In the harsh Northern Waste where human life is worth little, ice trucker Raina Bowen has learned to keep her eyes open and her knife close at hand. She’s spent her life on the run, one step ahead of the megalomaniac who hunts her. All she wants is to stay out of trouble and haul her load of grain to Gladow Station—but trouble finds her in the form of a sexy stranger called Wizard. He has the trucking pass she needs, and she has to drag him out of a brawl with the very people she’s trying to hide from in order to get it. ; many suspect Iluna and her gift. Is she to blame? Or is she salvation?
The age of peace is over. No scout has returned from investigating the communications blackout at the edge of the galaxy. Desperate for answers, the Alliance Government petitions the Orlion Academy for a reconnaissance mission. With limited resources, the Academy sends Blade and his mentor Mutieto to investigate the cause. Upon arrival, they find every city deserted with no signs of life. Their curiosity leads to concern as a vast, unknown fleet arrives out of nowhere, leaving them stranded with no way to warn the Alliance of what is coming their way…
A Trace of Copper
New recruit to the Queen’s agents, Dr. Piyali Mukherji is given a simple first assignment. Travel to the small Welsh village of Aberwyn and solve the mystery of a young woman’s blue skin lesion. A challenging task, for the alarming infection is unlike anything she’s seen before—and it’s spreading.