She calls herself his luck, but Grif Petrie doesn’t feel particularly lucky. Alone on Christmas Eve, he haunts a casino like he always does.
Then he meets Alli, and even though she tells him she has come to Vegas for someone else, he spends time with her—and wins at craps, which never happens.
Her presence creates a weird lucky magic. And magic always comes with a price.
“Fate,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
Reese Catton manages campaigns. The dirty side of campaigns. And he has dirt suggesting that his candidate’s opponent serves as a vampire’s slave.
But in politics—as in life—nothing ends up as it seems. Not even the relationship between vampires and politicians…
“Victims,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
Stabbings mar the Dixon Theater’s reputation. No one knows who committed them or why. And they only happen on nights where soloists play classical music. Nights when the piano won’t tune. Nights when victims and witnesses see shadows in every corner. Martin owned the theater when the Phantom spilled the first victim’s blood across the stage. Now, he plans to unmask the killer once and […]
When Greta arrives at Grayson Place with her ballet company, her memories haunt her. Karl Grayson died there twenty years earlier, but she returns to the mansion for the company’s fiftieth-anniversary gala anyway, just as he wished. Karl’s death freed her once. Or did it? “Waltzing On A Dancer’s Grave,” by World Fantasy Award winner Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this site for one […]
Alone for Christmas, Michela longs for the past, the future—anything but the present. The present holds pain, loneliness, longing, loathing. The present offers nothing but ghosts and nightmares about deeds that cannot be undone. To see her son again, Michela must face her ghosts on this Christmas Eve night—even if by doing so she becomes one herself. “Ghosts of Christmas Present” by Stoker-award nominee Kristine […]
Daw books just published my short story, “The Destroyer,” in Human For A Day, one of the last anthologies co-edited by Martin H. Greenberg. As usual, I had a marvelous time working with Marty, Jennifer, and Tekno. I’ll miss those interactions. That business has changed a great deal these days. But we’ll have the anthologies. And this one looks good, just from the table of contents. […]
I have a new short story in a beautiful anthology out of Ireland, Box of Delights, edited by John Kenny. Here’s the cover. The anthology has stories by some marvelous authors, including Mike Resnick and Steve Rasnic Tem. I can’t wait to read it. You can find ordering information here.
My story, “Corpse Vision,” which initially appeared in Baen’s Universe is now available in The Best Paranormal Crime Stories Ever Told edited by Martin H. Greenberg and John Helfers. You should be able to find the volume in your favorite bookstore or order it here. The anthology Love and Rockets, edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Kerrie Hughes, has my story “Drinking Games.” RT Book […]