Leviathan wakes /

by Corey, James S. A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Corey, James S. A. Expanse: bk. 1.Publisher: New York : Orbit, 2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: 582 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780316129084 :; 0316129089; 9781448768073; 1448768071.Title notes: $15.99 prolam 5-2012 (db)$17.00 1/29/2015Subject(s): Interplanetary voyages -- Fiction | Space warfare -- Fiction | Science fiction, American | Science fictionOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Summary: When Captain Jim Holden's ice miner stumbles across a derelict, abandoned ship, he uncovers a secret that threatens to throw the entire system into war. Attacked by a stealth ship belonging to the Mars fleet, Holden must find a way to uncover the motives behind the attack, stop a war and find the truth behind a vast conspiracy that threatens the entire human race.
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The first book in the revolutionary New York Times bestselling Expanse series, a modern masterwork of science fiction. Leviathan Wakes introduces Captain James Holden, his crew, and Detective Miller as they unravel a horrifying solar system wide conspiracy that begins with a single missing girl. Now a Prime Original series. <br> Hugo Award Winner for Best Series <br> Humanity has colonized the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond - but the stars are still out of our reach.<br> <br> 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.<br> <br> 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.<br> <br> 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.<br> <br> " Interplanetary adventure the way it ought to be written." - George R. R. Martin <br> The Expanse Leviathan Wakes Caliban's War Abaddon's Gate Cibola Burn Nemesis Games Babylon's Ashes Persepolis Rising Tiamat's Wrath <br> The Expanse Short Fiction The Butcher of Anderson Station Gods of Risk The Churn The Vital Abyss Strange Dogs Auberon <br>

$15.99 prolam 5-2012 (db)

$17.00 1/29/2015

Includes an interview with the author and an excerpt from bk. 2: Caliban's war.

When Captain Jim Holden's ice miner stumbles across a derelict, abandoned ship, he uncovers a secret that threatens to throw the entire system into war. Attacked by a stealth ship belonging to the Mars fleet, Holden must find a way to uncover the motives behind the attack, stop a war and find the truth behind a vast conspiracy that threatens the entire human race.

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This panoramic tale of war in space successfully blends top-notch space opera with noir detective fiction. At the heart of this outstanding series opener is a pair of unlikely heroes driven by their dedication to the truth. (LJ 4/15/11) (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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