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!
Reviewed in the United States on January 14, 2019
A great read from start to finish!
Carla Curtis - Author
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.
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