Behind the Black Door
Sarah Brown, wife of former prime minister Gordon Brown, gives her personal account of life at number 10 Downing Street. The Sunday Times bestseller
In this personal memoir about life at 10 Downing Street, Sarah Brown shares the secrets of living behind the most famous front door in the world.
Sarah gave up a successful career in business to serve the country. A passionate campaigner for women and children, she mobilised over a million people through her early adoption of Twitter.
If you've ever wondered what it's like to pack for a photo call with supermodels or pause a speech in front of hundreds when the autocue fails, it's all here - from what to do when the school play clashes with a visit to the White House to what it feels like to support the man you love as he takes tough decisions to stave off global financial meltdown...
Intimate, reflective, surprising and funny, Behind the Black Door takes us backstage to reveal what it's like to be an ordinary woman, wife and mother in extraordinary circumstances.
Praise for Behind the Black Door
Brown is well posed to exploit a fresh readership. She has attracted more than 1 million followers on Twitter, overtaking the ubiquitous Stephen Fry to become the most followed Briton on the micro-blogging siteGuardian
Of all the New Labour memoirs, there is a sense in the publishing industry that Mrs Brown's book could be the most successful of them allDylan Jones, Independent
Warm and candidDaily Mail
Fascinating readingLaura Barton, Guardian
A fascinating insight into the Browns' 1046 days in powerDaily Record