Close Encounters

Close Encounters

An Alien Affairs Novel

Paperback - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
At the behest of the Bureau of Alien Affairs, Kiera, a special GEP agent with "superhero" strength, must protect a race of beautiful, exotic aliens--including their magnetic ruler--from extinction and discover what there is on Orpheus Two that the powerful Dynatec corporation feels is worth killing for. Original.

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Kiera Smith is not like ordinary Genetically Engineered Persons . . .

The Bureau of Alien Affairs needed a special GEP agent with empathic abilities to handle their most extraordinary assignments—and a rogue geneticist saw to it that Kiera fit their specifications. But she turned out stronger, faster, smarter, and more impervious to harm than anyone anticipated. A reluctant "superhero," Kiera wishes she were normal, but it is not to be.

On Orpheus Two, the indigenous Buri race faces extinction, a prospect the powerful Dynatec corporation welcomes and, in fact, may be actively hastening. It is Kiera's job to protect these beautiful, exotic aliens . . . and to discover what there is on Orpheus Two that Dynatec feels is worth killing for.

But the magnetic allure of Thor, the breathtaking Buri leader, is proving a dangerous distraction. And now, to save Thor's people, Kiera will need a power she's never before possessed—something hidden in the unexplored recesses of her heart.



Publisher: Eos 2009
ISBN: 9780061672422
0061672424
Branch Call Number: SciFic Allred Pbk
Characteristics: 368 p

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