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Debbie Macomber is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of today’s most popular writers with more than 170 million copies of her books in print worldwide. Macomber brings to life the compelling relationships that comprise family, community and enduring friendships, filling her readers with a sense of love and hope.
Macomber is the author of more than 100 novels, most recently The Inn at Rose Harbor, Angels at the Table and Starting Now. Her credits also include two bestselling cookbooks; numerous inspirational and nonfiction works; two acclaimed children’s books and the beloved and bestselling series of novels set in Cedar Cove, Washington, on which CEDAR COVE, Hallmark Channel’s first scripted dramatic television series, is based.
She is the recipient of many prestigious writing awards, including the “readers’ choice” Quill Award for Romance Fiction and the Romance Writers of America (RWA)’s RITA®. RT Book Reviews magazine presented Macomber with a Lifetime Achievement Award, and she is a multiple winner of the Holt Medallion. In 2010, RWA honored Macomber with the Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award.
In addition to her bestselling novels, Macomber owns a yarn store, A Good Yarn, named after the shop featured in her popular Blossom Street novels. She and her husband, Wayne, serve on the Guideposts National Advisory Cabinet, and she was recently named World Vision’s international spokesperson for their Knit for Kids charity initiative.
A devoted grandmother, Debbie and her husband Wayne live in Washington State and winter in Florida.
Author photo © Nina Subin Photography
This is a heartwarming new Christmas novel from Debbie Macomber, internationally bestselling author of Rose Harbor in Bloom, Blossom Street Brides and Starry Night. Harry Mills is a guardian angel on a mission: help Addie Folsom to get her life back on track - and help her find love. Creating a happy ending for Addie and her neighbour Erich doesn't seem like much of a challenge. But soon after arriving in the town of Tacoma, Harry realises he might need some guidance. Addie and Erich can't stand each other; growing up he was popular and outgoing, while she was rebellious and headstrong. Addie would now rather avoid Erich entirely, especially at Christmas. Harry is going to need all the help he can get, and a bit of divine inspiration, to help Addie and Erich find their Christmas miracle.
This is a weddings novel in the Blossom Street series from international bestseller Debbie Macomber. Does the perfect wedding make the perfect marriage? As three very different women meet in their local knitting store, they find strength in friendship to help them through their problems. After adopting a daughter, Lydia hoped her life would be complete, but traumatic memories from her daughter's past threaten to ruin their happiness. Bethanne is still madly in love with her husband, but their long-distance marriage is becoming difficult to deal with. And Lauren has always yearned for marriage and a family of her own, but her long-term boyfriend just won't commit. Will a whirlwind romance with an unlikely stranger lead to the happily-ever-after she's always dreamed of?
This is a perfect Christmas women's fiction from international bestseller Debbie Macomber. Tis the season for love and second chances...Carrie Slayton, a big-city society-page columnist, longs to write more serious news stories. So her editor hands her a challenge first: Carrie must score the paper an interview with Finn Dalton, the notoriously reclusive author. Living in Alaskan wilderness, Finn has written a bestselling book about surviving in the wild. But he stubbornly declines to speak to anyone, and no one even knows exactly where he lives. With her career at stake, Carrie sacrifices her family celebrations and flies out to snowy Alaska. When she finally finds Finn, she discovers a man both more charismatic and more stubborn than she expected. And soon Carrie is torn between pursuing the story of a lifetime and following her heart.
At Christmas miracles do happen Ten years ago, despite their mothers' feud, Noelle McDowell and Thomas Sutton fell in love - and planned to elope - until Thom never showed up. This Christmas Noelle is home for the holidays...Will snowfall and Christmas cheer finally reconcile their families - and even bring Noelle and Thom a second chance at love? Practical Jenna Campbell is being impractical - she's flying to Alaska to marry a man she's never met! Until she sits next to Reid Jamison, who takes it upon himself to change all her plans. Now Jenna's stranded in a tiny town alone with Reid. Maybe she'll be a Christmas bride, after all! Make time for friends. Make time for Debbie Macomber.
Jo Marie has started to feel at home running the Rose Harbor Inn. Now it's springtime, and in memory of her late husband, Paul, Jo Marie has designed a beautiful rose garden for the property and enlisted handyman Mark Taylor to help make it happen. Jo Marie and Mark don't always see eye-to-eye but deep down, she finds great comfort in his company. And while she still seeks a sense of closure, she welcomes her latest guests, who are on their own journeys. Annie arrives in town to organise her grandparents' fiftieth wedding anniversary celebration. But she's struggling to move on from her broken engagement, and her grandparents themselves seem to be having trouble getting along. But all the best parties end with a surprise, and Annie is in for the biggest one of all. Mary has achieved incredible success in business, yet serious illness has led her to face her sole regret in life. Almost nineteen years ago, she ended her relationship with her true love, George, and now she has returned to Cedar Cove to make amends. Together, the women discover that sometimes you have to travel far from home to find the place where you really belong.
For years, Libby Morgan dreamed only of making partner in her competitive, high-pressure law firm. She sacrificed everything for her career - her friends, her marriage, her chance at creating a family. When her boss calls Libby into his office, she assumes it will finally be good news, but nothing can prepare her for the shocking reality: she's been let go and must rebuild her entire life . . . starting now. With no job prospects in sight, Libby reaches out to old friends and spends her afternoons at A Good Yarn, the local knitting store. There, she forms a close bond with Lydia, the sweet-natured shop owner, Lydia's spirited teenaged daughter, Casey, and Casey's best friend, Ava, a shy yet troubled girl who will shape Libby's future in surprising and profound ways. As A Good Yarn becomes a second home - and the women a new kind of family - Libby relishes the different person she's become. She even finds time for romance with a charming and handsome doctor who seems to be her perfect match. But just as everything is coming together, Libby must make a choice that could forever change the life she holds so dear.
Shirley, Goodness and Mercy, who we met in Angels at Christmas, are back! As always they're causing all sorts of trouble. And if you happen to see a camel wandering down the street all on its own, you can take a guess who might be responsible!
Debbie Macomber is getting better and better. In Twenty Wishes she brings in characters from her previous novel Wednesday’s at Four which gives a nice continuity to the books. Ann Marie has recently been widowed and joins a support group in which each person make a list of twenty wishes. A tale of friendship, family, hope and love. Definitely give this author a try if you haven’t yet.
A timely re-release of two of of Debbie’s Christmas themed stories; Those Christmas Angels and Where Angels Go. Both tales feature the helpful, if a little enthusiastic, angels Shirley, Goodness and Mercy. A great book to curl up with and escape your everyday worries.
This title presents two timeless, emotional and heart-warming stories from New York Times bestseller Debbie Macomber perfect as a gift to friends and family.
Debbie Macomber’s books have such a lovely feel-good factor to them, they may be predictable but reading one is like slipping on an old pair of slippers and snuggling down in your favourite chair – just warm and comfortable and safe. This one concerns a grieving husband having a bad time coming to terms with his wife, Hannah’s, death. On the anniversary of the death his brother-in-law gives him a letter from Hannah. She is encouraging him to move forward and gives him the names of three women she thinks should be able to help him – and so we follow his relationship with each woman. Comparison: Danielle Steel.
More relationship and family dramas unfold in Cedar Cove. There are recurring characters but you can read each book as a stand alone for a bit of cosy escapism. Cedar Cove series:1. 16 Lighthouse Road2. 204 Rosewood Lane3. 311 Pelican Court4. 44 Cranberry Point5. 50 Harbor Street 6. 6 Rainier Drive
The next in the Cedar Cove series. More family dramas, relationship problems and romantic encounters. They manage to pack it all in the small community of Cedar Grove. A good bit of escapism. Cedar Cove series:1. 16 Lighthouse Road2. 204 Rosewood Lane3. 311 Pelican Court4. 44 Cranberry Point5. 50 Harbor Street 6. 6 Rainier Drive
Two heart-warming Christmas stories from Debbie Macomber. Two women finding romance when and where they least expect it. Cosy autumn reading to snuggle down with.
These gentle tales are great for spending a few indulgent hours visiting the characters of Blossom Street. New characters are introduced and old favourites return. When Lydia starts a new knitting group called “Knit to Quit” she gets her first male member who has joined to try and de-stress. As each member airs their woes friendships are forged and romance is never far away in this feel good story.
The third in the Cedar Cove series brings familiar characters back together. These books make you feel like you are re-visiting an old friend. For such a sleepy sounding town there are plenty of complicated relationships and dramas to keep things going at quite a pace. Cedar Cove series:1. 16 Lighthouse Road2. 204 Rosewood Lane3. 311 Pelican Court4. 44 Cranberry Point5. 50 Harbor Street
A host of characters in Cedar Cove to keep you occupied in this new novel from Debbie Macomber. Dramas, romance, gossip and secrets abound in this small American town, they do manage to pack it all in. A gentle and light-hearted read. Cedar Cove series:1. 16 Lighthouse Road2. 204 Rosewood Lane3. 311 Pelican Court4. 44 Cranberry Point5. 50 Harbor Street 6. 6 Rainier Drive
More tales from small-town America. Olivia Lockhart is a court judge dealing not only with the dramas in her court house but also all the drama from her difficult daughter and opinionated mother. Gentle drama for a quiet afternoons reading. Cedar Cove series:1. 16 Lighthouse Road2. 204 Rosewood Lane3. 311 Pelican Court4. 44 Cranberry Point5. 50 Harbor Street 6. 6 Rainier Drive
Another great read from Debbie Macomber. A group of women get together every Wednesday to chat about what’s going on in their lives and soon they find they are all united in unburdening their various stresses and problems. A great story about friendships and life’s ups and downs.
Unashamed chick lit to settle down with. We’ve all had those “what if” moments about people from our past but rarely go back to see what might have been. We follow Susannah Nelson as she does just that in this funny and heart felt story. A pleasure to read.
Lydia’s popular knitting classes bring together another group of women who are all coping with the knocks life brings along and finding that friendship is a wonderful thing for helping you through. A good selection of characters keep you absorbed and wanting more in the next of the Knitting Books series.
Lydia Hoffman owns a woollen shop and decides to start a knitting class for beginners. The first class, How to knit a baby blanket” brings four women together, all with very different reasons for being in the group, and as the women talk and knit they find out that they have much more in common than they would ever have thought. More tales of friendship and love from this international best seller.
From the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Debbie Macomber comes a beautiful repackage of the classic novel that started it all. Wishes for love bring hope from above. Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy-three willing but sometimes wayward angels-are each given someone's prayer to answer . . . Shirley: She's sent to help nine-year-old Timmy Potter, who longs for a new father. And although his mother, Jody, has vowed never to trust any man, Shirley is determined to help her love again. Goodness: She knows Monica Fischer longs for a husband and home of her own, but the young woman has practically given up on finding the right man to stand by her side . . . until Goodness steps in to help. Mercy: Can Mercy bring hope back into Leah Lundberg's life? This maternity nurse desperately wants a child to fill up the home she's made with her husband, Andrew. But there's just one catch: Each angel must teach her charge a memorable lesson before the prayer can be granted . . .
Everly Lancaster always dreamed of leaving behind her hometown in rural Illinois, but her new life running a burgeoning startup in Chicago leaves little time for friends . . . or a vacation. When a massive snowstorm hits, Everly's mother urges the workaholic to come home for Christmas, but she hesitates to return to the life that she tried so hard to escape. Searching for other holiday plans, Everly tasks her assistant with booking her a cruise - an ideal escape. She embarks on a weeklong tour of the Amazon guided by charming naturalist Asher Adams, but slowly realises just how important her relationships are to her. Everly makes a bold decision to abandon her lonely holiday plans - but can she make it home in time for Christmas Day? A warm and wintry delight by #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber
Sisters Willa and Harper mean the world to each other. Inseparable since the loss of their mother as teenagers, the Lakey sisters are perfect opposites. Quiet, demure Willa has always admired Harper's sense of adventure. She enjoys her peaceful routine as a cafe owner in their coastal hometown of Oceanside. When a handsome customer shows interest in Willa, Harper urges her sister to take a chance on love. Then Harper receives crushing news that threatens to bring everything to a halt. Only by supporting each other will the sisters be able to face the trials to come. And though the time ahead may be tough, Willa and Harper will discover that the darkest times can lead to the most beautiful rewards. Praise for Debbie Macomber 'An ideal holiday book' Good Housekeeping 'If there's a star in the romance and women's fiction firmament, chances are high it's Debbie Macomber' Publisher's Weekly
_______________________________ An uplifting festive novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber Laurel McCullough is in desperate need of help. Her beloved grandmother has just been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and the baby she and her husband Zach have longed for now seems like an impossible dream. So when Mrs Miracle appears at the door, Laurel couldn't be more relieved. She invites the nurse into her life and it's not long before they become firm friends. When her grandmother's condition begins to improve, and as Laurel and Zach continue their desperate quest for a child, Laurel soon realises that there is more to Mrs Miracle than meets the eye...
ESCAPIST ROMANCE FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR, DEBBIE MACOMBER 'Warm-hearted fiction ... Debbie Macomber knows how to write an absorbing novel.' People's Friend _________________________________________ Jenna Boltz is at a crossroads. She's spent the last twenty years raising two children on her own. But now as they start to embark on their own lives, Jenna can't help but wonder what her future holds. Will she find the kind of love she's always yearned for? Enter Dr Rowan Lancaster, who saves the day when Jenna's elderly mother suffers an accident. Though he keeps to himself, he is immediately smitten with Jenna. Jenna on the other hand, is determined to remain friends. Until her children approach her with shocking news that makes her question everything. If Jenna can learn to put herself first again, she might just discover a love that takes her beyond her wildest dreams.
An uplifting tale of finding unexpected love in the Alaskan wilderness from bestselling author, Debbie Macomber. Before beginning her new job as sous chef at one of Seattle's finest restaurants, Josie Stewart takes on a six-month position cooking at a lodge in an Alaskan lake town. It's only temporary--or so she thinks, as she becomes a valued part of the local community, falling in love with the people who call the Klutina Lake home. But one man, in particular, stands out among the rest of Josie's new friends: an intriguing swordsmith whose very existence forces her to question whether her heart wants to return to Washington at all.
'Warm-hearted fiction at its best' - Sun A seaside town helps one young woman rediscover hope and healing in a brand-new novel from bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Rocked by tragedy, Annie Marlow returns to the one place she knows she can heal: the cottage by the sea where she spent many happy childhood holidays with her family. There, Annie meets Keaton, a local painter with a big heart; Mellie, the reclusive landlord Annie is determined to befriend; and Britt, a teenager with a terrible secret. With them her broken spirit starts to heal. Then events threaten Annie's new idyll. And when the opportunity of a lifetime lands in her lap, she is torn between the excitement of a new journey and the pull of the haven - and the man - she has come to call home. Will she be able to make her new-found happiness last?
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *;A seaside townhelps one young woman reclaim the light after darkness in a brand-new novel from #1New York Timesbestselling author Debbie Macomber.';Romantic, warm, and a breeze to readone of Macomber's best.'Kirkus Reviews Annie Marlow has been through the worst. Rocked by tragedy, she heads to the one place that makes her happy: Oceanside in the Pacific Northwest, the destination of many family vacations when Annie was a teenager. Once there, Annie begins to restore her broken spirit, thanks in part to the folks she meets: a local painter, Keaton, whose large frame is equal to his big heartand who helps Annie fix up her rental cottage by the sea; Mellie, the reclusive, prickly landlord Annie is determined to befriend; and Britt, a teenager with a terrible secret. But it is Keaton to whom Annie feels most drawn. His quiet, peaceful nature offers her both comfort and reprieve from her grief, and the two begin to grow closer. Then events threaten to undo the idyll Annie has come to enjoy. And when the opportunity of a lifetime lands in her lap, she is torn between the excitement of a new journey toward success and the safe and secure arms of the havenand the manshe's come to call home. In this heartwarming tale, Annie finds that the surest way to fix what is damaged within is to help others rise above their pain and find a way to heal.
Popular columnist Kramer has published something he regrets. He described Maryanne, the daughter of an important man in the newspaper industry, as someone raised in such luxury that "e;she can't be independent."e; As a result, she's quit the job her father got her and has said she will move out of her luxury apartment...and away from the protection of her security guards. Kramer feels responsible and tries to persuade her to be reasonable, but Maryanne refuses because she's determined to get a job and apartment on her own. Kramer has no choice but to move in to the apartment next door so he can check on her safety daily. He had no idea that this would be only the beginning of his sleepless nights...