When Jula returns triumphant from winning the First Intergalactic Interspecies Games, she feels deep relief to be home. Even though humans have only lived on the planet for twenty years, they are thriving and fully committed to living sustainably here, not ruining this world as they did Earth. Jula’s success at the Games has united her home’s various factions in common pride and celebration. The tranquility is good for romance, but it doesn’t last long: Jula and her friends discover a crime that threatens to destabilize everything, setting parents and children against each other and pitting settlers against the space-based agency that brought them to the planet. To solve the crime they will need not only to figure out who did it, how and why, but also to make peace with that knowledge if they can
Kathy Knowlton lives with her husband in Seattle where she works as a psychologist. They also own a horse farm in Auburn, Washington where she lives with horses, dogs and cats. Her Weavers series will continue with a book focused on each of the teams introduced in Weavers of Destiny.