Barbara Keaton

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A Chicago native, Barbara Keaton loves the city and says she cannot imagine living anywhere else.  Educated in Catholic schools up until 12th grade, Barbara credits the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the oldest order of black nuns, and her late maternal grandfather, Thomas Hill for her love and respect for the written word. 


Barbara’s first romance novel, All I Ask, was published in 2000.  Since then she’s gone on to write thirteen total romance novels which celebrate black love.  In addition to her books, she’s also written several articles and editorials that have appeared in various publications: Today’s Black Woman Magazine; The Chicago Crusader; The Chicago Defender; The Chicago Reader; Bronze Thrills; True Confessions; and, Affaire de Coeur.


Barbara holds a MS in Journalism from Roosevelt University and belongs to several civic and professional organizations, namely Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  In her spare time, she’s an avid reader and writer.  Married to a minister, Barbara has no children of her own, but she considers her niece and nephew, Stephanie and Matthew, and her step-daughter, Candice, as her “babies”.  In addition, she’s a grandma and a great-aunt.  Barbara lives by a personal credo:  I ANSWER TO TWO—MY GOD AND MYSELF!



C. Curtis

5.0 out of 5 stars

A Great Read - Show Me!

Reviewed in the United States on January 14, 2019

A great read from start to finish!

Carla Curtis - Author


4.0 out of 5 stars - Nights Over Egypt


This tale of love was found in the the Land of Kings, Egypt... but the story is beautiful. I enjoyed that story and it was worth the price.


April O.E.S.

4 1/2 stars

This was my first time reading a book written by Ms. Keaton, and I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed One in a million. Charles was THE MAN! Yummy!! Yes, he was. He was patient, strong, loving, attentive and a romantic. He loved "his woman of mine" and did it well. Great story about second chances at love and started over.

April - Book Reader

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BAN Radio host, Ella D. Curry, welcomes Barbara Keaton, author of Nights Over Egypt to a live interview on Wednesday Night, August 12 at 8:00 pm EST.

The author will read live from the book and discuss the inspiration behind the masterpiece. Tune in for a chance to win a copy of the book for review.

Call into the show to ask questions or share your thoughts at: (516) 418-5434. Listen to the live show with other fans at:

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