Debbie Macomber (born October 22, 1948 in Yakima, Washington) is a
best-selling American author of over 150 romance novels and contemporary
women's fiction. Over sixty million copies of her books are in print throughout
the world, and one, This Matter of Marriage, became a made-for-tv-movie
in 1998. Macomber was the inaugural winner of the fan-voted Quill Award for
romance in 2005 and has been awarded a Romance Writers of America RITA Award.