City Of Pearl

City Of Pearl

3.87 (2,020 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

Three separate alien societies have claimson Cavanagh's Star. But the new arrivals -- the gethes from Earth -- now threaten thetenuous balance of a coveted world.

Environmental Hazard Enforcement officer Shan Frankland agreed to lead a mission to Cavanagh's Star, knowing that 150 years would elapse before she could finally return home. But her landing, with a small group of scientists and Marines, has not gone unnoticed by Aras, the planet's designated guardian. An eternally evolving world himself, this sad, powerful being has already obliterated millions of alien interlopers and their great cities to protect the fragile native population. Now Shan and her party -- plus the small colony of fundamentalist humans who preceded them -- could face a similar annihilation . . . or a fate far worse. Because Aras possesses a secret of the blood that would be disastrous if it fell into human hands -- if the gethes survive the impending war their coming has inadvertently hastened.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 109 x 172 x 26mm | 200g
  • Eos
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0060541695
  • 9780060541699
  • 67,916

Review quote

"Traviss, ... mostly through her strong sense of character, suggests that she's a writer worth watching."--Locus
show more

Rating details

2,020 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 30% (609)
4 38% (771)
3 23% (464)
2 6% (124)
1 3% (52)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X