My annual recommendation of the best holiday stories I’ve read in the last ten years.
Lots of reading this month. I am gearing up on various projects so I had to increase my reading time (oh, how sad). I also line edited a Fiction River, which was really enjoyable. Plus, I seem to be getting my magazines in order—finally! So I have some articles to recommend as well. By the middle of the month, some of the goodness in my […]
Whale Rock’s sheriff, Dan Retsler, considers himself a practical man. But he has no explanation for the horrible deaths that take place on his beach. Nor does he know why so many locals fear the sea.
The answer lies in legends of mermaids—not the pretty kind, but the kind that lure sailors to their deaths. Retsler doesn’t believe in them, but nothing quite explains the women he sees, near the beach when he investigates a friend’s sudden and tragic death.
“The Women of Whale Rock,” by World Fantasy Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
Allyson Longueira of WMG Publishing finally talked me into doing the Author Preferred Edition of FantasyLife that I have been threatening to do for some years now. The edition is an omnibus, which also has three short stories related to the novel and an introduction to the book itself. I’ve been having a heck of a time getting the English language rights reverted by Simon […]
Nils wants nothing to do with his family or their magic. He hopes for nothing more than to live a normal life. Kasey offers him that life, but more importantly, she offers him love.
When Nils’ father warns him against marriage, Nils refuses to listen.
He vows to fight his destiny and win. But at what cost?
“Oathbreaker,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
A handsome man walks into a bar…and can’t pick up women. Sounds like a joke. Or a bar bet. Or maybe, just maybe, a bit of magic follows him everywhere. A short, somewhat malicious bit of magic, with a fondness for Piña Coladas.
“Say Hello to My Little Friend,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
When Kailani arrives in Greenwood, Mississippi, for her latest job, she knows she faces a daunting task. With her job at Abracadabra Inc. on the line, she determines to rise to the challenge.
But when she tries to find the magic shop she has been sent to investigate, she finds nothing but mysteries and mirage.
She worries her magic will prove insufficient to penetrate the deception. Until she realizes her magic might be the least of her fears.
“At the Crossroads,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
Mellie keeps a secret: she blames fairy tales for ruining her life. She believes she can stop fairy tales from ruining other people’s lives by forcing booksellers to stop selling fairy tales.
But on the way to her protest at a book fair, she runs into a handsome man. A very handsome man who also happens to be Prince Charming. And he loves books. Even fairy tales.
The short story that provided the inspiration for Grayson’s paranormal romance novel, Wickedly Charming.
“The Charming Way,” by bestselling author Kristine Grayson, is free on this website for one week only.