Julia Quinn started writing her first book one month after finishing college and has been tapping away at her keyboard ever since. The #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than two dozen novels for Avon Books, she is a graduate of Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges and is one of only sixteen authors ever to be inducted in the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her family. Please visit her on the web at www.juliaquinn.com.
"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)