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 nineteen others, most recently "Emma's Secret." Her novels have sold more than seventy-five million copies worldwide in more than ninety countries and forty languages, and ten miniseries and television movies have been made of her books. She lives in New York City with her husband, television producer Robert Bradford.
"Bradford gives her readers more of what she does best--strong, savvy female protagonists who relentlessly pursue great destinies, characters much like the author herself...well-written and full of emotion...completely riveting...the plot, while always complex, has suspenseful moments to keep the pace sharp...good reading..."Unexpected Blessings" clearly shows why Bradford is still the premier writer of family sagas." --"Miami"" New Times"" ""The exploits and adventures of Bradford's indomitable heroines continue to make for lusty escapist fiction in this robust fifth novel in the series." --"Publishers Weekly"" ""The enduring theme of family loyalty ennobles the Harte family saga and raises it to a heartwarming crescendo that longtime fans will appreciate. New readers will relish it as well." --"Book Page""" "Bradford enthralls readers.... Once again, readers will get swept up in the lives and loves of the Harte family." --"RT Book Reviews"