The Manning Grooms

The Manning Grooms

By Debbie Macomber

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

Publication Date: December 1, 2008

Description
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 has more than 100 million copies of her books in print, and her stories about home and family have a worldwide audience and have been translated into twenty-three languages. In addition to being a #1 New York Times bestseller in fiction many times over, she also has an enormous following among knitters as the author of dozens of pattern and craft books. In 2008, she launched a branded line of knitting products through Leisure Arts, the company that publishes her knitting guides. Debbie and her husband, Wayne, have four children and nine grandchildren, and split their time between Washington State and Florida. This is Debbie s second picture book co-authored with Mary Lou Carney; their first, The Truly Terribly Horrible Sweaer . . . That Grandma Knit, was published in 2009.