2007 News

BTB gets her OBE from QEII

Best-selling novelist, Barbara Taylor Bradford was awarded her OBE (The Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II on October 10, 2007. The official Investiture took place at Buckingham Palace in London. This award, which was announced in June, was on the Queen’s Birthday Honors List. It recognizes Mrs. Bradford for her services to Literature. Her husband, Robert Bradford accompanied her to the Investiture.

Barbara Taylor Bradford was born in Leeds, Yorkshire and started her professional writing career on the Yorkshire Evening Post. She is the author of twenty-two international bestsellers. Her twenty-third novel, The Heir will be published by St. Martin’s Press on October 30th in North America. Over (81) eighty one-million copies of her books have been sold worldwide in 90 countries and over 40 languages.

“I am thrilled and excited, as well as very honored to receive the OBE from the Queen,” says Mrs. Bradford. “Going to Buckingham Palace and accepting this award from Queen Elizabeth was a very special occasion.”

Barbara Talks About Meeting Queen Elizabeth & Receiving Her OBE

Barbara Reveals Details Of Her Surprising Heritage

While on her latest book tour, Barbara spoke candidly with BankRate.com about her past, her present, and her plans long into the future.
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The Men in Her Life

Barbara is surrounded by her favorite singer, Tony Bennett, and her husband, Bob at her book signing for the Ravenscar Dynasty at Harrah’s in Atlantic City.

Reuters Ravenscar Interview

Barbara spoke with Belinda Goldsmith of Reuters about the history behind The Ravenscar Dynasty.
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