Orbit, Paperback, 9780316129084, 592pp.
Publication Date: June 15, 2011
"Leviathan Wakes" is James S. A. Corey's first novel in the epic, "New York Times" bestselling series the Expanse, a modern masterwork of science fiction where humanity has colonized the solar system.
Two hundred years after migrating into space, mankind is in turmoil. When a reluctant ship's captain and washed-up detective find themselves involved in the case of a missing girl, what they discover brings our solar system to the brink of civil war, and exposes the greatest conspiracy in human history.
The Expanse"Leviathan Wakes""Caliban's War""Abaddon's Gate""Cibola Burn""Nemesis Games""Babylon's Ashes"
The Expanse Short Fiction"The Butcher of Anderson Station""Gods of Risk""The Churn""The Vital Abyss"
"It's been too long since we've had a really kickass space opera. LEVIATHAN WAKES is interplanetary adventure the way it ought to be written." --- George R.R. Martin
"This is the future the way it was supposed to be." --- The Wall Street Journal
"As close as you'll get to a Hollywood blockbuster in book form." --- io9.com
"An excellent space operatic debut in the grand tradition of Peter F. Hamilton." --- Charlie Stross
"If you like science fiction with great characters and set in real space, you'll enjoy this one." --- Jo Walton, author of Farthing