Barbara Samuel

Author

Barbara Samuel (also known as Barbara O’Neal) is the bestselling author of more than 40 novels. Her recent titles include The Lost Recipe for Happiness, and How to Bake a Perfect Life, a Target Club Pick. Her books have been translated into many languages, including Polish, Turkish and Chinese, a fact she finds dazzling. She is a two-time Colorado Book Award winner, a member of the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame, and a 7-time RITA award winner. She is also regular blogger at Writer Unboxed, and teaches writing around the world—anywhere they’ll have her. BarbaraSamuel.com. @barbaraoneal.

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Tremontaine lovers rejoice – Whitehall is here to please

Are you a fan of Tremontaine? Have you checked out our historical serial Whitehall yet? We’ve got five reasons why you’d love it!

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Available Now – Whitehall The Complete Season 1

We are delighted to announce that all the drama, scandal, and intrigue of Whitehall Season 1 has been gathered together and is available as a collected edition from the retailer of your choice!

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Season Finale! Whitehall Episode 13: “Safe Harbor”

The season’s long journey finds all its players glittering in their finest (some, scandalously so) as the lights go up climactic season finale of Whitehall!

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Madeleine E. Robins on writing Whitehall Episode 12: “More Harmony in Her Bright Eye”

The consequences of neglect play out.

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 12: “More Harmony in Her Bright Eye”

Recovering from her loss, Catherine seeks a rainbow after the rains.

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Sarah Smith on writing Whitehall Episode 11: “A King and No King”

What does it mean—emotionally and politically—for a royal couple to be suspected of infertility?

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 11: “A King and No King”

Sickness descends upon the vulnerable Catherine, setting all of Whitehall into chaos – but none more so than those who love her most.

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Liz Duffy Adams and Delia Sherman on writing Whitehall Episode 10: “Our Hope Alone”

Co-creators Liz and Delia are back on the blog, chatting about this how this week's royally dramatic episode came to be!

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 10: “Our Hope Alone”

Matters of national import become the purview of closed-door conferences as one plot is exposed while another is reconsidered.

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Barbara Samuel on writing Whitehall Episode 9: “The Marriage of True Minds”

One of the great pleasures of writing Whitehall is simply the pleasure of traveling to England in my mind, wandering around smelling pies baking and exploring the deepest reaches of those old kitchens and admiring the pelicans in St. James Park.

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 9: “The Marriage of True Minds”

It’s high time for a holiday when an unseasonably cold summer leaves spirits suppressed and Catherine in ill health.

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