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The Expanse Series

The Expanse books in order

The Expanse is a 10 book (9 novels & 1 short fiction collection) science fiction series from James S.A. Corey, the pen name for a collaboration between Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck.The books are numbered here in publication order, which is the order recommended by the authors. There is also an alternative chronological order.
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Book 1
Leviathan Wakes
James S. A. Corey - 2011-06-15
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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 t...
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Book 2
Caliban's War
James S. A. Corey - 2012-06-26
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We are not alone.On Ganymede, breadbasket of the outer planets, a Martian marine watches as her platoon is slaughtered by a monstrous supersoldier. On Earth, a high-level politician struggles to prevent interplanetary war from reigniting. And on Venus, an alien protomolecule has overrun the planet, wreaking massive, mysterious changes and threateni...
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Book 3
Abaddon's Gate
James S. A. Corey - 2013-06-04
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Abaddon's Gate is the third book in the New York Times bestselling Expanse series. 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 tha...
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Book 4
Cibola Burn
James S. A. Corey - 2015-05-05 (first published in 2014)
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The explosive fourth novel in James S.A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series. Now a major television series on Syfy!ENTER A NEW FRONTIER."An empty apartment, a missing family, that's creepy. But this is like finding a military base with no one on it. Fighters and tanks idling on the runway with no drivers. This is bad juju. Something ...
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Book 5
Nemesis Games
James S. A. Corey - 2016-01-01
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The fifth novel in James S.A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series--now being produced for television by the SyFy Channel!A thousand worlds have opened, and the greatest land rush in human history has begun. As wave after wave of colonists leave, the power structures of the old solar system begin to buckle.Ships are disappearing withou...
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Book 6
Babylon's Ashes
James S. A. Corey - 2017-10-24
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The sixth book in the New York Times bestselling Expanse series. NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES A revolution brewing for generations has begun in fire. It will end in blood.The Free Navy - a violent group of Belters in black-market military ships - has crippled the Earth and begun a campaign of piracy and violence among the outer planets. The colony ships h...
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Book 7
Persepolis Rising
James S. A. Corey - 2018-10-09 (first published in 2017)
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The seventh novel in James S. A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series--now a major television series. An old enemy returns.In the thousand-sun network of humanity's expansion, new colony worlds are struggling to find their way. Every new planet lives on a knife edge between collapse and wonder, and the crew of the aging gunship Rocinan...
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Book 8
Tiamat's Wrath
James S. A. Corey - 2020-01-21 (first published in 2019)
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The eighth book in the NYT bestselling Expanse series, Tiamat's Wrath finds the crew of the Rocinante fighting an underground war against a nearly invulnerable authoritarian empire, with James Holden a prisoner of the enemy. Now a Prime Original series. Thirteen hundred gates have opened to solar systems around the galaxy. But as humanity builds it...
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Book 9
Leviathan Falls
James S. A. Corey - 2021-11-16
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The biggest SF series of the decade comes to an incredible conclusion in the ninth and final novel in James S.A. Corey’s Hugo-award winning Expanse series – now a Prime Original series....
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Book 10
Memory's Legion
James S. A. Corey - 2022-03-15
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For the first time, all of the short fiction set in James S. A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series is available in this collection — includes a brand new novella. Now a major television series.Contents:The Expanse Short FictionDriveThe Butcher of Anderson StationThe ChurnGods of RiskThe Vital AbyssStrange DogsAuberonMemory's Legion--...