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Christine Keeler's name is as synymous with the Sixties sexual revolution as the Pill. Having found fame and success as a model - the portrait of her naked astride a chair is iconic - her short affair with the minister for war, John Profumo, led to his downfall at the end of Harold Macmillan's Conservative government, and was at the heart of the social and political earthquake that followed. She became the subject of scandal, intrigue and gossip and was tried for perjury and briefly jailed following the death of Stephen Ward, the socialite who had introduced her to Profumo. Now that those directly involved are longer alive, Christine is finally able to tell the full story of that extraordinary time. Secrets and Lies charts the life's journey of a woman history has refused to let go, who can never escape being Christine Keeler. She remains forever a headline It is the fascinating and shocking account of personal sacrifice, unstinting resolve and triumphant survival, set against a backdrop of political turmoil and Cold War espionage.
Christine Keeler was a successful model and now writes and broadcasts.Douglas Thompson isa biographer, broadcaster, and international journalist. Hisbooks include Hollywood People, and biographies of Clint Eastwood, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Madonna.