The bestselling, unforgettable epic family saga of drama, betrayal and revenge
Barbara Taylor Bradford was born in Leeds, and by the age of twenty was an editor and columnist on Fleet Street. Her first novel, A Woman of Substance, became an enduring worldwide bestseller. Her novels have sold more than eighty-five million copies worldwide in more than ninety countries and forty languages, and ten mini-series and television movies have been made of her books. She lives in New York City with her husband, television producer Robert Bradford.
'An extravagant, absorbing novel of love,
courage, ambition, war, death and passion.'
New York Times
'A mighty saga. Little has been so riveting since Gone With the Wind' Evening News
'A long, satisfying novel of money, power, passion and
revenge, set against the sweep of 20th-century
Los Angeles Times
'Few novelists are as consummate as Barbara Taylor Bradford at keeping the reader turning the page. She is one of the world's best at spinning yarns' Guardian