Free Fiction Monday: The Last Vampire

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.

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Free Fiction Monday: Victims

Reese Catton manages campaigns. The dirty side of campaigns. And he has dirt suggesting that his candidate’s opponent serves as a vampire’s slave.

But in politics—as in life—nothing ends up as it seems. Not even the relationship between vampires and politicians…

“Victims,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.

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Recommended Reading List: July 2012

As you can tell from the long list below, I read a lot of great stuff in July. What’s truly amazing to me is that much of what I read was merely good, not great, so I didn’t recommend it at all. I don’t think I read anything truly bad in July, which has to be another first. You’ll note as you read that I […]

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And Even More Free Fiction: Hero Dust

Last February, BBC4 ran a Short History of Vampires and included my story, “Hero Dust.” They’re rerunning the series this month (I wonder why?) and you can listen to “Hero Dust” for free until Sunday. Just follow this link. You can also get your own e-book copy of “Hero Dust” from fine e-booksellers everywhere.

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The Business Rusch: Comparisons

The Business Rusch: Comparisons Kristine Kathryn Rusch I have spent a lot of time with other writers in the past three months, and I have seen this scenario over and over and over again: Writers are talking about indie publishing e-books at a dinner or a lunch or over drinks. A newer writer, maybe one with little or no name recognition, mentions that his e-books […]

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Sins of the Blood Reissued!

Vampire Days continue with this announcement: WMG Publishing has reissued my vampire novel, Sins of the Blood.  Those of you who bought my romance novels in recent weeks, be warned: This novel is the opposite of those. This is not a Twilight type of vampire story.  This is a horror novel, and quite dark.  It has gotten great reviews and has received a cult following […]

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BBC, Vampires, and Me

I’m kicking off Vampire Days on my blog.  First up, an audio surprise: On Sunday, BBC Radio 7 will air the second part in its Short History of Vampires.  That part is my short story, “Hero Dust.”  If you’re in England, you can listen on BBC Radio 7 live at 18:30 or 00:30.  Or you can listen on the web at those times.  (Those are […]

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A collection, a short novel, and two short stories

Here are the stories that have gone live this week.  There will be more in the coming weeks. As I mentioned before, it takes a while for some of the books to hit sources other than Smashwords and Kindle.  Just this week, the ebooks those places published months ago have now arrived at Barnes And Noble’s website.  So if you have a Nook, you can […]

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Vampires, G-Men, and Other Creatures

I haven’t posted the new stories available in electronic editions in almost a week, so here they are. I’m listing the three easy access sites.  It takes 6 weeks to reach the other sites like iBook, but eventually they will be on those sites as well. A Shamus Award nominee.  Pita Cardena runs a very small law firm that is suffocating under a very big […]

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