#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts invites readers to meet The MacGregor Brides in a trio of stories about three young women whose grandfather wishes to bestow upon each of them a happily ever after that can only be found through the bonds of love.
Daniel MacGregor has been blessed with a happy marriage his entire life—one that bore him many children and grandchildren. Proud of his family’s notable achievements, he is concerned that some of them have chosen careers over love. Laura, Gwendolyn, and Julia are his oldest granddaughters, and the ninety-year-old patriarch has taken it upon himself to play matchmaker by finding each a potential husband. Neither brides- nor grooms-to-be appreciate his efforts, but if there’s one thing Daniel knows, it’s how to find the perfect mate.
The MacGregor Brides is a full-length contemporary spun off from Roberts's MacGregor series of category romances that began with the story of Daniel and Anna MacGregor. Here, their grandchildren, the cousins Laura, Gwen and Julia, are the brides. Each bride has a story, and Roberts makes sure all three are lively, romantic tales. The MacGregors' meddling matchmaking in the lives of their granddaughters is witty and well done, and the strong family ties among the three generations is a warm, heartening subtext. A modicum of suspended disbelief is called for in order to account for the three wealthy 20-something women living together, one of whom is a former First Daughter. But these are small enough quibbles for such a fun read.