Barbara Andrews wanted a career she could combine with motherhood and four children. She made her first sale to Highlights for Children, when her children were in kindergarten. Barbara Andrews is the author of 20 romance novels under her own name. Her daughter Pam Andrews, whose youngest son entered kindergarten in the fall, grew up within earshot of her mother's manual typewriter. Pam majored in journalism in college and later worked as a reporter. Pam married with with Mr. Hanson, a college-professor, and they created a family. Barbara teamed up with her daughter after the birth of Pam's first child, Erik. They published their books under the pseudonyms Jennifer Drew and Pam Rock. For several years their partnership was long-distance, fueled by high phone bills! They make writing a lot easier these days. So does the fact that mom and daughter share digs in West Virginia, along with Pam's husband and their two sons, Erik and Andrew.

Book List in Order:21 titles

  • Set in the idyllic 1950s, A Long Walk Home features Berdine Williams, a tomboy always ready for an adventure with her close friend Michael. As time passes, their differences pull them apart. Michael has a difficult home life and often gets into troub...


  • In Barbara Andrews' A Walk in the Park, Mac Richmond never really had the time or the confidence to pursue a real life relationship. He instead poured his passion into 'his girls'-sculptures made of clay, each revealing an almost lifelike emotion and...


  • Some people like nostalgic walks down memory lane. Not Gail Nolan. She lived in the present. She was young to be head nurse, but she loved her work. She was content with her life, with dating Dr. David Benedict, a man at ease with traditions of wealt...


  • What dark scheme had Amy Litchfield been lured into when her half sister invited her to Alaska? Swept off her feet by rugged Cass Blakely, Amy had no idea she'd become a pawn in a dangerous game. If Cass's burning kisses urged her to stay on, his chi...


  • They were victims of a robbery, strangers linked by passion and fear. Matt Nichols offered her comfort, protection, arms too strong to resist. Easily hurt and slow to heal, Jennie Martin had vowed never to risk her heart again. But Matt took charge f...


  • She wore white linen. He wore blue jeans. She was a member of an elite country club, polishing her golf game for the upcoming tournament. He was assistant ground keeper. Yet Tony Dunn was the most devastating man April Quinn had ever set eyes on. It ...


  • She was determined to keep her desert community from turning into a ghost town. Kimberly Kendall, town clerk of Rhine Rock, Arizona, pulled herself up by her bootstraps and went to Hollywood to persuade western producer Peter Flynn to accept her film...


  • Gregory Kent, owner of the Turkey Haven restaurants, was too self-assured, too handsome, for his own good. And he made cookbook author Martha Graves an offer that seemed too good to be true. He wanted her to become publicity spokesperson for his new ...


  • It wasn't easy for Darcy Simmons having an aspiring actress for a sister--especially when she got dragged into one of her sister's schemes. Now her beautiful, spoiled, identical twin was gallivanting off to Hollywood, leaving Darcy to fulfill her con...






  • She was a dynamite doll designer but a disaster with men. Ivy Gronsted, newcomer to California, was unprepared for her photographer-neighbor, Rick Winterset, who made her an offer she couldn't refuse. If she'd pose for a hosiery ad, he'd teach her ho...


  • Struggling young actress Libby Sloan had arrived in Arizona to play a small part in a big western movie. She'd had her eye on her opportunity--not on Craig Wicklow: yet the cool, sardonic stuntman had clearly singled her out for a little on-location ...


  • As a starry-eyed graduate student, Hester Paine had been swept off her feet by best-selling author Adam Smith-Woodham. At first it hadn't even mattered that he was married. Now, two and a half years after their stormy separation, the most intimat...


  • Landing a job, as assistant to one of New York's leading antique dealers was a dream come true. Yet Kate Bevan, fresh out of Nebraska, soon discovered that working for Alex Gilbert was more than a nine-to-five job--it was an open invitation to a glit...


  • She wrote sexy romance novels. Everyone expected Brenda Storm to look and act as if she'd stepped out of the pages of one of her own books. Eric Sheffield, president of a national bookstore chain, was no exception. From the moment his lips unexpe...


  • The man had wined her, dined her, promised her a job--then assaulted her. She'd barely escaped with her innocence, only to find herself in jail, arrested for "stealing" his car! That was when Atlanta's finest attorney and most eligible bachelor appea...


  • "I have better things to do than watch you eat your words!" he snapped. She swore he'd never see her do it. Dr. Scott Zimmerman, "ghost hunter," deserved the scathing review she'd written of his latest book. Clearly the California psychologist was...


  • For anyone else it would have been a dream come true. Cal Bishop was the designer of the decade. His estate was too luxurious to be real. Being singled out to model his luscious new line of sportswear then being miraculously swept into his arms -- wh...


  • Everyone, it seemed, wanted to take charge of her life! One moment Kelly Valentine was safe in her modest Ann Arbor jewelry shop, thrilled at the chance to set an emerald for Brian Fort, heir to a fabled fortune. The next, they were being swept from ...


  • In the space of one nippy November afternoon she'd lost her coveted spinning wheel-- utterly outbid at auction--and now she was losing her heart-- utterly undone by a stranger's charm. Sara Gilman bristled at the danger. Growing up as an army brat...


  • She had dreamt of burning kisses, of sizzling honeymoon nights in the hot glitter of Las Vegas. Now Gina stood on the edge of an icy mountain stream, miles from civilization, and glared at her new "husband". Many marry in haste to repent at leisur...


  • She was a social worker returning an abandoned child to the father he'd never met. That done, Dawn Lounsbury planned to drive on to California and start a new life. She hadn't reckoned on Evan Crane, wealthy farmer, father of a child he'd never kn...