Four hundred years in the future, two superpowers have carved up the galaxy and share an uneasy truce.
But the Union launches a clandestine mission to kill the Empire's leader, setting in motion a... More > train of events that leads to a revelation that will forever change the balance of power. In response, the Empire unleashes the ultimate weapon, propelling a Union spy into a timestream populated by only one other person: a young physicist from a backward planet he calls Earth, who is desperate to find a way to return to normal time.< Less
Born in South Dakota and nurtured in a Yorkshire village, Penny Smith kept a detailed record of her thoughts and the daily events that impacted her from the age of eleven until her death. A poet,... More > sharp-eyed observer, and seeker for the truth behind the meaning of a human life, she struggled with the issues surrounding success and failure, hope and despair, trust and betrayal — and, ultimately, death. This is her story, in her words.< Less
In the ski resort of Pinetree, Colorado, a middle-aged lawyer collapses and dies. At first, the explanation seems obvious. There are just a couple of loose ends that don't quite make sense. But the... More > more the police and his next of kin try to build a picture of how Matthew Chambers died, the more it seems like something is seriously wrong somewhere.< Less
Five years ago, one of the wealthiest businessmen in America was assassinated by a professional sniper who was never caught. Now, the dead man's brother has finally tracked down the killer. The... More > assassin, a man known only as Kelton, has retired and is happily married, living on the outskirts of London, his past buried and forgotten. But when a bomb explosion kills Kelton's wife and maims his daughter, the past comes flooding back, and now it is Kelton's turn to seek revenge -- with the help of the British government's super-secret intelligence agency, the Government Communications Headquarters, and its American counterpart, the National Security Agency.< Less