Barbara Taylor Bradford was born and raised in England. She started her writing career on the Yorkshire Evening Post and later worked as a journalist in London. Her first novel, A Woman of Substance, became an enduring bestseller and was followed by many more, including the bestselling Cavendon series. Barbara's books have sold more than eighty-one million copies worldwide in more than ninety countries and forty languages. In October of 2007, Barbara was appointed an OBE by the Queen for her services to literature.
Praise for Barbara Taylor Bradford:
`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
`As romantic and thrilling as the rest' Independent on Sunday
`Another great yarn from the ultimate storyteller' The Sun
`An extravagant, absorbing novel of love,
courage, ambition, war, death and passion.'
New York Times