Internationally acclaimed, best-selling, Romantic Novelist. Translated worldwide. Well-known television personality, lecturer and biographer. She also published successful works of non-fiction, including:
Biography: RONALD CARTLAND, POLLY: MY WONDERFUL MOTHER, BEWITCHING WOMEN, THE OUTRAGEOUS QUEEN (CHRISTINE OF SWEDEN), THE SCANDALOUS LIFE OF KING CAROL, THE PRIVATE LIFE OF CHARLES II, THE PRIVATE LIFE OF ELIZABETH: EMPRESS OF AUSTRIA, JOSEPHINE: EMPRESS OF FRANCE, DIANE DE POITIERS, METTERNICH: THE PASSIONATE DIPLOMAT.
Autobiography: THE ISTHMUS YEARS 1919-1939, THE YEARS OF OPPORTUNITY 1939-1945, I SEARCH FOR RAINBOWS 1946-66, WE DANCED ALL NIGHT 1919-1929, I SEEK THE MIRACULOUS.
Historical: A YEAR OF ROYAL DAYS, ROYAL JEWELS, ROYAL LOVERS, ROYAL ECCENTRICS.
Sociology: YOU IN THE HOME, THE FASCINATING FORTIES, MARRIAGE FOR MODERNS, BE VIVID – BE VITAL, LOOK LOVELY – BE LOVELY, VITAMINS FOR VITALITY, HUSBANDS AND WIVES, ETIQUETTE HANDBOOK, THE MANY FACETS OF LOVE, BOOK OF CHARM, LIVING TOGETHER, WOMAN – THE ENIGMA, THE YOUTH SECRET, THE MAGIC OF HONEY, MEN ARE WONDERFUL, BOOK OF BEAUTY AND HEALTH.
Cookery: HEALTH FOOD COOKERY BOOK, FOOD FOR LOVE, MAGIC OF HONEY COOKBOOK, RECIPES FOR LOVERS, THE ROMANCE OF FOOD.
Although Dame Barbara sadly died just prior to her 99th birthday, she left a considerable number of new manuscripts, which will satisfy her vast, devoted, international readership, for a long time to come. These are now being published in paperback, as THE BARBARA CARTLAND PINK COLLECTION, and THE BARBARA CARTLAND ETERNAL COLLECTION launched in June 2012 – eBooks of her classic novels, are available via her website.
Foreign language eBook editions are being planned.
Her work continues to be published (and reprinted) by the French paperback imprint, J’ai Lu, and throughout many other countries, including Italy, Russia, Estonia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria, The Czech Republic, Poland, etc., On St Valentine’s Day 2011, the first Barbara Cartland eBooks were issued in the UK.
In Japan, MANGA editions of Barbara Cartland’s romances are being successfully published and this is a medium that could be available for their publication elsewhere in the world.
Autumn, 2008, saw the republication of Barbara Cartland’s ETIQUETTE HANDBOOK in hardback, with the paperback Autumn, 2009, from Random House Books. French language rights sold to J’ai Lu and the book has attracted great media interest in France.