Power Lines (Petaybee #2)
In the first book of this series, Anne and Elizabeth showed how they could world together to build a fun world, even if the results were sort of blah. In this book, they struggle back and forth over who has the plot line, demonstrating exactly how not to to ...more
In this sequel to Powers That Be , the hardworking inhabits of the sentient planet Petaybee continue their struggles with the magnates controlling Intergal Company. While chairperson Dr. Whittaker Fiske has been convinced of the planet's intelligence--and the necessity of negotiating with it--other members of the board believe that he and the Petaybeans are suffering from a collective delusion. Two representatives arrive to investigate: the first, Marmion de Revers Algeme
4.5 out of 5.0 stars
As with “Powers That Be,” the missing half-star is because of Yana and Sean. I never really see their relationship working romantically. Maybe it’s just the way my mind works or something, but I can’t quite put them together as the perfect couple. And just an FYI, by “perfect couple” I do not mean the kind that never fights and always gets along. I mean the couple that works through their prob ...more
Plotline: Its OK, and comes together, but their are stupid weaknesses that should have been avoided.
Premise: Interesting and workable
Writing: Consistenely very good, simple.
Ending: Good climax, happy ending, no need to read the next in the series (and I won't at least fo ...more
Not quite as good as the first book, but still a good read.
I always love Anne McCaffrey's books, because they are filled with strong, impressive women, and they are sci-fi. So, girl power in space! :D love it :D
continuing the story of yara, who has to fight the powers that be to save her adopted planet from distruction while the planet is just beging to communicate directly with man
Her parents were George Herbert McCaffrey, BA, MA PhD (Harvard), Colonel USA Army (retired), and Anne Dorothy McElroy McCaffrey, estate agent. She had two brothers: Hugh McCaffrey (deceased 1988), Major US Army, and Kevin Richard McCaffrey, still living.
Anne was educated at Stuart Hall in Staunton Virginia, Montclair High Scho ...more