Julia Quinn started writing her first book one month after finishing college and has been tapping away at her keyboard ever since. The New York Times bestselling author of sixteen novels for Avon Books, she is a graduate of Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges and lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest.
"If you've never read romance novels, start here." -- Washington Post"Quinn is . . . a romance master. [She] has created a family so likable and attractive, a community so vibrant and engaging, that we want to crawl into the pages and know them." -- NPR Books"Julia Quinn is truly our contemporary Jane Austen." -- Jill Barnett"Quinn is a consummate storyteller. Her prose is spry and assured, and she excels at creating indelible characters." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)"Simply delightful, filled with charm, humor, and wit." -- Kirkus Reviews