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Free Fiction Monday: Little Miracles

As a homicide detective, Frank deals with violent death every day. And his reaction to those deaths kills him by inches. Until his most recent case forces him to take a long, hard look at his emotional state. The murder scene’s only survivor might hold the clues Frank needs to solve the case. It might even hold the key to Frank’s very salvation.

“Little Miracles” by Edgar nominated writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch will be free on this site for one week only. It’s also available in ebook format from AmazonBarnes & Noble, Smashwords and in other ebookstores.2940016290805_p0_v1_s260x420

The free story will only be available for one week.  If you missed this one, click on the links above.  There’s another free story lurking somewhere around this site. Track it down, read, and enjoy. 


  1. Josephine Wade Josephine Wade
    March 6, 2013    

    Thanks for sharing this story. I was thinking I was going to have to wait until next month to read it as an ebook. I like how Frank is flawed and likable. I just wanted to say I’ve really enjoyed the Short Story lecture series and am happy to read this to round out the experience.

    Great story!

    • March 6, 2013    

      Thanks, Josephine. I’ll have to put on the website that “Little Miracles” is now available as an e-book, so people can see it to go with the lecture. Thanks for the kind words on the series!

  2. March 6, 2013    

    I agree with Christine! What a powerful little story with characters I would love to see in a novel. Thanks for posting this!

  3. Christine Row Christine Row
    March 5, 2013    

    I really loved Frank’s voice and the story was a great balance/contrast between the horrific crime scene and his sweet, growing concern for Rip. While reading it, I kept thinking of this as a first chapter of a novel — and was left disappointed that there weren’t more crimes for Frank to solve. I would have loved to see Rip see him through more of the healing process.

    Great story!

  4. March 4, 2013    

    Wow, that’s a nice story. I love it! Crime isn’t my usual genre, but this is wonderful. Also, it has a cat, and I’m a sucker for cats. Thanks for letting us read this for free.

  5. March 4, 2013    

    Thanks for posting this one, Kris! Now that I’ve enjoyed reading it, I’ll have to go back through to find those 25 try/fail sequences. 😉

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