Agent of Change ( A Liaden Universe Book) by Sharon Lee

By Sharon Lee

Tough-but-tender characters with a vibrant future—if they dwell that lengthy. Terran Miri Robertson was once a mercenary, yet she retired to a comfortable activity as a personal bodyguard. What she didn’t comprehend what that her consumer had robust enemies. Now he’s lifeless, and they’re after her.

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