Jenny Colgan

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Jenny T. Colgan
Born 1972 (age 41–42)
Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
Pen name Jenny Colgan,
Jane Beaton,
J. T. Colgan,
Jenny T. Colgan
Language English
Nationality British
Period 2000-present
Genre Chick-lit
Notable awards RoNA Award
Spouse Andrew
Children 3

www.jennycolgan.com

Jenny Colgan (born 1972 in Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland) is a British chick-lit writer of romantic comedies since 2000. She also used the pseudonym Jane Beaton and J. T. Colgan for other fiction. In 2013, her novel Welcome to Rosie Hopkin's Sweetshop of Dreams won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association.[1]

Biography[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Jenny Colgan was born in 1972 in Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, British. She studied at Edinburgh University. She worked for six years in the health service, moonlighting as a cartoonist and a stand-up comic.

She is married with Andrew, a marine engineer, had three children, Wallace, Michael-Francis, and Delphie.[2] She lives between France and London.

In 2000, she published her first novel, publishing romantic comedies. In 2013, her novel Welcome to Rosie Hopkin's Sweetshop of Dreams won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association.

In July 2012 her Doctor Who tie-in novel Dark Horizons was published under the name J. T. Colgan.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

As Jenny Colgan[edit]

Single novels[edit]

  • Amanda's Wedding (2000)
  • Looking for Andrew McCarthy (2001)
  • Talking to Addison (2001)
  • Working Wonders (2003) aka Arthur Project
  • Do You Remember the First Time? (2004) aka The Boy I Loved Before
  • Sixteen Again (2004)
  • Where Have All the Boys Gone? (2005)
  • West End Girls (2006)
  • Operation Sunshine (2007)
  • Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend (2008)
  • The Good, the Bad and the Dumped (2010)
  • The Loveliest Chocolate Shop In Paris (2013)
  • The Little Beach Street Bakery (2014)

Cupcake Café[edit]

  1. Meet me at the Cupcake Café (2011)
  2. Christmas at the Cupcake Café (2012)

Rosie Hopkins' Sweet Shop[edit]

  1. Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweet Shop of Dreams (2012)
  2. Christmas at Rosie Hopkins’ Sweet Shop (2013)

Doctor Who[edit]

  • Into the Nowhere (2014)

As Jane Beaton[edit]

Maggie, a Teacher In Turmoil[edit]

  1. Class (2008)
  2. Rules (2010)

J. T. Colgan[edit]

Doctor Who[edit]

  • Doctor Who: Dark Horizons (2012)

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