WorldCat Identities

Samuel, Barbara 1959-

Overview
Works: 40 works in 150 publications in 6 languages and 6,566 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction 
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 )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,325 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 )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to pick up the pieces after her marriage falls apart, Trudy Marino finds support from an unusual group--the goddess of Kitchen Avenue. The group helps her weigh what she and her husband still share against some powerful new possibilities
A piece of heaven by Barbara Samuel( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,087 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 )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 815 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 )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Italian and English and held by 394 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 273 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 166 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 )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 164 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
Lady luck's map of Vegas by Barbara Samuel( Recording )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 149 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
No place like home by Barbara Samuel( Recording )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 145 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
The black angel by Barbara Samuel( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 126 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
Irish magic II : four unforgettable novellas of love and enchantment by Susan Wiggs( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a world of enchantment, fantasy, and legend, a quartet of magical, romantic tales
Night of fire by Barbara Samuel( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night of fire by Barbara Samuel( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 67 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 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucien's fall by Barbara Samuel( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A SINFULLY APPEALING RAKE. Lord Lucien Escher is a renowed London rake who believes there is not a woman in the world who cannot be seduced -- he is determined to prove it, come what may. AN INTELLIGENT AND DETERMINED WOMAN. Madeline is determined to save her treasured ancestral home and has no use for love or the tricks of an unredeemable scoundrel. Against her better judgment, however, she is powerfully drawn to the elusive and dangerous Lucien, whose hard-hearted façade hides a tragedy that is slowly devouring him from within. As Lucien and Madeline circle each other in a magnetic play of desire and denial, their passion will rise to a crescendo of longing and sacrifice that will change their fates forever
Where's love gone? : transformations in the romance genre by Paradoxa( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Residential wood burning and air quality in Wisconsin : an overview by Don Wichert( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MasterClass : writing romantic fiction by Barbara Samuel( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn to create, compose, and share your vision for a passionate love story. Samuel explains examples of subgenre to help you understand the conventions, and then helps you create ideas and rounded characters, and find an audience for your work
 
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No place like home
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English (102)

German (4)

French (4)

Italian (3)

Chinese (2)

Dutch (1)

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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 novelLady luck's map of VegasNo place like homeThe black angelMadame Mirabou's school of love