Nicole Clarkston is the author of Pride and Prejudice and North and South inspired novels. Her first novel, No Such Thing As Luck, was published in 2015 and was followed later that same year by Rumours & Recklessness. In 2016 she published both Northern Rain and The Courtship of Edward Gardiner. She is currently writing another Pride and Prejudice variation titled These Dreams, as well as a North and South variation tentatively titled Nowhere But North. Nicole enjoys reading, trips to the beach, horseback riding, and a cold Pepsi in a glass bottle. She lives in Oregon with her husband and 3 children.