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My new novel A Year At Hotel Gondola is out late March (in the UK you won’t find copies in the bookshops till August but you can buy it online). Here’s what it’s all about:

Kat has never wanted to live a quiet life. She’s an adventurer, a food writer who travels the world visiting far-flung places and eating unusual things. Now she’s about to embark on her biggest adventure yet – a relationship. She’s fallen in love with an Italian man and is moving to Venice where she’ll help him run his guesthouse, Hotel Gondola. Kat will write about the first year of her new adventure, the food she eats, the recipes she collects, the people she meets, and the man she doesn’t really know all that well but is going to make a life with.But as Kat ought to know by now, the thing about adventures is that they never go exactly the way you expect them to

 “A story as evocative and captivating as Venice itself” Fiona Gibson, author of The Woman Who Met Her Match.