Free Fiction Monday: Star

Free Fiction Monday: Star

On the night Anna’s boyfriend tried to kill her, Anna’s badly injured cat Star disappeared.

Now, half a continent away, Anna’s neighbor tells her about a white cat with unusual markings haunting the neighborhood.

Do cats have ghosts? Or has Star herself somehow made her own incredible journey across the country to be with the only person she’s ever loved?

“Star,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Ruschis free on this website for one week only. The story is also available in ebook through various online retailers here and is included in the collection Crimes Collide, Vol. 4, which is available in ebook, trade paperback, and hardcover here.



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! 


One response to “Free Fiction Monday: Star”

  1. Jim Moriarty says:

    I have not read fiction for pleasure in quite some time, and today I read Star.
    Without exaggeration, I feel that I was blessed. Everything a tale needs is in this work; the emotional journey of the protagonist, from broken to healed is related in a…
    Skip it. Lemme try this:
    What’s the best compliment I can give a writer?
    I didn’t even realize I was reading.
    I was in the story, right beside Anna, feeling the echoes of her terror, snorting with skepticism alongside her, to finally come to the realization ‘Yeah, I’m gonna get through this’.
    Thanks, Kris. I REALLY needed this today.

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