Maelstrom (Twins of Petaybee #2)
The Shongili twins, Ronan and Murel, accompany their friend Marmie on her luxury space craft Piaf to rescue their friend Ke-ola's family from an uninhabitable planet. They arrive to find the planet in the midst of a terrible meteor storm and when they go down to the surface find that the survivors have taken refuge under ground. Ronan and Murel change into seal form and find the survivors and their totem animals or aumakua, the giant turtles, or Honu, and the sharks. Back on Petaybee the
My main problem with the book was its voice. Yes, this is Ann McCaffrey and it has her characteristic tone and timber to t ...more
Unfortunately, the twins just returned from a rescue mission. They found colonists of Hawaiian descent abandoned on a dying world and brought them and their totem animals to Petaybee for sanctuary. They settle in Petaybee' ...more
It stops rather abruptly and before any resolution to the largest conflict in the book, which was my clue that it was not a single novel.
I think this is probably a two and a half star book and I'm not sure if I'll order the other two or not. It was just okay.
3.0 out of 5.0 stars
The very worst thing about this book is that the storytelling is getting worse with each book.
The very best thing about this book is that, assuming you liked the previous books, it’s still readable enough to enjoy the new characters, even if they are a little unusual.
The selkie twins help to rescue people and their bonded animals from a planet damaged by meteors, resettlement on Petaybee does not go smoothly and the actions annoys the planetary police.
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