Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis—former first lady, editor, mother, grandmother—lives a life of mystery. But she wants to solve a mystery of her own: who changed the world on November 22, 1963? Oswald? A group of conspirators? Originally written for a mystery anthology titled The First Lady Murders, “Jackie-O” explores the murder at the center of the former first lady’s existence, the murder of her husband, Jack. […]
Can love blossom in the world of politics?
An accomplished political correspondent, Leni knows the challenges of her job. The week before her wedding, she cancels her bachelorette party to cover a presidential candidate. So, when a local broadcaster asks to pick her brain about the event they just covered, she finds herself tempted to blow him off.
But something about him makes her reconsider. Gorgeous and sexy, he seems sincere in his interest. Until he sees the diamond ring on her finger.
As the pair cover presidential campaign after presidential campaign, they form a long-distance friendship that could become so much more. If they can only find the time.
A heartwarming story of true love and second chances.
“On the Trail,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
Jonathan Alexander Nicholas Ashworth the Fourth—called Nico—fears nothing. He lives a life of power, prestige, money. He makes his own way, but when that fails, he uses fixers, the best money can buy.
Until FoL begins targeting him. Against FoL, fixers can’t help him.
Can he help himself? Or will FoL win?
A powerful story about truth and consequences.
“FoL,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. Her workload includes more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand.
The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
“The Impossibles,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
Mae, chief linguist on the Ivoire, heads a diplomatic mission to Ukhanda. Her handling of relations with the Quurzod lead to a battle that causes the Ivoire’s anacapa drive to malfunction, stranding the ship in foldspace. Mae can’t remember what she did wrong on the mission: all she knows is that she’s one of the few survivors. If she doesn’t recall it, she won’t be able to prevent another disaster when the Ivoire escapes foldspace. If the Ivoire escapes foldspace. Because what no one talks about—and everyone fears—is that the Ivoire is becalmed…forever.
Part two of “Becalmed,” by Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only.
From early on, Devin Culhane navigates the political world like a pro. When President Milan handpicks Devin as an intern, he comes to idolize Milan as a sort of demigod.
Until Devin finds himself confronted with Milan’s past. Devin’s response to that information could change the course of history—but sometimes change brings consequences too harsh to bear.
“Twenty Years Later, By Separation Peak,” 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.
The Business Rusch: The Way We Were Kristine Kathryn Rusch Fascinating, fascinating week for me—and a rather insane one at that. I finished a novel whose deadline got pushed back after our friend Bill died because I knew my time would be limited. For those of you who don’t know, Bill left Dean as the executor of his estate, so we dealt with a lot […]
Once per month, I’ll publish an excerpt of one of my novels, and I hope you’ll be intrigued enough to buy the rest of the book. I began this practice in February. Unlike the free fiction I put up every Monday, the novel excerpts will remain on the site. If you want to read the opening to the previous four novels, click here. This month, I’ve […]