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.
"The novel abounds in the vintage pleasures of Kleypas' writing:
finely-drawn characters; a tactile, sensuous style...; banter...;
dual points of view...; moving moments of familial ties; and
glimpses of couples from other novels to assure us that love lasts
forever. Undemandingly pleasurable and guaranteed to go on the
reread shelf."--Kirkus Reviews (starred
Kleypas continues her winning streak with a thoroughly engrossing crossover between her Regency Wallflowers series and Victorian Ravenels novels...fans of both series are sure to rejoice in the tender love story.--Publishers Weekly
"[A] delightfully smart and sensual historical romance."
--NPR on Devil's Daughter
"A love story to savor. Another winner in Kleypas' Ravenels series, with elegant prose, a fascinating heroine, and a Victorian London constructed with compelling historical detail."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Another breathtakingly romantic and exquisitely sensual love story that is deftly enhanced by the author's graceful prose and flair for nuanced characterization."--Booklist
"Lisa Kleypas offers up what just might be the best of the bunch--a charming, amusing, heartfelt tale. Kleypas is a romance gem, a queen among a vast royal court of historical romance authors, and Chasing Cassandra is a welcome star in her brightly twinkling constellation of interstellar romantic achievements."--Entertainment Weekly
"Long-time fans of RITA Award-winning Kleypas will relish the cameo appearances of so many of her beloved characters, while readers new and returning alike will revel in her stylish prose, sharp wit, and swoon-worthy sensuality as she successfully merges the worlds of her Wallflower and the Ravenels series in a splendid Victorian-set historical romance."--Booklist (starred review) on Devil's Daughter
"Spectacular... The plot is well-balanced, the pace steady, the characters deliciously complex, and the chemistry electric. Kleypas fans and first timers alike will fall in love with this refreshing romance."--Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Chasing Cassandra