Leviathan Wakes: Book 1 of the Expanse - Expanse (Paperback)James S. A. Corey (author)
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Leviathan Wakes is the first book in the New York Times bestselling and Hugo-award winning Expanse series - over 4 million copies sold worldwide.
'Interplanetary adventure the way it ought to be' George R. R. Martin
Humanity has colonised the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond - but the stars are still out of our reach.
Jim Holden is an officer on an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and his crew discover a derelict ship called the Scopuli, they suddenly find themselves in possession of a deadly secret. A secret that someone is willing to kill for, and on an unimaginable scale. War is coming to the system, unless Jim can find out who abandoned the ship and why.
Detective Miller is looking for a girl. One girl in a system of billions, but her parents have money - and money talks. When the trail leads him to the Scopuli and Holden, they both realise this girl may hold the key to everything.
Holden and Miller must thread the needle between the Earth government, the Outer Planet revolutionaries and secret corporations, and the odds are against them. But out in the Belt, the rules are different, and one small ship can change the fate of the universe.
The Expanse is the biggest science fiction series of the last decade and is now a major TV series.
Praise for the Expanse:
'The science fictional equivalent of A Song of Ice and Fire' NPR Books
'As close as you'll get to a Hollywood blockbuster in book form' io9.com
'Great characters, excellent dialogue, memorable fights' wired.com
'High adventure equalling the best space opera has to offer, cutting-edge technology and a group of unforgettable characters . . . Perhaps one of the best tales the genre has yet to produce' Library Journal
'This is the future the way it's supposed to be' Wall Street Journal
'Tense and thrilling' SciFiNow
The Expanse series:
Leviathan Falls (coming 2021)
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 592
Weight: 404 g
Dimensions: 126 x 198 x 37 mm
'As close as you'll get to a Hollywood blockbuster in book form' * io9.com *
'This is the future the way it's supposed to be' * Wall Street Journal *
'Tense and thrilling' * SciFiNow *
'Great characters, excellent dialogue, memorable fight scenes' * wired.com *
'High adventure equalling the best space opera has to offer, cutting-edge technology and a group of unforgettable characters . . . Perhaps one of the best tales the genre has yet to produce' * Library Journal *
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