Spade: Secret Master of Fandom and Private Detective.
Paladin: Spade's enigmatic sidekick and infamous detective for hire.
Together: Two of masterful author Kristine Kathryn Rusch's most popular characters.
Included are five Spade/Paladin Conundrums: "Stomping Mad," "The Case of the Vanishing Boy," "The Karnikov Card," "Pandora's Box," and "Trick or Treat."
"I hope to read many more stories about Spade and Paladin."
-Bill Crider, Mystery Scene
|Publisher:||The Early Conundrums: A Spade/Paladin Collection|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.44(d)|
About the Author
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.
She writes goofy romance novels as award-winner Kristine Grayson, romantic suspense as Kristine Dexter, and futuristic sf as Kris DeLake.
She also edits. Beginning with work at the innovative publishing company, Pulphouse, followed by her award-winning tenure at The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, she took fifteen years off before returning to editing with the original anthology series Fiction River, published by WMG Publishing. She acts as series editor with her husband, writer Dean Wesley Smith, and edits at least two anthologies in the series per year on her own.
To keep up with everything she does, go to kriswrites.com. To track her many pen names and series, see their individual websites (krisnelscott.com, kristinegrayson.com, krisdelake.com, retrievalartist.com, divingintothewreck.com). She lives and occasionally sleeps in Oregon.