Barbara Taylor Bradford was born and brought up in England and started her writing career as a journalist. She has written more than thirty international bestsellers, including The Cavendon Luck. In 2007, Queen Elizabeth awarded her the OBE (Order of the British Empire) for her literary achievements. She lives in New York with her husband, TV and film producer Robert Bradford.
Praise for Barbara Taylor Bradford Since the publication of "A Woman of Substance," Bradford has set the bar for what a saga should be: sweeping, fascinating, and dramatic. She s done it again in this wonderful series with a cast of strong, loving women The power and emotion of Bradford s novel comes through on every page. "Romantic Times" (4 1/2 stars) on "The Cavendon Women" True love conquers all and loyalty reigns supreme in Bradford s dishy continuation of the Cavendon saga. "Kirkus Reviews" on "The Cavendon Women" There is just enough historical detail to evoke the era and add the color readers savor, but it is the remarkable characters readers will carry in their hearts. -"RT Book Reviews" on "The Cavendon Women " First there was "A Woman of Substance . . . "and now from the same author comes an evocative and captivating story, filled with fascinating and compelling characters, drama, intrigue, love, passion, and revenge . . . Vintage storytelling from Britain's premier romantic novelist. " "Daily Mail "on "Cavendon Hall" A master at wonderfully detailed, inspiring sagas Bradford completely captures the atmosphere of the country and the ordinary families caught in the struggle. Readers will rejoice and eagerly await the sure to follow sequel. "Romantic Times "(4 1/2 stars) on "Cavendon Hall" ""Cavendon Hall" is such fun to read You will become absolutely immersed in the lives of the Ingham and Swann families. You'll love the kind and decent Earl of Mowbray, adore the four daughters, respect the Swann family and their loyalty, and fall in love with dashing cousin Hugo. These are characters that draw you in. Examiner.com on "Cavendon Hall" "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 "on "Secrets from the Past" "Every novel from this acclaimed and beloved author is avidly read, and its engrossing historical dimension, family traumas, romance, and vivid setting will prove irresistible." "Booklist "on "Letters from a Stranger""