New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas graduated from Wellesley College with a political science degree. She's a RITA award-winning author of both historical romance and contemporary women's fiction. She lives in Washington State with her husband Gregory and their two children.
"insightful characterization, an abundance of super-charged sexual
chemistry, a dash of dry humor, and a to-die-for hero, all of which
will have the author's legions of fans giddy with delight at her
triumphant return to historical romance."--Booklist
"Intricately and elegantly crafted, intensely romantic, and with secondary characters and an epilogue that will leave readers anxiously awaiting more. A gratifying series starter from a not-to-be-missed romance author."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"A cadre of three-dimensional characters who captivate from the moment you meet them and a multi-layered plot that allows the characters to grow will keep fans intrigued by this addictive, rewarding story. [...] This delightful, compelling story is the first in Kleypas's new Victorian series about the Ravenel family."--Library Journal (starred review)