Kristine Kathryn Rusch - Kathryn Rusch, (1960 – ) is an American writer of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance and more. Rusch has won the Hugo Award for both fiction and editing. She is a former editor of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and writes a column in Æon Magazine. Her fiction is often put out under pseudonyms (male and female) and she’s written many media tie in novels (Star Trek, X-Men, Star Wars and more). Her “retrieval artist” series of novels was recently released as a set of exclusives. On July 10th 2008, the audio version of first novel in the series (The Disappeared) was released free for a limited time.

Podcast Fiction:

Escape Pod #159 “Elites”
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Read by Maia Whitaker
Podcaster: Escape Pod
Podcast: May 2008
“I could’ve followed the sounds. The closer I get, the louder voices grow—yelling obscenities, cheering, clapping in approval. These women love fights…”

Escape Pod #132 “Sparks In A Cold War”
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Read by Stephen Eley
Podcaster: Escape Pod
Podcast: November 2007
“Extreme Safaris took their clients to unsanctioned or dangerous worlds, trips which could result in serious fines…”

Escape Pod #27 “Results”
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Read by Heather Welliver
Podcaster: Escape Pod
Podcast: October 2007
“She should have called her folks last night. They paged her three separate times after the test. But she wanted to wait until she had results…”

Download Only Audiobooks:

The Retrieval Artist
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Read by Stefan Rudnicki
Audible Download – [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Deuce Audio /
Published: 2007
Retrieval Artists find people who have disappeared. But people disappear for a reason: they don’t want to be found. When Anetka Sobol shows up at Miles Flint’s office on the Moon, he immediately knows that this case is going to be complicated.

Hard Copy Audiobooks:

The Better to Eat You With
By various; Read by ????
1 cassette – Approx. 90 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: DH Audio
Published: 200?
ISBN: 1552046494
The Better to Eat You With” by John Helfers
Love & Justice” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Old Sultan” by Matt Coward

Hitler’s Angel
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Susan O’Malley
5 Cassettes – [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks (Reef Audio)
Published: Feb 1999
ISBN: 0786114568
Germany, 1931, the eve of Adolf Hitler’s ascension. Geli Raubal, his neice, is found dead of a gunshot wound, in Hitler’s apartment. Munich, 1972, a young American criminologist comes to interview Fritz Stecher, one of Germany’s most famous detectives. He is reluctant to discuss anything of the case that forced his retirement.

The Best of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Permafrost and Skin Deep
By Roger Zelazny, Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Read by Alexander Sidding and Nana Vistor
Audio Cassette – [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dove Audio
Published: 1995

Stained Black: Horror Stories
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Read by Jean Roylance
2 Cassettes – 3 hours [UNABRIDGED?]
Publisher: Valley of the Sun Publishing / Spine Tingling Press (?)
Published: January 1992
ISBN: 0875544908
Features four horror stories:
Stained Black“, “Fugue“, “Phantom“, and “Inspiration

Anthology Audiobook - Midnight Mass and Other Great Vampire StoriesMidnight Mass and Other Great Vampire Stories
By various; Read by various ?
4 Cassettes – Approx. 6 Hours [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dove Audio
Published: September 1999
ISBN: 0787119040
From the horrifying to the humorous, some of today’s finest authors share stories about one of mankind’s oldest imagined evils, the vampire.
Bite Me Not, or Fleur de Fur” by Tanith Lee
Food Chain” by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Moonlight in Vermont” by Esther Freisner
Madeleine” by Barbara Hambly
Victims” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Seat Partner” by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Midnight Mass” by F. Paul Wilson

Audiobook - Star Wars - The New RebellionStar Wars: The New Rebellion
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Read by Anthony Heald
Audio Cassette – [ABRIDGED?]
Publisher: Random House Audio
Published: November 1996
ISBN: 0787119040
The Empire has been defeated and the New Republic established, but internal dissension threatens to tear the new found stability apart. Over the objections of President Leia Organa Solo, former Imperials have been admitted to the Senate?which is then bombed, killing many of Leia’s old allies and injuring Leia herself. Leia believes that the former Imperials are to blame, but they accuse her husband, Han Solo, of treachery. As tension builds, it’s discovered that another player has entered the game, the mysterious Kueller, a heretofore unknown master of the dark side of the Force.

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