Centuries ago, a tsunami hit the Oregon Coast, destroying miles of coastline. When beach erosion reveals the stumps of a dead forest from that disaster, Anne and Louisa cut school to see the trees. But they freak Louisa out. She sees faces trapped inside the wood—and she believes she has the magic to free them.
“Forest for the Trees,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only.
I came out of the anthology workshop a little dazed. I read for one day afterwards before starting on the reading I hadn’t finished for the science fiction workshop, coming in April. (I’m reading the year’s bests, below, for the sf workshop.) I also have a lot of editing to do this month, so that takes some of my reading time. Still, I found time […]
Ever wonder what happened to the scary vampire? The icky, white-faced creature of the night? The kind of vampire that vants to suck your blooood, not the kind that wants to kiss you silly?
Well, only one such vampire remains, huddled in his New York apartment. He has one last chance to save his race. One last chance—and a foolproof plan. Or so he thinks…
“The Last Vampire,” by bestselling author Kristine Grayson is free on this website for one week only.
After a decade of trying to get a statue of Mercury for her museum’s antiquities department, Harper finally succeeds. But then the statue arrives—broken—and a spectacular forgery. Her boss—impressed—calls the statue the ultimate forgery.
Harper wonders if she, too, should appreciate the forgery—until the statue starts talking.
“Clay Feet,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only.
Grint’s uneventful life results in an uneventful afterlife, working as a minion, making sure the cosmic balance remains balanced. Birth day curses get balanced with birth day blessings. And no one gets into Heaven or Hell unless they deserve to go.
But what happens when a particularly bad guy lines up in front of the Pearly Gates? A guy who definitely belongs in Hell. A guy who somehow managed to game the system—during Grint’s shift.
What’s a relatively powerless minion like Grint supposed to do now?
“Cosmic Balances Inc.,” by bestselling author Kristine Grayson is free on this website for one week only.
I’m so excited about this particular Storybundle that I’m a part of. First, I love every writer in it. All of them have appeared in Fiction River, and all of them write great fiction. You’ll find Lisa Silverthorne’s Isabel’s Tears, a novel about a magical inn; Dayle A. Dermatis’ Waking the Witch, a gothic mystery novel with some paranormal elements and a light romance; […]
Caro, once considered the most beautiful woman in the world, had a daughter with a relatively ugly magician. Caro’s daughter, unfortunately, inherited her father’s looks—and his magic. She uses that magic to help protect her beautiful mother, and famous women like her, from the snarkmeisters on red carpets everywhere.
But when a darker evil comes to light, Caro’s daughter fears her limited power might prove insufficient.
Can she stop the danger lurking in the shadows? Or will she find herself falling victim to its pull?
“Fashion and the Snarkmeisters,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only.
When Keisha married Ruben, she planned the perfect wedding—and the perfect wedding cake. But when an uninvited guest ruins the reception, it unravels not only Keisha and Ruben’s perfect day, but everything about their relationship.
Keisha’s mother always said Keisha led a cursed life, but she never believed in magic. So, when an unexpected event brings Keisha and Ruben back together again, Keisha must make a choice: hold on to her beliefs or place her trust in Ruben once and for all.
“After the Wedding,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is part of the Happily Ever Afters Uncollected Anthology and is free on this website for one week only.
A few months ago, one of my favorite people and one of my favorite editors, Denise Little, contacted me to let me know she’s editing a brand new romance magazine. She wondered if I, or more specifically, Kristine Grayson, could contribute a story. Now, sadly, Grayson’s stories require me to be in a goofy mood, and last fall I was anything but goofy. (I’m […]
War correspondents and soldiers possess one thing in common: They only see pieces of the war—even a magical war.
Everything rests on a single magical weapon, dispatched by Pixie Air, which the soldiers believe will solve everything.
One war correspondent questions how. But for the first time, she finds herself on the battlefront, hoping that her people succeed in this last attempt at saving their corner of the world.
“Dispatches from the Front: Number Sixty-One,” by World Fantasy Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.