Her Own Rules

Her Own Rules

by Barbara Taylor Bradford

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Overview

Meredith Stratton worked hard to become a successful businesswoman—and now she owns six elegant inns all over the world. But on a trip abroad she is struck by a strange illness, one that seems to have no physical cause. Meredith has always played by her own rules—and won—and now she must uncover the roots of this mystery ailment that threatens her future happiness. The answers lie buried somewhere in her forgotten past. And with the help of a caring psychiatrist, Meredith will have to peel back the layers of her most carefully designed and constructed creation: herself.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061095863
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/27/2007
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 843,162
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Barbara Taylor Bradford was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, and was a reporter for the Yorkshire Evening Post at sixteen. By the age of twenty she had graduated to London's Fleet Street as both an editor and columnist.

In 1979, she wrote her first novel, A Woman of Substance, and that enduring bestseller was followed by 12 others: Voice of the Heart, Hold the Dream, Act of Will, To Be the Best, The Women in His Life, Remember, Angel, Everything to Gain, Dangerous to Know, Love in Another Town, Her Own Rules and A Secret Affair.

Of these titles, ten have been made into television miniseries or are currently in production. Her novels have sold more than 56 million copies worldwide in more than 88 countries and 38 languages. Barbara Taylor Bradford lives in New York City and Connecticut with her husband, film producer Robert Bradford.

Hometown:

New York, New York

Place of Birth:

Yorkshire, England

Education:

Christ Church Elementary School and Northcote Private School for Girls in Yorkshire, England

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Her Own Rules 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
luvreading08 More than 1 year ago
I always enjoy reading Barbara Taylor Bradford books. They are well written and hold my interest throughout the books. Probably beacuse I have read so many of her books for a number of years and enjoyed all of them. She can take a story and make it very interesting, so much so that I am often up very late so I may finish reading whatever she has written.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Barbara Taylor Bradford's Her Own Rules is a tale about a woman who forgot her past, but must remember it to move on. It was quite slow in the beginning, but worth it all in the end. I thought it was kind of average, not a book to stand out of many, but the plot was interesting enough. Her Own Rules may not be a book for the adventure-seekers, but is definitely a book for readers seeking a strong female character. This book made me laugh, cry and ponder with the characters. It helped me understand that women, alongside men, can be just as emotionally and physically strong.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I began reading this thinking it would be a fairly good story. Boy was I wrong, it began slow, completely lacking any plot, any charactor, and feeling and continued on until I thought I would fall asleep. What a dissapointing read- beware, if you are over the IQ level of a 6 year old you will find this dull!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was a slow starter for Ms. Bradford and does not possess the depth of characters that I am used to with her. It begins to pick up about 60% through the book and steadily gains momentum through the last few chapters...although, the ending is very predictable. It was shorter than most of her novels also...It is an easy read...