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.
She wrote epistolary novels.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