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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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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.

Published Works

  • An Unfinished Love Affair, Genesis, 2009
  • All I Ask, Genesis, 2008
  • By Design, Genesis, 2003
  • Blaze, Genesis, 2005
  • Nights Over Egypt, Genesis, 2006
  • One In A Million, Parker Publishing, 2008
  • Love for All Seasons, Parker Publishing, 2007
  • Cupid, Genesis Press, 2006
  • Homeland Heroes and Heroines, Genesis Press , 2002
  • Destination Romance, Red Rose Publishing, 2009

Selected Titles At Your Library

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

Genesis Press, Inc.,. Columbus, MS :. ©2009.

All I ask /
ISBN: 1585713163. OCLC Number:

Genesis Press,. Columbus, Miss. :. 2008.

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.

By design /
ISBN: 1585710881. OCLC Number:

Genesis Press,. Columbus, Miss. :. ©2003.

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.

Blaze /
ISBN: 1585711721. OCLC Number:

Genesis Press,. Columbus, Miss. :. ©2005.

Nights over Egypt /
ISBN: 1585711926. OCLC Number:

Genesis Press,. Columbus, MS :. ©2006.

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.

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

Parker Pub.,. Mira Loma, Calif. :. ©2007.

Cupid /
ISBN: 1585711748. OCLC Number:

Genesis Press,. Columbus, MS :. ©2006.

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

Genesis Press,. Columbus, MS :. ©2002.

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