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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barbara Keaton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Romance

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1964 in Chicago, Illinois


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-- Barbara Keaton on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=barbara+keaton


Illinois Connection

The author was born and raised in Chicago where she attended Catholic schools taught by the Oblate Sisters of Providence, an order of black nuns.

Biographical and Professional Information

After college, Ms. Keaton worked for awhile as a bus operator for the CTA. In 1999 she received a Masters of Science in Journalism from Roosevelt University and is currently Transportation Manager for the Chicago Transit Authority.


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Selected Titles At Your Library

All I ask /
ISBN: 1585713163. OCLC Number: 236485543

Genesis Press,. .

A brokenhearted woman who has sworn off of romance meets a man who will stop at nothing to erase her pain and show her that happiness does, in fact, exist. Original.

An unfinished love affair
ISBN: 9781585715923. OCLC Number: 781773095

Genesis Press,. .

Ten years ago, Allen walked out on Kayla rather than propose. For the last decade both have worked unsuc- cessfully to forget the other. When they meet again, it's easy to rediscover their passion for one another. However, the complications and changes created by a ten year separation have given them an all new set of obstacles to overcome. Kayla and Allen must strive to hold on, or finish their affair once and for all.--

An unfinished love affair /
ISBN: 158571349X. OCLC Number: 303029760

Genesis Press, Inc.,. .

Blaze /
ISBN: 1585711721. OCLC Number: 62408996

Genesis Press,. .

By design /
ISBN: 1585710881. OCLC Number: 53978577

Genesis Press,. .

Shari Thomas, the optimistic voice of love from All I Ask, is back, but after ending a long-term relationship, Shari isn't so sure she's ever been truly in love--as experienced by her two closest friends. As Shari resigns herself to examine her heart and her dream of owning her design company, a dark angel in the form of Hamilton Edmunds, Jr. threatens to show Shari what true love is all about. By Design is a story of being true to your heart and to yourself.

Cupid
ISBN: 9781585715244. OCLC Number: 783636395

Genesis Press,. .

Cupid's arrow has just got to hit her, muses Morgan Paige's cousin, Yavette. Yet, she insists on setting her favorite cousin up on three blind dates. Unfortunately, each date turns out more disastrous than the last. Yet, as Morgan goes through with them, she also meets the handsome Jarrod, a brother who smiles a wicked smile and acts as her waiter/bartender each time she steps into Nick's Sports Bar & Grille. What Morgan doesn't know, is that Jarrod actually owns the bar. With the insistent help and interference of a cast of meddlers -- including Nick's brothers and Morgan's cousin - constantly shooting Cupid's arrows, will this pair ever find their way to each other and a promise of true love?.--

Cupid /
ISBN: 1585711748. OCLC Number: 68966635

Genesis Press,. .

Destination romance series.
ISBN: 9781604359947. OCLC Number: 647437711

Red Rose Pub.,. .

Collection of six African-American romance fiction sold under one cover to benefit South Side Help Center.

Love for all seasons /
ISBN: 1600430139. OCLC Number: 174967259

Parker Pub.,. .

Nights over Egypt
ISBN: 9781585715398. OCLC Number: 781714303

Genesis Press,. .

Ashalon Asaab Ablehamid, Professor of Egyptology at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt is not too happy to have another American coming to his country to dig among the ruins of his ancestors. A direct Descendant of Ramesses XI, the Pharaoh who battled Moses, Ashalon vows to make it difficult for the upstart American who was granted permission to dig by the Supreme Council of Antiquities. Oh yes, he is determined to make her life in Egypt difficult. Impossible, even. That is, until he meets his nemesis in Corina Camden.

Nights over Egypt /
ISBN: 1585711926. OCLC Number: 76244972

Genesis Press,. .

Ashalon Asaab Ablehamid, Professor of Egyptology at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt is not too happy to have another American coming to his country to dig among the ruins of his ancestors. A direct Descendant of Ramesses XI, the Pharaoh who battled Moses, Ashalon vows to make it difficult for the upstart American who was granted permission to dig by the Supreme Council of Antiquities. Oh yes, he is determined to make her life in Egypt difficult. Impossible, even. That is, until he meets his nemesis in Corina Camden.

One in a million
ISBN: 9781600430534. OCLC Number: 227916451

Parker Pub. ;. .

When attorney Deena Walls walks into the police station, the last thing she expects is to feel the heat from detective Charles Henry Harris. But when Deena becomes the target of a madman's plot, Charles must put his heart on the line to protect the woman he has grown to love.

To love and honor :
ISBN: 1585710822. OCLC Number: 58451663

Genesis Press,. .