Assorted Conundrums: A Spade/Paladin Collection by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Explore the world of science fiction fandom as Secret Master of Fandom and private detective Spade solves crime after crime in this latest collection of stories.
Featuring two of masterful author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s most popular characters: Spade and Paladin (Spade’s enigmatic sidekick and infamous detective for hire), these delightful stories include “The Really Big Ka-Boom,” “At Witt’s End,” “Unity Con,” “The Case of the Stolen Memories,” and the never-before-published “The Case of the Purloined Pages.”
Find out why Mystery Scene Magazine says: “I hope to read many more stories about Spade and Paladin.”
“I hope to read many more stories about Spade and Paladin.”
—Bill Crider, Mystery Scene
“Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s crime stories are exceptional, both in plot and in style.”
—Mystery Scene Magazine
International bestseller Kristine Kathryn Rusch writes in many genres, from mystery to science fiction, from western to romance. She has written under a pile of pen names, but most of her work appears as Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Her Kris Nelscott pen name is highly acclaimed, and her Kristine Grayson pen name became a bestseller in romance. Her science fiction novels set in the bestselling Diving Universe have won dozens of awards and are in development for a major TV show. She also writes the Retrieval Artist sf series and several major series that mostly appear as short fiction.
Her novels have made bestseller lists around the world and her short fiction has appeared in twenty-seven best-of-the-year collections. She has won more than thirty awards for her fiction, including the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Readers Award, the Hugo, Le Prix Imaginales, and the Asimov’s Readers’ 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.
Find out more about her work at kriswrites.com.
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