Wealthy from this union, Su-Lin avenges her husband's death and discovers he was a top intelligence agent. Su-Lin then takes over his network and becomes a freelance agent. In this adventure Su-Lin is between assignments when she is contacted by an old friend who alerts her to a cloning technique called Quantum Growth which can make a full grown copy of any person which is up for sale.
Su-Lin evading hitmen and making sexual encounters, discovers that Quantum Growth is connected to the Shan Tal Cloister.
I won't spoil the ultimate surprise but Su-Lin discovers much about herself as well as stopping a plot to clone the world's leaders. The novel is also known as Man Made Woman.