Free Fiction Monday: The Best and the Brightest
In a 1960s Chicago where Bobby Kennedy serves as president, Mayor Daley rules the city and Martin Luther King, Jr. finds himself victim to a failed assassination attempt, the African-American community hoped Willis would change the world. But when his chance comes in the form of a story implicating Kennedy and Daley in the hit on King, Willis must make a choice: make history or turn his back on his community—and the truth.
“The Best and the Brightest” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, a winner of the Sidewise Award for Best Alternate History, is available for free on this website for one week only. The story’s also available on Kobo, Amazon, iTunes, Barnes & Noble, and in other online retail stores.