Helene Young lives in Trinity Beach, on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef in north Queensland. Her work as a senior captain with a major regional airline takes her all over the east coast of Australia. She was voted most popular romantic suspense author by the Romance Readers of Australia (ARRA) in 2010 and 2011, and was shortlisted for the same award in 2012. She has twice won the Romance Writers of Australia (RWA) Romantic Book of the Year Award in 2011 and 2012. Her latest novel is Half Moon Bay, and is the Get Reading! Book of the Month for June 2013.