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Barbara Freethy

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Barbara's love of writing developed out of a love of reading. Growing up in an all-boy neighborhood, she spent quite a bit of time reading through her mother's large library, many of which were romantic novels. After graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara, she went into Public Relations, but soon discovered that writing was her true passion.

Barbara was traditionally published for many years, then formed her own publishing company FOG CITY PUBLISHING in 2011 and has since sold over 8 million books! She has published 69 novels ranging from contemporary romance to romantic suspense and women's fiction. Her book SUMMER SECRETS was a #1 New York Times bestseller! And twenty-five other novels have also appeared on the New Y
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Barbara Freethy Hi there- I'm so happy you love the covers of my new upcoming series Bachelors & Bridesmaids! I love them too. The books are pure contemporary romance…moreHi there- I'm so happy you love the covers of my new upcoming series Bachelors & Bridesmaids! I love them too. The books are pure contemporary romance. They're a little shorter and sweeter in tone with no graphic sex scenes but lots of romance, fun and emotion! (less)
Barbara Freethy Hi Carola - Love to meet a new fan from Argentina! I'm so happy you enjoyed ALL SHE EVER WANTED. That was a really fun story to write. I was inspired …moreHi Carola - Love to meet a new fan from Argentina! I'm so happy you enjoyed ALL SHE EVER WANTED. That was a really fun story to write. I was inspired by some of my experiences at college and while the story was pure fiction, some of the characters were based on friends from college days. And I'm very glad I kept you guessing on the suspense plot!

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“No one else can fight your battles for you. In the end we all stand alone. So when it comes your time to stand front and center, raise your chin high, look everyone straight in the eye and know in your heart that you're up to the challenge.”
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“You deserve to be happy. You also deserve to be you”
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Donna Barbara, thank you for friending me on Good Reads.


message 8: by Anton

Anton Van Hi Barbara, thank you so much for accepting my request. I am honored by you allowing me to interact with you and I hope that this would remain a mutually beneficial relationship. I wish you the absolute best for this year and I hope that your life would be filled with love, laughter and amazing accomplishments. Have a fantastic day. Anton. Amanda: More Than Any Woman


Promod Sharma Thanks for connecting. Loved it.
It would perhaps be in order to connect on Twitter and Facebook for enhanced communication.
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Will be more inclined to know and discuss about your nonfiction books. To start with, we can exchange short synopses of our respective books for reading and rating.


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Terry Drake thank yo for befriending me!


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


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G.K. Moore Thanks for add me as a friend Barbara!


Barbara Freethy Hi Carissa - I'm so happy you liked ONE TRUE LOVE and that you're now trying some of my other books. I have lots for you to choose from :-) Hope you're having a great holiday weekend! Thanks for the note!

Barbara

Carissa wrote: "Hi Barbara!
I discovered you through Pixel of Ink! Your book, One True Love, was on sale for .99 so I grabbed it for my Kindle. I must say I loved the book and bought several of your other books..."



Carissa Hi Barbara!
I discovered you through Pixel of Ink! Your book, One True Love, was on sale for .99 so I grabbed it for my Kindle. I must say I loved the book and bought several of your other books! Can't wait to read them :)


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