If you like character interaction, this book is for you. If you're into large calibre problem solving, this book may not be. SciFi shoot-em-ups are OK as far as they go, but if I've always liked real characters acting and reacting in real ways to the problems presented them. As with many book series, it's best to start with the first book, Turning Point, and read them in order.
In Between the Darkness and the Light, Kusac, a 'feline-like' sholan and the main protagonist, has to cope with the loss of his special telepathic link to Carrie, a human, as well as hide the fact that the sholan kit he's trying to rescue from the Valtegan General, Kezule, is his son. And then there's the rotten apple in the sholan contingency. What are his plans? And why is Kusac so attracted to General Kezule's wife? Especially since he doesn't want to be! Then there's the Telaxaudin who's keeping a real close eye on Kusac. What's his hidden agenda? Things have a real potential for getting out of hand and the results could spell disaster for Sholans and Valtegans alike.
I like how author Lisanne Norman plays characters off of each other in ways that keep the tension high and the reader wondering when the other truckload of shoes is going to drop. For me, it made the book hard to put down and resulted in several sleepless nights.