Rowena runs the House, a place for homeless Sky veterans. The House, open only to the women who compose the Elite Squad, has only a few rules: No names, no details, no weapons. The problem? Anything can become a weapon—even a toilet bowl scrubber. Even a word. Especially a word. A word that could destroy both Rowena and her House. “Elites” by Hugo Award-winning author […]
Caitlin Carter seeks purpose. She needs to, or so her counselors at the VA keep telling her. Find a reason to live. Forget the past. The past haunts her, especially because she lives in her old hometown. The place where the trouble started. Until she finds exploring her past might help her find a future…just not the way she expects. A powerful story about veterans […]
After covering too many war zones, Joshua returns to his grandparents’ place to find the house neglected and the patio filled with cats. He wanted a refuge from the death he witnesses, but the cat yowls remind him of the cries of the wounded. No matter how hard he tries, the cats keep appearing.
So, he finally calls for help, help that proves a little weird, a little strange, but maybe just right.
“Still Life, With Cats,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
I read a lot in August, but at the beginning of the month I felt like I was paying for my successful July. A book I really looked forward to by a writer new to me turned out to be a slog. Characters I didn’t like saying disagreeable things about other characters I didn’t like. I’ve encountered this four times in “the book of the […]