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Beverly Barton (1946–2011)

Author of Most Likely to Die

Includes the names: Beverly Barton, Beverly Barton, Beverly Beaver, Beverley Beaver, Beverly kindle Barton

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aka Beverly Beaver

Most Likely to Die 381 copies, 3 reviews
Close Enough to Kill 296 copies, 3 reviews
The Fifth Victim 266 copies, 4 reviews
The Dying Game 248 copies, 10 reviews
Raintree: Sanctuary 233 copies, 3 reviews
The Murder Game 232 copies, 4 reviews
Killing Her Softly aka Amnesia (Author) 223 copies, 4 reviews
Dead By Midnight (Author) 217 copies, 2 reviews
As Good As Dead (Author) 217 copies, 4 reviews
Don't Cry (Author) 200 copies, 3 reviews
Silent Killer (Author) 200 copies, 1 review
Cold Hearted (Author) 197 copies, 4 reviews
The Last to Die aka Beg to Die (Author) 182 copies, 3 reviews
After Dark (Author) 143 copies
A Time to Die (Author) 135 copies, 1 review
Every Move She Makes (Author) 134 copies
What She Doesn't Know (Author) 133 copies
Dead By Morning 131 copies, 3 reviews
Dead By Nightfall 98 copies, 2 reviews
Dying for You 92 copies
Don't Say a Word (Author) 81 copies, 3 reviews
Worth Dying For 74 copies
MacKenzie's Pleasure [and] Defending His Own (Contributor) 64 copies, 1 review
Laying His Claim 50 copies, 1 review
Gabriel Hawk's Lady 49 copies, 2 reviews
On Her Guard 48 copies
Roarke's Wife 46 copies
Navajo's Woman 45 copies
His Only Obsession 43 copies, 1 review
Ramirez's Woman 42 copies
Check Mate 42 copies
Paladin's Woman 41 copies
The Outcast 39 copies
Penny Sue Got Lucky (Author) 36 copies
Nine Months 30 copies
Having His Baby 27 copies
I'll Be Watching You 17 copies, 9 reviews
Out of Danger 17 copies
Cameron 16 copies
Just the Way You Are 15 copies, 1 review
Sugar Hill 15 copies
Tender Trap 14 copies
Lucky in Love 13 copies
Yankee Lover 13 copies
Time of Death 13 copies
The Wanderer 10 copies
The Right Wife 3 copies, 1 review
Halastussurm 2 copies
Dangerous to Love (3-in-1) (Contributor) 1 copy
Sugar and Spice [Anthology 4-in-1] (Contributor) 264 copies, 3 reviews
Love is Murder [Anthology 29-in-1] (Contributor) 245 copies, 14 reviews
Flower Girls [Anthology 4-in-1] (Contributor) 24 copies
12 Stocking Stuffers (Anthology) (Contributor) 8 copies
The Princess's Bodyguard (Original Text) 1 copy
Out of Danger (Original Text) 1 copy
The Mother of My Child (Original Text) 1 copy

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Beverly Marie Inman was born on 23 December 1946 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA. Daughter of Doris Marie and Walter D. Inman Jr. A born romantic, she fell in love with The Beauty and the Beast epic at an early age, when her grandfather bought her an illustrated copy of the famous fairy tale. Even before she learned to read and write, her vivid imagination created magical words and fabulous characters inside her mind. Movies fascinated her, and by the time she was seven she was rewriting the movies she saw on television and at the local theater to give them all happy endings. By the age of nine she'd penned her first novel. She wrote short stories, TV scripts, poetry, and novels throughout high school and into college.

After her marriage to Billy Ray Beaver, the "love of her life", and the births of her two children, Beverly continued to be a voracious reader and a devoted moviegoer, but she put her writing aspirations on hold until her children were teenagers. At every age of their lives, from infancy to adulthood, the children had been a true joy to her. She devoted herself to her husband and children and considered herself one of the many selfless "supermoms" who put their family's needs first. She believed she had had it all, just not all at the same time.

In her mid-30s, Beverly returned to her former passion — writing — as a hobby, but before 40, she decided that she wanted to make writing a full-time career. And when she rediscovered an old dream — of becoming a published writer — no one was more supportive of her aspirations than her family. Her children were her greatest cheerleaders and her husband was her biggest supporter. After writing over 40 books and receiving numerous awards and nominations, as well as having books on the USA Today list and consistently on the Waldenbooks bestseller list, her career was indeed a dream come true. Having a fantastic family and fabulous friends, as well as making a living doing the one thing she had loved doing since childhood, she considered herself truly blessed. Beverly died suddenly of heart failure on 21 April 2011.
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