Barbara Faith

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Barbara Faith de Covarrubias
Born (1921-02-19)February 19, 1921
Cleveland, Ohio, American
Died October 10, 1995(1995-10-10) (aged 74)
Pen name Barbara Faith
Occupation Novelist
Nationality American
Period 1978–95
Genre romance
Notable awards RITA Award
Spouse Alfonso Covarrubias (1970–1995)

Barbara Faith de Covarrubias (February 19, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio – October 10, 1995), was an American writer of more than 40 romance novels as Barbara Faith (her maiden name) from 1978 until the day of her death. She won a RITA Award in 1982.

Biography[edit]

Barbara Faith was born on February 19, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. She married former bullfighter Alfonso Covarrubias, on November 11, 1970. They later renewed their vows in Spain on May 6, 1983. She began work as a public relations person in Miami, Florida and later moved to Chula Vista, California. She later moved to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico.

She published her first novel in 1978 for Silhouette Books. Most of her books are set in Mexico, Spain, United States or Morocco, and many of the male protagonists of her books are Hispanic.[1] She won a RITA Award in 1982.

Awards[edit]

  • The Sun Dancers: 1982 Rita Awards Best Novel winner

Bibliography[edit]

[1]

Single novels[edit]

  • Kill Me Gently Darling (1978)
  • Choices of the Heart (1980)
  • The Moonkissed (1980)
  • The Sun Dancers (1981)
  • Enchanted Dawn (1982)
  • The Promise of Summer (1983)
  • Wind Whispers (1984)
  • Awake to Splendor (1985)
  • Islands in Turquoise (1985)
  • Tomorrow Is Forever (1986)
  • Sing Me a Lovesong (1986)
  • Return to Summer (1986)
  • Kiss of the Dragon (1987)
  • Asking for Trouble (1987)
  • Say Hello Again (1988)
  • Beyond Forever (1988)
  • In a Rebel's Arms (1989)
  • Heather on the Hill (1989)
  • Capricorn Moon (1989)
  • Danger in Paradise (1990)
  • Lord of the Desert (1990)
  • Echoes of Summer (1991)
  • Mr. Macho Meets His Match (1991)
  • The Matador (1992)
  • Queen of Hearts (1992)
  • Gamblin' Man (1992)
  • This Above All (1993)
  • Cloud Man (1993)
  • A Silence of Dreams (1993)
  • Midnight Man (1993)
  • Dark, Dark My Lover's Eyes (1994)
  • Moonlight Lady (1995)
  • Scarlet Woman (1995)
  • Long-Lost Wife? (1996)

Morocco's Desert Series[edit]

  1. Bedouin Bride (1984)
  2. Desert Song (1986)
  3. Flower of the Desert (1988)

Man of the World Series Multi-Author[edit]

3. Lion of the Desert (1991)

Romantic Traditions Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • Desert Man (1994)

That's My Baby! Series Multi-Author[edit]

  • Happy Father's Day (1996)

Omnibus in collaboration[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barbara Faith in FantacticFiction, retrieved June 25, 2004