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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! She is currently writing THE CALLAWAYS, a connected family s
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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)
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Welcome back to Whisper LakeEverything Lizzie wanted was in Whisper Lake, her inn, her friends, her family…and then the very sexy Justin Blackwood showed up, and suddenly all she wanted was him… But his life was somewhere else. Love might be a bridge, but would it take them each where they needed to go?It's time […]
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“You can take all the precautions in the world and worry yourself like crazy, but each individual comes to this world with a life to live, no matter how long or how good or how scary it might be.”
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“You deserve to be happy. You also deserve to be you”
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message 9: by Donna

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!


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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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