The End of the Saga

Eighteen months ago, I thought the Anniversary Day Saga would never end. I wrote a part of it, finished that, then wrote another part, reassembled the entire story, and wrote yet another part. Eventually I figured out how all the pieces went together. But for someone like me, someone who jumps from project to project, this particular series proved challenging. It took all of my […]

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And Now Things Get Rough

Here we go. Vigilantes, which is the sixth book in the Anniversary Day Saga, appeared today. And with it, we begin what I call when I’m writing a book (or a story or a long story like this one), “the slide to the end.” Yep, things are changing, and the story you thought you were reading might not be the story you were reading at all. Cue […]

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Miles Flint Returns!

I know so many of you were waiting for Miles Flint to return to the Anniversary Day Saga. Wait no longer. He’s back in The Peyti Crisis, which released today. You can get it in audio, ebook, and trade paper. This is book five of eight in the saga, so we’re on the downhill slide. I hope you enjoy reading this one as much as I […]

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Retrieval Artist Update #10

We’re a little less than a month away from the release of the next Retrieval Artist novel. It feels like it has taken forever to get here, and yet it feels like only a moment ago I was working on the entire thing. The preorders are stacking up fast and furious. On Audible, you can now preorder audiobooks of A Murder of Clones and Search & Recovery. […]

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Blowback Published!

It’s official! The next Retrieval Artist novel, Blowback, is out in all formats. The reviews so far have been wonderful. RT Book Reviews says: “Rusch offers up a well-told mystery with interesting characters and a complex, riveting storyline that includes a healthy dose of suspense, all building to an ending that may not be what it appears.” Astroguyz assure you that “Blowback does stand on its own as […]

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Monthly Novel Excerpt: Blowback: A Retrieval Artist Novel

Once a month, I’ll publish an excerpt of one of my novels, and I hope you’ll be intrigued enough to buy the rest of the book.  I began this practice in 2011. Unlike the free fiction I put up every Monday, the novel excerpts will remain on the site.  If you want to read the opening to the previous novels, click here. This month, I’ve excerpted Blowback, which […]

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Mid-Month Novel Excerpt: Consequences

Once per month, I’ll publish an excerpt of one of my novels, and I hope you’ll be intrigued enough to buy the rest of the book.  I began this practice in 2011. Unlike the free fiction I put up every Monday, the novel excerpts will remain on the site.  If you want to read the opening to the previous novels, click here. This month, I’ve excerpted Consequences, which […]

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Blowback Available On Audio and New Retrieval Artist Story

If you’ve been wondering what happened after Anniversary Day, then you’ll finally find out. If you’re an audio book fan, you’ll find out early. Blowback, the new Retrieval Artist novel, is available exclusively on Audible.com for the next couple of months. The print and ebooks will be available in December. So if you can’t wait, pick up the audio book. Here’s the link. And if you want to […]

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Cover Rebranding

WMG Publishing spent the entire summer rebranding the covers for the Retrieval Artist series. During the fall, all of the books will be reissued in trade paper editions with these covers. The e-books already have them. Those of you who can’t wait until Blowback comes out in ebook or trade, you’ll be able to get it on September 11 from Audible in audio book form. Now […]

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Blowback Cover

Here’s the cover for Blowback, the next Retrieval Artist novel. The book will appear in September as an audio-only book, and then in early December in both trade and ebook editions. As soon as the preorders are set up, I’ll notify you here. And here’s the back cover copy: Set in the not too distant future, the latest entry in Rusch’s popular sf thriller series combines […]

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