#1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn loves to dispel the myth that smart women don't read (or write) romance, and in 2001 she did so in grand fashion, appearing on the game show The Weakest Link and walking away with the $79,000 jackpot. She displayed a decided lack of knowledge about baseball, country music, and plush toys, but she is proud to say that she aced all things British and literary, answered all of her history and geography questions correctly, and knew that there was a Da Vinci long before there was a code.
Ms. Quinn is one of only 16 members of Romance Writers of America's Hall of Fame, and her books have been translated into 29 languages. She currently lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest.
Smythe-Smith Quartet series
When He Was Wicked audio preview
by Julia Quinn