To Be the Best Author:Barbara Taylor Bradford First there was A Woman of Substance, which began the enthralling story of Emma Harte and propelled Barbara Taylor Bradford straight to the top of bestseller lists across the country. Its sequel, Hold the Dream, proved every bit as compelling and successful. Now, completing this multimillion-copy trilogy is To Be the Best, t... more »he final chapter of a heartrending saga and the culmination of an outstanding literary achievement,Paula McGill O'Neill learned her grandmother's lessons well. As the head of the thriving Harte department store chain, Emma Harte's favorite grandchild wields her power with a masterful and compassionate hand. Yet even as she keeps Emma's visionary dream alive, Paula dares to set out in a bold new direction...to create something she can truly call her own. But instead she finds herself faced with the ultimate challenge, a diabolical enemy who vows to wrest control away from her....an enemy she knows too well.Sweeping around the globe and touching on the powerful emotions that define our lives, this is Barbara Taylor Bradford's grand farewell to characters both familiar and cherished -- a triumphant conclusion that will live on in our hearts forever.« less
The sage continues from A Woman of Substance in her book, Hold the Dream and culminates in this book - To Be the Best.
It is a decade since Emma Harte's death. Paula McGill O'neill, Emma's heir and head of the family, has continued to run the elegant chain of Harte department stores founded by her grandmother. Possessed with the steength, courage, and compassion, of her mentor, Paula divides her energies between the business and her family. But when opportunity to expand the stores upsets this delicate balance, ambition overrides all other considerations. And Paula makes a mistake that could cost her her lagacy and Emma's dream. (from jacket cover.