Christine's childhood was utterly desolate. Starved of all love, she was so consumed with loneliness and fear that she was drawn in to the world of a dangerous serial killer.Christine was abandoned as a baby by her mother on the doorstep of a convent. She was adopted, but this only turned out to be the start of a new nightmare. When she was 13, she was sent her back to the orphanage. It was this act of betrayal that pushed her to breaking point.Christine began a desperate quest for her real father but a twisted path of events finally took her face to face with Ian Brady, the notorious Moors Murderer. It was this extraordinary encounter that forced Christine to confront reality and allowed her to reclaim her life.Searching For Daddy is a shocking true story of desperate loneliness and phenomenal courage that will move and inspire anyone who reads it.
Christine Joanna Hart has worked for several intelligence agencies where she was trained as an undercover operative. Her in-depth investigative journalism and writing on terrorism has appeared extensively in the Sunday Times and News of the World. Christine has found personal happiness through motherhood and lives with her son, Arthur, in Chiswick.