Free Fiction Monday: Elegy for Piano and Three Voices

When Alzheimer’s takes Stacey’s mother, Stacey gives up everything—her career, her music—to take care of her. Until one lonely night, when caretaking becomes too much, Stacy sits at the piano and plays Bach.

She hopes to escape into the comfort of classical music. But what she discovers in the music—about her mother, her family, herself—proves far more enlightening than she ever imagined.

“Elegy for Piano and Three Voices,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only. The story’s also available as an ebook through various online retailers here.  

Elegy for Piano and Three Voices

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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2 responses to “Free Fiction Monday: Elegy for Piano and Three Voices”

  1. Dafaolta says:

    Beautiful. Alzheimer’s is such a fiendish disease. A life sentence for the crime of living too long, but you’re not the only one trapped. We lost my dad to it. Bits and pieces at first but eventually huge chunks calving off like a glacier self-destructing. (PS coroner became corner)

  2. Ms Rusch, your short fiction is always good, but sometimes, like this, you put it up into the stars. Thank you.

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