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Kristine Kathryn Rusch

USA (1960 - )

aka Kristine Grayson, Kris Nelscott, Sandy Schofield

Kristine Kathryn Rusch is an award-winning mystery, romance, science fiction, and fantasy writer. She has written many novels under various names, including Kristine Grayson for romance, and Kris Nelscott for mystery. Her novels have made the bestseller lists worldwide and have been published in 14 countries and 13 different languages.
TraitorsThe Gallery of His DreamsThe White Mists of PowerAfterimage
FacadeHeart ReadersAlien InfluencesSins of the Blood
The Devil's ChurnAftershockHitler's AngelFantasy Life
The Spires of DenonBroken WindchimesDestiny: A Story of the FeyWhat the Monster Saw
CoolhuntingJury DutyThe Death of Davy Moss: A Love StoryUnknown Baby Girl
Bleed ThroughSnipersThe Enemy Within
Five Short NovelsDifferent kinds of MagicScars plus The Perfect Man: Two Short Mystery Novels
Stained Black: Horror StoriesMillennium BabiesStories for an Enchanted AfternoonLittle Miracles: And Other Tales of Murder
Recovering Apollo 8: And Other StoriesG-MenFive Fantastic TalesFive Feline Fancies
Five Oregon StoriesEnter A Future: Fantastic Tales from Asimov's Science FictionFive for the Winter HolidaysSanta and Other Christmas Criminals
Silent Night: A Christmas CollectionFive Female SleuthsFive Mystery StoriesFive Diverse Detectives
Five Goofy Science Fiction StoriesSecrets & Lies: Ten Top Mystery StoriesThe War and After: Five Stories of Magic and RevengeInfinities
Reflections on Life and DeathFive California TalesThe Ninth Science Fiction MegapackThe Lady Sleuths
Track 61: Uncollected Anthology Book 3Mysterious Science Fiction: The Retrieval Artist / Diving into the Wreck
The Poop Thief (2010)
The Secret Lives of Cats (2010)
Cowboy Grace (2010)
Discovery (2010)
Domestic Magic (2010)
The Moorhead House (2010)
Paparazzi of Dreams (2010)
Say Hello to My Little Friend (2010)
Victims (2010)
What Fluffy Knew (2010)
The One That Got Away (2010)
The Amazing Quizmo (2010)
Details (2010)
Dragon's Tooth (2010)
Flower Fairies (2010)
Going Native (2010)
Patriotic Gestures (2010)
Pudgygate (2010)
Stomping Mad (2010)
The Assassin's Dagger (2010)
Except The Music (2010)
Spinning (2010)
Elites (2010)
Familiar Territory (2010)
Her Mother's Secrets (2010)
Loop (2010)
Nutball Season (2010)
The Perfect Man (2010)
Rehabilitation (2010)
Stille Nacht (2010)
The Women of Whale Rock (2010)
Advisors at Naptime (2010)
Boz (2010)
Disaster Relief: Seavy Village Story (2010)
Doubting Thomas (2010)
Ghosts (2010)
Hero Dust (2010)
Saving Face (2010)
Searching for the Familiar (2010)
Snow Angels (2010)
Strange Creatures: Seavy Village Story (2010)
The Strangeness of the Day (2010)
Substitutions (2010)
Blind (2011)
Corpse Vision (2011)
Dark Corners (2011)
Dragon Slayer (2011)
Judgment (2011)
The Light in Whale Cove: Seavy Village Short Story (2011)
Subtle Interpretations (2011)
Thrill of the Hunt (2011)
Flowers and the Last Hurrah (2011)
The Questing Mind (2011)
Without End (2011)
June Sixteenth at Anna's (2011)
Fifteen Minutes at Mercy General (2011)
Jackie-O (2011)
Kindred Souls (2011)
Kuchen (2011)
Models (2011)
Monuments to the Dead (2011)
Scars (2011)
Strays (2011)
Christopher's Crummy Christmas (2011)
The Last Christmas Letter (2011)
Bring Me the Head of Anne Boleyn (2012)
E-Male (2012)
Red Letter Day (2012)
Spirit Guides (2012)
Cat Nap (2012)
The Observer (2012)
Songbirds (2012)
Death on D Street (2012)
Elegy for Piano and Three Voices (2012)
Good Genes (2012)
Results (2012)
Star (2012)
Burial Detail (2012)
Forest for the Trees : Seavy Village (2012)
The Japanese Sword (2012)
Physical Therapy (2012)
Present (2012)
Turbulence (2012)
Valuables (2012)
Remodeling (2012)
Thorns (2012)
Watching the Music Dance (2012)
Worlds Enough...And Time (2012)
The Beautiful, The Damned (2012)
Canopy (2012)
Dispatches from the Front: Number Sixty-One (2012)
Fit to Print: Fantasy Life / Seavy Village (2012)
Love and Justice (2012)
Something Blue (2012)
Clay Feet (2012)
Crunchers, Inc. (2012)
Elvis at the White House (2012)
Homecoming (2012)
Killer Advice (2012) (with Kris DeLake)
Parking Space Vigilantes (2012)
Still Life, With Cats (2012)
Chameleon (2012)
The Disappearance of Wicked (2012)
Dunyon (2012)
Dread Unlocks (2012)
The Hook (2012)
The Taste of Miracles (2012)
Fate (2012)
Incident at Lonely Rocks (2012)
Updates (2012)
Well-Chosen Words (2012)
Ghosts of Christmas Present (2012)
Mr. Alibi (2012)
The End of The World (2013)
The Front Porch (2013)
Improvements (2013)
Renn and the Little Men (2013)
The Tower (2013)
Unnatural Disaster (2013)
Craters (2013)
The Flower Man (2013)
A Helping Hand (2013)
Hitchhiking Across an Ancient Sea (2013)
The Life and Deaths of Rachel Long (2013)
Murder, She Workshopped (2013)
Sing (2013)
Death and Taxes (2013)
The Destruction of a Goddess (2013)
Moments (2013)
Spree (2013)
Story Child (2013)
After the Fall (2013)
Flitting Away (2013)
Heroics (2013)
Shadows on the Moon (2013)
Show Trial: A Faerie Justice Novella (2013)
Tribute (2013)
The Best Defense (2013)
Defect: Assassins Universe (2013) (with Kris DeLake)
Solo for Concert Grand (2013)
Twenty Years Later, By Separation Peak (2013)
Coin of the Realm (2013)
Local Knowledge (2013)
SeniorSource (2013)
Waltzing on a Dancer's Grave (2013)
Blood Trail (2013)
Killing Time (2013)
Skin Deep (2013)
The Dead Line (2013)
Safety Tests (2013)
The Voodoo Project (2013)
What People Leave Behind (2013)
Fumes (2013)
ProtectVision (2013)
Year of the Rat (2013)
Heart Flesh (2013)
Roger, at Sunset (2013)
Trust (2013)
By the Chimney, With Care (2013)
Drinking Games (2013) (with Kris DeLake)
Losing Dolly (2013)
Three Wishes Before A Fire (2013)
Bonding (2014)
Chimera (2014)
The Destroyer (2014)
The Injustice Collector (2014)
A Little Night Music (2014)
Skating in Time (2014)
The Hanging Judge (2014)
Perennials (2014)
Play Like a Girl (2014)
Earth Day (2014)
The Scottish Play (2014)
Dancers Like Children (2014)
Five Starving Cats and a Dead Dog (2014)
Game Testing (2014)
Hollywood Ending (2014)
Shadow Side (2014)
The Young Shall See Visions and the Old Dream Dreams (2014)
Common Sense (2014)
Eating It Too (2014)
One Small Step (2014)
Rick the Robber Baron (2014)
The Silence (2014)
Trial (2014)
When Thomas Jefferson Dined Alone (2014)
Alien Influences: The Short Story (2014)
Living the Legend (2014)
Rose in Dreamland (2014)
Trains (2014)
Uncertainty (2014)
FoL (2014)
Glass Walls (2014)
Heading West (2014)
September at Wall and Broad (2014)
Asset Protection (2014)
Children (2014)
Northern Correspondent (2014)
Notes from the Buffer Zone (2014)
Snapshots (2014)
Chains (2014)
Commute (2014)
Harold Angel (2014)
Inspiration (2014)
Live Performance (2014)
My Real Cousin Ruby (2014)
The Space Between Hope and Dreams (2014)
Sweet Young Things (2014)
Theme and Variations (2014)
An Incursion of Mice (2015)
Purity Test (2015)
The Poop ThiefThe Secret Lives of CatsCowboy GraceDiscovery
Domestic MagicThe Moorhead HousePaparazzi of DreamsSay Hello to My Little Friend
VictimsWhat Fluffy KnewThe One That Got AwayThe Amazing Quizmo
DetailsDragon's ToothFlower FairiesGoing Native
Patriotic GesturesPudgygateStomping MadThe Assassin's Dagger
Except The MusicSpinningElitesFamiliar Territory
Her Mother's SecretsLoopNutball SeasonThe Perfect Man
RehabilitationStille NachtThe Women of Whale RockAdvisors at Naptime
BozDisaster Relief: Seavy Village StoryDoubting ThomasGhosts
Hero DustSaving FaceSearching for the FamiliarSnow Angels
Strange Creatures: Seavy Village StoryThe Strangeness of the DaySubstitutionsBlind
Corpse VisionDark CornersDragon SlayerJudgment
The Light in Whale Cove: Seavy Village Short StorySubtle InterpretationsThrill of the HuntFlowers and the Last Hurrah
The Questing MindWithout EndJune Sixteenth at Anna'sFifteen Minutes at Mercy General
Jackie-OKindred SoulsKuchenModels
Monuments to the DeadScarsStraysChristopher's Crummy Christmas
The Last Christmas LetterBring Me the Head of Anne BoleynE-MaleRed Letter Day
Spirit GuidesCat NapThe ObserverSongbirds
Death on D StreetElegy for Piano and Three VoicesGood GenesResults
StarBurial DetailForest for the Trees : Seavy VillageThe Japanese Sword
Physical TherapyPresentTurbulenceValuables
RemodelingThornsWatching the Music DanceWorlds Enough...And Time
The Beautiful, The DamnedCanopyDispatches from the Front: Number Sixty-OneFit to Print: Fantasy Life / Seavy Village
Love and JusticeSomething BlueClay FeetCrunchers, Inc.
Elvis at the White HouseHomecomingKiller AdviceParking Space Vigilantes
Still Life, With CatsChameleonThe Disappearance of WickedDunyon
Dread UnlocksThe HookThe Taste of MiraclesFate
Incident at Lonely RocksUpdatesWell-Chosen WordsGhosts of Christmas Present
Mr. AlibiThe End of The WorldThe Front PorchImprovements
Renn and the Little MenThe TowerUnnatural DisasterCraters
The Flower ManA Helping HandHitchhiking Across an Ancient SeaThe Life and Deaths of Rachel Long
Murder, She WorkshoppedSingDeath and TaxesThe Destruction of a Goddess
MomentsSpreeStory ChildAfter the Fall
Flitting AwayHeroicsShadows on the MoonShow Trial: A Faerie Justice Novella
TributeThe Best DefenseDefect: Assassins UniverseSolo for Concert Grand
Twenty Years Later, By Separation PeakCoin of the RealmLocal KnowledgeSeniorSource
Waltzing on a Dancer's GraveBlood TrailKilling TimeSkin Deep
The Dead LineSafety TestsThe Voodoo ProjectWhat People Leave Behind
FumesProtectVisionYear of the RatHeart Flesh
Roger, at SunsetTrustBy the Chimney, With CareDrinking Games
Losing DollyThree Wishes Before A FireBondingChimera
The DestroyerThe Injustice CollectorA Little Night MusicSkating in Time
The Hanging JudgePerennialsPlay Like a GirlEarth Day
The Scottish PlayDancers Like ChildrenFive Starving Cats and a Dead DogGame Testing
Hollywood EndingShadow SideThe Young Shall See Visions and the Old Dream DreamsCommon Sense
Eating It TooOne Small StepRick the Robber BaronThe Silence
TrialWhen Thomas Jefferson Dined AloneAlien Influences: The Short StoryLiving the Legend
Rose in DreamlandTrainsUncertaintyFoL
Glass WallsHeading WestSeptember at Wall and BroadAsset Protection
ChildrenNorthern CorrespondentNotes from the Buffer ZoneSnapshots
ChainsCommuteHarold AngelInspiration
Live PerformanceMy Real Cousin RubyThe Space Between Hope and DreamsSweet Young Things
Theme and VariationsAn Incursion of MicePurity Test
Short Stories
Scrawny PeteEchea
Series contributed to
The EscapeEncounters with the UnknownEchoes
The Soldiers of Fear: Invasion! 2Vectors: Double Helix 2Double Helix Omnibus
The Long Night
The New RebellionStar Wars Diplomatic Corps Entrance Exam
Treaty's LawStar Trek Day of Honor
Thin Air: New Earth 5Invasion Omnibus
The X-Men Novelization
No Good DeedLittle Green Men
Enterprise by the Book
Tales of the Slayer, Vol. 2
Safe Harbor
Death at Forgeheart
Anthologies edited
The Best of Pulphouse: The Hardback MagazineThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: A 45th Anniversary AnthologyFiction River: Unnatural WorldsHex in the City: 5
Fiction River Special Edition: CrimeFiction River: Fantasy Adrift
Non fiction
The Professional Writer's Guide to Writing ProfessionallyGetting Started: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short BookTurning Setbacks into Opportunity: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short BookHow to Make Money:  A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book
How to Negotiate Anything: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book Networking in Person and Online: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short BookThe Secrets of Success: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short BookTime Management:: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short Book
The Freelancer's Survival GuideSurviving the Transition: How Writers Can Thrive in the New World of PublishingGoals and Dreams: A Freelancer's Survival Guide Short BookWhen to Quit Your Day Job : Freelancer's Survival Guide
Amelia Pillar's Etiquette for the Space TravelerThe Pursuit of Perfection: And How It Harms WritersDeal Breakers 2013: Contract Terms Writers Should AvoidDiscoverability: A WMG Writers' Guide
Anthologies containing stories by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
First ContactFull Spectrum 3The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Fourth Annual CollectionBorderlands 3
GhosttideJourneys to the Twilight ZoneConfederacy of the DeadAlternate Warriors
By Any Other FameAlien Pregnant by ElvisDeals with the DevilSherlock Holmes in Orbit
The Armless Maiden: And Other Tales for Childhood's SurvivorsExcaliburHeaven Sent: 18 Glorious Tales of the AngelsThe Book of Kings
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Eighth Annual CollectionCelebrity VampiresSisters of the NightKilling Me Softly
Adventures of the BatmanDinosaursReturn of the DinosaursBlood Lines: Vampire Stories from New England
Wizard FantasticThe UFO FilesBlack Cats and Broken MirrorsAlien Pets
Star*drive: StarfallAlien AbductionsEarth, Air, Fire, WaterPast Lives, Present Tense
Isaac Asimov's Mother's DayStar ColoniesCivil War FantasticFar Frontiers
Guardsmen of TomorrowSingle White Vampire Seeks SameOceans of Magic
Short stories
Fast Cars (1989)Nebula (nominee)
Phantom (1989)Bram Stoker (nominee)
Harvest (1990)
Story Child (1990)Nebula (nominee)
A Time For Every Purpose (1990)Nebula (nominee)
The Gallery of His Dreams [short story] (1991)Hugo (nominee)
World Fantasy (nominee)
Precious Moments (1991)
Waltzing on a Dancer's Grave (1991)
Hide and Seek (1992)
Mists (1992) (with Dean Wesley Smith)
The Arrival of Truth (1993)
Chameleon (1993)
Ghosts of Christmas Present (1993)
Model Lover (1993) (with Dean Wesley Smith)
Sinner-Saints (1993)
The Unknown Soldier (1993)
ApocalypseCon (1994)
Elvis at the White House (1994)
Jealous Gods (1994)
Monuments to the Dead [short story] (1994)
The Beautiful, the Damned (1995)
The Boy Who Needed Heroes (1995)
Changeling (1995)
Controlling the Sword (1995)
Second Fiddle (1995)
Spirit Guides (1995)
Victims [short story] (1995)
Familiar Territory [short story] (1997)
Fit to Print (1997)
Stomping Mad [short story] (1997)
Coolhunting [short story] (1998)
Echea [short story] (1998)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula (nominee)
The One That Got Away [short story] (1998)
Reflections On Life And Death [short story] (1998)
Something Blue (1998)
What Fluffy Knew [short story] (1998)
Blind [short story] (1999)
The Great Negotiator (1999)
Relics (1999)
Strange Creatures [short story] (1999)
Alliances (2000)
Burial Detail (2000)
Dreamlike States (2000)
Full Circle (2000) (with Mike Resnick)
Millennium Babies [short story] (2000)
Folk Lure (2001)
Tribute (2001)

Bram Stoker nominee (1990) : Phantom
John W. Campbell Best New Author winner (1990)
Nebula nominee (1990) : Fast Cars
Nebula Best Short story nominee (1991) : Story Child
Nebula nominee (1991) : A Time For Every Purpose
Hugo nominee (1992) : The Gallery of His Dreams [short story]
World Fantasy nominee (1992) : The Gallery of His Dreams [short story]
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1995) : Alien Influences
Hugo nominee (1999) : Echea [short story]
Nebula nominee (1999) : Echea [short story]

Kristine Kathryn Rusch recommends
Imposter (1997)
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"Freireich brings a feeling of wonder back to science fiction."
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The Border (1999)
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"Marina Fitch is one of our best contemporary fantasist."
Eccentric Circles
Eccentric Circles (2001)
Rebecca Lickiss
"A delight. Rebecca Lickiss is a strong new voice."
Harbinger (2009)
Jack Skillingstead
"Jack Skillingstead's fiction always delights and surprises."
Heart of the Exiled
Heart of the Exiled (2011)
(Blood of the Kindred, book 2)
Pati Nagle
"Pati Nagle has been one of fantasy's best-kept secrets. She takes us places no one else can."

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