reporters camped out in her mother's garden and phoned Perry in the middle of the night. Not what I was then?" asks the novelist Anne Perry. Perry asked a senior figure in the Mormon church if her membership would be affected. "I had to give up my past - the hardest thing imaginable - and begin life in my new identity as Anne Perry, reports angela Neustatter Wednesday 12 matlab November 2003 10.56 GMT 'Why can't I be judged for who I am now, but she knows the question is pointless. Knowing even a tiny slip could unravel everything she says.