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Debbie Macomber

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Debbie Macomber

Debbie Macomber, the author of IF NOT FOR YOU, SWEET TOMORROWS, A GIRL'S GUIDE TO MOVING ON, LAST ONE HOME, SILVER LININGS, LOVE LETTERS, MR. MIRACLE, BLOSSOM STREET BRIDES and ROSE HARBOR IN BLOOM, is a leading voice in women’s fiction. 12 of her novels have reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller lists, and five of her beloved Christmas novels have been hit movies on the Hallmark Channel, including MRS. MIRACLE and MR. MIRACLE. Hallmark Channel also produced the original series "Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove," based on Macomber’s Cedar Cove books. She has more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide.

Photo Credit: © Deborah Feingold

Books by Debbie Macomber

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Women's Fiction

If not for her loving but controlling parents, Beth Prudhomme might never have taken charge of her life and moved to Portland, Oregon, where she’s reconnected with her spirited Aunt Sunshine and found a job as a high school music teacher. If not for her friend Nichole, Beth would never have met Sam Carney, although first impressions have left Beth with serious doubts. Sam is everything Beth is not --- and her parents’ worst nightmare: a tattooed auto mechanic who’s rough around the edges. When shocking secrets from Sam’s past are revealed, Beth struggles to reconcile her feelings. But when Beth goes a step too far, she risks losing the man and the life she’s come to love.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Troubled Shay Benson and widowed Pastor Drew Douglas, both looking for a fresh start, end up meeting each other in church one day. The pair strike up a friendship and over time, it turns into something deeper and possibly romantic. Shay learns to trust again as she, in turn, proves herself trustworthy to her adopted community. But when Shay's younger brother, Caden, returns to town, he reveals a disastrous secret that threatens her newfound bound with Drew. It will take the utmost courage and faith if she and Drew hope to find healing and open their hearts to a brighter future.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction

Recovering from a twice-broken heart, Emily Gaffney, a young teacher, is staying at the Rose Harbor Inn while she looks for a home of her own. Having given up on marriage, Emily dreams of adopting children someday. She has her eye on one house in particular --- with room for kids. Although Emily’s inquiries about the house are rudely rebuffed, her rocky start with the owner eventually blossoms into a friendship. But when the relationship verges on something more, Emily will have to rethink what she truly wants and the chances she’s willing to take. The inn seems to be working its magic again until innkeeper Jo Marie Rose receives shocking news.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance

Ashley Davison, a graduate student in California, desperately wants to spend the holidays with her family in Seattle. Dashiell Sutherland, a former army intelligence officer, has a job interview in Seattle and must arrive by December 23. Ashley and Dash reluctantly decide to share the car, but neither anticipates the wild ride ahead. Though Ashley and Dash may never reach Seattle in time for Christmas, the season is still full of surprises --- and their greatest wishes may yet come true.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction

Aspiring journalist Julia Padden starts a blog as a means of seeking revenge against her grouchy, arrogant, annoyingly handsome neighbor. Julia and Cain have clashed since she moved into the apartment building, but instead of fighting fire with fire, Julia has decided to kill Cain with kindness and document her success --- or lack thereof --- for all the world to see. To her surprise, her blog is an instant success, with Julia’s followers contributing their own suggestions for breaking through Cain’s cold exterior. And little by little, these small acts of kindness start to have a major effect.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction

When Nichole discovers that her husband, Jake, has been unfaithful, the illusion of her perfect life is shattered. Then she meets Rocco, a dedicated father and thoughtful friend. But just as their relationship begins to blossom, Jake wagers everything on winning Nichole back --- including their son Owen’s happiness. Leanne has quietly ignored her husband’s cheating for decades, but is jolted into action by the echo of Nichole’s all-too-familiar crisis. She finds it difficult to resist the overtures of Nikolai, a charming baker from Ukraine, until an unexpected tragedy tests her commitments. 

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction

Jo Marie Rose and her handyman, Mark Taylor, are good friends --- and are becoming something more --- yet he still won’t reveal anything about his past. When Mark tells her that he’s moving out of town, Jo Marie is baffled. As she discovers the secret behind his decision to leave, she welcomes two visitors also seeking their own answers. Best friends Kellie Crenshaw and Katie Gilroy have returned to Cedar Cove for their 10-year high school reunion, looking to face down old hurts and find a sense of closure.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction

Growing up, Cassie Carter and her sisters, Karen and Nichole, were incredibly close --- until one fateful event drove them apart. After high school, Cassie ran away from home to marry the wrong man, throwing away a college scholarship. Now 31, Cassie is living in Seattle with her daughter and hoping to leave her past behind. Despite the strides she has made, she hasn’t been able to make peace with her sisters. Then one day, Cassie receives a letter from Karen, offering what Cassie thinks may be a chance to reconcile.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance

Harry Mills is a guardian angel on a mission: help 24-year-old Addie Folsom get her life back on track and help her find love. Posing as a teacher at a local college, Harry is up to the task, but not even he can predict the surprises that lay in store when Addie and her polar-opposite next-door neighbor, Erich, are forced to spend Christmas together. However, Addie and Erich soon find they have more in common than they thought --- and that two people who seem so wrong for each other may actually be just right.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance

Summer is a busy season at the Rose Harbor Inn, so proprietor Jo Marie Rose and handyman Mark Taylor have spent a lot of time together keeping the property running. Jo Marie knows surprisingly little about Mark’s life, due in no small part to his refusal to discuss it. She’s determined to learn more about his past, but first she must face her own --- and welcome three visitors who, like her, are setting out on new paths.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance

Fans of the Blossom Street series, prepare to rejoice! Within Seattle shop A Good Yarn's community, several knitters endeavor to overcome love snafus. Meanwhile, a mysterious do-gooder is planting "Knit Me" baskets of knitting projects around the city. Whoever it is brings publicity and increased business to Lydia's yarn shop. Who could it be?

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance

When reporter Carrie Slayton has a chance to take her career to a new level by securing an interview with reclusive survivalist author Finn Dalton in the Alaskan wilderness, she jumps at the chance, never dreaming that she may have to choose between a significant career move and a relationship with the love of her life.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance

Jo Marie Rose welcomes a new set of guests to the Rose Harbor Inn: Mary Smith, who's recovering from a difficult illness, and Anna Newton, who's arranging a celebration for her grandparents' wedding anniversary. Compassion and joy await Jo Marie, Annie and Mary, as they make peace with their pasts and look boldly toward their futures.

by Debbie Macomber - Christian, Christian Living, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality

With chapters that cover the importance of literary elements such as characters, setting, backstory and conflict, Debbie Macomber uses the structure of a story to illustrate God’s hand in our lives. Each chapter has a storytelling prompt --- a searching question that will help frame our story --- and a sidebar that pulls an idea out of the chapter and expands it with practical tips.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance

You don't know me yet, but in a few hours that's going to change. You see, I'm inviting you to my home and my town of Cedar Cove because I want you to meet my family, friends and neighbors. Come and hear their stories—maybe even their secrets!

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance

Libby Morgan, who gave up everything for her legal career, has been laid off. With no prospects of a new job, she volunteers at a hospital, where she meets a handsome doctor who is a bit of a workaholic himself. At the yarn store on Blossom Street, Libby rediscovers the art of knitting. But just when everything is coming together, Libby is offered her old job back, forcing her to choose between what she thought she always wanted and what she knows matters most.

by Debbie Macomber - Cookbooks, Cooking, Nonfiction

Now, from DEBBIE MACOMBER'S CEDAR COVE COOKBOOK, you can relish in your own home the same superb meals found in Cedar Cove's households. Charlotte Rhodes, one of the series' most beloved characters, invites all fans of Cedar Cove, as well as anyone who enjoys classic home cooking, to join her in touring the town's kitchens as she shares more than 130 of her treasured family recipes.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Romance

Shirley, Goodness and Mercy know that an angel’s work is never done, especially during a time as wondrous as New Year’s Eve. With an apprentice angel, Will, under their wings, they descend upon Times Square in New York City eager to join in the festivities. And when Will spies two lonely strangers in the crowd, he decides midnight is the perfect time to lend a heavenly helping hand.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Jo Marie Rose arrives in the Pacific Northwest town of Cedar Cove seeking peace and a fresh start after the death of her husband. She purchases a local bed-and-breakfast, yet the inn holds more surprises than Jo Marie can imagine. Joshua Weaver, who has come to care for his ailing stepfather, and Abby Kincaid, who is back in town for her brother's wedding, are among the cast of characters who find love, forgiveness and renewal behind the doors of the Rose Harbor Inn.

by Debbie Macomber - Christian, Nonfiction, Personal Growth, Self-Help

When bestselling novelist Debbie Macomber took the time to focus on a single word --- such as prayer, trust, or surrender --- for a whole year, this act changed not only herself, but also those around her.

by Debbie Macomber - Fiction

You might have heard about a wonderful little yarn store in downtown Seattle. Debbie Macomber can take you there! Thousands of women discovered it when they read her bestselling novel The Shop on Blossom Street. Whether this is a return visit or your very first, you'll find that A Good Yarn is a place of welcome and warmth. A place where women feel at home. Where they're among friends, old and new.