Barbara Taylor Bradford is opgegroeid in Engeland. Ze schreef haar eerste verhaal toen ze zeven was. Inmiddels zijn er zo’n dertig boeken van haar verschenen. Van die boeken zijn in veertig talen en in negentig landen achtentachtig miljoen exemplaren verkocht!
Seeking some much-needed rest and relaxation after a long stint as a television war correspondent in Bosnia, 33-year-old Bill Fitzgerald travels to Venice. There he is struck by the dark beauty of a young American woman, Vanessa Stewart, a 27-year-old glass designer from New York. Unhappily married, she welcomes a no-strings friendship with Bill. Soon they embark on an illicit affair and find themselves desperately in love. They vow to see each other whenever and wherever they can. But on their third meeting, one of them does not show up.
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