December 20, 1954
Author Gina Wilkins was born in Little Rock (Pulaski County). Wilkins has written more than ninety-five books. A life-long resident of central Arkansas, Wilkins obtained a journalism degree from Arkansas State University (ASU) and worked in advertising and human resources until she sold her first book in 1987 to Harlequin. Hero in Disguise was the title of her first published work. It appeared in the Harlequin Temptation imprint, and she has stayed within the romance genre all her writing life. Within the genre, she has written romantic comedies, family sagas, romantic suspense, and romance with paranormal elements.