Question: What author penned the books behind the popular Netflix series "Bridgerton?"
Answer: Julia Quinn. Bridgerton has been the breakaway hit of the season with more than 82 million views in its first 28 days as a Netflix streaming television series. Julia Quinn originally published the first book in the Bridgerton series"The Duke and I" in 2000. She is a well-known romance author and debuted her first novel in 1995.