Close Encounters (Alien Affairs, Book 1) by Katherine Allred

By Katherine Allred

Kiera Smith isn't really like usual Genetically Engineered Persons…

The Bureau of Alien Affairs wanted a distinct GEP agent with empathic skills to deal with their such a lot striking assignments--and a rogue geneticist observed to it that Kiera healthy their requisites. yet she became out improved, swifter, smarter, and extra impervious to hurt than an individual expected. A reluctant “superhero,” Kiera needs she have been general, however it isn't to be.

On Orpheus 2, the indigenous Buri race faces extinction, a prospect the strong Dynatec company welcomes and, in truth, could be actively hastening. As a different agent for the Bureau of Alien Affairs, it's Kiera’s task to guard those appealing, unique aliens…and to find what there's on Orpheus 2 that Dynatec feels is worthy killing for.

But the magnetic attract of the breathtaking Buri chief is proving a deadly distraction. And now, to save lots of Thor’s humans, Kiera will desire a strength she’s by no means earlier than possessed--something hidden within the unexplored recesses of her middle.

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The snick of a match left an acrid smell. The air moved when Tia brushed the smoke away and another scent took over. ” Piper drew a slow breath in through her nose. The new aroma smelled soft and mysterious, like a dream she could not quite recall. ” Tia’s cool fingertips pressed into her temples and rubbed, her fingers spreading out, making small circles over the sides of her head. ” Tia’s thumbs moved to the base of her skull. ’” “I like that. ” She could hear the smile. ” Tia was teasing, but Piper sank deeper into the ministration.

Jonah shrugged. “I think she just tried to keep up. ” Sarge honked through his nose, but his eyes were drooping. ” Jonah laughed. ” “You should take advantage of a little downtime. ” Sergeant Beaker didn’t answer. By the snore that resonated through his commodious nose, the Sarge was at ease. Jonah watched him. He didn’t know what could be done for the man. Maybe nothing. But peaceful sleep and relief from pain were sometimes as good as it got. He flipped through a magazine for the better part of an hour to see if Sarge came to, then went out.

His hollering carried all the way down the hall. When would Sarge stop needing to give the orders? Jonah stepped into the room. The corners of the old man’s lips were white with spit as he reprimanded the nurse who depressed the syringe into his IV. She said nothing, but the tight line of her mouth gave her away. ” Jonah said. ” She looked up with a little hitch. Sometimes it was about the uniform, but he’d changed clothes before coming. Her cheeks flushed. ” She meant, Could you possibly be related to this mean, cantankerous, old snake?

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