Susan Longhi was born on 1951 and raised in upstate New York and moved to the Washington, D.C. area as a teenager. She earned a Bachelor of Artsdegree in studio art and a Master of Arts degree in art history from the University of Maryland. She has lectured in art history and art theory, andis a Ph.D. candidate in medieval art history at the University of Maryland. She married David King, they had three sons. Following the birth of her third son, Susan took a leave of absence from graduate school. Gaining inspiration from a multitude of research notes, she turned her attention to writing fiction set in the medieval period that so fascinated her. Theresult was The Black Thorne's Rose, set in 13th Century England.

Susan King is a member of Romance Writers of America and Novelists, Inc. She has been on the Board of Directors of Washington Romance Writers and is currently a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in Scotland. She has lectured widely and often on historical research and art history, as well ason different aspects of writing. Susan King lives with her husband and their three sons in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Book List in Order: 22 titles

  • Celebrated Smuggler and Whisky Distiller Must Choose Between Love and Freedom in the Scottish Historical Romance, Laird of Rogues, from Susan King--Scotland, 1822--When King George IV announces his visit to Edinburgh to meet Ronan MacGregor, Laird of...


  • When a Schoolteacher Encounters Highland Smugglers, a Touch of Fairy Magic Brings Romance in Laird of Secrets, a Scottish Historical Romance by Susan King--Scottish Highlands, 1823--To fulfill the requirements of her grandmother's will and claim her ...


  • A Grandmother's Will and Secrets From the Fairy Realm Bring Love to the Scottish Highlands in Laird of Twilight, a Historical Romance from Susan King--Scottish Highlands, 1822--James MacCarran, the new Viscount Struan, has no desire to venture onto t...


  • Christmas Roses Acclaimed writers Patricia Rice, Mary Jo Putney, and Susan King bring together three classic historical romance novellas in this exclusive anthology of unexpected love discovered at a special time of year. **In Susan King's The Snow ...


  • in The Last Chance Christmas Ball

    Christmas 1815. Upstairs and downstairs, Holbourne Hall is abuzz with preparations for a grand ball to celebrate the year’s most festive -- and romantic -- holiday. For at the top of each guest’s wish list is a last chance to find true love befor...


  • in Mischief and Mistletoe

    Confections that charm and delight, like the holidays themselves. --RT Book Reviews Unwrap the most romantic of Regency delights in this sparkling holiday collection. . .Christmastime in England--a time for passionate secrets, delicious whispers, and...



  • in April Moon

    On a moonlit Scottish coast, Jenny Colvin searched for proof to halt her rogue father's hanging. Stopped by the mysterious and brooding Sir Simon Lockhart, she begged for his help, aware that only this once-daring smuggler could save her father from ...


  • When Evan Mackenzie, the new Earl of Kildonan, returns to the stunning, remote Highland mountains of his childhood for a climbing holiday, he has no intention of staying. Haunted by tragedy, he plans to sell the vast property and move permanently to ...






  • Only true love can awaken passion and restore a legend...but the one man who has the power must never fall in love.... In Taming the Heiress, Susan King captivated readers with a thrilling tale of love and enchantment in Victorian Scotland. Now sh...


  • Along the coast of Scotland, they tell the tale of a magical creature from the sea who can take the form of an irresistible man--and seduce a mortal woman. The legend, born in ancient times, still persists in the Victorian Age... Beautiful Meg Mac...


  • THE HEAT OF BATTLE... When tragedy strips Eva MacArthur of her of her heritage and leaves her clan dispossessed, she is desperate to be rid of her power-hungry betrothed and reclaim her island fortress. But to succeed, Eva must turn to the only man ...


  • A REBEL BEAUTY As proud as the Scottish hills, Juliana Lindsey possesses a delicate beauty and a noble spirit. She'll stop at nothing to see her beloved country free, even if it means trusting a man whose motives are as secretive as they are impassi...


  • A woman saves her Highland clan by answering to the call of war -- and the promise of a magical love.... THE WOMAN Alainna MacLaren is the last hope of her Highland clan. According to the legend of the Stone Maiden, the ancient enchantment that...


  • A SCOTTISH SPY William Scott would lay down his life for his king and his country. So, when a mysterious gypsy girl comes to the aid of the ailing king, William agrees to wed her to save her from an unwanted marriage. But it's a fleeting promise he ...


  • THE VISION Born with the gift of second sight, Isobel of Aberlady has a vision of a compelling enemy--a dark rider who will gallop across her besieged castle's battlements and both rescue her ... and take her hostage. THE DANGER James Lindsay wa...


  • in A Stockingful of Joy

    In SUSAN KING's touching story, a silver brooch seals a pact between a Highland lass and a Scottish laird as they find that the best gift to give is one's heart......


  • LADY OF MYSTERY She had a golden light in her hair -- and heat and magic in her hands. She was called "Lady Miracle," possessed of a gift that made her feared by the superstitious Scots of her homeland. No one knew of the secret sorrow in Michaelma...


  • DANGEROUS DAYS Mhairi Macrae felt danger all around her. Her twin brother lain had seen a vision of a tall Border rider galloping his dark horse through a storm, calling Mhairi's name. Now lain had been unjustly arrested, and Mhairi had done the ...


  • THE WOUNDED DOVE Lady Christian, a Scottish renegade, has been declared an outlaw by England's King Edward I. Already seriously ill and facing a royal death sentence, she prays for a miracle. The answer to her prayer comes in the form of a mysteriou...


  • DARK VISION Elspeth Fraser was blessed with the magical gift of Sight, but what she saw when she first encountered the mysterious stranger who rode into the Highlands on his coal-black stallion filled her with dread. For she saw ravens--symbols of...


  • THE ROSE Emlyn de Ashborne was a lady highborn and gently bred -- but neither birth nor breeding could save her from being stripped of her castle home as ruthlessly as she was forced to wed the infamous Earl of Whitehawke. THE BLACK THORNE There...