"The arrival of an alien race, the haan, saved Earth from the worst ravages of overpopulation, starvation, and disease. As part of the bonding process, human surrogates agree to raise the infant haan, building a genetically enhanced relationship intended to strengthen interspecies ties. When soldiers, one of them a haan masquerading as a human, invade Sam Shao's apartment and arrest her guardian for smuggling a weapon into the country, Sam abandons her other responsibilities to attempt a rescue of the only father figure she ...

The Burn Zone 2013, Ace Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780451413406

Mass-market paperback