Illiya: Taylor Neeran Chronicles #1
by J J Mathews
The galaxy is populated by a loose Commonwealth of planets, and the war with the Xathen is over.
Taylor Neeran - university student and daughter of an absentee mother has come along for the trip to explore a new planet, and get to know her mother.
Taylor soon finds herself struggling to survive, lost in the wilds of the planet she would come to call home...