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Kathleen Y'Barbo

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Publishers Weekly bestselling author Kathleen Y’Barbo is a multiple Carol Award and RITA nominee of more than one hundred novels with almost two million copies in print in the US and abroad.

A tenth-generation Texan and certified paralegal, she has been nominated for a Career Achievement Award as well a Reader’s Choice Award and is the winner of the Inspirational Romance of the Year by Romantic Times magazine.

To connect with her through social media, check out the links on her website at www.kathleenybarbo.com.
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Kathleen Y'Barbo I'm so glad, Kathy! Right now I'm finishing up a contemporary romance titled Firefly Summer that will release, not coincidentally, in the summer of 20…moreI'm so glad, Kathy! Right now I'm finishing up a contemporary romance titled Firefly Summer that will release, not coincidentally, in the summer of 2015. Thanks so much for asking!(less)
Kathleen Y'Barbo Stephen Pressfield's THE WAR OF ART has a great take on writer's block. Pressfield calls it resistance and says that the way to avoid this is to do th…moreStephen Pressfield's THE WAR OF ART has a great take on writer's block. Pressfield calls it resistance and says that the way to avoid this is to do the work. Plain and simple, just write something. Anything. Let your mind go and type.(less)
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“Historical romance fans will adore this charming story.”
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“Y’Barbo writes complete worlds into her books. Readers gladly visit places and people, witness characters’ predicaments and never want to leave. Filled with faith, fun and love, her characters are true to life and the reason you’ll eagerly await the other books in this promising Secret Lives of William Tucker series.”
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“She was truly beautiful, though that was not what drew him to want to know more about her. This woman of wealth and privilege had something else about her—and inner beauty—which he couldn't quite define.”
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“Flora Brimm was a Pinkerton agent's worst nightmare, the type of woman who would niggle her way into his thoughts at the oddest moments, work her way into his heart, and all the while irritate him beyond description.”
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“He is beyond our reach. We must give him to the Lord and pray the Lord gives him back to us again.”
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Donna Glad you accepted my friend request on Goodreads Kathleen. Great to meet you here.


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