Susan Grant

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Susan Grant
Susan Grant, pilot and bestselling author, photo.jpg
Grant in April 2015
Born 1960
Occupation Novelist, pilot
Nationality American
Alma mater United States Air Force Academy (1982)
Genre Romance, Science Fiction

Susan Grant is a United States Air Force veteran, pilot, and bestselling American writer who has won numerous awards, including the Romance Writers of America RITA Award.[1]


Grant was born in New York. She graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1982.,[2][better source needed] the third class to include women, and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force. She attended pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas and stayed on for three more years as a flight instructor pilot in the T-37. Her next assignment was to Mather Air Force Base, California, flying T-43s as a command pilot. Upon her honorable discharge from the Air Force in 1989, she went on to work for United Airlines as a pilot, flying Boeing 737s, Boeing 747s, and Boeing 777s (current position).

She began writing in 1997 and is now the author of many award-winning, best-selling novellas and novels, including Contact, which won the 2003 Romance Writers of America RITA Award. She lives in Auburn, California.


The Star series[edit]

  • Star King (RITA finalist)
  • Star Prince
  • Star Rogue (previous title The Star Princess)
  • Star Champion (previous title The Champion of Barésh) (RITA finalist)
  • Star Raider (previous title The Star Queen) (prequel, novella)
  • Star Puppy (novella)
  • Star Hero (novella)

The 2176 Freedom series[edit]

  • The Legend of Banzai Maguire
  • The Scarlet Empress

Otherworldly Men series[edit]

  • Your Planet or Mine?
  • My Favorite Earthling
  • How to Lose an Extraterrestrial in 10 Days

The Borderlands series[edit]

  • Warleader (previous title Moonstruck) (RITA finalist)
  • The Warlord's Daughter
  • Sureblood

The Lost Colony series[edit]

  • The Last Warrior

Stand-alone novels[edit]

  • Contact (RITA winner)
  • Once a Pirate
  • The Day Her Heart Stood Still (novella)


  • Mission: Christmas (featuring the novella “Snowbound With a Prince”)
  • Mysteria (featuring the novella “Mortal in Mysteria”)
  • Mysteria Lane (featuring the novella “The Nanny From Hell”)
  • Mysteria Nights'’ (bundle of Mysteria and Mysteria Lane anthologies)


  1. ^ "Past Winners". Romance Writers of America. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. 
  2. ^ "United States air force academy alumni". 

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