A Woman of Substance : Emma Harte

  • by Barbara Taylor Bradford
  • Narrated by Bea Holland
  • Series: Emma Harte
  • 35 hrs and 23 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.

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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