Close Encounters: An Alien Affairs Novel, Book 1

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HarperCollins, Mar 31, 2009 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Kiera Smith is not like ordinary Genetically Engineered Persons . . .

The Bureau of Alien Affairs needed a special GEP agent with empathic abilities to handle their most extraordinary assignments—and a rogue geneticist saw to it that Kiera fit their specifications. But she turned out stronger, faster, smarter, and more impervious to harm than anyone anticipated. A reluctant "superhero," Kiera wishes she were normal, but it is not to be.

On Orpheus Two, the indigenous Buri race faces extinction, a prospect the powerful Dynatec corporation welcomes and, in fact, may be actively hastening. It is Kiera's job to protect these beautiful, exotic aliens . . . and to discover what there is on Orpheus Two that Dynatec feels is worth killing for.

But the magnetic allure of Thor, the breathtaking Buri leader, is proving a dangerous distraction. And now, to save Thor's people, Kiera will need a power she's never before possessed—something hidden in the unexplored recesses of her heart.

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User Review  - snitchbitch - LibraryThing

I wanted to like this book, but I just couldn't. Characters were flat and one-dimensional, and the main character I found quite unlikable. As far as SciFi Romance goes, I've definitely read better. I won't be continuing this series. Read full review

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User Review  - Shy - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this mostly because it was Romance/Science Fiction- something a little different. There was humor, and well the world seemed interesting and the first person perspective was nice even ... Read full review

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