After covering too many war zones, Joshua returns to his grandparents’ place to find the house neglected and the patio filled with cats. He wanted a refuge from the death he witnesses, but the cat yowls remind him of the cries of the wounded. No matter how hard he tries, the cats keep appearing.
So, he finally calls for help, help that proves a little weird, a little strange, but maybe just right.
“Still Life, With Cats,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
When veteran New York Times reporter Frank Butler vacations at his grandmother’s old house in Bonner Bay, Oregon, he ignores the town’s strange goings-on. The locals usually appreciate his discretion. Except this year. This year, everyone has an opinion about the new strangers in town, and no one agrees. Not even Frank, who might have to give up some journalistic integrity to save his favorite place on Earth.
“Fit to Print,” by World Fantasy award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only.
The Front Porch: the place, literal or figurative, where Americans watch the world go by.
Journalists help expand America’s front porch to a worldwide stage. They put on a pretty face and soften the blow of ugly news. They must hold the line between “need to know” and “too much information.”
But when the horrors of the world become just another day at the office, what cost will delivering the news exact on those at its heart?
“The Front Porch,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
When Mount Rushmore suddenly disappears—no more presidents gracing its face—The American Observer sends Emelia Sunlake to give the California perspective.
Emelia wants to put “a white, middle-class, female California perspective” on the experience. But she soon discovers that everyone—white, black, Native and non-Native—sees this strange phenomenon differently.
Chosen as one of the best stories of 1994, “Monuments to the Dead” shows Kristine Kathryn Rusch at her best.
“Monuments to the Dead,” by World Fantasy Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
The Business Rusch: Writers and The DOJ Lawsuit Kristine Kathryn Rusch This week, the Department of Justice filed its lawsuit against Apple and five publishers. Three publishers settled immediately with two, as of this writing, going forward—Penguin and MacMillan. I am not a lawyer, so I cannot comment on the filing. A few have, including Charles Petit on his website. He points out various things […]
Oh, I just love the puns I can make with the name of this magazine. Lightspeed is wonderful, in case you haven’t been reading it. And my story, “Craters,” is available on the site for free this week. If you want to read the entire Issue (which I would suggest), you can order it on the site itself. Or you can simply read the story […]