Free Fiction Monday: Coin of the Realm

Rosalind, a princess of Orsem, believes the kingdom values her less than a coin of the realm. Her father, the King, confirms her belief when he decides to marry her to a prince from a neighboring kingdom, despite the threats of assassination that pour in.

Now, Rosalind must make a choice…Marry? Flee? Or stand and prove herself?

“Coin of the Realm,” 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. 

Coin of the Realm

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: Coin of the Realm”

  1. mike D says:


    I recalled it from its 2 013 appearance here so confirming its quality.

  2. Vera Soroka says:

    Loved the story. There should be more. I see a whole world!

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