In 2006, Charlie launched her critically acclaimed life transformation story and was celebrated on the Sunday Times best seller list
"An intelligent articulate woman. An incredible life - an extraordinary story.”
- Lorraine Kelly, 2006
"Nice lady - very articulate. We are all fascinated"
- Kay Adams, Loose Women 2006 (Charlie centre)
"She's been there, done that, got the t-shirt and come through with flying colours!"
- Trisha Goddard, 2006
"Charlie's is the kind of positive story that the government would like to replicate across the country"
- The Independent Newspaper, 2006
"Story is that of the enterprising entrepreneur... She's no angel, but she's honest and funny... A success story"
- Daily Express Newspaper 2006
"A story of triumph over adversity"
- The Daily Mail 2006
"Charlie is no angel...An amazing true story of success and redemption"
- Manchester Evening News, 2007
"She wears the emotional scars like badges of honour in her harrowing, yet often uplifting autobiography"
- Yorkshire Evening Post, June 2006
"Lord Sugar might meet his match if Charlie ever entered The Apprentice..."
"...Charlie is a fierce fighter and on love, well, she’s a bit of an expert"
- The Belfast Telegraph, November 2011