Fire with Fire [NOOK Book]

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2105, September: Intelligence Analyst Caine Riordan uncovers a conspiracy on Earth's Moon—a history-making clandestine project—and ends up involuntarily cryocelled for his troubles. Twelve years later, Riordan awakens to a changed world. Humanity has achieved faster-than-light travel and is pioneering nearby star systems. And now, Riordan is compelled to become an inadvertent agent of conspiracy himself. Riordan's mission: travel to a newly settled world and investigate whether a primitive local species was once ...
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Fire with Fire

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Overview

2105, September: Intelligence Analyst Caine Riordan uncovers a conspiracy on Earth's Moon—a history-making clandestine project—and ends up involuntarily cryocelled for his troubles. Twelve years later, Riordan awakens to a changed world. Humanity has achieved faster-than-light travel and is pioneering nearby star systems. And now, Riordan is compelled to become an inadvertent agent of conspiracy himself. Riordan's mission: travel to a newly settled world and investigate whether a primitive local species was once sentient—enough so to have built a lost civilization.

However, arriving on site in the Delta Pavonis system, Caine discovers that the job he's been given is anything but secret or safe. With assassins and saboteurs dogging his every step, it's clear that someone doesn't want his mission to succeed. In the end, it takes the keen insights of an intelligence analyst and a matching instinct for intrigue to ferret out the truth: that humanity is neither alone in the cosmos nor safe. Earth is revealed to be the lynchpin planet in an impending struggle for interstellar dominance, a struggle into which it is being irresistibly dragged. Discovering new dangers at every turn, Riordan must now convince the powers-that-be that the only way for humanity to survive as a free species is to face the perils directly—and to fight fire with fire.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148363033
  • Publisher: Baen
  • Publication date: 3/15/2013
  • Series: Caine Riordan Series , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 50,385
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2014

    Reporter made into jason bourne

    Implausible and written like a cub reporter trying to make his job exciting

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2013

    Excellent Excellent

    Where is the sequel?

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  • Posted May 17, 2013

    This is a gem of a book of deceit, intrigue, and manipulation at

    This is a gem of a book of deceit, intrigue, and manipulation at many levels. Alien races reveal themselves to the human race as it begins to colonize the stars, and humans become pawns in alien rivalries. It looks to be the first in a (potentially long) series of military science fiction. Highly recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 1, 2013

    This book was a amazing to the maximum! The plot is so interesti

    This book was a amazing to the maximum! The plot is so interesting you don't want to put the book down. The characters are very... intriguing.
    Loved this book so much.

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