I remember seeing her books 50 years ago (A Google Images search finds any number of paperback covers that I remember.) but never buying any of them, because from their blurbs, they weren't what I preferred to read.
She cites Hal Clement as one of her influences, which is understandable, because he wrote about aliens (some of which were humans) dealing with alien circumstances.
The new Great Equalizer is the SEND button.
In Memory Of Harv: Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. ~Voltaire