Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Biography

USA Today 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, romantic suspense as Kristine Dexter, and futuristic sf as Kris DeLake.

Her popular weekly blog on the changes in publishing has become an industry must-read.

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 at least two anthologies in the series per year on her own.

To keep up with everything she does, go to kriswrites.com. To track her many pen names and series, see their individual websites (krisnelscott.com, kristinegrayson.com, krisdelake.com, retrievalartist.com, divingintothewreck.com). She lives and occasionally sleeps in Oregon.

Where to find Kristine Kathryn Rusch online


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Books

Sins of the Blood
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When she was a little girl, Cammie drove a wooden stake through her father’s heart to save her brother Ben’s life. Separated by the system, Cammie lost track of Ben. Now Cammie works as an eradicator, a vampire slayer for a privately funded organization. But she can’t forget her brother. She leaves to discover what happened to Ben. Instead, she discovers what price she paid for her own survival.
Subtle Interpretations: A Faerie Justice Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Robert Cooper is in Paris to find translators for the International Tribunal in Nuremberg. He finds a beautiful, talented woman working at the Paris Telephone Exchange. Her gift with languages seems magical—and maybe it is. Or maybe the magic comes when she touches him. Then he discovers her secret, one that makes him wonder if he should take her to Germany after all.
Judgment: A Faerie Justice Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Tyrone has come home, if home still exists. Once upon a time, he was part of the People, the faerie people that hide in plain sight throughout Europe. He grew up in Nuremberg, only to leave centuries ago to live with the humans. Now he returns to photograph a human trial, one guaranteed to bring justice to a world without justice. And he hopes to find his People, one last time.
Dark Corners: A Faerie Justice Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Solae has kept his family alive during the horrible years of Paris’s occupation by hiding in the catacombs. Solae’s father was murdered by the Germans in the first days of the occupation. Solae's magic can make light out of nothing. Now, Solae wants to help defeat the Germans. He wants to use his magic, but how can light save his city, his people, his family?
Corpse Vision: A Faerie Justice Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Joe Decker drinks because he can. In 1920s Paris, alcohol flows freely unlike Prohibition America. He thinks he has come to Paris to write his novel, but he has come to Paris to block his visions with alcohol—until he sees a beautiful woman on a bridge over the Seine, a beautiful woman who died horribly, a beautiful woman he could have loved.
Dragon Slayer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Fifteen dragons have died in less than a century. Rumaad, a different kind of dragon, collects information about the killings the way some dragons collect jewels. So he’s perfectly suited to see the differences in the latest crime scene, the murder of a dragon he knows all too well. What he sees convinces him something has changed in his world—and not for the best.
The Light in Whale Cove
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sheriff Dan Retsler finally believes in magic. He has to, after all he’s experienced in Whale Rock. But he can’t take it any longer, so he’s moving away from the magical town. His successor has arrived just as the ghosts return to the lighthouse. Now he must train a newcomer in the dark side of Whale Rock, while making sure the terror entombed in the lighthouse won’t move into the town itself.
Blind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When they were boys, Scott and Richard went into Felton Woods in the middle of the night and took pictures of a mysterious phenomenon. It changed their lives. Scott went to MIT. Richard married too young and had three children, never leaving Seavy Village. Now Richard has died in Felton Woods. Scott investigates, but what he finds will change everyone’s lives—again.
Heart Readers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,590. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Pardu killed his own twin to secure the throne. Now Pardu wants to use magic to decide which of his twins will rule without murder. The magic calls for heart readers to determine which twin has the pure heart. The team chosen by the palace has a history that makes them unsuitable to choose the next heir. Or maybe that history makes the heart readers the only ones who know the truth.
Hero Dust
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Bram understands the importance of stories. After all, he’s the one who convinced Stoker to write Dracula to frighten the world. Bram has seen vampires in action. He’s one of the original vampire hunters. And now he’s getting tired. He needs a replacement. Only the world of the 21st century doesn’t lend itself to heroes—not of the kind he needs anyway.
The Strangeness of the Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nora Barr’s struggling law practice gets a boost when she meets a tall, dark, and handsome stranger who has a snake wrapped around his arm and a short sidekick with a mean mouth. The stranger claims he’s got custody of Sleeping Beauty, and he needs Nora’s help to protect her. Against her better judgment, Nora helps—and her life changes forever. The inspiration for the novel Utterly Charming.
Alien Influences
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On the sun-scorched planet Bountiful, human colonists live peacefully alongside natives known as Dancers until an unspeakable disaster devastates the colony. Six children found dead, their bodies marked in a bizarre parody of a Dancer ritual. The crime’s solution makes the situation worse, sending ripples throughout the sector, shattering lives.
Strange Creatures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When the storm of the century hits Whale Rock, Sheriff Dan Retsler does everything he can to prevent hundreds of deaths. Everything except the thing that could have prevented the storm in the first place. He should have listened to the beautiful woman who came to his office before the storm hit. He should have believed in her magic. But he didn’t.
The Case of the Vanishing Boy: A Spade/Paladin Conundrum
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Series: Spade/Paladin Conundrums. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Secret Master of Fandom and Private Detective Spade gets a strange request: a tiny woman with pointed ears asks him to help her with a case at FleshCon, a California science fiction convention. The tiny woman turns out to be the infamous Paladin, whom Spade thought was only a rumor. And she needs his help finding a teenage boy whom she says vanishes whenever she approaches him.
Silent Night: A Christmas Collection
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, called one of the best short story writers of her generation, has compiled ten of her favorite Christmas stories. The stories run from fantasy (Nutball Season, Doubting Thomas, Substitutions) to mainstream (Stille Nacht) to science fiction (Boz, Loop, A Taste of Miracles) to mystery (Rehabilitation, Snow Angels, The Moorhead House).
Searching for the Familiar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ruby has vanished. Gone. Disappeared. And Winston doesn’t know why. But he quickly learns that familiars all over the Northwest have gone missing under mysterious circumstances. He can’t lose Ruby. She’s not just his familiar. She’s his cat—and his only family. He has to find her, before she’s lost forever. A Winston and Ruby story.
Five for the Winter Holidays
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Christmas stories abound, but hardly anyone writes stories based on Thanksgiving or New Year’s Day. This collection of five stories has two Christmas stories, “Boz” and “Loop,” but it also has a Thanksgiving story, “Pudgygate,” a post-Christmas story, “Disaster Relief,” and a New Year’s story, the Hugo Award-winning “Millennium Babies.”
Millennium Babies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
From the moment of her birth, Brooke Cross was a loser. Conceived to win a First Baby of the Millennium contest, Brooke came five minutes late. Her mother never let her forget it. So Brooke became a history professor and tries to live in obscurity. Until Professor Eldon Franke recruits her for a study of Millennium Babies. Winner of science fiction’s prestigious Hugo Award.
Santa and Other Christmas Criminals
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Think about it: Santa sneaks in during the dead of night. He steals cookies, drinks some milk, maybe tracks ashes all over the living room. Yeah, he leaves presents, but maybe that’s just a cover for more nefarious behavior. Who knows…besides Santa himself? This five story collection includes the stories Doubting Thomas, Snow Angels, Substitutions, Rehabilitation and Nutball Season.
Substitutions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Silas has worked for Death in Nevada for 150 years. He gets Christmas and Christmas Eve off. Only this year, his substitute finds him in a Las Vegas casino. His substitute is a boy whose task terrifies him. If the boy doesn't finish the task, a dozen kids will live in agony. Silas wants to tell the boy that’s the job. But he can’t. Because it’s Christmas, and the boy is all alone...
Snow Angels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bobbert got his name from his little sister Sarah. He likes her okay. But she can be annoying, like when she wants to make snow angels at the Christmas tree farm. Bobbert wants to cut the tree himself. He has a knife, but Dad won’t let him near the trees. Bobbert has to watch Sarah. That’s when he learns how important knives can be… Includes complete bonus story, "The Taste of Miracles."
Disaster Relief
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ruby had the idea—help the magic users in New Orleans survive Hurricane Katrina. Pretty charitable for a tiny cat. The Southeast Asia tsunami had scared her, made her realize her home on the Oregon Coast was vulnerable to natural disaster too. But when her offer of help turns into a rescue, Ruby watches helplessly as other familiars move into her little house. And some were dogs.
Doubting Thomas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Six-year-old Tommy Ulrick saw Santas enter the Sutter house on Christmas Eve, the night the house got robbed. Tommy said Santa stole. No one believed him. When Tommy turns thirty, he decides to prove the Jolly Old Elf is one evil s.o.b. Tommy just doesn’t expect the J.O. Elf to threaten him. Turns out Santa takes that naughty or nice list very seriously. Very, very seriously.
Boz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Boz got his job on the colony ship The Beautiful Dreamer because he’s a competent introvert. So when he wakes up one morning to Christmas carols, he gets scared. Very scared. Who has joined him on the ship? And why torture him with Christmas cookies and mugs of hot cocoa? Includes complete bonus story, "The Taste of Miracles."
The Taste of Miracles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hayes loves the Earth to the Moon route on Christmas Eve. It pays triple. But Trish, his companion on this Christmas Eve flight, has another perspective on the holidays. One that mixes history and the future and the meaning of Christmas all into one. Includes the complete bonus story, "Boz."
Advisors at Naptime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Carol wants a nap. Carol needs a nap. And no one will let her have one because she’s important. She’s important because the grown-ups believe she’s an average five-year-old. Average five-year-olds have uses for bad guys who want to conquer the world. Only no one realizes that Carol isn’t average. Carol’s smart. And tired. And will do anything to get her nap. Includes bonus story, What Fluffy Knew
Saving Face
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A beautiful but scared woman tries to hire Winston Karpathian, but for what, he has no idea. Winston has a small magic, nothing spectacular, and certainly nothing that can help a woman like that. He asks what she wants. Instead of answering, she flees his little magic shop—and ends up dead. Now to find the killer Winston must work with a detective who doesn’t believe in magic.
Ghosts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
He calls himself Ben…sometimes. Mostly he doesn’t think of his name so other people won’t either. He kills people for a living, but he has standards. He uses astrology to help him follow the right path. Only now, someone is following his path—someone he doesn’t trust. Someone who’ll kill the astrologers helping him. The astrologers, who have no idea who he is.
The Possession of Paavo Deshin: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 1 review)
All of his short life, Paavo Deshin has seen ghosts. The same two ghosts who have now approached him on the school playground, ghosts who look older and actually smell bad. Paavo’s cry for help brings the authorities, a few lawyers, and Retrieval Artist Miles Flint, who learns some secrets about the ghosts—and about Paavo’s parents. A stand-alone short Retrieval Artist novel.
The Perfect Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Paige Racette has spent her entire career imagining the perfect man. She’s described a different version of him over and over in her novels. But when Josiah Wells starts using her novels as a blueprint for the way to romance her, she finds the attention creepy, not attractive. Chosen as one of the best short stories of 2003, “The Perfect Man” shows that perfection might be overrated.
Stille Nacht
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Christmas—a time of family, tradition, togetherness. But what happens to a single mom when her parents are dead, and her daughters worry that Santa, like Daddy, won’t show up? Is the magic of Christmas an illusion? Or will that magic appear on Christmas morning like all the other gifts of the season? Includes complete bonus story "Canopy."
Nutball Season
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
According to Officer Nick Mantino, Nutball Season runs from Halloween to Christmas. This year, he has more than his usual number of nutballs. There’s the geezer who thinks he’s been cast in Miracle on 34th Street. There’s Mrs. Billings, who has told everyone she’ll shoot Santa if he lands on her roof. Now Nick wonders if he's becoming a nutball too.
Loop
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On the first Christmas since her husband Tyler died, Amelia goes to the lab to revisit their research. After all, what could it hurt? One little leap into the past, just to touch an old memory. To see him one last time. Only time travel isn’t easy. Nor is it straightforward. And it holds more surprises than Amelia ever imagined.
Rehabilitation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The man who calls himself Matt Sturtz only connects with other human beings at Christmas. He takes a job as a mall Santa, and marvels that no one checks his resume, or his identification for that matter. But this year, something goes wrong. Something he won’t stand for. Something he must stop. No matter how much it costs him. No matter what goes wrong.
Her Mother's Secrets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Violet had been pretty once, in high school, before Skeeter Johnson shot her in the face and ruined her life. Now she’s come back to her hometown to bury her mother, and as she digs through her mother’s papers, she discovers secrets—secrets about her mother…and Skeeter Johnson.
The Women of Whale Rock
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Whale Rock’s sheriff, Dan Retsler, considers himself a practical man. But he has no explanation for the horrible deaths that take place on his beach. Nor does he know why so many locals fear the sea. The answer lies in legends of mermaids—not the pretty kind, but the kind that lure sailors to their deaths. Retsler doesn’t believe in them, but nothing quite explains the women he sees.
Familiar Territory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A Winston and Ruby Story: Buster’s final wish—a Viking funeral. Although Winston, a small magician with a small talent, wants to give his familiar his ideal funeral, he can’t imagine how he’ll manage a burning boat at sea. Still it is a small price to pay for years of companionship. Or is it? Winston will break all kinds of laws—magical and otherwise—to give his beloved cat the proper good-bye.
Elites
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Freelancer's Survival Guide: Third Edition
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Series: Freelancer's Survival Guide. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 201,710. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Most people become freelancers without any idea of how to run a business. They learn in the school of hard knocks. Kristine Kathryn Rusch has taken the school of hard knocks and made it into one of the most useful business books written in years. Experts consider Rusch’s book the bible for the self-employed. New Third Edition.
Spinning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Patricia Taylor’s spinning class instructor hates her. Maybe it’s the extra eighty pounds she carries on her frame. Maybe it’s the way she struggles while everyone else in class does just fine. But when her instructor ends up dead, Patricia has to deal with her feelings for him and for everyone else in her small coastal town—including the killer. An Edgar Award finalist.
Jury Duty
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pamela Jackson has secrets, secrets that forced her to change her identity and move to the Oregon Coast. Now, upstanding citizen that she’s pretending to be, she’s been called for jury duty. Worse, she’s on a jury. For a murder case. And murder is something she knows a little too much about.
The Assassins Dagger
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tara, a trouble-shooter for Abracadabra Incorporated, shuts down black magic all over the world. A dagger with dangerous magic leads her to a small French shop, in business for 900 years. Something has corrupted the shop, something dark and evil, something stronger than Tara. Something she must face alone… An Abracadabra Incorporated story.
Time Management: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book
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Series: Freelancer's Survival Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Being your own boss means setting your own schedule. Sounds easy, right? Instead, it’s one of the toughest parts of freelancing. In this short book, international bestselling writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch shows you how to create a schedule, meet deadlines, take time for vacation, and cope with illness. The perfect guide for freelancers who can’t find enough time in the day.
Networking In Person and Online: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book
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Series: Freelancer's Survival Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Networking sounds hard—and it is, if you’re trying to do it “right.” Instead, do it your way. International bestseller Kristine Kathryn Rusch offers her tips on networking in person. She solicited the help of great online networkers like bestsellers Neil Gaiman and Michael A. Stackpole to give online networking tips.
How to Make Money: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book
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Series: Freelancer's Survival Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Celebrities like Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson prove that you can always spend more money than you earn. Want to know how to make money while self employed? Learn how to manage the money you do earn. In this short book, international bestselling writer, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, shows you how.
How to Negotiate Anything: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book
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Series: Freelancer's Survival Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Most people hate negotiating. Instead of learning it themselves, they hire someone—an agent, a lawyer, a manager—to negotiate for them. But negotiators often do not have their clients’ best interests at heart. In this short book, international bestselling writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch shows you how to negotiate anything.
Goals and Dreams: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book
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Series: Freelancer's Survival Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Everyone has dreams, but most people don’t know how to achieve them. Goals help people achieve their dreams, but how do you know if you’ve set the right goals? In this short book, international bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch will help you set the right goals to achieve your dreams. She also has tips for staying positive and remaining patient.
Turning Setbacks into Opportunity: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book
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Series: Freelancer's Survival Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Setbacks happen to everyone. Surviving them is hard. Surviving failure is even harder. But every successful person has had at least three failures before finding that success. So how do you turn failure to success? The answers lie in this short book by international bestselling writer, Kristine Kathryn Rusch.
The White Mists of Power
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A story of cities and palaces, of power-hungry lords and ladies scheming inside a magically threatened land. Intricate and compelling, The White Mists of Power is the debut novel of an author who has gone on to have a seismic impact on the science fiction and fantasy field.
The Retrieval Artist: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The short novel that started the entire Retrieval Artist series, The Retrieval Artist introduced Miles Flint to the world. Hugo-nominated, chosen as one of the best stories of the year, The Retrieval Artist created an entire universe, and Flint himself became what IO9 calls “one of the top ten science fiction detectives ever.”

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