A Woman of Substance : Emma Harte

  • by Barbara Taylor Bradford
  • Narrated by Bea Holland
  • Series: Emma Harte
  • 35 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The gripping multimillion-copy best seller charting the rags to riches story of Emma Harte.
In 1905 a young kitchen maid leaves Fairley Hall. Emma Harte is 16, single and pregnant.
By 1968 she is one of the richest women in the world, ruler of a business empire stretching from Yorkshire to the glittering cities of America and the rugged vastness of Australia. But what is the price she has paid?
A Woman of Substance is as impossible to pause as it is to forget. This multimillion-copy best seller is truly a novel of our times.


What the Critics Say

"Queen of the genre." ( Sunday Times)
"Few novelists are as consummate as Barbara Taylor Bradford at keeping the reader turning the page. She is one of the world's best at spinning yarns." ( Guardian)
"As romantic and thrilling as the rest." ( Independent on Sunday)
"Another great yarn from the ultimate storyteller." ( The Sun)
"An extravagant, absorbing novel of love, courage, ambition, war, death and passion." ( New York Times)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Unput downable

Loved it!!!! Did not want it to end. Grit, determination and hard work shows what can be gained in life
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- Deiana

Brilliant story really well read

I've always loved this story. I was very impressed with the narration which really brought the charts to life.
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- Kindle Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-05-2017
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited