Biography

Debbie Macomber

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. In her novels, Macomber brings to life compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope. Macomber's novels have spent over 750 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.  Eight of these novels hitting the number one spot.

In 2014, Macomber's all-new hardcover publications will include BLOSSOM STREET BRIDES (March), LOVE LETTERS: A Rose Harbor Inn Novel (August) and MR. MIRACLE (October) and paperback editions of the #1 bestseller STARTING NOW (April) and her acclaimed Christmas novel, STARRY NIGHT (October).

In addition to fiction Macomber has also published two bestselling cookbooks; numerous inspirational and nonfiction works; and two acclaimed children’s books.

Macomber's beloved and bestselling Cedar Cove Series became Hallmark Channel’s first dramatic scripted television series, "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove," which was ranked as the top program on cable when it debuted in summer 2013. Hallmark has filmed a second season of "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove," which premiered in July. In addition, Macomber’s upcoming Christmas novel, MR. MIRACLE, will be made into an original movie premiering on Hallmark Channel in the fall. Previously, Hallmark Channel has produced three successful Christmas movies based on Macomber's bestselling Christmas novels, MRS. MIRACLE, CALL ME MRS. MIRACLE and TRADING CHRISTMAS.

Macomber owns her own tea room, Victorian Rose Tea Room, and 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 is World Vision’s international spokesperson for their Knit for Kids charity initiative.

A devoted grandmother, Debbie and her husband Wayne live in Port Orchard, Washington (the town on which her Cedar Cove novels are based) and winter in Florida.

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Books by Debbie Macomber

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 - Contemporary, 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.