Summary

For someone who didn't intend to wreck the solar system's fragile balance of power, Jim Holden did a pretty good job of it. While Earth and Mars have stopped shooting each other, the core alliance is shattered. The outer planets and the Belt are uncertain in their new - possibly temporary - autonomy.
Then, on one of Jupiter's moons, a single super-soldier attacks, slaughtering soldiers of Earth and Mars indiscriminately and reigniting the war. The race is on to discover whether this is the vanguard of an alien army, or if the danger lies closer to home.
©2012 Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (P)2015 Hachette Audio
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Critic reviews

"This breakneck tale will have readers itching for book three" (Publishers Weekly)
"Great characters, excellent dialogue, memorable fights, freakish experiments, and twisty-turny mysteries . . . Only an excellent book series can pull them all off, and the Expanse will definitely be added to the shortlist of science fiction tales that manage to do so" ( wired.com)
"Those who enjoyed the first book will enjoy CALIBAN'S WAR as much, if not more . . . A crackingly enjoyable read" ( SFF World)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Stephen Amos on 18-08-15

Excellent sequel to Leviathan Wakes

Excellent second entry in the Expanse series following the discovery of an Alien Proto-Molecule in our Solar System and the effects it has on individuals, on politics and on the military.
Many of the original characters are back alone with a few new ones. I especially liked the potty-mouthed Politician and Granny Avasarala.
Very well read by Jefferson Mays, I’m really looking forward to the third book.

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By jbmee on 07-07-16

Solid, Science Based and Fantastic

If you like solid sciences based SF with a good storyline, well developed and interesting characters and some really thought provoking elements, then this is for you! I loved it. Well performed, a great but human story. Very enjoyable.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Johan Karlsteen on 12-09-18

Great sci-fi at its best

After watching the first two seasons of The Expanse on Netflix I started to listen to the audiobooks and they are way better. Always nice to have a mental image of the characters though.

This book diverts quite a lot from season two but it's not that shooting. Not sure if I should go on and watch the third season though or just settle for Audible.

Story is great and I love how it develops and I will continue to listen to her next book straight away!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 01-09-18

A breathtaking sci-fi

I love the way the story is told - the different strings made of the fabric of vivid dreams slowly tangling and coming together at the end of each book. Developing, loveable, very human-like characters - and the way the narrator is making them come alive - with each accent, each way of speaking giving an other layer to them, just adds to the experience. Loved it every bit as much as the first one.

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