Julie Klassen loves all things Jane—Jane Eyre
and Jane Austen. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Julie worked in publishing for sixteen years and now writes full time. Three of her books, The Silent Governess
, The Girl in the Gatehouse
, and The Maid of Fairbourne Hall
, have won the Christy Award for Historical Romance. She has also won the Midwest Book Award, the Minnesota Book Award, and Christian Retailing’s BEST Award, and been a finalist in the Romance Writers of America’s RITA Awards and ACFW’s Carol Awards. She blogs at http://www.inspiredbylifeandfiction.com
Julie and her husband have two sons and live in a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota.