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Heirs of Ravenscar by Barbara Taylor Bradford
  

Heirs of Ravenscar

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The second volume in the building of the family empire, Deravenels sees Edward beget six children, two boys and four girls. Through trauma, disasters and much drama we whip through the generation and into the 70s to await the next instalment. I won’t tell you who lives and dies, who favours who and who will be scared by jealousy, I’ll just say that despite, on occasions, a tad too much peripheral detail (what is eaten or drunk) and not enough of Bess’s story, you are certainly left eager for the third.

If you like Barbara Taylor Bradford you might also like to read books by Kate Morton, Jeffrey Archer and Jackie Collins.

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Synopsis

Heirs of Ravenscar by Barbara Taylor Bradford

As Edward Deravenel stands alone on the rocky Ravenscar beach he counts his blessings. The war to end all wars is over; he and his brothers have survived. Now he can build Deravenels, the family business empire, into all he has dreamed of.

Yet there is a thorn in his side – his reckless younger brother, George. George's gambling and unpaid debts are beginning to cause rumours and unease.

And Edward realises that his brother is capable of not just recklessness but blackmail and betrayal. The fortunes of the house of Deravenal suffer a terrible reversal as one disaster follows another, and tragedy strikes.

Ravenscar

A House. A Legacy. A Dynasty.

It is Edward's daughter Bess, his golden girl, who carries the family name forward, making an alliance that will secure the empire and the inheritance, and start a new dynasty.

And it is Bess's son Harry who stands in his grandfather's shoes at a similar age and vows to rebuild Deravenels to greatness – as long as he can have the son and heir he longs for. Whatever it takes…

Reviews

Praise for Barbara Taylor Bradford:

‘The storyteller of substance.’ The Times

'Queen of the genre.' Sunday 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.’ The Guardian

‘Memorable and moving…a sure-fire winner’ Express

About the Author

Barbara Taylor Bradford

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.

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Publication date

15th October 2007

Author

Barbara Taylor Bradford

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Hardback

Categories

Family Drama
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ISBN

9780007197637

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