Sequel to 'Emma's Secret'.
The new blockbuster from one of the world's greatest storytellers continues where 'Emma's Secret' left off, charting the wartime experiences of Emma Harte - the original Woman of Substance - and the repercussions of the past for present members of the clan.
The great-granddaughters of Emma Harte, the heroine of 'A Woman Of Substance' and 'Emma's Secret', follow in her legendary footsteps . . .
Evan Hughes, Emma's American great-granddaughter, is trying to integrate into the powerful Harte family. Involved with a member of the clan, she is caught between her estranged parents, her new family and her new love. Meanwhile, a dangerous enemy hovers in the background . . .
Tessa Longden, Evan's cousin, is battling her husband for custody of their daughter, Adele. Her child's abduction makes her face reality, as does a new man who appears on the scene, and her life is changed - irrevocably.
Linnet O'Neill, the most brilliant businesswoman of the four great-granddaughters, shows she is capable of running the empire and that she is the natural heir to her mother, Paula. But her glittering future at the helm of the vast Harte empire means many sacrifices on her part.
India Standish, the traditionalist of the family, falls in love with a famous British artist who comes from a working-class background. Madly in love, India is determined to marry him.
This latest dramatic story in the ongoing saga of an extraordinary family dynasty is full of love, passion and jealousy, and is Barbara Taylor Bradford at her inimitable best.