Secrets Of Cavendon

Book Details

  • RRP: £7.99
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Publish Date: 20 Sep 2018
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: £16.99
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Date Published: 30 Nov 2017
  • Pages: 448
Kindle Edition
  • RRP: £10.99
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Date Published: 30 Nov 2017
  • Pages: 448

The secrets of an aristocratic dynasty are about to be revealed…

London 1949. The New Look is in, Princess Elizabeth’s wedding has raised morale and the capital is filled with a new energy. Alicia Stanton, niece of the Earl of Mowbray, is making her mark in the glamorous film world. Alongside her, Victoria Brown, a wartime evacuee, is starting out as a fashion photographer. Life is full of opportunity.

But at Cavendon Hall, the stately home where they grew up, the Second World War has exacted a terrible price and the estate is facing bankruptcy. And when Cavendon’s secrets start to rise to the surface, young and old alike are threatened. Can the families unite to save the house and their future?

  • Set at the time of hit tv series ‘The Crown’, with Britain rebuilding itself after the war, Princess Elizabeth newly married and society changed for ever
  • Draws on Barbara’s own personal story and experience of moving to London as a young reporter in the early 1950s
  • The final instalment in the hugely successful historical family saga set around Cavendon Hall
  • Barbara’s sales in the Cavendon series go from strength to strength
  • Barbara Taylor Bradford’s novels are sold in ninety countries and forty languages with over eighty-one million copies of her books in print
  • Over 250,000 fans worldwide subscribe to Barbara Taylor Bradford’s email newsletter

Barbara Taylor Bradford’s The Cavendon Women Introduction

Daily Mail

A glamorous read packed with period detail in which strong women are centre stage.

Acclaim for the Cavendon series:

Daily Mail

A classic saga of loyalty, secrets, passion and intrigue… If you’ve been suffering withdrawal symptoms from Downton, this is for you.

Sarah Broadhurst,

A glorious family saga for Downton Abbey fans… This is Barbara Taylor Bradford in her element, full of drama, passion, romance and danger.

The Lady

A stately home, a dangerous secret and two families whose fates have been intertwined for generations…a gripping period piece set on the brink of the Great War. Exquisite escapism of the highest order.

Sunday Times

Queen of the genre


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.

Independent on Sunday

As romantic and thrilling as the rest

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