Free Fiction Monday: The Space Between Hope 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.
A story about love, loss, and possibilities that takes us all to the space between hopes and dreams.
“The Space Between Hope and Dreams,” by World Fantasy Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only. The story is also available in ebook here. It’s also available as part of Fiction River: Universe Between, which is available in ebook and trade paperback here.
The Space Between Hope and Dreams
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
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“The heroine of Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s ‘Christmas Eve at the Exit’ struggles to make the holiday meaningful for her 10-year-old daughter while the pair are on the run….There isn’t enough Xanax in anyone’s medicine cabinet to calm the jitters these 20 skillful stories will unleash on a worried world.” —Kirkus