The Manning Grooms

The Manning Grooms

By Debbie Macomber

Mira Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780778326021, 491pp.

Publication Date: December 2008


Jason Manning is content with his life as a bachelor, a slob and a sports fan. Then a precocious girl named Carrie Weston decides to play matchmaker, introducing him to her mother, Charlotte. To his relief, Charlotte is as averse to marriage as he is. But Jason's feelings start to change once he gets to know his Bride on the Loose.

James Wilkens was almost a Manning groombecause he almost married one of the Manning sisters. With that broken engagement behind him, he spends New Year's Eve in Las Vegaswhere he meets Summer Lawton. She's just suffered a painful betrayal, and James promises her that in a year, she'll be over it. To prove his point, he makes a date to meet her in Vegas Same Time, Next Year. Except it turns out to be more than a dateit's a wedding!

About the Author
Debbie Macomber is a number one New York Times and USA TODAY-bestselling author. Her books include 1225 Christmas Tree Lane, 1105 Yakima Street, A Turn in the Road, Hannah s List and Debbie Macomber s Christmas Cookbook, as well as Twenty Wishes, Summer on Blossom Street and Call Me Mrs. Miracle. She has become a leading voice in women s fiction worldwide and her work has appeared on every major bestseller list, including those of the New York Times, USA TODAY, Publishers Weekly and Entertainment Weekly. She is a multiple award winner, and won the 2005 Quill Award for Romance Fiction. There are more than 100 million copies of her books in print. Two of her Harlequin MIRA Christmas titles have been made into Hallmark Channel Original Movies, and the Hallmark Channel is launching a series based on her bestselling Cedar Cove novels.