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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 Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

AN Unfinished Love Affair (Indigo)
ISBN: 158571349X

Genesis Press. 2009

Ten years after breaking up in the wake of Allen's fear of commitment, Allen and Kayla discover that their feelings remain as passionate as ever and must overcome complications and their long separation in order to reconnect. Original.

All I Ask (Indigo Love Stories)
ISBN: 1585713163

Genesis Press. 2008

Chicago writer Deborah Anderson, recovering from a broken heart, swears off men, until she meets Darrin, who will stop at nothing to bring happiness and love back into her life. Original.

By Design (Indigo: Sensuous Love Stories)
ISBN: 1585710881

Genesis Press. 2003

Shari Thomas, the optimistic voice of reasoning and love in "All I Ask," is back. Yet, 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 own design company, a dark angel appears in the form of Hamilton Edmunds, Jr. and threatens to show Shari what true love -- true passion -- is all about. By Design is a story of being true to your heart and yourself.

Blaze (Indigo: Sensuous Love Stories)
ISBN: 1585711721

Genesis Press. 2005

Book by Keaton, Barbara

Nights Over Egypt (Indigo: Sensuous Love Stories)
ISBN: 1585711926

Genesis Press. 2006

Rare book

One in a Million [1 IN A MILLION]

Parker Publishing, LLC. 2008

Love for All Seasons
ISBN: 1600430139

Parker Publishing Llc. 2007

Love For All Seasons will keep you aroused with four sensually charges romances guaranteed to keep temperatures boiling no matter what time of year. Barbara Keaton's Spring Fling is a story of professors gone wild in Jamaica, that proves that spring flings aren't just for the young. Sapphire Blue's Summer Lovin' is set in Miami, where the heats gets the creative juices flowing for a sexy producer and the beautiful screenwriter he abducts. The sulty summer has them both tied up in knots. Maureen Smith's Falling Into You shows when good girl grad student goes undercover to explore the world of strippers, she finds herself exploring her own seductive side with an undercover cop who teaches her the real meaning of Vice. A.C. Arthur's The Snowflake Seduction is the story of a jilted bride, who meets a jilted groom at a sex camp ski resort and discovers that romance on the rebound is the best kind of all.

Cupid (Indigo: Sensuous Love Stories)
ISBN: 1585711748

Genesis Press. 2006

Rare book

To Love and Honor (Homeland Heroes and Heroines, Vol. 2)
ISBN: 1585710822

Genesis Press. 2002

Book by Wanda Y. Thomas, Barbara Keaton, Giselle Carmichael

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