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Free Fiction Monday: The Hanging Judge

People fear Judge Esmé Morell. They call her The Hanging Judge because she actually uses the execution chamber she travels with from colony to colony. She places market value on lives. But she might come to regret that. Because not everyone fears her as much as she thinks. In this insightful story, Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch proves that when it comes to space exploration, expect the unexpected.

“The Hanging Judge” by USA Today bestselling writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this site for one week only. The story’s available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords, Kobo, and in other ebookstores. 

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The Hanging Judge

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

 

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

2 Comments

  1. March 26, 2014    

    Great story as always, Kris! I liked the ending–it was quite unexpected and I love a good surprise. :)

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