Popular books written by Susan Wiggs include "The Apple Orchard," "The Beekeeper's Ball," "Lord of the Night," "October Wind" and "The Mistress." Each of these books received either an award or a starred review in a major publication.
"The Apple Orchard," published in 2013, received a starred review from the Kirkus Reviews and was a top pick in the RT Book Reviews. "The Beekeeper's Ball" received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and the 2014 Booklist. "Lord of Night" received a Rita Award for best romance in 1994, while "October Wind" received the RT Reviewers Choice Award for a historical novel in 1991. "The Mistress" received both a 2001 Rita Award and a 2000 RT Reviewers Choice Award.