Crossing the Line is a novel written by Karen Traviss in November It is the second book of the Wess’Har Series. Its predecessor was called City of Pearl. All about Crossing the Line by Karen Traviss. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Crossing the Line (Wess’Har Series #2) by Karen Traviss at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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The brief sections discussing Wess’har anatomy were, well, rather laughably ridiculous.

Want to Read saving…. Product details Mass Market Paperback: So many things in this series parallel the real world and the current thoughts of humanity.

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Lone so strong, and yet she’s so stubborn in thinking that she’s right. But in the course of her mission, she overstepped a boundary and stumbled into forbidden lands. Make so little sense to me. Less ecolo, more political and not much action until the last act.


Traviss builds up the tension masterfully until the reader is rewarded with a rather surprising but enjoyable climax and a rather intriguing cliff-hanger. I will say one thing, though: Whilst I felt that the previous novel could get bogged down in its almost obsessive pushing of the vegan diet and the flaws of humanity etc.

But it was decent and not a bad way to spend some time. All were eagerly searching for new biological and chemical agents to take back to earth and make fortunes. See 1 question about Crossing the Line…. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! City of pearl was great but this book goes nowhere quick!

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This series is notable because although there are several humans who you’ll root for, the human species, with all of it’s paranoia and combativeness, is the villain. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Become a LibraryThing Author. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Make no mistake, there are some series that you can read out of order without much trouble, but with just the second book under my belt, I feel pretty safe in saying that The Wess’Har Wars is NOT one of those series.

A Dance with Dragons. You’ll find yourself re-evaluating your opinions of characters and alien races introduced in the first novel as nuances are developed and few are found to be as black-and-white, good-or-evil as you might have originally believed. I read through this novel very quickly and can’t wait to get started on the next. You’ve successfully reported this review.


Since there is no faster than light travel, the small distance is measured in decades. Bloodlines, she lives in Kaden, England.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I’ll definitely continue to The World Before, the third book in this series. I specifically loved the way in which Traviss has continued to build up and developed the relationships between humanity and the various alien species.

War is coming again to Cavanagh’s Star — and this time, the instigators will be the troublesome gethes from the faraway planet Earth. The second volume in The Wess’har Travisx series.