About Barbara


Barbara Samuel is the author of more than forty novels of romance and women’s fiction in all sorts of guises. She is the winner of seven RITA awards from Romance Writers of America, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2012.

She writes women’s fiction as Barbara O’Neal: Some of her best known and beloved titles are How to Bake a Perfect Life, The Lost Recipe for Happiness, and No Place Like Home. 

Barbara also writes historical and contemporary romances as Barbara Samuel (click here for a complete list of titles) and sexy, dark new adult romances as Lark O’Neal.

As a teacher and advocate for a robust, happy life as a creative professional, Barbara teaches internationally on many subjects. For more information, email awriterafoot@gmail.com


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