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Barbara Taylor Bradford - Author

About the Author

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 bestseller and was followed by many others, most recently Letter from a Stranger. Her books 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.

Featured books by Barbara Taylor Bradford

The Cavendon Luck (Cavendon Chronicles, Book 3)

The Cavendon Luck (Cavendon Chronicles, Book 3)

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/03/2017

As the clouds of war gather over Cavendon Hall, the next generation must step forward...

ebook of the month

Other books by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Woman of Substance

Woman of Substance

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 04/05/2017

The unputdownable multi-million copy bestseller charting the rags to riches story of Emma Harte. In 1905 a young kitchen maid leaves Fairley Hall. Emma Harte is sixteen, single and pregnant. By 1968 she is one of the richest women in the world, ruler of a business empire stretching from Yorkshire to the glittering cities of America and the rugged vastness of Australia. But what is the price she has paid?A Woman of Substance is as impossible to put down as it is to forget. This multi-million copy bestseller is truly a novel of our times.

The Cavendon Luck (Cavendon Chronicles, Book 3)

The Cavendon Luck (Cavendon Chronicles, Book 3)

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/03/2017

As the clouds of war gather over Cavendon Hall, the next generation must step forward...

ebook of the month
Who Are You?: A life in danger. A race against time.

Who Are You?: A life in danger. A race against time.

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 08/09/2016

New ebook short: a gripping drama with a stunning twist from a master storytellerMargo, a high-flying political consultant based in Chicago, has made her name helping others, but now she's the one in trouble. She is just about to board a plane with her husband, Jack, when he suddenly disappears. As Margo frantically attempts to find out what's happened to Jack, she begins to discover how little she knows about the man she's married. Lies, betrayal and double-crossing shock to the core - who can she trust?

Cavendon Luck

Cavendon Luck

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 16/06/2016

As the clouds of war gather over Cavendon Hall, the next generation must step forward...The great house of Cavendon Hall has stood on the Yorkshire moors for centuries. Two families, the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns who serve them, have been bound by loyalty since the first stone was laid.But when war looms, sons, husbands and brothers are called up to fight; trials and tragedies strike the great house itself. The women of every generation and background must rise to meet the terrible threat posed by Hitler.The Cavendon Luck has held for a long time. Can it hold in the face of this greatest threat of all - and can it protect the next generation?

The Cavendon Luck

The Cavendon Luck

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/06/2016

`If you've been suffering withdrawal symptoms from Downton, this is for you' Daily Mail The great house of Cavendon Hall has stood on the Yorkshire moors for centuries. Two families, the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns who serve them, have been bound by loyalty since the first stone was laid. But when war looms, sons, husbands and brothers are called up to fight; trials and tragedies strike the great house itself. The women of every generation and background, led by the Ear's eldest daughter Daphne, and by Cecily Swann, must rise to meet the terrible threat posed by Hitler. The Cavendon Luck has held for a long time. Can it hold in the face of this greatest threat of all - and can it protect the next generation?

Az elveszett fiu

Az elveszett fiu

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 02/03/2016

Sir Maxim West, a dusgazdag angol uzletember, majdnem belehal egy rablo tamadasaba. A labadozasa alatt van ideje vegiggondolni az eletet - vajon hol tevedt el, miert lett o az elveszett fiu?A harmincas evek Nemetorszagaban szuletett, a Westheim-bankhaz igazgatojanak egy szem, imadott gyermekekent, de a nacizmus terhoditasa tonkretette a szulok eletet. Maximot Angliaba menekitettek, de ok nem eltek tul a zsidouldozest...Az otvenes evekben egyre nagyobb vagyona mellett egyetlen dologra vagyott: hogy felesegul vehesse a gyonyoru Anastasiat, a szoke feherorosz lanyt. De amikor vegre letrejon a hazassag, a munkamaniaja gyorsan kikezdi a boldogsagukat, es vegul el is valnak.Masodik felesege, a szep szineszno meghal egy balesetben, a harmadik boldogtalanna teszi, baratnoje teherbe ejteti magat, hiaba nem akar tobb gyereket a ferfi. Az elete remenytelenul osszekuszalodik, es ekkor eri a loves.A korhazban egyszer arra ter magahoz, hogy agya korul all az elso es a harmadik felesege, a szeretoje, a lanya, es volt nevelonoje, a potanyja, aki segitett kimenteni ot a naci Nemetorszagbol. Vajon melyikuk talalja meg az elveszett fiut, melyikuk teremt otthont neki?

mult titkai

mult titkai

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 29/02/2016

Serena Stone harminceves, es o is haborus fotoriporter, akarcsak az apja volt: a hires apa, akinek halala arra keszteti Serenat, hogy atgondolja az eletet. Otthagyja a munkajat, a haborut, a frontvonalat, es elhatarozza, hogy nem is megy vissza soha tobbe.Egy ev telik el a nagy dontese utan, amikor fonoke arra keri, segitsen az afgan hadszinterrol frissen hazatert fotosnak, Zachary Northnak meggyogyulni. Zac sem enni, sem aludni nem tud, amiota otthagyta a haborut. Serena nem orul a keresnek: apja halala utan szakitott Zackel, es a sebek meg frissek mindkettojukben. Aztan persze gyoz a nagylelkusege, es mindent megtesz, hogy a ferfi kigyogyuljon poszttraumas stressz szindromajabol. Lehet, hogy megis egymasnak szanta oket a sors, ahogy mar az edesanyja is megmondta?Serena azonban egyszer csak egy furcsa fenykepre bukkan apja archivumaban. Egy olyan fenykepre, amely alapjaiban kerdojelezi meg, amit magarol es csaladjarol tud. Tobb evtizedes titkok nyomaba ered az arab tavasz hadszinterein, de eleinte csak meg tobb veszteseg eri...Manhattan, Velence, Tripoli: Barbara Taylor Bradford hosnojevel ismet bejarjuk a vilagot, es vegul a titkokra is feny derul.

Cavendon Women (Cavendon Chronicles, Book 2)

Cavendon Women (Cavendon Chronicles, Book 2)

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 26/03/2015

A sweeping, multi-generational saga for fans of Downton Abbey, set around the stately home of Cavendon Hall as the roaring twenties change the family's fortunes forever.1926. One stately home's future lies with four very different young women...On a summer weekend in 1926 the Ingham family gathers at Cavendon Hall, the great house in Yorkshire that has been their family home for centuries, summoned by the Earl. With them are the Swanns who have served the house for generations - and know all their secrets.The estate is under threat: the aftermath of the Great War has left Cavendon facing ruin. Its heir is pushing for divorce so he can follow his heart. And the Earl has a surprise of his own.Four young women from both sides of the house will be the ones to shape its future - Daphne, fighting to modernise her ancestral home; Cecily Swann, forging a path as a fashion designer in London; Deidre, the career girl, and Dulcie, the outspoken debutante. They will change the estate's future for good or ill as the roaring twenties burn towards the Great Depression. Nothing will ever be the same again...

Cavendon Women

Cavendon Women

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 24/03/2015

The Cavendon Women, the stunning sequel to Barbara Taylor Bradford's Cavendon Hall follows the Inghams' and the Swanns' journey from a family weekend in the summer of 1926 through to the devastation of the Wall Street crash of 1929. It all begins on a summer weekend in July of 1926 when, for the first time in years, the earl has planned a family weekend. As the family members come together, secrets, problems, joys, and sorrows are revealed. As old enemies come out of the shadows and the Swanns' loyalty to the Ingham gets tested in ways none of them could have predicted, it's up to the Cavendon women to band together and bring their family into a new decade, and a new way of life.

Emma Harte 7-Book Collection: A Woman of Substance, Hold the Dream, To Be the Best, Emma's Secret, Unexpected Blessings, Just Rewards, Breaking the Rules

Emma Harte 7-Book Collection: A Woman of Substance, Hold the Dream, To Be the Best, Emma's Secret, Unexpected Blessings, Just Rewards, Breaking the Rules

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 04/12/2014

The unputdownable multi-million copy bestseller charting the rags to riches story of Emma HarteThis exclusive ebundle includes all 7 titles in the epic Harte family saga, featuring the legendary woman of substance Emma Harte and her descendants through the generations:A Woman of Substance; Hold the Dream; To Be the Best; Emma's Secret; Unexpected Blessings; Just Rewards and Breaking the Rules

Treacherous

Treacherous

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 14/08/2014

SHORT-LENGTH NOVELLA exclusive on EBOOK only. Secrets, lies and betrayal collide in the gripping new novella from the incomparable Barbara Taylor Bradford.What would you do if you discovered that your best friend could be your worst enemy?Hayley Martin and Fiona Chambers have been best friends since they were ten. From the moment that beautiful Fiona stood up to the school bullies for Hayley, the misfit, the two have been inseparable. Twenty years on, they still share everything, and even run their own business together.Until a dark secret threatens to test their loyalty to breaking point...Is anyone really who they appear to be?

Cavendon Hall

Cavendon Hall

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 01/04/2014

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an epic saga of intrigue and mystique set in Edwardian England. Cavendon Hall is home to two families, the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns who serve them. Charles Ingham, the sixth Earl of Mowbray, lives there with his wife Felicity and their six children. Walter Swann, the premier male of the Swann family, is valet to the earl. His wife Alice, a clever seamstress who is in charge of the countess's wardrobe, also makes clothes for the four daughters. For centuries, these two families have lived side-by-side, beneath the backdrop of the imposing Yorkshire manor. Lady Daphne, the most beautiful of the Earl's daughters, is about to be presented at court when a devastating event changes her life and threatens the Ingham name. With World War I looming, both families will find themselves tested in ways they never thought possible. Loyalties will be challenged and betrayals will be set into motion. In this time of uncertainty, one thing is sure: these two families will never be the same again. Cavendon Hall is Barbara Taylor Bradford at her very best, and its sweeping story of secrets, love, honor, and betrayal will have readers riveted up to the very last word.

Secrets of Romance

Secrets of Romance

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 07/03/2014

<p>If youre always disappointed that real life isnt like a romance novel, this is the book for you. Best-selling novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford, a veteran writer of stories devoted to love and passion, shares her secrets for bringing romance into the everyday moments of your life, as well as a whirlwind tour of the worlds most romantic places and romance throughout history.</p><p> From the power of spontaneity to planning ahead to steal back time in little ways, this book shares with you the indulgences, celebrations, rituals, and simple gestures couples can bring into their lives to increase their shared fascination with each other. This book offers inspiration, encouragement, and advice to help you make your relationship more romantic, passionate, and presentevery day.</p>

Voice of the Heart

Voice of the Heart

Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford Format: eBook Release Date: 07/02/2014

<p>A woman of relentless passion and legendary allure, Katherine Tempest rises from obscurity to become one of the most sought-after actresses of her time. She has two great loves, and one great friendship, with a woman who trusts her with her life. But not even the deepest friendship or most undying love can compete with Katherines career. And when the choices she makes change the lives of those closest to her, Katherine must live with her mistakes.</p><p> A sweeping saga that stretches from the London stage to the silver screen, beloved best-selling author Barbara Taylor Bradford once again tells the story of an indomitable woman who gets everything she wants--but not without great personal sacrifice.</p>