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Bad Karma and the Family Plan #43 (9.1) by Julie Lynn Hayes
If that didn’t sound ominous…
“What’s going on, Anderson?” Ethan asked in a low voice. To all outward appearances, he seemed calm. But I knew better. I could feel the tension in him, although I must say he controlled it well.
“Information was leaked regarding the hotel you were supposed to stay in,” Anderson said. “We have reason to believe another murder attempt will be made.”
The fact that he didn’t specify just who the target of
“Bringing in the Galactic is the last resort,” I said. I frowned at Ases. “You should be the one saying this, not me.” After all, he was the ambassador, and the one who was supposed to be well-versed in politics and creating positive relationships between new species and the Galactic in the first place.
“Maybe.” He shrugged one shoulder. “But I’ve never been forced to flee underground in tunnels carved out by giant bugs, either.” He made a face. I should have known that was at the heart of his true distress. He hadn’t been that upset when we’d been