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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kristine Kathryn Rusch  

Pen Name: Kris Nelscott, Sandy Schofield, Edward Heyer, Kris Rusch, Kristine K. Thompson

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1960 in Oneonta, New York


Illinois Connection

Writes novels set in Chicago under the name Kris Nelscott

Biographical and Professional Information

Kristine Kathryn Rusch is an award-winning mystery, romance, science fiction, and fantasy writer whose novels have been published in 14 countries in 13 different languages.Kristine is the former editor of ''The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction''. She lives and works on the Oregon Coast.

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Titles At Your Library


-- Herodotus Award, Best U.S. Historical Mystery for ''A Dangerous Road'' in 2000 Hugo Award, Best Novelette in 2001 Ellery Queen Readers Choice Award John W. Campbell Award