Your Next Beach Read: Barb Meyers, author of If You Knew

Your Next Beach Read

What’s your name (or pen name) and where are you from?

Barbara Meyers. Originally I’m from Missouri, but I now live in Central Florida.

How long have you been writing? How did you start?

02 - Barb Meyers author photoI started writing fiction about 30 years ago. I’d been reading a lot of romance novels and after I read a particularly badly written one I threw it against the wall and declared, “I can write better than that.”

Who are some of your influences?

I don’t know if you’d call them influences, but there are certainly writers I admire and wish I wrote as well such as Sandra Brown, Karen Robards, Kathleen Woodiwiss, and C.J. Box, to name a few.

What is your book about?

A former adult film actress from LA, widowed and pregnant, relocates to a small Iowa town and discovers hypocrisy is alive and well in middle America.

Where did you get…

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