Beverly Barton

Beverly Marie Inman was born on 23 December 1946 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA, the sixth generation Alabamian, daughter of Doris Marie and Walter D. Inman Jr. She was married Billy Ray Beaver at a young age. She and her husband traveled briefly while he was in the Navy. After leaving the military, they settled back home in Alabama. She then took on the task of raising a family and being a stay-at-home mother. She enjoyed being a wife, mother, and grandmother.

In her mid-30s, she returned to her former passion — writing — as a hobby, but before 40, she decided that she wanted to make writing a career. As Beverly Barton sold her first book, “Yankee Lover” in 1989. It was set in her hometown of Tuscumbia. Since then, she had written over seventy books and has branched out into romantic suspense. She was the creator of the popular “The Protectors” series of Silhouette. Beverly Beaver died suddenly of heart failure on 21 April 2011.

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