Special Holiday Recommended Reading List

I started the Holiday Recommended Reading List when I realized that I point out all the great holiday stories in January, after the season has passed. I am always a month behind in reporting what I read. So I wanted you to find the great stories that I’ve enjoyed over the years. I love holiday stories of all kinds. I save up the stories to […]

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Free Fiction Monday: G-Men

The acclaimed short story that inspired the award-winning novel, The Enemy Within. February, 1964: Two men die in a squalid alley in a bad neighborhood. New York Homicide Detective Seamus O’Reilly receives the shock of his life when he looks at the men’s identification: J. Edgar Hoover, the famous, tyrannical director of the FBI, and his number one assistant, Clyde Tolson. O’Reilly teams up with […]

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Be Among The First To Read The Newest Diving Novel

Just a quick note to let you know that the full novel of The Court Martial of the Renegat Renegades has appeared in Asimov’s. The second half dropped this week in the November/December issue, which you can get now. The novel started as a piece that I had to leave out of The Renegat. I wondered what happened to the crew that returned to the […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Matilda

Devi follows orders, even if she hates them. Like her orders for this mission: pilot a single ship—The Matilda—on a fact-finding mission in the middle of a war zone. Despite Matilda’s apparent fondness for Devi, Devi feels the opposite about working with the sentient ship. But as pilot and ship approach their target—a large CeaWayLaV warship—the pair discovers their inability to function as a bonded […]

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New Stories, New Branding, Lots of Fun

The Holiday Spectacular Kickstarter has arrived. I’m so excited about this year. (Okay, I’m excited about every year’s Spectacular, but this one is particularly fun). This year, we finally found the branding that we’ve been searching for, by bringing in well-known cover artist Bob Giordano to do the covers…of all of the books, even the ones that appeared in previous years. This year’s stories are […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Hunches

The Fleet designed the new SC-Class ships with an impenetrable bridge. The most protected spot on the ship. Right in the center. So, when Lieutenant Balázs Jicha realizes the bridge of the Izlovchi now opens to space, he fights to remember what happened. And what to do next. Jicha always follows his hunches. Now, he must rely on those hunches to help him save his […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Killing Time

Paula finds herself living a memory. Transported back in time, she straddles then and now. She must choose: Relive the past or accept the present. But what if Paula wants a third option—one no one thought she’d ever choose. “Killing Time” by Hugo Award-winning 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. […]

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Diving News!

For the second time in my career, I’m honored to have a full novel in Asimov’s SF Magazine. This novel, The Court Martial of the Renegat Renegades, won’t be published as a standalone until June of 2023. However, you can read it in Asimov’s in two parts. The first part has just appeared, and you can read an excerpt here. I’m so excited about this […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Without End

When Dylan’s wife, Geneva, dies, Dylan refuses to believe it. Not because he believes in ghosts, but because he believes in science. Geneva, a physicist, believed humans could overcome the perception of linear time. If her theories hold true, Dylan could change his perceptions and Geneva will live again. With nothing to lose and Geneva to gain, Dylan resolves to try. “Without End” by Hugo […]

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Free Fiction Monday: The Hanging Judge

People fear Judge Esmé Morell. They call her The Hanging Judge because she actually uses the execution chamber she travels with from colony to colony. She places market value on lives. But she might come to regret that. Because not everyone fears her as much as she thinks. In this insightful story, Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch proves that when it comes to space […]

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