While Quinn’s books are “tightly focused,” she says, on her protagonists, the show has already given us hints of things to come way down the line—like, for instance, the slow burn of Penelope and Colin, whose story gets told in book four. Quinn said she wouldn’t have considered it. 

“From a writer’s point of view, it was fascinating and brilliant because, as I’m reading [the scripts], it was incredibly flattering because it was so clear to me that the writers had all read all the books and they were thinking so holistically about the whole thing,” she says. “They brought in ideas and hinted at things. It was difficult to believe that this was the right thing to do to create a TV series. 

One book is for every Bridgerton sibling. Eight seasons are available. BridgertonAlthough it might seem a bit far-fetched, we don’t have to give up on the romance.