Name Barbara Smith
Notable awards RITA Award
|Pen name Barbara Dawson Smith,
Books Seduced By A Scoundrel, Too wicked to love, Tempt me twice, The wedding night, Romancing the rogue
Barbara Dawson Smith is an American writer of historical romance novels. She also writes under the pen name Olivia Drake.
Barbara Dawson Smith obtained a degree in Journalism at Michigan State University. Shortly after graduating she sold her first historical romance only two weeks after sending it to a publisher and joined the Romance Writers of America in 1981.
Smith lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and their two daughters.