A project in Las Vegas, NV by Dean Wesley Smith

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Six Original Mysteries by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Backers: 184
Average Pledge Per Backer: $38

Funded: $7,072 of $1,000
Dates: Dec 5th -> Dec 14th (10 days)
Project By: Dean Wesley Smith
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Latest News

Blew Right Past Second Special Stretch Goal!

December 12th - via:
Wow, thank you, everyone! We went right past 140 backers quickly, with an entire day to spare. And now everyone gets the new Spade Paladin collection with a brand new Spade Paladin novella in it. How fun! Just two days left. Help us pass the word. ... (Read More)

Really Fun New Special Stretch Goal!

December 11th - via:
SPECIAL STRETCH GOAL...140 BACKERS... Locked! If the campaign gets to 140 backers by late Tuesday, every backer of any reward at $20 and above will get a very special electronic edition of the brand new Spade Paladin mystery collection Assorted... (Read More)

Hit Special Stretch Goal!!

December 10th - via:
We Hit 120 Backers By Sunday Evening! Thank you, everyone. Now every backer gets a special copy of "The Wedding Ring."  This novella was first published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine to great acclaim, but it was not Kris's preferred edition, so... (Read More)

Special Stretch Goal Added!

December 8th - via:
Special Stretch Goal! If the campaign gets to 120 backers by late Sunday, all backers get a very special electronic edition of the mystery novella, "The Wedding Ring." Actually you will get two versions and a special introduction by Kris. This... (Read More)

Hit First Stretch Goal!

December 6th - via:
Thanks Everyone! And now all backers will get a copy of Secrets and Lies, a ten-story collection of Kris's award-winning and award-nominated mystery stories. That's right, ten more stories for your reading enjoyment. So thanks again and help us pass... (Read More)

Just Hit Our Funding Goal!!

December 5th - via:
Thank you, everyone! I can promise you will all love the six original stories. And we have some fantastic stretch goals lined up as well.  Thanks again for the fantastic support. Onward we go! For Kris and all of us at WMG Publishing Incorporated.  (Read More)

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