Leviathan Wakes (Expanse #1)
Humanity has colonized the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond - but the stars are still out of our reach.Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and his crew stumble upon a derelict ship, The... show more
Humanity has colonized the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond - but the stars are still out of our reach.Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and his crew stumble upon a derelict ship, The Scopuli, they find themselves in possession of a secret they never wanted. A secret that someone is willing to kill for - and kill on a scale unfathomable to Jim and his crew. War is brewing in the system unless he can find out who left 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 rebel sympathizer Holden, he realizes that this girl may be the key to everything.Holden and Miller must thread the needle between the Earth government, the Outer Planet revolutionaries, and secretive 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.
Publish date: June 15th 2011
Pages no: 561
Edition language: English
Series: Expanse (#1)
Well sort of a review. I've had this sitting in my currently reading well after I finished it, mulling over what to say. It's a damn good book and excellent science fiction. The basis of the tv series The Expanse -- which I have not watched and want to read further in series before starting. T...
It took a while to get into it, but I'm hooked on the series now! (Currently on the second book). I found the prologue absolutely electrifying, and couldn't wait to unravel the mystery, but the book made me work for it! The first third of the novel has parts that just don't seem to take us anywher...
Narrated by Jefferson Mays Series: The Expanse #1 I quite like this book although the conflation of speed and acceleration still irks me. This was a reread, obviously. It was also my first audiobook listened to via the Kobo app, and I have to say that my experience was pretty good. Inside the ...
Where to start with this epic space opera? Until recently, I’d heard of it but had no particular urge to catch up with it – I vaguely thought I might just watch the show – but I’m terribly glad I did, as this is one of those non-stop rollercoasters that keeps you gripped from start to finish.It star...
I got into two different conversations lugging this around. So, apparently there's a new Sci Fi series based on this series of books. And it's good, I hear. You know what I liked best about it, besides the old-school sci fi space opera vibe? Ethics. I know, right? Lots of thought time and discussion...