It’s difficult to shake off the stigma of being born in the Rimworlds. No one knows that better than Karin. It’s why she’s willing to risk her career and everything else to keep Kitaya’s secret because a Treetop Witch could never, ever move freely among human tribes in the stars; much less be allowed to serve in the Starfleet corps. But neither one could imagine that their first assignment together would take them deep inside the enemy domain where they discover an unimaginable secret that could doom all galactic humanity.
She used to be a world-class assassin but today she’s a real estate secretary. He was a top executive in one of America’s nastiest corporations and today he’s a shoe salesman. They’re next door neighbors. And yesterday is about to catch up to them…not too gently either.
Is WitSec Program compromised? Gina certainly thinks so when the house next door blows up while its tenant is standing in her kitchen, helping her move the fridge. Two years living as a secretary in Idaho numbed a lot—but not her reflexes. Her first thought is to make it to her car and leave Idaho far behind. Unfortunately it happens to be her visitor’s first thought too. Ten minutes later, having outmaneuvered her pursuers, her passenger tells her that he is the target and the reason why two black sedans tried to run them off the road. And while that’s a possibility, Gina thinks that a ‘disappeared’ FBI agent who spent years undercover in corporate world is a lot less attractive target than someone who had testified against the largest and the nastiest cartel on the East Coast.