First there was A Woman of Substance, which began the enthralling story of Emma Harte and propelled Barbara Taylor Bradford straight to the top of bestseller lists across the country. Its sequel, Hold the Dream, proved every bit as compelling and successful. Now, completing this multimillion-copy trilogy is To Be the Best, the final chapter of a heartrending saga and the culmination of an outstanding literary achievement,
Paula McGill O'Neill learned her grandmother's lessons well. As the head of the thriving Harte department store chain, Emma Harte's favorite grandchild wields her power with a masterful and compassionate hand. Yet even as she keeps Emma's visionary dream alive, Paula dares to set out in a bold new direction...to create something she can truly call her own. But instead she finds herself faced with the ultimate challenge, a diabolical enemy who vows to wrest control away from her....an enemy she knows too well.
Sweeping around the globe and touching on the powerful emotions that define our lives, this is Barbara Taylor Bradford's grand farewell to characters both familiar and cherished -- a triumphant conclusion that will live on in our hearts forever.
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New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford has captivated millions of readers with her sweeping saga of power, wealth, and family secrets. Now the legacy of matriarch Emma Harte lives in one woman's inspiring challenge to be the best...
DRIVEN BY LOVE
Paula McGill O'Neill learned the lessons of success from the master?merchant princess Emma Harte, her grandmother, her teacher, her idol. Left to Paula, the legacy of Emma's international empire still thrives as the strong-willed heiress wields control with hard-earned compassion?and well-earned suspicion of every secret threat.
INSPIRED BY SUCCESS
Blessed grandchild, super-wife, and loving mother, Paula has one desire?to keep her grandmother's visionary dream alive, and through sacrifice and ambition carve out an empire of her own. But every move has been shadowed by two families whose fortunes are intertwined with hers?and by an unscrupulous blood enemy moving in for the kill...
CHALLENGED BY BETRAYAL
Once banished from the family fold, Paula's cousin Jonathan has emerged from the darkness to wrest control of everything he wants?and destroy all that Paula has fought for. Now, sweeping across the world, and testing her most intimate fears and emotions, Paula's struggle to safeguard her happiness and her family's future becomes her ultimate challenge.
"A novel for everyone...A satisfying, lushly detailed saga."
Barbara Taylor Bradford was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, and was a reporter for the Yorkshire Evening Post at sixteen. By the age of twenty she had graduated to London's Fleet Street as both an editor and columnist.
In 1979, she wrote her first novel, A Woman of Substance, and that enduring bestseller was followed by 12 others: Voice of the Heart, Hold the Dream, Act of Will, To Be the Best, The Women in His Life, Remember, Angel, Everything to Gain, Dangerous to Know, Love in Another Town, Her Own Rules and A Secret Affair.
Of these titles, ten have been made into television miniseries or are currently in production. Her novels have sold more than 56 million copies worldwide in more than 88 countries and 38 languages. Barbara Taylor Bradford lives in New York City and Connecticut with her husband, film producer Robert Bradford.
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Book Description HarperTorch, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061008095
Book Description HarTorch, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0061008095
Book Description HarTorch, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061008095
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