Mostly involving the activities of the Caemorian Empire, a single planet 80,000 light years from Earth. They are about 5,000 years more advanced. Their culture dominates nearly a third of the Milky Way. Only one person from Earth has the special Talent gift, Maisie Kelly from Ireland. Anyone developing Talent must be trained in the Circle College on Caemoria. Many of the stories involve Maisie Kelly. There are seven novels in the "Talents Universe" setting. The time scale is contemporary and as we didn't notice any giant starship visiting it must be an alternate reality?