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‘Roadkill’ Outfit The Forge Options Barbara Taylor Bradford’s Emma Harte Saga Novels For TV

‘Roadkill’ Outfit The Forge Options Barbara Taylor Bradford’s Emma Harte Saga Novels For TV

Exclusive: UK indie The Forge has secured TV adaptation rights to Barbara Taylor Bradford’s bestselling series of books known as The Emma Harte Saga.

The deal covers eight novels, including her latest work, A Man Of Honour, which is a prequel to her famed 1979 book A Woman Of Substance and is due to be published by HarperCollins in November.

A Woman Of Substance, the first in the series, has sold more than 30 million copies. The story follows a servant girl who through talent, true grit, hard graft, ambition, and drive becomes a huge success as a tycoon, founding a business empire and a family dynasty. The novel was previously adapted for TV back in 1984.

The other six books are: Hold The Dream; To Be The Best; Emma’s Secret; Unexpected Blessings; Just Rewards; and Breaking The Rules.

The deal was brokered by Barbara Taylor Bradford’s

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