From the publishers homepage/Back of the book:
It Can Always Get Worse
Federal Agent Seth Dietrich has a secret. Actually, multiple secrets. One of them made him go underground, hiding from the people desperate to learn just how much he knows. And the other is keeping him from surfacing, because he’s found he can’t even trust himself.
If Dietrich were in his right mind, he’d cover his tracks like a pro, and no one would find him. Especially not shadowrunners getting their feel for life on the streets. But he’s not in his right mind, which means a group of shadowrunners finds themselves in possession of some very valuable information—information the highest powers in Seattle want for themselves. What started as a simple job turns into a scramble for their lives, a scramble that could become profitable if the runners play their cards right.
Splintered State is an introductory adventure for Shadowrun, Fifth Edition. Whether you have played previous Shadowrun editions or are new to the setting, this adventure helps players and gamemasters learn the new rules while wrapping themselves in the intrigue, excitement, and danger of running in Seattle.
From retailers preview:
Set in the archetypical Shadowrun setting of Seattle, this adventure sourcebook offers the character statistics, setting information, and plot points needed for gamemasters to take players on an adventure that introduces a new danger to the Sixth World. Scheduled to ship in July 2013. PSI CAT27400 ........................... $19.99