Leviathan Wakes

James S.A. Corey
The first novel in James S.A. Corey's SF New York Times bestselling Expanse series. 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 they never wanted. A secret that someone is willing to kill for - and kill on a scale unfathomable to Jim and his crew. War is brewing in the system unless he can find out who left the ship and why.Detective Miller is looking for a girl. One girl in a system of billions, but her parents have money and money talks. When the trail leads him to The Scopuli and rebel sympathizer Holden, he realizes that this girl may be the key to everything.Holden and Miller must thread the needle between the Earth government, the Outer Planet revolutionaries, and secretive corporations - and the odds are against them. But out in the Belt, the rules are different, and one small ship can change the fate of the universe.

Reviews

Reviewed: 2018-07-11

For the size of the book I was actually able to read it in a decent amount of time. I will admit I did watch the TV show on SYFY before I read this book. There are some slight differences in what happened in the book to what happened on the show. Overall an excellent book. I plan on continuing in the series in book form as well as the show.

The book is well written. Each chapter is in the point of view of a different character. In this book in alternates between two people Holden and Miller. Because of this there is some overlap for when the characters actually meet.

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