USA Today bestselling author, Julianne MacLean, first discovered romance novels while completing a university degree in English literature. Julianne made her first sale to Harlequin Historicals in 1999. In 2003 she moved to Avon where she wrote nine historical romances set in the late-Victorian period, including her popular American Heiress series, which was followed by the Pembroke Palace series. She is now with St. Martins Press and has completed a Scottish Highlander trilogy set around the Jacobite Rebellion of 1715. She is now working on a new trilogy for St. Martins.
Julianne is a three-time Rita™ finalist and winner of numerous awards, including the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award and the Booksellers' Best Award.
She is also a devoted wife and mother. She lives in Nova Scotia, Canada with her husband and daughter.