The Expanse by James SA Corey
The Expanse is a series of science fiction novels and stories by James S.A. Corey (Daniel Abraham & Ty Franck). The series follows captain Jim Holden and the crew of the salvaged Martian warship Rocinante as they come across the biggest conspiracy that mankind has ever known, pitted against greedy corporations, corrupt politicians, and warmongering admirals in order to discover the truth.

James S.A. Corey began the Expanse series in 2011 with the novel Leviathan Wakes. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of James S.A. Corey’s Expanse books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Expanse Books


The Butcher of Anderson Station(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Leviathan Wakes(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Caliban's War(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gods of Risk(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Abaddon's Gate(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Churn(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cibola Burn(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nemesis Games(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vital Abyss(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Babylon's Ashes(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Star Wars: Empire and Rebellion Books


Honor Among Thieves(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Expanse Synopsis: Caliban’s War is the second novel in the Expanse series by James S.A. Corey. 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…


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