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What People Leave Behind

A Novella by

Detective Andrea Donovan follows her hunches. But hunches without evidence don't hold up in court. And she refuses to stop digging to prove her latest hunch. A hunch that leads her to disturbing conclusions about a disturbing crime - one that will change the survivors, and Andrea, forever.
The riveting "What People Leave Behind," chosen as one of the year's best stories, explores the lengths people go to succeed - or fail.

"With this story, [Ms. Rusch] nicely justifies her high reputation with an intriguing set of characters executed with captivating prose that kept me riveted to my seat until finishing the piece."
- Midwest Book Review

"Kristine Kathryn Rusch pulls a switcheroo for the ages with 'What People Leave Behind,' setting up an intensely sympathetic protagonist and then explosively yanking the rug out from under her - and the reader."

USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch writes in almost every genre. Generally, she uses her real name (Rusch) for most of her writing. Under that name, she publishes bestselling science fiction and fantasy, award-winning mysteries, acclaimed mainstream fiction, controversial nonfiction, and the occasional romance. Her novels have made bestseller lists around the world and her short fiction has appeared in eighteen best of the year collections. She has won more than twenty-five awards for her fiction, including the Hugo, Le Prix Imaginales, the Asimov's Readers Choice award, and the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Readers Choice Award.
To keep up with everything she does, go to To track her many pen names and series, see their individual websites (,,,,, She lives and occasionally sleeps in Oregon.

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September 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: What People Leave Behind
Author(s): Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Publisher: WMG Publishing, Inc.
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