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Karen Traviss

#1 New York Times best-selling novelist and comics writer Karen Traviss is a former defence correspondent and TV and newspaper journalist. She's also been a public relations manager, handled media for the police, and taught TV journalism. Her latest novels, GOING GREY and BLACK RUN, are the first in the Ringer techno-thriller series set in the world of private military contractors. She's received critical acclaim for her Wess'har novels - a finalist five times for the Philip K. Dick and Campbell awards - and clocked up a dozen NYT best sellers. Her work with Halo, Gears of War, Batman, GI Joe, Wonder Woman, and other major franchises has earned her a broad range of readers. She lives in Wiltshire, England, where she makes chutney and pursues the impossible dream of baking a good rye loaf.

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    • Halo: Glasslands

    • By: Karen Traviss
    • Narrated by: Euan Morton
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,591
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,441
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,449

    The Covenant has collapsed after a long, brutal war that saw billions slaughtered on Earth and her colonies.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best in the Halo saga

    • By Derrick on 08-01-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Halo: The Thursday War

    • By: Karen Traviss
    • Narrated by: Euan Morton
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,286
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,149

    Welcome to humanity’s new war: silent, high stakes, and unseen....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sith Lady

    • By Victor on 12-06-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Halo: Mortal Dictata

    • By: Karen Traviss
    • Narrated by: Euan Morton
    • Length: 16 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,431
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,304
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,305

    Wars end. But hatred, guilt, and devotion can endure beyond the grave.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read Order update. 2014

    • By Fenrir96 on 02-24-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Gears of War

    • Aspho Fields
    • By: Karen Traviss
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 636
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 520
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 520

    As kids, the three of them were inseparable; as soldiers, they were torn apart....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOTS OF DEPTH FOR GEARHEADS

    • By Mike Honcho on 06-17-11

    Regular price: $21.38

    • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force #5: Sacrifice

    • By: Karen Traviss
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 874
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 641
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 644

    Civil war rages as the Galactic Alliance, led by Cal Omas and the Jedi forces of Luke Skywalker, battles a confederation of breakaway planets that rally to the side of rebellious Corellia....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great series! Keeps your hungry for more!

    • By T. Mcpherson on 01-27-09

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force #2: Bloodlines

    • By: Karen Traviss
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,038
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 789
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 786

    Civil war looms as the fledgling Galactic Alliance confronts a growing number of rebellious worlds - and the approaching war is tearing the Skywalker and Solo families apart....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very well done! A great series continues!

    • By T. Mcpherson on 01-27-09

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Gears of War: Anvil Gate

    • By: Karen Traviss
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 395
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 338

    With the Locust Horde apparently destroyed, Jacinto's survivors have begun to rebuild human society on the Locusts' stronghold....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Listen

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-02-18

    Regular price: $25.88

    • Gears of War: Coalition's End

    • By: Karen Traviss
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 20 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 434
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 394
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 396

    When the Locust Horde burst from the ground 15 years ago to slaughter the human population of Sera, mankind began a desperate war against extinction....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • These books are great!

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-31-11

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Gears of War: The Slab

    • By: Karen Traviss
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 21 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 417
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 393
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 393

    Ten years after Emergence Day, as the Locust Horde advances on humanity’s last defended area -Ephyra - in a bloody war that has seen billions die, Marcus Fenix does the unthinkable....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Karen Traviss masterpiece.

    • By Nicholas A. Croson on 06-06-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Gears of War: Jacinto's Remnant

    • By: Karen Traviss
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 474
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389

    After a brutal 15-year war for survival, the Coalition of Ordered Governments is forced to destroy mankind's last city in a final bid to stop the Locust Horde....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific Sequel

    • By Tim on 01-28-10

    Regular price: $25.88

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