The Trilisk Hunt by Michael McCloskey
Series: Parker Interstellar Travels, Book 4.
Approx. 69,680 words.
Published on August 30, 2013.
Telisa Relachik studied to be a xenoarchaeologist at a time when humans had found alien artifacts but hadn't encountered live aliens. After a harrowing brush with a real Trilisk on Chigran Callnir Four, the PIT team, fresh with four new members, heads out on a new type of expedition: hunting a live Trilisk.