Act of Will
Barbara Taylor Bradford, Read by Maggie Mash

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Narrated By: Maggie Mash

Duration: 18 hours and 8 minutes

What to expect

From the internationally bestselling author of A Woman of Substance

Three generations of beautiful women and their journey from rags to riches

Audra is an impoverished children’s nanny from Leeds who sacrificed everything for her only daughter.

Christina is a talented art student who won world renown as a fashion designer – yet who has known pain and heartache.

Kyle is a rebellious young woman who chafes against her mother’s success – and in whom her grandmother’s spirit of duty and sacrifice is reborn.

Moving from the Yorkshire Dales, through London, to the glamorous world of haute couture, this classic novel sparkles as it entertains.

Genre

Historical romance, Generational sagas

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Praise for Barbara Taylor Bradford:

'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

‘A classic saga of loyalty, secrets, passion and intrigue…if you’ve been suffering withdrawal symptoms from Downton, this is for you’ Daily Mail

‘As romantic and thrilling as the rest’ Independent on Sunday

‘Another great yarn from the ultimate storyteller’ The Sun

‘The storyteller of substance.’ The Times

‘Pure gold – a runaway bestseller.’ Cosmopolitan