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"* 'Quinn has a smart, funny touch' - Time magazine" --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Julia Quinn started writing her first book one month after finishing college and has been tapping away at her keyboard ever since.
The New York Times bestselling author of twenty-four novels for Avon Books, she is a graduate of Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges and is one of only fifteen authors ever to be inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her family.
This book was not my favourite from Julia Quinn. This was her first novel, which you can tell by the writing in the beginning. Read morePublished 24 months ago by CrazyBookNerd
Ms Quinn has always been a favorite author of mine; and until recently I did not realize that I had missed her very first novel. Read morePublished on May 26 2012 by Lethal Librarian
One gloomy afternoon, I found myself reading "Splendid" by Julia Quinn and I forgot how gloomy the day was. That is how I felt about Alex and Emma's story. Read morePublished on April 21 2004 by KenichiKat
Julia Quinn's "Splendid" features Alex, the dashingly roguish Duke of Ashbourne and Emma, the flame-haired American beauty who captured the duke's heart and soul. Read morePublished on April 21 2004 by KenichiKat
Splendid is the first book of this trilogy: Splendid, Dancing at Midnight and Minx (plus a short story about Ned in the anthology "Where's My Hero"). Read morePublished on April 15 2004 by Alena
This book should be titled 'Dire' or 'Dreadful'. What is the point of setting a book in London if the dialogue and description are pure American. Read morePublished on March 11 2004
This is Quinn's first novel, and it shows. The lack of polish and maturity in her writing that she devlops by the Bridgerton series is why I give this book 3 stars. Read morePublished on Oct. 20 2003 by Kenzie L. Jardina
I could not put this book down. I lost a night of sleep reading this book. I kept telling my self i need to go to bed but i just couldn't wait to see what happend between Alex and... Read morePublished on Oct. 20 2003 by uncgrl99
American Emma Dunster is sent to London by her father to visit with her aunt, uncle, and cousins. Emma wants to stay in Boston and learn all the aspects of her father's shipping... Read morePublished on Oct. 15 2003 by K. Morgan