Free Fiction Monday: Searching for the Familiar

When Winston discovers Ruby has vanished, his heart breaks.

But he quickly learns that familiars all over the Northwest have gone missing under mysterious circumstances.

Winston pledges to find Ruby at any cost. Or he might lose her, his only family, forever.

“Searching for the Familiar,” by World Fantasy Award-winning 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. To read more in the Winston & Ruby series, check out the Fabulous Familiars Uncollected Anthology, featuring “Un-Familiar.”

Searching for the Familiar

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!  

7 responses to “Free Fiction Monday: Searching for the Familiar”

  1. Martha says:

    I love the Winston & Ruby stories. I was so excited to buy your new one “Un-Familiar” and now I find this! Maybe someday Winston & Ruby could get a novel of their own?

  2. gabby says:

    I love this series of stories with Ruby and Winston, and I was so happy to see a new one. Thanks so much for posting!

  3. Chong Go says:

    More cat stories, please!

    I just finished this and your story “Un-familar”; thanks, I needed these.

  4. Bea Magnan says:

    Thank you so much for this lovely gift of a story. Today I had to have one of my cats put down. He’d been with me since kittenhood…sixteen years together. Cancer of the thyroid. I came home in tears and my daughter made me tea. Then she reminded me I always look forward to your Monday stories. I didn’t think anything would help. I was wrong.

    Thank you so much.

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