Susannah Gunning, née Minifie (c. 1740 – 28 August 1800 London) was a British novelist.
She was daughter of Reverend Dr. James Minifie. Her sister was Margaret Minifie. On 8 August 1768, she married Captain John Gunning of the 65th Regiment of Foot, who distinguished himself at the Battle of Bunker Hill; they had a daughter Elizabeth Gunning, who was a novelist.
- Barford Abbey (a Novel), 1767; Garland Pub., 1975, ISBN 978-0-8240-1182-6; Lightning Source Inc, 2006, ISBN 978-1-4280-1672-9
- The cottage: a novel , H. Saunders, J. Potts, W. Sleater, 1775
- Susannah Gunning, M. Minifie (Miss.) The Count of Poland, J. and R. Byrn for Messieurs Price, Whitestone, 1780
- Coombe wood. 1783.
- Anecdotes of the Delborough Family: a Novel, 2nd ed; London: Lane, 1792
- Memoirs of Mary: a Novel, 3rd ed; London: Bell, 1794
- Lord Fitzhenry, 1794
- Fashionable Involvements: a Novel, 3rd ed; London: Longman and Rees, 1800
- The Heir Apparent: a Novel , London: Ridgeway & Symonds, 1794; Elizabeth Plunkett, ed. (1802). The heir apparent.
- Love at First Sight: a Novel, London: Lowndes, 1797
- Literary Encyclopedia: Susannah Gunning. Litencyc.com (17 July 2001). Retrieved on 10 August 2011.
- Gunning Family Overview. Unl.edu. Retrieved on 10 August 2011.
- Katherine Sobba Green (1991). The courtship novel, 1740–1820: a feminized genre. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 978-0-8131-1736-2.
- Tobias George Smollett (1767). "Barford Abbey". The Critical review, or, Annals of literature 24. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
- Janet Todd (1989). "The Fantasy of Sensibility". The sign of Angellica: women, writing, and fiction, 1660–1800. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-07135-2.
- "Essay on the work of Susannah Gunning" Nasreen Hussain, May 2001
- "Susannah Gunning", Oxford Biography
- "Gunning, Susannah". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.
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