Before becoming a novelist, Kate Harrison worked for a news agency, reporting mainly for the national tabloids. She then moved to the BBC where she was a reporter in regional news in Bristol and Birmingham, producer on NEWSROUND, and worked on PANORAMA and other investigative/consumer shows and documentaries.
Kate is the author of eight novels, including the SECRET SHOPPER series. In 2011 she published the first of her young adult trilogy, SOUL BEACH and in 2013 she published the first of the highly successful 5:2 DIET books. Kate has written for national newspapers and magazines including the TELEGRAPH, MAIL ON SUNDAY, RED and COSMOPOLITAN.