Debbie Macomber is an American author of romance novels and contemporary women's fiction. She brings to life compelling relationships that embrace family and lasting friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope. Six of her novels have become made-for-TV movies and her Cedar Cove series of novel was adapted into the television series of the same name. Thirteen of her novels have been #1 New York Times bestsellers and she’s one of today’s most popular writers with more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide. Hailed as “the official storyteller of Christmas”, Macomber’s annual Christmas books are cherished and five have been made into original Hallmark Channel movies. Macomber was the inaugural winner of the fan-voted Quill Award for romance in 2005 and has been awarded both a RITA Award and a lifetime achievement award by the Romance Writers of America.