Free Fiction Monday: The Space Between Hopes and Dreams

Before he left to fight in World War II, Jack promised Myrtle he’d be home for Christmas. But Myrtle begged Jack not to make a promise he couldn’t keep. Christmas after Christmas, decade after decade, Myrtle thinks of Jack and his promise, of the life they might have had were it not for the war. Until Myrtle finally understands that somehow, someday, Jack will find his way home for Christmas. 

“The Space Between Hopes and Dreams” is free on this site for one week only. The story’s also available as a free podcast on WMG Publishing’s website until early January. You can buy your own copy of the story on all available ebook sites, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and iTunes, or as part of the anthology Fiction River: Universe Between.

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The Space Between Hope and Dreams

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

The free story will be available for one week only. If you missed this one, click on the links above. There’s another free story lurking somewhere around the site. Track the story down, read, and enjoy!

2 responses to “Free Fiction Monday: The Space Between Hopes and Dreams”

  1. tony says:

    Thanks for this story. It went a couple of different ways, but the ending… Fine!
    And Merry Christmas to you and those you care for. Best wishes for the new year and please, keep sharing.

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