On a planet in the middle of allied space, two species--human and hirsa--founded a joint colony. For crimes involving both human and hirsa, there is the Department of Integration. When a particularly vicious murder is committed, two partners will have to question everything they know to find the killer--and learn about each other along the way.
Bone Dust is a murder mystery set in the future of a world similar to ours. It follows Derek Ridge as he is called in to investigate the suicide of the famous scientist Alexander Smoove. At the scene Derek finds it is not a suicide and must rapidly untangle the mystery before the Sisterhood of Disease gets a chance to infect the world.
While investigating a murder-suicide, police officer Aaron Grimbold makes a mind-bending discovery.
The killer, a brilliant scientist, has left behind a diary. It details the motivation, as well as the mechanism, of the murder.
In his diary, the scientist claims to be from the future.