Esther Rantzen

A Secret Life
  • A Secret Life

  • The gripping story of woman forced to fight for the truth in a competitive world. When Suzannah Piper, TV star and media personality, is killed in a tragic car accident, many publicly grieve but few genuinely mourn. For Suzannah chose to live her life in the spotlight, and real friends are scarce in the glittering but shallow celebrity world. But investigative journalist Lucy Strong, one of the few people who knew the real Suzannah, mourns her. When, a decade ago, Lucy arrived in London a na-ve, insecure young girl in search of a TV career, it was Suzannah who saw her intelligence and nurtured it. It was Suzannah who taught her to play the media game. And it was Suzannah who helped Lucy to achieve her dream. Now, after her death, Lucy suddenly gets her chance to repay Suzannah, for crucial things about the night of her death don't add up. But as Lucy starts to discover the secret life that Suzannah kept from even her, she realises that Suzannah was playing a dangerous game. And soon her own life is under threat -

Esther Rantzen is one of TV's best-loved personalities, with a career that spans over thirty years. From her first days as a journalist, and early fame on That's Life, through to That's Esther, the show she currently presents, she is one of Britain's most enduringly successful personalities. She lives in London and is currently writing her next novel.