Lily Bernard is a retired speech pathologist who grew up in the desert Southwest. She now resides in Florida where her children and grandchildren love to visit. Like many others, Lily fell in love with everything Austen after watching the 1995 BBC series. After reading the originals, she turned to the amazing world of variations. In 2017, she tried her hand at writing her first novel and has not looked back. Lily is tremendously grateful for the many new friends and experiences she has gained in the Jane Austen community. “Enchanted Pemberley” is her eighth Pride and Prejudice variation novel.