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Series: Retrieval Artist

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The Retrieval Artist and Other Stories by Kristine Kathryn Ruschshort story: The Retrieval Artist 0.5
The Impossibles (Retrieval Artist, #9.5) by Kristine Kathryn RuschSide Novel: The Retrieval Artist 0.6
The Retrieval Artist {novella} by Kristine Kathryn Ruschshort Novel: The Retrieval Artist 0.7
The Disappeared by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 1
Extremes by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 2
Consequences: A Retrieval Artist Novel by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 3
Buried Deep by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 4
Paloma by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 5
Recovery Man by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 6
The Recovery Man's Bargain (Novella) by Kristine Kathryn Rusch6.1
The Possession of Paavo Deshin: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel by Kristine Kathryn Rusch6.2
Duplicate Effort by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 7
Anniversary Day by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 8
Blowback: A Retrieval Artist Novel by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 9
A Murder of Clones by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 10
Search & Recovery: A Retrieval Artist Universe Novel: Book Four of the Anniversary Day Saga (Volume 11) by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 11
The Peyti Crisis: A Retrieval Artist Novel: Book Five of the Anniversary Day Saga (Volume 12) by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 12
Vigilantes: A Retrieval Artist Novel: Book Six of the Anniversary Day Saga (Volume 13) by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 13
Starbase Human: A Retrieval Artist Universe Novel: Book Seven of the Anniversary Day Saga by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 14
Masterminds: A Retrieval Artist Novel: Book Eight of the Anniversary Day Saga (Volume 15) by Kristine Kathryn RuschBook 15

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In a universe where humans and aliens have formed a loose government called the Earth Alliance, treaties guarantee that humans are subject to alien laws when on alien soil. But alien laws often make no sense, and the punishments vary from loss of life to loss of a first-born child. Earth corporations arrange for the disappearance of humans caught in this strange legal nightmare, but cases change, verdicts change, laws change, and then how do you contact the Disappeared? You hire a Retrieval Artist, and Miles Flint is the best, not that he wants your business...

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