The Man in the Box
Lou regrets opening the box her gran left after she died. Not because it holds a spider as she thought, or toenails as she feared. Inside is a person, an impossible miniature man, and her life will never be the same.
Teenager Jane Benedict is awakened by her father and ordered to memorize a mysterious code. Hours later, Mathias Benedict is dead and Jane and her brother, Will, are wards of United Earth Corporation. To evade the company’s murderous clutches and uncover the meaning of her father’s last message, Jane leads Will on a desperate escape across the galaxy aboard the Freetrader smuggler ship, Solar Vortex.