Kristine Kathryn Rusch Books

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Author Kristine Kathryn Rusch has written many things, in many different pen names, some of which under her own; something that has led her to win quite a few awards for. She writes mainstream, romance (Kristine Grayson), science fiction, fantasy, non-fiction (one that includes a book about writing), and mystery (Kris Nelscott); which by the way, is just about every genre there is out there. Her husband, Dean Wesley Smith is also a writer, and together have written some things together that they publish under the names of Kathryn Wesley or Sandy Schofield. Her fictional work is published in over ten languages and over ten countries around the world. She has also worked as an editor.

Order of Fates Series as Kristine Grayson

1Utterly Charming 2000Description / Buy
2Thoroughly Kissed 2001Description / Buy
3Completely Smitten 2002Description / Buy
4Simply Irresistible 2002Description / Buy
5Absolutely Captivated 2004Description / Buy
6Totally Spellbound 2005Description / Buy

Order of Charming Series as Kristine Grayson

1The Charming Way (Short Story) 2010Description / Buy
2Wickedly Charming 2011Description / Buy
3Standing Up for Grace (Short Story) 2011Description / Buy
4Charming Blue 2012Description / Buy
5Hidden Charm 2019Description / Buy

Order of Santa Series as Kristine Grayson

1Up on the Rooftop (Short Story) 2012Description / Buy
2Visions of Sugar Plums 2013Description / Buy
3Dressed in Holiday Style (Short Story) 2014Description / Buy
4Tidings of Comfort and Joy 2019Description / Buy

Order of Roz and Jack Series as Kristine Grayson

1Knowing Jack (Short Story) 2010Description / Buy
2Artistic Photographs (Short Story) 2011Description / Buy

Order of Interim Fates / Daughter of Zeus Trilogy Series as Kristine Grayson

1Tiffany Tumbles 2015Description / Buy
2Crystal Caves 2015Description / Buy
3Brittany Bends 2015Description / Buy

Order of Assassins Guild Series as Kris DeLake

1Assassins in Love 2012Description / Buy
2A Spy To Die For 2013Description / Buy

Order of Assassins Universe Series as Kris DeLake

1Defect (Short Story) 2013Description / Buy
2Drinking Games (Short Story) 2013Description / Buy
3Skylight (Short Story) 2013Description / Buy

Order of Kristine Kathryn Rusch Standalone Novels

1Aftershock ( With: Kevin J. Anderson) 1998Description / Buy

Order of Kristine Grayson Short Stories/Novellas as Kristine Grayson

1Geeks Bearing Gifts (Short Story) 2010Description / Buy
2The Last Vampire (Short Story) 2010Description / Buy
3Name Calling (Short Story) 2010Description / Buy
4Cosmic Balances Inc. (Short Story) 2011Description / Buy

Order of Kristine Grayson Short Story Collections

1Geek Romance 2011Description / Buy

Order of Star Wars Universe Series

1I, Jedi ( By: Michael A. Stackpole) 1998Description / Buy
2Union (Short Story) ( By: Michael A. Stackpole) 2000Description / Buy
3Jedi vs. Sith (Short Story) ( By: Darko Macan) 2002Description / Buy
4The Rise and Fall of Darth Vader ( By: Ryder Windham) 2007Description / Buy
5Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor ( By: Matthew Woodring Stover) 2008Description / Buy

Order of World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories Series

1The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 1 2000Description / Buy
2The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 2 2000Description / Buy
3The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 3 2002Description / Buy
4The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 4 2003Description / Buy
5The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 5 2004Description / Buy
6The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 2020Description / Buy

Order of Star Trek: Voyager Series

1Caretaker ( By: L.A. Graf) 1995Description / Buy
2The Escape ( By: Dean Wesley Smith) 1995Description / Buy
3Ragnarok ( By:) 1995Description / Buy
4Violations ( By: Susan Wright) 1995Description / Buy
5Incident at Arbuk ( By: John Gregory Betancourt) 1995Description / Buy
6Incident at Arbuk ( By: John Gregory Betancourt) 1995Description / Buy
7The Murdered Sun ( By: Christie Golden) 1996Description / Buy
8Ghost of a Chance ( By: Mark A. Garland) 1996Description / Buy
9Cybersong ( By:) 1996Description / Buy
10The Final Fury ( By: Dafydd ab Hugh) 1996Description / Buy
11Mosaic ( By: Jeri Taylor) 1996Description / Buy
12Flashback ( By: Diane Carey) 1996Description / Buy
13Bless the Beasts ( By: Karen Haber) 1996Description / Buy
14The Garden ( By: Greg Cox) 1997Description / Buy
15Chrysalis ( By: David Niall Wilson) 1997Description / Buy
16The Black Shore ( By: Greg Cox) 1997Description / Buy
17Marooned ( By: Christie Golden) 1997Description / Buy
18Pathways ( By: Jeri Taylor) 1998Description / Buy
19Seven of Nine ( By: Christie Golden) 1998Description / Buy
20Captain Proton (Short Story) ( By: Dean Wesley Smith) 1999Description / Buy
21Death of a Neutron Star ( By: Dean Wesley Smith) 1999Description / Buy
22Battle Lines ( By: Dave Galanter) 1999Description / Buy
23Equinox ( By: Greg Cox) 1999Description / Buy
24Endgame ( By: Greg Cox) 2001Description / Buy
25The Nanotech War ( By: Greg Cox) 2002Description / Buy
26Fusion ( By: Greg Cox) 2005Description / Buy
27Cohesion ( By: Greg Cox) 2005Description / Buy
28Distant Shores ( By: Marco Palmieri) 2005Description / Buy
29Evolution ( By: Greg Cox) 2006Description / Buy
30Full Circle ( By: Kirsten Beyer) 2009Description / Buy
31Unworthy ( By: Kirsten Beyer) 2009Description / Buy
32Children of the Storm ( By: Kirsten Beyer) 2011Description / Buy
33The Eternal Tide ( By: Kirsten Beyer) 2012Description / Buy
34Protectors ( By: Kirsten Beyer) 2014Description / Buy
35Acts of Contrition ( By: Kirsten Beyer) 2014Description / Buy
36Atonement ( By: Kirsten Beyer) 2015Description / Buy
37A Pocket Full of Lies ( By: Kirsten Beyer) 2016Description / Buy
38Architects of Infinity ( By: Kirsten Beyer) 2018Description / Buy
39To Lose the Earth ( By: Kirsten Beyer) 2020Description / Buy

Order of Star Trek: Day Of Honor Series

1Armageddon Sky ( By: L.A. Graf) 1997Description / Buy
2Ancient Blood ( By: Diane Carey) 1997Description / Buy
3Her Klingon Soul ( By: Michael Jan Friedman) 1997Description / Buy
4Honor Bound (Short Story) ( By: Diana G. Gallagher) 1997Description / Buy
5Day of Honor ( By: Michael Jan Friedman) 1997Description / Buy

Order of Star Trek: The Next Generation: Double Helix Series

1Infection ( By: John Gregory Betancourt) 1999Description / Buy
2Red Sector ( By: Diane Carey) 1999Description / Buy
3Quarantine ( By: John Vornholt) 1999Description / Buy
4Double or Nothing ( By: Peter David) 1999Description / Buy
5The First Virtue ( By: Christie Golden, Michael Jan Friedman) 1999Description / Buy

Kristine Kathryn Rusch Anthologies

1 Obsessions1991Description / Buy
2 Borderlands 31991Description / Buy
3 The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 22000Description / Buy
4 The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 32002Description / Buy
5 Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian2003Description / Buy
6 The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 52004Description / Buy
7 Future Weapons of War2007Description / Buy
8 At the Scene of the Crime2008Description / Buy
9 The Best American Mystery Stories 20092009Description / Buy
10 Enter a Future: Fantastic Tales from Asimov's Science Fiction2010Description / Buy
11 The Best American Mystery Stories 20122012Description / Buy
12 Westward Weird2012Description / Buy
13 Season of Wonder2012Description / Buy
14 The Sherlock Holmes Megapack2014Description / Buy
15 Fiction River Special Edition2014Description / Buy
16 Fantastic Detectives2014Description / Buy
17 The 12th Science Fiction MEGAPACK®2016Description / Buy
18 The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Novellas 20162016Description / Buy
19 Women of Futures Past2016Description / Buy
20 The Best American Mystery Stories 20162016Description / Buy
21 Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore2017Description / Buy
22 Alive in Shape and Color2017Description / Buy
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She writes novels that take place in the “Star Trek” universe. Some of these novels are in the original line, some are from “Enterprise”, “Voyager”, “Next Generation”, and “Deep Space Nine” lines. Rusch also pens “The Fey” series, the “Retrieval Artist” series, and some stand alone works. Rusch’s work has also found its way onto the USA Today bestseller list as well as other ones.


Rusch’s work has won quite a few awards for her works. Kristine Kathryn Rusch is a Hugo Award Best Novellette winner for her story “Millennium Babies” in the year 2001. She would an Endeavour Award in 2003 for “The Disappeared. “Recovering Apollo 8” was awarded Sidwise Award for Alternate History in the short form in 2008 and won an Asimov Readers Choice Award. It also got a Hugo nomination As editor of Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, she won a Hugo for Best Professional Editor. Rusch and Smith won a World Fantasy Award in the year 1989 for editing a hardback version of Pulphouse Magazine. Her short fiction has been selected for eighteen different best of the year compilations. She has won and been nominated for so many awards and prizes that this is just a summary of them all, as she has many more that could be listed.


This section is to help readers who want to get into Rusch’s work do so. This will provide a summary of these novels: “Buried Deep”, “Paloma”, and “The Sacrifice”.

“Buried Deep”

This is the fourth book in the “Retrieval Artist” series that was released in the year 2005. Aisha Costard, who works as a forensic anthropologist, is called to Mars so that she can look at human remains that are found under a building that is being worked on by Disty aliens. The remains belong to someone that took off with her kids thirty years ago. Aisha is believed to be a kind of outlaw that are wanted by alien civilizations for crimes known as the Disappeared. Aisha calls on Miles Flint, a Retrieval Artist for help in the case. He uncovers a secret while looking into things that could mess up the stability of the entire solar system.


This is the fifth book in the “Retrieval Artist” series that was released in the year 2006. Miles Flint helps those who are oppressed by the Earth Alliance, and Disappeared. He is loyal and owes his life to one woman whose name is Paloma. She set him on the right path, and now she has been murdered. Paloma sends out a desperate call to him but it reaches him too late for him to be able to help her. The indifferent police force does not really care about investigating the case and does not want the assistance that he has to offer them. He decides that the only way that the killer can be brought to justice is to look into things on his own. He finds that there is a connection between her death and a large law firm on the Moon. There are ruthless executives there and a secret that they would be willing to kill to keep.

“The Sacrifice”

This is the first novel in “The Fey” series that was released in the year 1995. The Fey are quite unstoppable, as they have gone through three continents and have never faced defeat from anyone. They have taken their talents to the Blue Isle, where they find people of faith and simplicity and are untainted by war. The people of the island face invasion and they find a power they did not know that they had within them. This begins the war that will destroy one or both of them.

When Does The Next Kristine Kathryn Rusch book come out?

Kristine Kathryn Rusch doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is Women of Futures Past and was released on September, 6th 2016. It is the newest book in the .

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