Power Play (Petaybee #3)
But few outsiders truly cared for the feelings and intelligence of what they perceived to be a giant hunk of rock--or a mere oddity...more
This final volume of the trilogy that began with Powers That Be opens with the marriage of Yanaba Maddock, administrator of the sentient planet Petaybee, to geneticist and selkie Sean Shongili. The pregnant Yana soon has to travel off-world to defend Petaybee's interests before a skeptical galaxy, leaving the planet open to devious exploitation by such predators as old enemy Torkel Fiske. The narrative shifts focus between the primitive but honest planet and the glitterin
4.0 out of 5.0 stars
Okay, maybe I'm losing my mind, but Yana and Sean's relationship seems to work a little better in the book, but they also go a little out-of-character. That's why it lost a whole point. There's no explanation for the change in their characters, it's just suddenly and subtly different.
The very worst thing about this book is the unexplained changes in the characters.
The very best thing about thi...more
Only read this...more
Fluff books like this just aren't worth the bother.
Her parents were George Herbert McCaffrey, BA, MA PhD (Harvard), Colonel USA Army (retired), and Anne Dorothy McElroy McCaffrey, estate agent. She had two...more