Free Fiction Monday: Bonding

Marisa relishes her undercover work—it suits her loner nature. But when an assignment meant to bust a ring of Ce’nark poachers goes sideways, Marisa finds herself in a position she never wanted—caring for another life form. But returning the creature to its family proves more complicated than she imagined. And the truth she uncovers might have lasting ramifications throughout the system.

“Bonding” by Hugo-Award winner Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only. The story’s also available for $3.99 on Amazon, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords,  and other ebookstores.



Kristine Kathryn Rusch


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7 responses to “Free Fiction Monday: Bonding”

  1. Susan P. Qrose says:

    What a wonderful, if heartbreaking, story. Will we ever learn? Thank you for sharing.

  2. Widdershins says:

    Feels like the beginning of a long series of adventures.

    Nicely done.

  3. Matt Leitzen says:

    Good God! What a wonderful story. Thank you for this.

  4. Dafaolta says:

    Excellent story. I’d be interested in seeing more from this pair.

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