Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Biography

New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch writes in almost every genre. Generally, she uses her real name (Rusch) for most of her writing. Under that name, she publishes bestselling science fiction and fantasy, award-winning mysteries, acclaimed mainstream fiction, controversial nonfiction, and the occasional romance. Her novels have made bestseller lists around the world and her short fiction has appeared in eighteen best of the year collections. She has won more than twenty-five awards for her fiction, including the Hugo, Le Prix Imaginales, the Asimov’s Readers Choice award, and the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Readers Choice Award.
Publications from The Chicago Tribune to Booklist have included her Kris Nelscott mystery novels in their top-ten-best mystery novels of the year. The Nelscott books have received nominations for almost every award in the mystery field, including the best novel Edgar Award, and the Shamus Award.
She writes goofy romance novels as award-winner Kristine Grayson and futuristic sf as Kris DeLake.
She also edits. Beginning with work at the innovative publishing company, Pulphouse, followed by her award-winning tenure at The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, she took fifteen years off before returning to editing with the original anthology series Fiction River, published by WMG Publishing. She acts as series editor with her husband, writer Dean Wesley Smith, and edits some of the volumes, as well.
To keep up with everything she does, go to kriswrites.com and sign up for her newsletter. To track her many pen names and series, see their individual websites (krisnelscott.com, kristinegrayson.com, retrievalartist.com, divingintothewreck.com). She lives and occasionally sleeps in Oregon.

Where to find Kristine Kathryn Rusch online

Where to buy in print

Series

The Diving Series
Called “page-turning space adventure” by Publisher’s Weekly, “adventure SF in the old tradition” by Bill Crider’s Pop Culture Magazine, and “a refreshingly new and fleshed out realm of sci-fi action and adventure” by Astro Guyz, Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s Diving Series offers stellar tales of the far future.

Books

Hunches: A Diving Universe Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2022 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Fleet designed the new SC-Class ships with an impenetrable bridge. So, when Lieutenant Balázs Jicha realizes the bridge of the Izlovchi now opens to space, he fights to remember what happened. Jicha always follows his hunches. Now, he must rely on those hunches to help him save his ship. A pulse-pounding addition to Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s award-winning Diving Series.
The Kirilli Matter: The First Book of the Qavnerian Protectorate
Pre-release—available February 21, 2023. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,300. Language: English. Published by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When the investigation of a brutal murder scene points to terrifying suspects, Augusta Kirilli must find a way to protect her family’s secrets—she must discover their meaning or risk her own destruction. Set in the world of The Fey and masterfully blending fantasy and steampunk elements, Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s Qavnerian Protectorate saga adds rich new dimension to this powerfully written series.
Reunion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2022 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Jenn attends her thirty-year high school reunion, she questions why she came. But when she runs into August, for the first time in thirty years, she realizes she might just need to question everything she thought she knew.
The Dark Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2022 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An investigative reporter trying to survive the collapse of the news industry, Condi now works for the Organization of Strange Phenomenon Ancient and Modern. They pay really well and respect her terms, like allowing her to expose the “strange phenomenon” as a hoax. But her latest assignment proves different. Rome holds more mysteries than she expects. Including not one but two mysterious figures.
Alien Ball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2022 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When the Ashtenga seek to form an Ashtenga/Human League for basketball, the Interglobal Sports Network wants Frank to give voice to the anti-alien point of view. Everyone, including Frank, thinks they know what point he will argue. But what Frank discovers might change his views...on everything.
The Blitz Experience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2022 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Tenesha McGuire gets the chance to visit her Grand in London, she jumps at it. A visit to the Imperial War Museum’s Blitz Experience will bring Tenesha even closer to her Grand than she ever imagined. And reveal family secrets that will change Tenesha’s life forever.
The Reflection on Mount Vitaki
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2022 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Set long before the original books in the bestselling epic fantasy series, The Reflection on Mount Vitaki expands the diverse world and powerful magic of The Fey into previously uncharted territory. Kyra must embark on a journey to find the source of the mysterious reflection, a journey that no one has ever survived.
And a Cup of Good Cheer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Gail looks forward to her annual Christmas shopping trip to the high-end specialty foods store. Until her phone keeps interrupting with news alerts and a barrage of texts from her husband, Ron. He wants a figgy pudding and he wants one right now! Gail soon realizes her family needs her—and her Christmas spirit—to save the day.
Ten Little Fen: A Spade/Paladin Conundrum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,630. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Secret Master of Fandom and private detective Spade agreed to step in as director of SierraCon, he thought the job under control. Until a snowstorm traps all the fannish attendees inside. Then the con gets really interesting… But when fen start falling one by one from unexplained misfortune, Spade and Paladin must act fast to discover why—before one of their own becomes a victim, too.
The Demise of Snot Rocket
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
One particularly talented runner relishes snot rockets more than others. When he turns up dead, the list of potential murderers runs longer than the list of medals he collected over the years. But when an investigative journalist sees the true crime potential of the case, what she uncovers surprises even her.
The Chase: A Diving Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 154,790. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
After fleeing pursuers from two different missions, Boss and Coop reconvene at the Lost Souls Corporation headquarters. Both share exciting but troublesome news. But before they begin to even scratch the surface of the new information, they face threats from all quarters. And when an old adversary of Coop’s gets involved, Boss questions who to trust to survive and find some long-awaited answers.
A Matter for God
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
George manages funerals for his church. The flower arrangements, the food, even the air temperature. But when a parishioner that nobody likes dies, he finds himself facing a moral dilemma—questioning everything he ever believed. “[Rusch’s] short fiction is golden.” —Kansas City Star
Paperwork to Come: A Sweet Young Things Mystery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The closing hangar doors haunt Alaina. They represent failure. But Alaina refuses to fail again. Not on this mission. Not with the fate of a child on the line. SYT launched missions to rescue women. But this new organization—with a slightly different mission and much higher stakes—demands its volunteers risk their own freedom to right wrongs committed by the highest levels of government.
Diving Pairs Vol. 6: Searching for the Fleet & Thieves
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 252,660. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
WMG Publishing presents the gripping adventures of Searching for the Fleet and Thieves in one pulse-pounding pairing. Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s bestselling Diving series spans time and space so vast that the stories continue to unfold. Now, with the Diving Pairs volumes, WMG Publishing offers complementary books that, together, tell more of the story than each book alone.
Diving Pairs Vol. 5: The Spires of Denon, The Renegat & Escaping Amnthra
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 309,770. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
WMG Publishing presents the thrilling adventures of The Spires of Denon, The Renegat and Escaping Amnthra in one epic pairing. Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s bestselling Diving series spans time and space so vast that the stories continue to unfold. Now, with the Diving Pairs volumes, WMG Publishing offers complementary books that, together, tell more of the story.
Diving Pairs Vol. 4: The Runabout & The Falls
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 157,500. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
WMG Publishing presents the mysterious adventures of The Runabout and The Falls in one page-turning pairing. Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s bestselling Diving series spans time and space so vast that the stories continue to unfold. Now, with the Diving Pairs volumes, WMG Publishing offers complementary books that, together, tell more of the story than each book alone.
Diving Pairs Vol. 3: Skirmishes & Strangers at the Room of Lost Souls
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,180. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
WMG Publishing presents the nail-biting adventures of Skirmishes and Strangers at the Room of Lost Souls in one explosive pairing. Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s bestselling Diving series spans time and space so vast that the stories continue to unfold. Now, with the Diving Pairs volumes, WMG Publishing offers complementary books that, together, tell more of the story.
Diving Pairs Vol. 2: Boneyards & Squishy's Teams
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,220. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
WMG Publishing presents the explosive adventures of Boneyards and Squishy's Teams in one thrilling pairing. Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s bestselling Diving series spans time and space so vast that the stories continue to unfold. Now, with the Diving Pairs volumes, WMG Publishing offers complementary books that, together, tell more of the story than each book alone.
Diving Pairs Vol. 1: City of Ruins & Becalmed
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
WMG Publishing presents the high-stakes adventures of City of Ruins and Becalmed in one exciting pairing. Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s bestselling Diving series spans time and space so vast that the stories continue to unfold. Now, with the Diving Pairs volumes, WMG Publishing offers complementary books that, together, tell more of the story than each book alone.
Tips about the Film/TV Industry for Novelists
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Mention Hollywood and novelists hear promises of riches, fame and glory. But any writer who ventures into Hollywood alone or with an agent as their guardian actually walks buck naked and unarmed onto a battlefield filled with trained soldiers poised to strip that writer of everything that matters most to them, including the rights to their own work. An invaluable guide.
The Watch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The justice system fails many. So, sometimes victims take matters into their own hands. But the quest for justice sometimes hinges on the smallest detail—and a great deal of patience. A riveting story from Edgar Award-nominated author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, “The Watch” offers a different look at an all-too-common crime.
Colliding Worlds Vol. 5: A Science Fiction Short Story Series
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,170. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Volume 5 tackles the topic of war. Rusch leads the volume off with “Embedded” about a jaded reporter who finds himself decidedly out of his element. Smith, with a more whimsical approach, tells the tale of a quiet nursing home where the elderly Brian Saber hides out between missions to outer space as a young Captain Brian Saber in the Earth Protection League.
Colliding Worlds Vol. 3: A Science Fiction Short Story Series
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,730. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Volume 3 takes the series across time, space, and even into alternate history. Rusch’s stories transport the reader from a future White House where staffers time-travel to the past, to Wall Street in the 1920s, to the Underground Railroad. Meanwhile, Smith introduces a time-travel jukebox, a space pirate whose best friend is a talking tree named Fred, and an alternate timeline for the Alamo.
Colliding Worlds Vol. 1: A Science Fiction Short Story Series
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,140. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The First Volume in the Acclaimed Series! Volume 1 kicks off the series with the theme “Cities.” Beginning with Rusch’s “The City’s Edge” about a man coming to terms with the truth of his wife’s nightmarish death, and ending with Smith’s “Shadow in the City” based on the song lyrics of “Here in the City” by Janis Ian, this volume grips and entertains from page one.
Fun House Mirrors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When Cassandra’s career in politics takes a turn she doesn’t expect, she struggles to accept her new reality. So, when she starts seeing things in mirrors that shouldn’t appear, Cassandra knows what she sees could prove gift or curse. Or both. “Rusch is a great storyteller.” —RT Book Reviews
The Year of the Cat: A Cat of Feral Instincts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,420. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Make nice with cats and other creatures? Not feral cats. Domestic cats cuddle and purr, but feral and wild cats hiss and roar and scratch. For survival. And sometimes for nefarious motives. In this fantastic group of ten stories, expect some dark stories, some even gruesome ones. Unlike the other eleven volumes in this series, expect some truly dark stories, with villainous cats.
Puckish Behavior: A Wyrd Systers Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Noah Whitestone approaches Portia with a problem, she considers it with skepticism. Portia solves theatrical problems with her two sisters. Magical theatrical problems. But the Whitestones’ problem proves particularly tricky. To solve it, Portia and her sisters must risk not only themselves but also a lot of innocent lives.
Maelstrom: A Diving Universe Novella
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Nedda Ferguson-Lithe lost her father on the Gabriella’s final mission. The ship’s disappearance remains one of the great mysteries of the sector. But as Nedda interviews the crew’s survivors, she finds more questions than answers. “Like everything [Kristine Kathryn Rusch] writes, the story is beautifully-told and has a lot of heart. Who could ask for anything more?” —SFRevu
Death Stopped for Miss Dickinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Poet Emily Dickinson writes about death like one who knows it well. But how she knows it proves a mystery to most who know her. Most, but not all. One knows her secret. One who loves her. One whose meeting she might come to regret for an eternity.
Thieves: A Diving Novel #9
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,750. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A race against time. Weeks after Boss’ injury from the runabout dive, she continues the mission to salvage Fleet wrecks for the Lost Souls Corporation. But something happens in the Boneyard to catch her attention. Something that sparks her interest with an intensity she thought she lost. Boss assembles her old team with the clock ticking to solve the mystery before time runs out for good.
Politicians, Lost Causers, and Abigail Lockwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2021 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
1912--When someone tries to stop presidential hopeful Kate Wells from speaking at an event organized by the influential Abigail Lockwood, Abigail knows the Lost Causers, who long for the days of the Confederacy, want to send her a message.
Squishy's Teams: A Diving Universe Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Diving readers know that Squishy enlisted others to help her destroy stealth tech in the novel Boneyards. But exactly what happened to those teams remained a mystery—until now. Ten people signed up to help Squishy in her fateful mission. Only five returned. But what exactly happened to them? Who survived? Note: Before reading Squishy’s Teams, please read Boneyards.
Totality
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
When the first solar eclipse in years arrives on the Oregon Coast, Bryce Walker faces west, away from the eclipse. Instead of watching the sun go dark, he sees a woman wade into the dark, dangerous ocean. Alone. He needs to help her. Because no one else sees her. No one else even knows she's there. Bryce’s attempt at heroism might save a life or two—maybe even his own.
Meeting at the Rise and Shine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Susan never planned to become a spy, but her fears drove her to it. Now, in the middle of the Nevada desert, she questions her decision. She knows her secrets wield power. But she fears no one listens. Susan must summon the courage to find out. “Rusch’s short fiction is golden.” —Kansas City Star
Rethinking the Writing Business A WMG Writer's Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,410. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In this WMG Writer’s Guide, award-winning author and business owner Kristine Kathryn Rusch provokes writers to think about their own careers as a business with limits only the writers, themselves, impose. Rusch shows how to expand author earnings and audiences beyond the obvious channels.
Bundle on Business A WMG Writer's Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,540. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Making the wrong decisions on the business side of publishing can destroy a writer’s career. In this WMG Writer’s Guide Bundle on Business, New York Times bestselling authors and renowned business bloggers Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith share the best practices that have helped shape their successful careers.
Bundle on Marketing A WMG Writer's Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,020. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Being a successful author requires more than just writing a great book. In the modern world of indie publishing, getting readers to buy your book takes marketing savvy. In this WMG Writer’s Guide Bundle on Marketing, New York Times bestselling authors and renowned business bloggers Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith help writers navigate the complicated world of publishing.
Bundle on Productivity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
All writers face obstacles to their productivity—sometimes physical, sometimes mental, sometimes both. In this WMG Writer’s Guide Bundle on Productivity, New York Times bestselling authors and renowned business bloggers Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith share their personal journeys to help guide writers to overcome these obstacles and reach their goals.
Bundle on the Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
As the modern publishing industry continues to evolve, writers look for help to navigate the changing landscape. In this WMG Writer’s Guide Bundle on the Industry, New York Times bestselling authors and renowned business bloggers Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith help writers find success in the ever-changing world of publishing.
Bundle on Craft A WMG Writer's Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The secret of a great story often lies in the writer’s ability to hone their craft. But many struggle to do so without destroying their unique voice. In this WMG Writer’s Guide Bundle on Craft, New York Times bestselling authors and renowned business bloggers Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith help writers successfully develop their skills for a long-term writing career.
A Freelancer’s Survival Guide to Starting Your Own Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
This insightful bundle includes three books from the Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch: When to Quit Your Day Job, Getting Started, Networking in Person and Online
A Freelancer’s Survival Guide to Reaching Your Goals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
This essential bundle includes three books from the Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch: Time Management, Goals and Dreams, Turning Setbacks into Opportunity
A Freelancer’s Survival Guide to Maximizing Your Success
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,300. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
This fabulous bundle includes three books from the Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristine Kathryn Rusch: How to Make Money, The Secrets of Success, and How to Negotiate Anything.
Transport
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a teenager disappears on the Starlight, the starship captain and crew assume they know why. But one passenger decides to dig deeper. Rostifican uses his many skills to investigate the ship’s history—one with a number of suspicious incidents. What Rostifican discovers soon proves darker than anything he suspected to find—and brings up a painful past yearning for resolution.
Four Conversations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Luna needs help creating a list of beautiful things for the Beauty Enhancer, because she struggles with too many choices. So, she talks to her friends and family. But can they help with something so personal? Can anyone?
The Trendy Bar Side of Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the newcomer walks into D’s bar, she wonders why. Strangers don’t walk into D’s bar often. But something about this stranger seems familiar. Reminds her of her past. And just might threaten her future. “Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s crime stories are exceptional, both in plot and in style.” —Mystery Scene Magazine
Escaping Amnthra: A Diving Universe Novella
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the captain and senior crew abandon the Renegat, linguist Raina Serpell assumes command. She needs to get the ship and remaining crew home. As the ship comes under attack from the planet below, Raina must first figure out how to operate the ship’s firepower. Harder still, she must battle her own past to become captain in more than just name alone.
Rehab
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2020 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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. A powerful story about veterans and the traumas they continue to face even at home.
The New Crop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2019 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Mary-Louise protects her family’s interests. She does what needs doing—like taking care of the racoons that threaten her property and pose a nuisance. But any good leader needs to delegate. Mary-Louise hopes her niece, Emma, will prove worthy of the responsibility. Mary-Louise hopes Emma makes the right call. Because Mary-Louise protects her family—no matter the cost.
The Renegat: A Diving Universe Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 263,330. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
As a young recruit, brilliant engineer Nadim Crowe accidentally destroys an entire Scrapheap full of ships. Now, decades later, he ends up on the crew of the Renegat, the only ship in the Fleet ever sent on a mission backwards to investigate an ancient Scrapheap. Something invaded that Scrapheap and the Fleet wants to know what. Or who. A thrilling new addition to the Diving Universe.
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