Free Fiction Monday: Spinning

Patricia Taylor’s spinning class instructor hates her: maybe because of the extra eighty pounds she carries on her frame or maybe because of the way she struggles while everyone else in class does just fine. But when her instructor ends up dead, Patricia must deal with her feelings for him and for everyone else in her small coastal town—including the killer.

An Edgar Award finalist and one of the top ten stories of the year in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.

“Spinning,” 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. “Spinning” is also part of the short-story collection Five Female Sleuths, which is available in ebook and trade paperback. Click here for more information.



Kristine Kathryn Rusch


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One response to “Free Fiction Monday: Spinning”

  1. Linda Fox says:

    I’m a formerly trim woman, now fat, and this story got me.


    I’ve only ever been able to lose weight because I was angry. Maybe, now I can do it for me.

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