Kristine Kathryn Rusch Books

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 Black Throne Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Black Queen 1999 Description / Buy
2 The Black King 2000 Description / Buy

Order of Diving Universe Series

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1 Diving into the Wreck 2009 Description / Buy
2 City of Ruins 2011 Description / Buy
3 Boneyards 2012 Description / Buy
4 Skirmishes 2013 Description / Buy
5 The Room of Lost Souls 2013 Description / Buy
6 Stealth 2013 Description / Buy
7 Becoming One with the Ghosts 2013 Description / Buy
8 Strangers at the Room of Lost Souls 2013 Description / Buy
9 Becalmed 2013 Description / Buy
10 The Diving Bundle 2013 Description / Buy
11 The Application of Hope 2014 Description / Buy
12 The Falls 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Fates Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Utterly Charming 2000 Description / Buy
2 Thoroughly Kissed 2001 Description / Buy
3 Simply Irresistible 2002 Description / Buy
4 Completely Smitten 2002 Description / Buy
5 Absolutely Captivated 2004 Description / Buy
6 Totally Spellbound 2005 Description / Buy
7 Wickedly Charming 2011 Description / Buy
8 Charming Blue 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Kristine Kathryn Rusch Non-Fiction Books

# Read Title Published Details
1 Science Fiction Writers Of America Handbook 1991 Description / Buy
2 How to Make Money 2010 Description / Buy
3 Surviving the Transition 2012 Description / Buy
4 The Pursuit of Perfection 2013 Description / Buy
5 Deal Breakers 2013 2013 Description / Buy
6 Closing the Deal...on Your Terms 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Kristine Kathryn Rusch Short Story Collections

# Read Title Published Details
1 Stories for an Enchanted Afternoon 2001 Description / Buy
2 Little Miracles And Other Tales Of Murder 2001 Description / Buy
3 Five Fantastic Tales 2010 Description / Buy
4 Santa and Other Christmas Criminals 2010 Description / Buy
5 Five for the Winter Holidays 2010 Description / Buy
6 Silent Night 2010 Description / Buy
7 Five Diverse Detectives 2011 Description / Buy
8 The War and After 2011 Description / Buy
9 Recovering Apollo 8 and Other Stories 2013 Description / Buy
10 Five California Tales 2013 Description / Buy

Order of Kristine Kathryn Rusch Standalone Novels

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1 Looking for Miriam (Short Story) 1989 Description / Buy
2 The White Mists of Power 1991 Description / Buy
3 The Midbury Lake Incident (Short Story) 1991 Description / Buy
4 Afterimage 1992 Description / Buy
5 Heart Readers 1993 Description / Buy
6 Alien Influences 1994 Description / Buy
7 Sins of the Blood 1994 Description / Buy
8 Hitler's Angel 1998 Description / Buy
9 Aftershock 1998 Description / Buy
10 Coolhunting 2001 Description / Buy
11 Boz 2005 Description / Buy
12 The Moorhead House 2010 Description / Buy
13 Stille Nacht (Short Story) 2010 Description / Buy
14 The Taste of Miracles (Short Story) 2010 Description / Buy
15 Doubting Thomas (Short Story) 2010 Description / Buy
16 Substitutions (Short Story) 2010 Description / Buy
17 Recovering Apollo 8 2011 Description / Buy
18 Traitors 2011 Description / Buy
19 Safety Tests (Short Story) 2012 Description / Buy
20 Killer Advice 2012 Description / Buy
21 The Tower 2013 Description / Buy
22 Little Miracles (Short Story) 2013 Description / Buy
23 Sing (Short Story) 2013 Description / Buy
24 Snipers 2013 Description / Buy
25 Spree 2013 Description / Buy
26 Show Trial (Short Story) 2013 Description / Buy
27 The Enemy Within 2014 Description / Buy
28 The Last Surviving Gondola Widow (Short Story) 2015 Description / Buy
29 The Streets Where We Live (Short Story) 2015 Description / Buy
30 Embedded (Short Story) 2015 Description / Buy
31 The First Step (Short Story) 2015 Description / Buy
32 After the Wedding (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy
33 Un-Familiar (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Oregon Coast / Seavy Village Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Facade 1993 Description / Buy
2 The Devil's Churn 1996 Description / Buy
3 Familiar Territory 2002 Description / Buy
4 Saving Face 2002 Description / Buy
5 Strange Creatures 2003 Description / Buy
6 Fantasy Life 2003 Description / Buy
7 The Light in Whale Cove 2004 Description / Buy
8 The Women of Whale Rock 2010 Description / Buy
9 Disaster Relief 2010 Description / Buy
10 Searching for the Familiar 2010 Description / Buy

Order of Retrieval Artist Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Retrieval Artist and Other Stories 2001 Description / Buy
2 The Disappeared 2002 Description / Buy
3 Extremes 2003 Description / Buy
4 Consequences 2004 Description / Buy
5 Buried Deep 2005 Description / Buy
6 Paloma 2006 Description / Buy
7 Recovery Man 2007 Description / Buy
8 Duplicate Effort 2009 Description / Buy
9 The Recovery Man's Bargain 2010 Description / Buy
10 The Retrieval Artist 2010 Description / Buy
11 The Possession of Paavo Deshin 2010 Description / Buy
12 Anniversary Day 2011 Description / Buy
13 Blowback 2012 Description / Buy
14 A Murder of Clones 2013 Description / Buy
15 Search & Recovery 2014 Description / Buy
16 Sole Survivor (Short Story) 2015 Description / Buy
17 The Peyti Crisis 2015 Description / Buy
18 Vigilantes 2015 Description / Buy
19 Starbase Human 2015 Description / Buy
20 Masterminds 2015 Description / Buy
21 Inhuman Garbage (Short Story) 2016 Description / Buy

Order of Smokey Dalton Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 A Dangerous Road 2000 Description / Buy
2 Smoke-Filled Rooms 2001 Description / Buy
3 Thin Walls 2002 Description / Buy
4 Stone Cribs 2004 Description / Buy
5 War at Home 2005 Description / Buy
6 Days of Rage 2006 Description / Buy

Order of Star Trek: New Earth Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Thin Air 2000 Description / Buy

Order of Star Wars Universe Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The New Rebellion 1996 Description / Buy
2 Diplomatic Corps Entrance Exam 1997 Description / Buy

Order of The Fey Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Sacrifice 1995 Description / Buy
2 The Changeling 1996 Description / Buy
3 The Rival 1997 Description / Buy
4 The Resistance 1998 Description / Buy
5 Victory 1998 Description / Buy

Order of X-Men Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 X-Men 2000 Description / Buy

Anthologies/Collaborations

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Best American Mystery Stories 2012 2012 Description / Buy
2 The Second Time Travel Megapack 2014 Description / Buy
3 Fiction River Special Edition 2014 Description / Buy
4 Fantasy Adrift 2014 Description / Buy
5 Fantastic Detectives 2014 Description / Buy
6 Hidden in Crime 2015 Description / Buy
7 The 12th Science Fiction MEGAPACK® 2016 Description / Buy
8 Women of Futures Past 2016 Description / 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.

KRISTINE KATHRYN RUSCH AWARDS

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.

BEST KRISTINE KATHRYN RUSCH BOOKS

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.

“Paloma”

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 Closing the Deal...on Your Terms and was released on December, 1st 2016. It is the newest book in the Kristine Kathryn Rusch Non-Fiction Books.

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