Susan Haught


Susan Haught writes emotionally powerful family drama with a discreet measure of sensual romance. A multi award-winning novelist and Australian black liquorice connoisseur, Susan believes Love is Ageless and has the power to change lives--one step, one touch, one kiss at a time.

Susan has been chosen twice as the recipient of the New Apple Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing for A Promise of Fireflies and A Thousand Butterfly Wishes. Vicious Circles, a fictional story about the deceptions faced in the midst of spousal abuse, was a finalist in the Writer's Village International Short Story Contest, and Susan's writing earned her a spot as a two-time finalist in the Best of Rim Country Reader's Choice Awards, and her website was singled out as one of The Writer Awards Top Author Websites.

When Susan isn't writing, you'll find her tending her garden with a notorious brown thumb, or escaping into someone else's words. She enjoys mentoring new writers, and she's always on the lookout for the best in Australian black liquorice and ways to spoil her grandpuppy, a feisty Yorkie named Ryleigh. Yes, her son named his gorgeous Yorkshire Terrier after the main character in A Promise of Fireflies.

Susan and her husband call the mountains of Arizona home where they raised their son. They spend their spare time catering to a high-maintenance princess, their Shih Tzu, Mercedes, and on FaceTime with Ryleigh…and their son! 

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A Thousand Butterfly Wishes trailer
A Native American butterfly legend. A mysterious stranger. A tenacious CNA. What if the price of your wish was living without it?


Outside the Lines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,780. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sales of Seth Stockton's art are dismal, future prospects are bleak, and at thirty-three he's disillusioned, stuck in a pointless graphic design job, and broke when the unthinkable happens--fellow artist Aimee Riesling accidentally sets their studio on fire. But sometimes fire reveals more than it destroys.
Whisper of the Pines Books 1-3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 341,260. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Fall in love at the Whisper of the Pines resort with the first three books in Susan Haught's award-winning series. If you love determined women, the strong men who stand beside them, and journeys of self-discovery, you'll love these sensually romantic women's fiction novels.
The Other Side of Broken
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Rachel Caldarone hides the memories of the night she was sexually assaulted in a locked compartment in her mind, but when a letter arrives notifying her of her attacker’s request for early release from prison, the past threatens to unlock the horror. Rachel is a survivor—but surviving the aftermath without losing Miles may be more than either of them bargained for.
A Thousand Butterfly Wishes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,710. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
WINNER: New Apple Annual Award~Official Selection~Romance What if the price of your wish is living without it? Rachel Gowen's only wish is to escape the past decade. But a Native American butterfly legend, a mysterious stranger who knows things he can’t possibly know, a cast of quirky characters, and Nico, a tenacious, caring nurses assistant ignite the memories she's desperate to escape.
In the Shadow of Fate ~ A Promise of Fireflies companion
Price: Free! Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Their paths never crossed, but their destiny is bound by blood. Strangers separated by forty years and a bloody war, their only bond is a name engraved on The Wall. He walked in the shadow of fate. She stepped into the shadow of love.
A Promise of Fireflies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,740. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Questions never asked don't always remain unanswered. WINNER: 2017 New Apple Summer eBook Romance Selection A blood-stained journal holds the answers to secrets her mother took to the grave, but a mysterious stranger knows the answers--truths she never expected. What Ryleigh Collins discovers shatters her family history, and sets in motion a future she never envisioned.

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