Young Dublin actress Deirdre O'Dare has just landed her first big role and desperately wants to shine - and to impress David, the director she has fallen madly in love with. But while Deirdre loves David, David loves leading lady Eva. Meanwhile, Sebastian and Rory wait in the wings... A funny, entertaining and sexy backstage tale set in Dublin's theatre world, It Means Mischief details the romantic adventures of a young woman who - during one long, hot summer - discovers the difference between infatuation, lust and love.
Kate Thompson was born in Belfast. She came to Dublin to study French and English and had a successful career as an actress and voice-over artist before ditching the day job to write full-time. Her novels, It Means Mischief, More Mischief, Going Down, The Blue Hour (shortlisted for the Parker award in 2003), Striking Poses, A Perfect Life, Living the Dream and Sex, Lies and Fairytales, have been widely translated. Kate has had a ninth novel - Hard to Choos - published under her pen-name Pixie Pirelli. She divides her time between Dublin and the West of Ireland, is happily married with one daughter and is currently working on her tenth novel. For more information on Kate Thompson and her books, visit her website at- u>www.kate-thompson.com