Michelle Gayle's career has spanned TV, theatre, film and music. She is best known for her TV appearances, which began in the 1980s with children's drama Grange Hill, followed by EastEnders, before Michelle moved over to a glittering pop career that saw her achieve six top 20 hits and sell a million records, most successfully 1994 single "Sweetness". Michelle has since appeared on TV shows such as Reborn in the USA, Doctors, Holby City, Family Affairs and The Games, and she starred opposite Ed Stoppard in 2006 film Joy Division. In recent years Michelle has presented on Loose Women and also taken part in reality TV shows Come Dine with Me and Dancing On Wheels. Michelle now lives with her partner and son in west London; this is her first novel.