As an empath, Shadith is the perfect employee of Excavations Limited, a high-tech private detective agency. But when assigned to locate and return a creature who has been abducted by a smuggler, Shadith cannot in good conscience fulfill her mission. Not when it means returning the creature to a people who mean to destroy it. Conclusion of the Shadowsong trilogy.
Used availability for Jo Clayton's Crystal Heat
January 1996 : USA Mass Market Paperback