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Caliban's War

Book 2, Expanse

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The second novel in James S. A. Corey's SF New York Times bestselling Expanse series. Now a major television series.

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 threatening to spread out into the solar system.

In the vast wilderness of space, James Holden and the crew of the Rocinante have been keeping the peace for the Outer Planets Alliance. When they agree to help a scientist search war-torn Ganymede for a missing child, the future of humanity rests on whether a single ship can prevent an alien invasion that may have already begun . . .

Caliban's War is a breakneck science fiction adventure following the critically acclaimed Leviathan Wakes.

The Expanse Leviathan WakesCaliban's WarAbaddon's GateCibola BurnNemesis GamesBabylon's AshesPersepolis Rising

The Expanse Short Fiction The Butcher of Anderson StationGods of RiskThe ChurnThe Vital AbyssStrange Dogs

From Publishers Weekly

May 14, 2012 – Corey (a joint pseudonym for Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck) returns to the politically charged future solar system setting of Leviathan Wakes for a sprawling space opera thriller. Eighteen months have passed since the now defunct corporation Protogen tried with horrifying results to harness an alien molecule with the power to rearrange living and inanimate matter. The planet Venus is now infected with the molecule, which may be controlled by an extra solar system intelligence. The shaky d tente among Mars, Earth, and the Outer Planets Alliance shatters after aliens attack Earth and Mars forces on Ganymede, making it look like Earth was the aggressor. Capt. James Holden, lately of the OPA, joins up with a botanist on Ganymede whose missing toddler might be the key to this new incident, while U.N. diplomat Chrisjen Avasarala and Martian soldier Bobbie Draper try desperately to avoid interplanetary war. This breakneck tale will have readers itching for book three.

Customer Reviews



Great read!

Loving the series so far. The only qualms about this particular book was the swearing. So many "f-bombs" and what seems 99% coming from one character. That's the only reason for the three star. Otherwise I would have given it a five!

The Second Book in The Expanse Series Carries on the Adventure!

In many series, in the second book the story slows down, and maybe even drags. This is not the case here! There are new and exciting developments, new and interesting characters, and the return of the primary characters from the first book. The previous threat to humanity inhabiting the solar system reappears in an unexpected place, the factions of humans act against each other and the threat, and our heroes try to intervene, and save a little girl in the process. It is another action packed space-opera in the style of "Leviathan Wakes" with some new cast members that you will really like.

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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Action & Adventure
  • Published: Jun 26, 2012
  • Publisher: Orbit
  • Seller: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Print Length: 624 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 2, Expanse
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.5 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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