To Be the Best
New York Times bestselling authorBarbara 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.
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I enjoyed the f... ...more
I was reading this book while staying with my family over Christmas, and I wa... ...more
Still the first of the trilogy, A Woman of Substance, rings true as my favorite of them all.
I did enjoy this one though as well. ...more
I Love family epics! This book filled all my expectations! Barbara Taylor Bradford is a pro with these novels!! I plan to read the entire series with hanky in hand. The characters are so real, you will mourn them for a long while, but just when you thin... ...more
Loved this third book in the series too. I really want to buy the movies! Still noticed a lot of drinking, and also wanted to mention that it still bothers me that Anthony and Emily had to marry their cousins. Is this an English thing? Is this normal? I think new characters or existing non-relat... ...more
Still a good read bu not as good as the other two. After this she should have stopped. ...more