Sharon Lathan is the best-selling author of The Darcy Saga sequel series to Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice consisting of five full length novels and a novella. Her newest novel is a companion to the series and will be released in November 2011. A passionate Jane Austen fan, Sharon co-founded Austen Authors with Abigail Reynolds, the blog home to 24 novelists in Austen literature and is a member of the Jane Austen Society of North America. In addition to her writing, Sharon works as a Registered Nurse in a Neonatal ICU. She resides with her family in the sunny San Joaquin Valley of California.