"Barbara Taylor Bradford" Order of the British Empire/OBE, is a best-selling British-American novelist. Her debut novel, A Woman of Substance, was published in 1979 and has sold over 30 million copies worldwide. It ranks as one of the top-ten bestselling novels of all-time. To date, she has written 29 novels — all bestsellers on both sides of the Atlantic.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous novelists! More Barbara Taylor Bradford on Wikipedia.