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Author photo. Barbara Taylor Bradford in 2008 - Photo: ©Larry Marano

Barbara Taylor Bradford in 2008 - Photo: ©Larry Marano

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A Woman of Substance 1,084 copies, 22 reviews
Emma's Secret 599 copies, 6 reviews
To Be the Best 511 copies, 7 reviews
Hold the Dream 504 copies, 5 reviews
The Ravenscar Dynasty 499 copies, 5 reviews
Unexpected Blessings 470 copies, 6 reviews
Everything to Gain 421 copies, 4 reviews
Just Rewards 414 copies, 4 reviews
Dangerous to Know 412 copies, 4 reviews
Act of Will 397 copies, 4 reviews
Three Weeks in Paris 386 copies, 3 reviews
A Sudden Change of Heart 382 copies, 2 reviews
Remember 379 copies, 1 review
Angel 376 copies, 3 reviews
Women in His Life 369 copies, 4 reviews
Her Own Rules 368 copies, 3 reviews
The Triumph of Katie Byrne 353 copies, 4 reviews
Where You Belong 351 copies, 5 reviews
The Heir 347 copies, 6 reviews
Power of a Woman 338 copies, 1 review
Love in Another Town 331 copies, 2 reviews
Being Elizabeth 317 copies, 8 reviews
A Secret Affair 296 copies, 5 reviews
Voice of the Heart 295 copies, 1 review
Breaking the Rules 253 copies, 5 reviews
Cavendon Hall 241 copies, 14 reviews
Playing the Game 222 copies, 16 reviews
Letter From a Stranger 219 copies, 17 reviews
Secrets from the Past 160 copies, 14 reviews
The Cavendon Luck 105 copies, 6 reviews
Hidden 17 copies
Who Are You? 4 copies
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Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE (May 10 1933) is an English novelist. Her 1979 debut, A Woman of Substance, ranks as one of the top-ten bestselling novels in history, with more than 31 million copies in print. She is also the first author in publishing history to record 24 consecutive bestselling novels in both the US and the UK. Bradford was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire as the only child of Freda and Winston Taylor. She grew up in the Leeds suburb of Armley and after Town Street Church of England School and Northcote School for Girls she worked in the typing pool at the Yorkshire Evening Post before going into journalism. By the age of twenty she was the fashion editor of Woman's Own Magazine and an editor and columnist on Fleet Street for the London Evening News. Bradford's books have sold more than eighty-one (81) million copies worldwide in more than ninety (90) countries and forty (40) languages. Ten (10) of her books have been made into miniseries and television movies, making her the No. 1 best-selling author of women's fiction over the last 30 years.

Currently, one of the richest living authors, Bradford's personal wealth has exceeded £145 million, making her one of the wealthiest women in the UK. Barbara lives in New York City with television producer Robert Bradford, her husband since 1963.
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