Kristine Grayson in the Holiday Spectacular!

Today’s story in the 2022 Holiday Spectacular is a brand-new Kristine Grayson novelette. “Dog House” continues the adventures of Imperia Encanto as she figures out how to live in our world. And, um, there might be dogs. It’s not too late to subscribe to the Spectacular. You’ll get all 39 stories, including three of mine. I had so much fun writing this story. I hope […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Un-familiar

Winston’s familiar Ruby, a small black cat, avoids dogs whenever possible. So when Winston sees her talking quietly with a toy poodle-Chihuahua mix, he wants to know why. Ruby, usually so vocal, says nothing. Her silence, that dog, and a storm in the Oregon Coast community of Seavy Village all combine into one of the most memorable days of Winston’s life. “Un-familiar,” by New York Times bestselling […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Children of the Night

No one told Cammie about the children. She finds out on her sixth eradication. The fear in the little girl’s eyes, the horror at Cammie’s approach, brings on the dreams. She trained hard to become a vampire slayer, but now she questions everything. Her job, her motivations, even her own past. “Children of the Night,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website […]

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A Quick Reminder

You have about two days to get your copy of the new Fey novel, The Kirilli Matter, early. For as little as $5, you can get an ebook of the novel, and several other stories, as well as some motivational videos for yourself or a writer friend. I’m writing this on Sunday because the week is going to be crazy, so I wanted to remember […]

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Get Your Copy of The New Fey Book Now!

The Kickstarter on The Kirilli Matter, the first new book of the Fey in 22 years, went live a few minutes ago. Officially, The Kirilli Matter will be published in February, but you can get an early copy (and lots of other goodies) by backing the Kickstarter. This is a short Kickstarter, so you only have ten days. I’m very excited about this book. It […]

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Free Fiction Monday: My Real Cousin Ruby

For as long as she can remember, she has had two cousins named Ruby. Her so-called cousin, who lives in this world and whom she can’t stand, and the cousin she meets in her dreams—her Real Cousin Ruby. Her siblings all dream about Real Cousin Ruby, too. But why? In “My Real Cousin Ruby,” World Fantasy Award winner Kristine Kathryn Rusch challenges the border between […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Murder, She Workshopped

You know that famous mystery writer? The one whom death stalks wherever she goes? Turns out bad luck doesn’t cause death to follow her. She provokes it all—for a reason. And this time, someone will stop her. A student at a writing workshop has a secret agenda. Yes, she wants to become a bestseller. But first she must deal with the competition—in a wholly unexpected […]

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Free Fiction Monday: The Most Recent Madame Fortuna

Carol grew up with the carnival and its attractions. Like the fortune teller: Madame Fortuna. Now Carol runs carnivals and their employees, including Madame Fortuna. When the screaming begins, Carol doesn’t need a fortune teller to predict trouble. She can do that all on her own. Fixing the problem, however, might take a magic touch. “The Most Recent Madame Fortuna,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn […]

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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 […]

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Winter Holidays And A Mystery

The mystery is a mystery story that I have in the current issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. “Serving Process” is a rainy Oregon story with a bit of a twist. You can get a copy here. The complete volume of last year’s Holiday Spectacular hit the virtual shelves this week! Thirty-eight stories about various winter holidays (including a June holiday from Australia). The stories […]

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