Leanne Crompton had it all - beauty, fame, money. But when Leanne is sacked by her modelling agency she soon finds herself penniless. With her seven-year-old daughter Kia to support, she has no option but to head north to her home town . . . back to her wayward family. With a brother just released from prison, another being taken for a mug by his wannabe-WAG girlfriend, and two sisters trying to escape her shadow, life with the Cromptons is a harsh reminder of how far she's fallen. Now, starting over and with an explosive secret to hold on to - the identity of Kia's dad - things start to get tough. Can she trust her ruthless mother Tracy not to sell her out to the papers? Or will Kia's dad catch up with her and silence her for good? i> i>Tough Love is the startling debut novel from former pop star and tabloid favourite Kerry Katona. Her memoir, Too Much Too Young, was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller.
Kerry was born in Warrington in 1980. She came into the limelight when she joined the hugely successful band Atomic Kitten, but left in 2001 when her first daughter was born. As well as winning I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! she has been a regular presenter on Loose Women, starred in the successful Irish TV series Show Band, and has been the subject of a prime time ITV documentary, My Fair Kerry. Her memoir Too Much, Too Young was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.