He had spent a hundred years seeking the woman called Silver; he still didn't know if he was going to kill her.
On Nuala planet of deadly radiation levels, humans who heal by touch, and the rarest metal in the known galaxy is a meeting of two con artists ripe for mischief...and maybe murder.
Two misplaced quests explode into a conspiracy of death, treason, and abduction.
John W. Campbell Award Nominee
"when one of Katharine Kimbriel's Nuala books comes into my hands, I am instantly hooked. The climactic scenes in the trinium mines are equal to any I have ever read in excitement and impact." Quantum 39
"There are books you read at one fast gulp, books you savor at a slower pace. For me, Kimbriel's third action-packed science fiction novel is both: It isn't necessary to read either of the other books to understand and enjoy Hidden Firesbut I'd highly recommend you do."
---Science Fiction Review
"This is a book that you really need to read if you love science fiction, romance, or any blend of the two. It's complex, engrossing, honest, surprising, intelligent in how it deals with the problems of a completely different world with its own history and nuances, even more intelligent when it deals with the problems unwitting potential immigrants face on Nuala, and contains two realistic and root-worthy romances."
Shiny Book Review