Barbara Forte Abate


Barbara Forte Abate grew up in Millbrook New York, and currently lives in a creaky old house in Pennsylvania, where she makes up lies, doses them with truth, and titles it fiction. She is long time married to a very fine fellow and is the mother of four pretty fabulous children. Asleep Without Dreaming is Barbara's second novel. Her debut novel, The Secret of Lies, is coming soon to Smashwords!

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Painted From Memories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,330. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The emotionally fractured casualty of a hideous childhood tragedy, Catherine has at last found her happy-ever-after in the person of Grayson Barnett, and it is the promise of a freshly polished future that compels her to bury the poisonous trail of her past beneath the purposeful lies and omissions she offers her new husband.
The Secret of Lies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,120. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
1957 - the last summer spent at the ancient house overlooking the North Atlantic. A season that had unfolded with abundant promise, but then spiraled horribly out of control - torn apart by a shattering tragedy that remains splintered in fragments upon her soul...
Asleep Without Dreaming
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When love, mystery, and fate collide, unleashing an unforgettable tragedy...On the run and uncertain trouble brewing, Willa finds herself stranded in a long decaying town with a mother prone to keeping secrets and telling lies, a murderous arsonist, and no ready way out. And then Willa meets Jesse Truman, an intriguing boy she longs to save, if only she understood what it is he needs saving from.

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