Barbara Taylor Bradford

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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 twenty-four bestselling novels.

Her books have sold more than eighty-two 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.

Her novella Hidden was selected by’s Books Editors as one of the Best Kindle Singles of the Year So Far. The “Best of the Year So Far” list is a midyear retrospective that highlights the must-reads released between January and June 2014.






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