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Master of His Fate

Master of His Fate From New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford comes the first book in a stunning new historical saga Victorian England is a country of sharp divides between rich and poor but

  • Title: Master of His Fate
  • Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford
  • ISBN: 1250187397
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford comes the first book in a stunning new historical saga.Victorian England is a country of sharp divides between rich and poor, but James Lionel Falconer is everything a self made man should be handsome, ambitious, charming, and brimming with self confidence Even as a boy working in his father s market stall in From New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford comes the first book in a stunning new historical saga.Victorian England is a country of sharp divides between rich and poor, but James Lionel Falconer is everything a self made man should be handsome, ambitious, charming, and brimming with self confidence Even as a boy working in his father s market stall in Camden, he was determined to become a merchant prince Through hard work and a single minded determination, James rises quickly through the ranks, with a loving wife, devoted children, and a lofty position in the Malvern Malvern Company But when back to back tragedies strike the Falconer home, shattering this idyllic life, it seems as though James might never recover his former gloryuntil a royal summons gives him the chance to prove that he truly is a master of the game.The first book in an expansive and intricately detailed new historical fiction series from master storyteller Barbara Taylor Bradford, Master of the Game is filled with drama, intrigue, and Bradford s trademark cast of compelling characters Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 416 pages Published November 20th 2018 by St Martin s Press More Details ISBN 1250187397 ISBN13 9781250187390 Series House

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    About "Barbara Taylor Bradford"

    1. Barbara Taylor Bradford

      Barbara Taylor Bradford is the author of 30 bestselling novels, including The Cavendon Women, Cavendon Hall, and The Ravenscar Dynasty She was born in Leeds, England, and from an early age, she was a voracious reader at age 12, she had already read all of Dickens and the Bront sisters By the age of twenty, she was an editor and columnist on Fleet Street She published her first novel, A Woman Barbara Taylor Bradford is the author of 30 bestselling novels, including The Cavendon Women, Cavendon Hall, and The Ravenscar Dynasty She was born in Leeds, England, and from an early age, she was a voracious reader at age 12, she had already read all of Dickens and the Bront sisters By the age of twenty, she was an editor and columnist on Fleet Street She published her first novel, A Woman of Substance, in 1979, and it has become an enduring bestseller.Barbara Taylor Bradford s books are published in over 90 countries in 40 languages, with sales figures in excess of 88 million Ten of her novels have been adapted into television mini series starring actors including Sir Anthony Hopkins, Liam Neeson, Deborah Kerr and Elizabeth Hurley She has been inducted into the Writers Hall of Fame of America, and in June of 2007, Barbara was awarded an OBE Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II for her contributions to Literature.She lives in New York City with her husband, television producer Robert Bradford, to whom all her novels are dedicated

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    1. 4 Victorian stars Master of His Fate, the first in a new series by Barbara Taylor Bradford, is actually my first book by this beloved author of historical fiction Set in Victorian England, there is a deep and wide distinction between the haves and the have nots, and two main characters are brought together from either side of the divide James Lionel Falconer is the grandson of hired help well loved and highly respected help, but help nonetheless James is self made in every respect a 4 Victorian [...]


    2. Barbara Taylor Bradford introduced me to grand sagas with her first book A Woman of Substance, along with its sequels I m thrilled that she is continuing this tradition with Master of His Fate I was intrigued by the two storylines James Falconer, a poor but ambitious and bright young man Alexis Malvern, a rich young woman who lives a life of privilege It was fascinating as these two stories intertwined in such unexpected ways The author does an excellent job of placing the reader directly Barbar [...]


    3. Lovers of Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs will enjoy the latest novel by Barbara Taylor Bradford Master of his Fate the first in a new series Set in Victorian England, the story focuses of James Falconer, a young man determined to rise in the ranks and make something of himself Alexis Malvern is a high class lady who falls in love with a much older man Their lives cross through a series of tragedies This book has it all romance, intrigue, drama I loved the characters, the setting, Lovers o [...]


    4. Adding another new, shiny check to my historical fiction column of books that I love Master of His Fate is an expansive historical saga, the first of a series, that follows a rich cast of characters in the most vivid settings in Victorian England I adored both James Falconer and Alexis Malvern and although their stories are laced with common threads they couldn t come from different backgrounds And they just may be destined to meet The story bounces back and forth as James and Alexis Adding anot [...]


    5. When my children were young enough for me to be still suffering from baby brain I read and enjoyed A Woman of Substance I was surprised to see that Barbara Taylor Bradford is still publishing novels so thought I would give this one a try, courtesy of an ARC from Netgalley and St Martins Press.I wonder if BTB herself wrote it It is phenomenally badly written Every conversation is stilted and expository Some of the language is oddly anachronistic I m sure Victorians did not describe themse When my [...]


    6. What can I say It s Barbara Taylor Bradford, folks, the queen of riveting historical romance sagas Once again you ll be transported into the lives of two fascinating protagonists meant to be together but at a big cost I won t focus on the plot I ll let you discover it for yourself if you can avoid reading the book description or the other reviews below One thing I will say, however, is grab this book If you like fluff with a sophisticated edge, that is Taylor s been at it for a while an What can [...]


    7. I have been a fan of Barbara Taylor Bradford since Woman of Substance Master of His Fate is the first in a sweeping new family saga The story is told from two viewpoints and I couldn t wait to find out how the two intertwined I was quickly transported back in time to Victorian England and pulled into the story of James and Alexis I can t wait for the next book


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