Best Books of 2018About a Boy meets Parenthood in this smart, big-hearted love story about a family for whom everything changed one night, a decade ago, and the young boy who unites them all.Ten-year-old Zac Hutchinson collects facts: octopuses have three hearts, Usain Bolt is the fastest man on earth. But no one will tell him the one thing he wants to know most: who his father is and where he went. When Zac's mother, Juliet, inadvertently admits that his dad is the only man she's ever loved, Zac decides he is going to find him and deliver his mom the happily ever after she deserves.But Liam Jones left for a reason, and as Zac searches for clues of his father, Juliet begins to rebuild what shattered on the day that was at once the happiest and most heartbreaking of her life. Told through the eyes of Zac, Juliet, and grandfather Mick, Little Big Love is a layered, heartfelt, utterly satisfying story about family, love, and the secrets that can define who we are.

Little Big Man

Little Big Man

Author: Katy Regan Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/04/2018

Meet 10-year-old Zac - a boy on a mission - in Katy Regan's new novel Little Big Man . . . You can't see the truth from the outside, that's what I've worked out. Ten-year-old Zac has never met his dad, who allegedly did a runner before he was born. But when his mum lets slip that he's the only man she's ever loved, Zac turns detective and, roping in his best friend, hatches a plan to find his father and give his mum the happy-ever-after she deserves. What he doesn't realize, though, is that sometimes people have good reasons for disappearing . . . Little Big Man is a story about family secrets and fierce, familial love. It's about growing up and being accepted; grief and lies, and the damage they can do. Most of all though, it's about a little boy determined to hunt down the truth; a boy who wants to give the Dad he's never met a second chance to be a father - and his mum a second chance at love.

Little Big Man

Little Big Man

Author: Katy Regan Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/04/2018

Meet 10-year-old Zac - a boy on a mission - in Katy Regan's new novel Little Big Man . . . You can't see the truth from the outside, that's what I've worked out. Ten-year-old Zac has never met his dad, who allegedly did a runner before he was born. But when his mum lets slip that he's the only man she's ever loved, Zac turns detective and, roping in his best friend, hatches a plan to find his father and give his mum the happy-ever-after she deserves. What he doesn't realize, though, is that sometimes people have good reasons for disappearing . . . Little Big Man is a story about family secrets and fierce, familial love. It's about growing up and being accepted; grief and lies, and the damage they can do. Most of all though, it's about a little boy determined to hunt down the truth; a boy who wants to give the Dad he's never met a second chance to be a father - and his mum a second chance at love.

Story of You

Story of You

Author: Katy Regan Format: eBook Release Date: 25/09/2014

Your past will always be part of you, but does it have to define your future? Or can you rewrite your story?I want to explain it all to you. How this happened. How that summer - the summer I was 16 - made me the person I am today.I want to share my memories with you: the happy memories are like sunbursts, sparkling on the sea. But then, like a current dragging me under, there's that summer of 1997.The summer my life exploded.The summer I had to grow up.The summer you came into my life.And so this is the story of you.

The Story of You

The Story of You

Author: Katy Regan Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/09/2014

There is no story of me without the story of you I want to explain it all to you. How this happened. How that summer - the summer I was 16 - made me the person I am today. I want to share my memories with you: the happy memories are like sunbursts, sparkling on the sea. But then, like a current dragging me under, there's that summer of 1997. The summer my life exploded. The summer I had to grow up. The summer you came into my life. And so this is the story of you.

Story of You: Part Four, Chapters 25-34 of 34

Story of You: Part Four, Chapters 25-34 of 34

Author: Katy Regan Format: eBook Release Date: 03/07/2014

Your past will always be part of you, but does it have to define your future? Or can you rewrite your story?Katy Regan's new novel, The Story of You, has been serialized into 4 parts - this is the final PART 4 OF 4 (Chapters 25 to 34 of 34).*The first three parts of The Story of You are being released weekly from 12th June 2014, before the full novel is published. The final part will be released on 3rd July 2014, when the full novel will also be available to buy in ebook and paperback*I want to explain it all to you. How this happened. How that summer - the summer I was 16 - made me the person I am today.I want to share my memories with you: the happy memories are like sunbursts, sparkling on the sea. But then, like a current dragging me under, there's that summer of 1997.The summer my life exploded.The summer I had to grow up.The summer you came into my life.And so this is the story of you.

Story of You: Part Three, Chapters 17-24 of 34

Story of You: Part Three, Chapters 17-24 of 34

Author: Katy Regan Format: eBook Release Date: 26/06/2014

Your past will always be part of you, but does it have to define your future? Or can you rewrite your story?Katy Regan's new novel, The Story of You, has been serialized into 4 parts - this is PART 3 OF 4 (Chapters 17 to 24 of 34).*The first three parts of The Story of You are being released weekly from 12th June 2014, before the full novel is published. The final part will be released on 3rd July 2014, when the full novel will also be available to buy in ebook and paperback*I want to explain it all to you. How this happened. How that summer - the summer I was 16 - made me the person I am today.I want to share my memories with you: the happy memories are like sunbursts, sparkling on the sea. But then, like a current dragging me under, there's that summer of 1997.The summer my life exploded.The summer I had to grow up.The summer you came into my life.And so this is the story of you.

Story of You: Part Two, Chapters 9-16 of 34

Story of You: Part Two, Chapters 9-16 of 34

Author: Katy Regan Format: eBook Release Date: 19/06/2014

Your past will always be part of you, but does it have to define your future? Or can you rewrite your story?Katy Regan's new novel, The Story of You, has been serialized into 4 parts - this is PART 2 OF 4 (Chapters 9 to 16 of 34).*The first three parts of The Story of You are being released weekly from 12th June 2014, before the full novel is published. The final part will be released on 3rd July 2014, when the full novel will also be available to buy in ebook and paperback*I want to explain it all to you. How this happened. How that summer - the summer I was 16 - made me the person I am today.I want to share my memories with you: the happy memories are like sunbursts, sparkling on the sea. But then, like a current dragging me under, there's that summer of 1997.The summer my life exploded.The summer I had to grow up.The summer you came into my life.And so this is the story of you.

How We Met

How We Met

Author: Katy Regan Format: eBook Release Date: 31/01/2013

There are some people you can't imagine life without.What, at the end of it all, is really important?Liv and her friends can't imagine a life different from now: freedom, lifelong friendships, and dreams that are still within their reach.Then, Liv dies.For those left behind - Mia, Fraser, Anna, Norm and Melody - everything stops. Their lives and dreams are frozen in time.In the years that follow, they decide to meet on Liv's birthday to raise a toast and celebrate her life, even though none of them are living their own - not really. Time marches inexorably on, and yet without Liv, the lynchpin of the group, they are all flailing. Mia and Fraser are quietly falling apart because of the secret they share and, as truths are unearthed and their friendships are tested to the limit, they have to ask themselves - is it time to get on with the business of actually living?

The One Before The One

The One Before The One

Author: Katy Regan Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/11/2010

A contemporary love story told with Katy's inimitable laugh-out-loud humour, poignancy and heart.TO DO LISTMake something with QuinoaPluck eyebrowsDo something 'cultural' every weekDump married boyfriendCaroline's life was meant to be sorted when she made the decision to end her engagement, 3 months before the big day. With her to-do list tasks getting crossed off and her career going great guns, Caroline is sure she's now a fully functioning adult. So when her 17 year old half-sister Lexi, arrives unexpectedly at her door, it doesn't quite fit with her image that she's drunk and wearing her wedding dress!Lexi has come to stay for the summer but their relationship is strained, as Lexi is the result of their father's infidelity. An affair that led to the divorce that destroyed Caroline's mother and ruined her own childhood. Needless to say, Caroline is in no hurry to confess her relationship with her married lover Toby.As the summer wears on, Caroline has decisions to make, and a life to reconsider, but surely a 17 year old can't teach her anything about how to live well?

One Thing Led to Another

One Thing Led to Another

Author: Katy Regan Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/02/2009

A smart, punchy, poignant and achingly funny debut based on Katy Regan's hugely popular Marie Claire column And then there were three...sort ofTess Jarvis' rules for life have always been somewhatrelaxed...1.Never go to bed before your last guest has leftTess and Gina's flat has a jacuzzi so it's the obvious location for a party ... every night2.Make great friends and keep them closeThought not actually in your bed.Tess and Jim's claims that they are `just good friends' has everyone's eyes rolling.3.Look on the bright side of lifeAfter all it could be so much worse.Tess's job interviewing the nation's catastrophes proves this every day.4.Don't wait for the weekend to wear your fancy knickersAlthough be warned, this can lead to all manner of messes...Tess has always been one to wing it but she's fast realizing that her bank of blag is running out of funds. At 28, is it time to grow up? Maybe having a baby with your best friend isn't the best way to start...

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