WorldCat Identities

Samuel, Barbara 1959-

Overview
Works: 57 works in 178 publications in 6 languages and 6,031 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3573.I485, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Samuel
No place like home by Barbara Samuel( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to her hometown after being away for twenty-one years, Jewel Sabatino must face her unforgiving father whom she betrayed years ago, learn to let her son become a man, and open her heart to the unexpected possibilites of newfound love
The goddesses of Kitchen Avenue by Barbara Samuel( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to pick up the pieces of her life in the wake of a troubled marriage, Trudy finds support from four eclectic friends including a divorced social worker, a grieving older widow, an aspiring writer, and a young photographer
A piece of heaven by Barbara Samuel( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to rebuild her relationship with her troubled teenager, Luna McGraw finds herself drawn to contractor Thomas Coyote, but her growing relationship with him is complicated by his needy ex-wife and her own past
Lady Luck's map of Vegas : a novel by Barbara Samuel( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-year-old India finds her life turned upside down by the arrival of her flamboyant mother, Eldora, who insists that the two of them hit the road to Las Vegas, searching for India's twin sister, Gypsy, a reclusive artist, along the way
Madame Mirabou's School of Love : a novel by Barbara Samuel( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicole Bridges can't believe she's taken up residence in a Colorado apartment complex nicknamed "Splitsville." She's still reeling from her husband's affair and a divorce she never saw coming. Along the way, Nikki unexpectedly finds herself falling in with eccentric new neighbors--and being seduced out of her fund by a charming elusive ex-Londoner. And through her delight in the sensual elements of perfune, she will discover the courage to form bonds she never imagined
The sleeping night by Barbara Samuel( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tale of forbidden love set in 1940s Texas exploring the theme of racial preudice."
The goddesses of Kitchen Avenue by Barbara Samuel( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to pick up the pieces after her marriage falls apart, Trudy Marino finds support from a quirky, eclectic group of friends - her goddesses of Kitchen Avenue. There's Jade, a fiery social worker who's finding unexpected strength to deal with her "player" ex-husband; Jade's grandmother, Roberta, who has just lost her husband of sixty-two years - and through memory and grief wonders what to do with the rest of her life; Shannelle, an aspiring writer, determined to realize her talent despite formidable obstacles; and Angel, a young, quietly knowing photographer who makes Trudy uncover a sensuality she never knew. When Trudy weighs what she and her husband still share against new possibilities, she'll surprise everyone - including herself - as she tries to reconcile the best of both
A piece of heaven by Barbara Samuel( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sun-baked hills of New Mexico, Luna McGraw struggles to conquer the demons that destroyed her marriage and caused her to lose custody of her beloved daughter. But even as she struggles to rebuild a relationship with her troubled teen, Luna remains haunted by images of her own childhood. As strong and resilient as the houses he builds, Thomas Coyote comes into Luna's life one night. Luna does not need a man to complicate her fragile dreams of the future, but their attraction pushes them both beyond reason into a place where there is only possibility. Yet it will take more than passion to recover the tattered pieces of Luna's soul and more than promises to mend the broken heart of a child
No place like home by Barbara Samuel( Recording )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The unforgettable story of a family bound together by tradition - and the emotional journey of an estranged daughter risking everything for a second chance at life and love"--Container
Lady luck's map of Vegas by Barbara Samuel( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful web designer, forty-year-old India has a fabulously hip life in Denver. When her father passes away, India's flamboyant mother, Eldora, has no plans to mourn peacefully. She insists they hit the road on an unpredictable journey to the city that changed her life forever, so many years ago Las Vegas. Along the way, they'll look for India's twin, Gypsy, a brilliant artist who lives a nomadic life in the remote mountain towns of New Mexico. Eldora and India set sail down Route 66, each carrying a heavy secret that keeps her from moving forward. Along the way, Eldora will finally reveal to her daughter the truth about her past and India will be forced to face her own truths about the future
The black angel by Barbara Samuel( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Mirabou's school of love by Barbara Samuel( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nikki Carrington's husband leaves her for a young woman of his own race, taking their daughter with him. After her house caughts fire she moves into an apartment complex with many separated or divorced people. There she searches to find out who she really is so that she can move on with someone else
Night of fire by Barbara Samuel( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish magic II. by Susan Wiggs( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These tales of romance, adventure and timeless love, written by best-selling authors, introduce an enchanted world of mist and legend, of age-old dreams and ageless desires, where trees have souls, and swords and stones can speak
Night of fire by Barbara Samuel( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lady Cassandra, happily widowed, has sworn off marriage. Never again will she suffer abuse from any man. When a kindly old gentleman she's been corresponding with invites her to visit him in Italy, she happily accepts the opportunity for adventure. But "old" Count Basilio turns out to be handsome, virile and in his prime. At first, she's grateful that he's already betrothed by family honor to someone else. But before long, neither of them can deny the force of their mutual passion."--Page 4 of cover
Heart of a knight by Barbara Samuel( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Embarkations (Whitehall Season 1 Episode 1) by Liz Duffy Adams( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England gets a new queen in the first episode of Whitehall, an episodic royal tale full of true history and sensual intrigue, new from Serial Box Publishing. Winds of change carry a young Portuguese princess towards her destiny as the sun rises on Whitehall. Sheltered but curious, Catherine of Braganza arrives in her new English home full of eager excitement, but what this pious foreigner's arrival will mean for the Merry Monarch she is to wed - and the mistress who holds his heart - is what everyone is talking about. This episode is brought to you by Liz Duffy Adams and Delia Sherman, who kno
Il profumo delle ore by Barbara Samuel( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish magic : four tales of romance and enchantment from four acclaimed authors by Morgan Llywelyn( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a world of enchantment, fantasy, and legend, a quartet of magical, romantic tales
Whitehall( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She who would be queen must win the love of a king--and a country. Whitehall is a royal tale full of true history and sensual intrigue, from Serial Box Publishing. Set in the 17th century court of King Charles II and his queen, Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza. Her journey to find her place as the foreign wife in a court riddled with political and religious intrigue--not to mention the many mistresses of Charles the "Merry Monarch"--is a tale of perseverance only a true queen could endure. Love mingles with betrayal before a sensual renaissance of art, culture, and sex in this lush historical serial. Whitehall is written by Liz Duffy Adams, Delia Sherman, Barbara Samuel, Mary Robinette Kowal, Madeleine Robins, and Sarah Smith. Originally presented serially in 13 episodes, this omnibus collects installments 1 through 7 of Whitehall Season One into one edition
 
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No place like home
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The goddesses of Kitchen AvenueA piece of heavenLady Luck's map of Vegas : a novelMadame Mirabou's School of Love : a novelNo place like homeLady luck's map of VegasThe black angelMadame Mirabou's school of love
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English (110)

German (4)

French (4)

Italian (2)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)