Mary Manners

Mary Manners is a country girl at heart who has spent a lifetime sharing her joy of writing. She has two sons, a daughter, and three beautiful grandchildren. She lives in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee with her husband Tim and two rescue cats, Colby and Jax.

Mary writes stories full of faith and hope. Her books have earned multiple accolades including two Inspirational Reader’s Choice Awards, the Gail Wilson Award of Excellence, the Aspen Gold, the Heart of Excellence, and the National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award.

Mary loves long sunrise runs, Smoky Mountain sunsets, and flavored coffee. She enjoys connecting with reader friends through her website: www.MaryMannersRomance.com.

My Titles in The Potter's House series

Release Date: May 22, 2018

A heartbreaking secret stands between Brianna and Jackson, and she plans to keep it that way.

When Brianna Caufield hosts an online auction to raise money for her fledgling youth center, the last thing she expects is to be matched for a date with Jackson Reed. Lured by the fame of a lucrative NFL career, the hometown hero and former University of Tennessee quarterback broke off their engagement without so much as a backward glance. Now, six years later, Jack’s come home with renewed faith and a changed heart—and he wants Brianna back.

No matter how much she still cares for Jackson, Brianna knows the secret she harbors will destroy any chance of a future together. Can Jack find a way to coax the secret to the surface? And if he does, will forgiveness draw them closer together…or will their love be shattered forever?

Release Date: October 2, 2018

ONE WRONG TURN AT A FORK IN THE ROAD…

When Chloe Rylin flees New York City and her dream of becoming a Broadway performer, she returns to her hometown harboring a life-altering secret and the shame of a shattered past. Best friend Kelsie asks her to help build a house through the local Shelter the Homeless program, where Chloe meets Zack Coleman and his mischievous Saint Bernard.

Zack is dealing with a devastating loss of his own, yet his gentleness and patience melt Chloe’s resolve never to trust, much less fall in love, again. But what will Zack think when he discovers the shame of Chloe’s past? Will he reject her, or can their fledgling love heal hurting hearts and blossom into a happily-ever-after, together?

Release Date: February 22, 2019

HAVE THE YEARS TAUGHT THEM HOW TO FORGIVE—AND TO TRUST THEIR HEARTS?

Megann Reilly returns home to Wildwood, Tennessee to help nurse her estranged mother back to health. She’s grateful for her newfound job as an administrative assistant at Wildwood Community Church…until she runs into Colton Kendrick, the bad-boy-wannabe who broke her heart.

Colt’s job as Youth Director at the church is a cavernous stretch from his high school days as the town’s privileged rich kid. The death of his sister has left him with a young niece to raise and an unruly puppy to tame. He’s not the self-centered person who once hurt Megann, and all he wants is a chance to prove to her the man he’s become—and to love her. Is it true that time heals all wounds, or has Colt found Megann…only to lose her again?