Barbara Burnett Smith

Pseudonym of Barbara Jo Petry. She was born in San Antonio, Texas. She did vocal work in radio and television commercials. She also owned and operated Catalyst Training & Development, a company that provides communication and leadership classes to corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations. She is the creator of 'Jolie Wyatt', a radio station reporter and aspiring mystery writer.


Titles and year of publication:  

'Jolie Wyatt' Novels
 1) Writers of the Purple Sage  1994
 2) Dust Devils of the Purple Sage  1995
 3) Celebration in Purple Sage  1996
 4) Mistletoe from the Purple Sage  1997
 5) Skeletons in Purple Sage  2002
Other Novels
 1) Mauve & Murder  2000
 2) Bead on Trouble  2005
 3) Beads of Doubt (with Karen MacInerney)  2007