Suzanne Strempek Shea, born in western Massachusetts, is the author of literary fiction, biographies and memoirs. She is the winner of the 2000 New England Book Award for Fiction. Shea lives in Bondsville, Massachusetts with her husband, Springfield Republican columnist Tom Shea.
Suzanne Strempek Shea is the author of a number of novels, among them
Selling the Lite of Heaven
Hoopi Shoopi Donna
Lily of the Valley
and the memoirs, such as
Songs from a Lead-Lined Room: Notes...High and Low...From My Journey Through Breast Cancer and Radiation; and
Shelf Life: Romance, Mystery, Drama, and Other Page-Turning Adventures from a Year in a Bookstore.