James S. A. Corey
The third book in the New York Times bestselling Expanse series. NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES FROM NETFLIX For generations, the solar system – Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt – was humanity’s great frontier. Until now. The alien artefact working through its program under the clouds of Venus has emerged to build a massive structure outside the orbit of Uranus: a gate that leads into a starless dark. Jim Holden and the crew of the Rocinante are part of a vast flotilla of scientific and military ships going out to examine the artefact. But behind the scenes, a complex plot is unfolding, with the destruction of Holden at its core. As the emissaries of the human race try to find whether the gate is an opportunity or a threat, the greatest danger is the one they brought with them.
Great characters, excellent dialogue, memorable fights, freakish experiments, and twisty-turny mysteries . . . Only an excellent book series can pull them all off, and the Expanse will definitely be added to the shortlist of science fiction tales that manage to do so * WIRED.COM * The authors are superb with the exciting bits: shipboard coups and battles are a thrill to follow * WASHINGTON POST * Tense and thrilling * SciFi Now * The best space opera has to offer * LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review) * A politically complex and pulse-pounding page turner . . . Series fans will find this installment the best yet * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) * This is the future the way it was supposed to be -- The Wall Street Journal on Leviathan Wakes As close as you'll get to a Hollywood blockbuster in book form * io9.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 on Leviathan Wakes * Great characters, excellent dialogue, memorable fight scenes * wired.com on Leviathan Wakes * Tense and thrilling * SciFiNow on Leviathan Wakes * This is the future the way it's supposed to be * Wall Street Journal on Leviathan Wakes * As close as you'll get to a Hollywood blockbuster in book form * io9.com on Leviathan Wakes * Interplanetary adventure the way it ought to be * George R. R. Martin on Leviathan Wakes *
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