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Subject: Suggestions on authors similiar to Debbie Macomber?
Date Posted: 1/12/2008 11:04 AM ET
Member Since: 11/25/2007
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Im looking to "broaden" my author list a little bit.

I would really like to find authors that are kinda similar to Debbie Macomber. I enjoy the light romance, little mystery, funny stores, that kind.....of reading.

 Can you help me? 

  Melissa

 Thanks in advance!!!

 

 

Date Posted: 1/13/2008 9:27 AM ET
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LaVyrle Spencer- though she is retired now, has some good historicals and contemporaries. She has sweet romances that are not heavy on sex scenes.

Curtiss Ann Matlock- she is one of my favorites and i think writes simular to Macomber's style of books.

Emilie Richards

Robyn Carr

Dorothy Garlock- she is an American Historical author, writing about different era's of our country (like the 1930's, WWII, the Great Depression, etc.) she writes good stories, i have always enjoyed her books.

Karen Robards and Karen Harper are the authors i turn to if i want a mystery along with my romance. Robards tends to inject humor into her stories too.....i would recommend "Whispers at Midnight" by Robards, i caught myself laughing outloud at times during this book!

Barbara Delinsky- i recommend "Three Wishes", but keep the kleenex handy towards the end!

 



Last Edited on: 1/13/08 9:28 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 1/13/2008 10:00 AM ET
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I think Janet Evanovich writes some funny stuff--I like the Full House series...I haven't read her Stephanie Plum series yet but I think they are supposed to be good.

Subject: Thanks so much for the advice!
Date Posted: 1/13/2008 1:42 PM ET
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I really appreciate all of the great advice on authors similar to Debbie Macomber.~~

 Have a Great Weekend!

 Melissa

 

 

Date Posted: 1/14/2008 3:11 AM ET
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I 2nd Curtiss Ann Matlock and Robyn Carr(only read 1 Carr book but it was good though lots of characters to keep straight).