Just days before the running of the biggest thoroughbred horse race in the world, an act of bioterrorism kills Kentucky's lieutenant governor, and former FBI Special Agent Brooke Fairfax receives a video of the murder from her long-time anonymous source. When Brooke discovers domestic terrorists are actually after the governor - her late husband's brother - and that the radicals are eyeing more targets, she heads to Kentucky to stop the threat.
Intelligence analyst and former FBI special agent Brooke Fairfax is on the run. Not from anything sinister, but from her past. She's hiding from Declan O'Roark after he proposed a question she simply wasn't ready to answer. Within hours, Declan tracks her down, desperate to save the relationship. Then Brooke and Declan meet a suspicious man outside a Washington, DC, neighborhood bar. Terror begins to unfold just as Brooke realizes the man's intentions.
Now the director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security, Brooke Fairfax has one objective: stay on top of all threats to the people and property of the Commonwealth. The position is thankless and never-ending. It even pulls her out of Declan O'Roark's bed in the middle of the night.
A year-old murder in the rainforest of Costa Rica haunts Raven MacMillan. Details of the tragedy she witnessed remain suppressed deep inside her subconscious. When circumstances force her to return to the scene of the crime, someone makes it abundantly clear: Raven isn't welcome. Finally healing from his girlfriend's murder, human clone Kyle Jones is on a mission: find the stolen trackers scientists are using to control the actions of innocent children.
Jonas had resigned himself to a solitary life on the remote island of Palmyra, home of Sandra Whitmeyer's clandestine clone-growing lab. With young clones now inexplicably dying, Jonas is torn between feeling responsible for cleaning up his mother's mistakes - alone - and his desire to be with Bree. A heated tussle on Palmyra leaves Jonas and Briana further apart than ever. Bree storms off to Portland, Oregon, but not before encountering clones of a loved one lost long ago.
When someone snakes into Lexi's head and threatens Jack's life at Lexi's own hand, she must quickly decide: leave Jack and the web of lies and controversial medical science behind in order to protect him, or stay and fight to regain control of her own mind but risk Jack's life. Before Lexi can choose, she's immersed into the underground world of the International Intelligence Agency.
Wellington Boarding School is home to human clones, an identity that Lexi Matthews once hoped to escape. Shattered by the loss of her father and then her best friend at the hand of Sandra Whitmeyer, the woman from whom she was created, Lexi Matthews is after one thing...revenge. When Sandra sends a series of threatening "gifts" beginning the night of Lexi's 18th birthday, she determines that Sandra will never stop destroying the lives of her and her friends. Once again Lexi must battle to grasp the complexities of her creation.
Seventeen-year-old Lexi Matthews keeps two secrets from her elite boarding school classmates - she's the daughter of a famous and controversial geneticist, and she can influence people's thoughts. But after new student Jack DeWeese heals her broken arm with an anything-but-simple touch, he forces Lexi to face a new reality - her abilities reach much further than speaking to the minds of others.
After dozens of Lexington, Kentucky's forgotten - mostly prostitutes and the homeless - swamp local hospitals from apparent overdoses over the Fourth of July weekend, Kentucky cops soon discover a new synthetic form of heroin is infecting their communities, and that gangs - namely the outlaw motorcycle gang Samael's Army - are responsible for using a "disposable" population to test the new drug.
New Caelum is virus-free, and its citizens are eager to venture outside for the first time in nearly seven years. But when an outsider shows up with a near-fatal dog bite along with a harsh message from Governor Jackson, it becomes clear: the elite people of New Caelum are not welcome outside the gates of New Caelum and new dangers lurk in the outside world.
When Cricket Black is purposely exposed to Bad Sam, she must choose: fight New Caelum's stranglehold on its citizens' freedom or succumb to the hopelessness of the lethal virus. A dear friend's death at the hands of New Caelum forces Cricket on a path to confront her past, which holds the secret to a permanent cure but also opens old wounds over the loss of her parents.
Six years ago, a highly contagious virus wiped out more than 99 percent of the country's population. The only person to contract the virus and survive, Cricket fled her identity and the safety of New Caelum, an airtight city. Now 18, she watches the city where the wealthy cocooned from the devastating outbreak. When the city's rumbling incinerator wakes her one night while she and her friends are camping just beyond the city walls, she alone knows what the fiery machine means: the lethal virus is back.