Barbara Andrews wanted a career she could combine with motherhood and four children. She made her first sale to Highlights for Children, when her children were in kindergarten. She is the author of 20 romance novels under her own name.
Barbara's daughter, Pam Andrews, majored in journalism in college and later worked as a reporter. Pam married a college-professor and started a family, after the birth of her first child she teamed up with her mother to write romance novels.
They have published novels under the pseudonyms Jennifer Drew and Pam Rock. For several years their partnership was long-distance, but nowadays they share a house in West Virginia, along with Pam's husband and their two sons, Erik and Andrew Hanson. In summer of 2008 she moved to Nebraska with Pam and her family.
As Jennifer Drew, they were nominated for a Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award in 2003 for Best Harlequin Duets for her novel Desperately Seeking Sully.