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Living The Dream
  • Published: 15 July 2005
  • ISBN: 9780553815788
  • Imprint: Bantam
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 624
  • RRP: $19.99

Living The Dream



The latest page-turner by the bestselling author of Striking Poses and A Perfect Life.

We've all dreamt about it, but for Cleo Dowling the dream becomes a reality. Lucky Cleo comes into serious money and takes herself off to the small village of Kilrowan in Connemara to write a novel. But what happens when writer's block sets in and she becomes obsessed with her sexy neighbour?
Dannie Moore's love life has always been complicated, but she has the knack of complicating things even more. When film director Jethro Palmer chooses Kilrowan as the location for a blockbuster movie, the consequences have a cataclysmic effect on her life.
Deirdre O'Dare leaves her husband Rory behind in LA to accompany her friend, movie star Eva Lavery, to Kilrowan. When the cat's away and all that...but who is the cat? And although Deirdre is writing Eva's biography, it would seem that the actress is not telling the truth, the whole truth...

  • Published: 15 July 2005
  • ISBN: 9780553815788
  • Imprint: Bantam
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 624
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Kate Thompson

Kate Thompson is one of the most exciting authors writing for young people today. A born storyteller, her work is highly original and she is thought provoking in her ideas. She has travelled widely in the USA and India and studied law in London. After living in County Clare, she moved to Kinvara in County Galway and there, she discovered her passion for playing the fiddle. She is now an accomplished player and also has a great interest in restoring instruments.

Kate is the only author to win the Children's Books Ireland Bisto Book of the Year award four times - in 2002 for The Beguilers, in 2003 for The Alchemist's Apprentice, in 2004 for Annan Water and in 2006 for The New Policeman.

The New Policeman also won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2005, the Whitbread Book Award Children's category 2005, the Children's Book of the Year in the Irish Book Awards in March 2006 and has been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

In 2008 Kate was again shortlisted for the Children's Books Ireland Bisto Award for her book, The Last of the High Kings, a beautiful and haunting story that delves deep into the magic of Irish myth and folklore.

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Praise for Living The Dream

Sublimely addictive

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