Author Susan Gee Heino

Susan Gee Heino

Susan Gee Heino writes stories highlighting hope, humor, and happily-ever-afters. Her award-winning Regency Romances feature intricate plots, clever banter, and cravat-clad heroes. Her Cold Case Romances with Harlequin Love Inspired showcase mystery, tender emotion, and authentic faith journeys. Under the pen-name Serena Gilley, her Fantasy Romance series explores a sexy Veiled Realm of magical beings and forbidden love.

In 2008 Ms. Heino won the Romance Writers of America’s coveted Golden Heart Award for Best Regency Romance. Her first book with Berkley Publishing came out in 2009 and she has published over twenty titles to date with Penguin, Hachette, Harlequin, and independently.

Ms. Heino is a nature-lover, avid gardener, workshop presenter, and pastor’s wife who lives in rural Ohio with her hilarious husband and an abundant collection of critters. They have two precocious children who have recently grown and flown, so she’s still getting used to an empty nest. She loves to meet her readers and invites everyone to connect with her on social media or to visit her website at


RWA Golden Heart Best Regency Romance