Julie Klassen loves all things Jane Eyre and Jane Austen. Her books have sold over a million copies, and she is a three-time recipient of the Christy Award for Historical Romance. The Secret of Pembrooke Park was honored with the Minnesota Book Award for Genre Fiction. She has also won the Midwest Book Award and Christian Retailing's Best Award and has been a finalist in the RITA and Carol Awards. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois, worked in publishing for sixteen years, and now writes full-time. For more information, visit www.julieklassen.com.