First Warning (Acorna, Book 8; Acorna's Children, Book 1)
Beloved by millions of readers, Anne McCaffrey is one of sciencefiction's favorite authors. Writing with award-winning authorElizabeth Ann Scarborough, she has created the bestselling Acornaseries focusing on the adventures of the brave unicorn girl.Now the exciting saga of the next generation begins.First WarningKhorii, daughter of the near-mythic Acorna and her lifemate,Aari, must contend with an overwhelming legacy to forge a path ofher own through a universe filled with new adversaries andadventures.A simple journey home to visit her parents turns into a raceagainst time when Khorii happens upon a derelict spacecraftdrifting in space, its crew dead in their seats. But this gruesomediscovery is only a dread harbinger—a deadly plague is spreadingacross the universe and not even the healing powers of the Linyaarican slow its horrific advance. Khorii, one of the few unaffected bythe outbreak, must find the nefarious perpetrators and a curebefore the disease consumes all in its path—including her belovedparents.