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Karen Traviss is a former defense correspondent and TV and newspaper journalist. She has worked in public relations for the police and local government, and has served in the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service and the Territorial Army. The New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of City of Pearl, Crossing the Line, The World Before, Matriarch, Star Wars-Republic Commando: Hard Contact, Triple Zero, and Star Wars-Legacy of the Force: Bloodlines, she lives in Wiltshire, England.
I look forward to reading more of Karen's books.
It ended well, with an appropriate amount of closure, and I can't wait until Book 2 comes out to get back into the lives of these characters.
Most importantly, it has fascinating characters that feel like real - and rather unusual - people (human and alien).
I have the 6 book series and really like the concept, characters, and flow. The plot centers on how humanity relates to others on Earth and many light years away from Earth. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Cathy Jarmon
Could not put it down. Stayed up late reading till it was over. Can hardly wait to read the next book.Published 3 months ago by Constance Rojo
Technically, the writer has a decent style and the words flow easily to the brain. The story starts off decent enough, we bond with the MC and can't wait to get to the good stuff,... Read morePublished 5 months ago by amnightus
This book was great. I loved the main character’s pragmatic outlook on life and her commitment in difficult situations. Read morePublished 7 months ago by HanakoGal
I am usually a big fan of Karen Traviss' writing,(i.e. Star Wars, HALO, Gears of War) however I was disappointed with this series, I even read the first three books hoping it would... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
This author takes the time to develop believable characters in both humans and aliens. I found this entertaining and hard to put down. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
I finished City of Pearl in about three days, I just could not put it down except to eat, sleep work and do some writing of my own, and even then I wanted to get back to reading. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kyle
Some interesting projection of technology, and the characters were mildly engaging, but the storyline was thin. A more sweeping saga would have led me to want more.Published 14 months ago by Tom Tolman
The book has good aliens in it. The author creates a believable world and keeps you wanting more. I had to get the next books just to see what happens.Published 14 months ago by M. Nibling