The Expanse books by James S. A. Corey

The Expanse is the bestselling science fiction series by James S. A. Corey, the pseudonym of authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck.

Book 1 of the Expanse by James S. A. CoreyTwo hundred years after migrating into space, mankind is in turmoil. When Jim Holden, a reluctant ship’s captain, and Joe Miller, a washed-up detective, find themselves involved in the case of a missing girl, what they discover brings our solar system to the brink of civil war, and exposes the greatest conspiracy in human history.

While you wait for the fourth season of The Expanse on its new home at Amazon, check out the novels, starting with LEVIATHAN WAKES, and the short fiction, which continues the story where the show leaves off and develops the backstories of fan favorites like Amos Burton, Bobbie Draper, and Fred Johnson.

Please watch jamessacorey.com for further information on the fourth season as it develops.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

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    Is the Expanse series finished?

    No, not yet. Tiamat’s Wrath, the eight novel of the Expanse will publish on March 26th, 2019. The series is planned as a nine book series.

    And then…? Is James S. A. Corey writing more books after the Expanse?

    Why yes! We’ve already acquired a new space opera trilogy by James S. A. Corey for you to look forward to!

    What order should I read the series?

    We recommend reading both the novels and short fiction in publication order to avoid accidentally spoiling yourself for later books.

    The Expanse series by Publication Order:

    Book 1 of the Expanse by James S. A. Corey

    Leviathan Wakes 

    Leviathan Wakes introduces a reluctant captain and a washed-up detective as they unravel a horrifying solar system wide mystery that begins with a single missing girl. Purchase Leviathan Wakes, book one of the Expanse, in the US or UK in print, digital, and audio formats.

    The Butcher of Anderson Station by James S. A. Corey

    “The Butcher of Anderson Station”

    This novellete deepens the story of Colonel Fred Johnson’s past as seen on the fifth episode of Season 1 of The Expanse. Purchase “The Butcher of Anderson Station” in the US or UK in ebook.

    Book 2 of the Expanse by James S. A. Corey

    Caliban’s War 

    Caliban’s War shows a solar system on the brink of war, and the only hope of peace rests on James Holden and the crew of the Rocinante’s shoulders. Purchase Caliban’s War, book two of the Expanse, in the US or UK in print, digital, and audio formats.

    Gods of Risk by James S. A. Corey

    “Gods of Risk”

    This novella tells the story of Bobbie Draper following the events of Caliban’s War. Purchase “Gods of Risk” in the US or UK in ebook.

    Book 3 of the Expanse by James S. A. Corey

    Abaddon’s Gate 

    Abaddon’s Gate opens the door to the ruins of an alien gate network, and the crew of the Rocinante may hold the key to unlocking its secrets. Purchase Abaddon’s Gate, book three of the Expanse, in the US or UK in print, digital, and audio formats.

    The Churn by James S. A. Corey

    “The Churn”

    This novella takes the bestselling sci-fi series to Baltimore’s dark world of organized crime, drugs, secrets, and murder that shaped the Rocinante’s mechanic, Amos. Purchase “The Churn” in the US or UK in ebook.

    Book 4 of the Expanse by James S. A. Corey

    Cibola Burn 

    Cibola Burn sees the crew of the Rocinante on a new frontier, as the rush to colonize the new planets threatens to outrun law and order and give way to war and chaos. Purchase Cibola Burn, book four of the Expanse, in the US or UK in print, digital, and audio formats.

    Book 5 of the Expanse by James S. A. Corey

    Nemesis Games 

    Nemesis Games drives the crew of the Rocinante apart, and as they struggle to survive, the inner planets fall victim to an enemy’s catastrophic plan. Purchase Nemesis Games, book five of the Expanse, in the US or UK in print, digital, and audio formats.

    The Vital Abyss by James S. A. Corey

    “The Vital Abyss”

    This novella reveals the secret history of the cataclysmic events that occurred on Eros station, and the revelation of what came after. Purchase “The Vital Abyss” in the US or UK in ebook.

    Book 6 of the Expanse by James S. A. Corey

    Babylon’s Ashes 

    Babylon’s Ashes has the galaxy in full revolution, and it’s up to the crew of the Rocinante to make a desperate mission to the gate network and thin hope of victory. Purchase Babylon’s Ashes, book six of the Expanse, in the US or UK in print, digital, and audio formats.

    Strange Dogs by James S. A. Corey

    “Strange Dogs”

    This novella follows a family of colonists on Laconia where a new brand of human tries to create a home for themselves far from their mother planet, Earth. Purchase “Strange Dogs” in the US or UK in ebook.

    Persepolis Rising Book 7 of the Expanse by James S. A. Corey

    Persepolis Rising finds an old enemy returning home with more power and technology than anyone thought possible, and the crew of the aging gunship Rocinante tries to rally forces against the new invasion. Purchase Persepolis Rising, book seven of the Expanse, in the US or UK in print, digital, and audio formats.

    Book 8 of the Expanse by James S. A. Corey

    Tiamat’s Wrath 

    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. Purchase Tiamat’s Wrath, book eight of the Expanse, in the US or UK in print, digital, and audio formats.

    Where can I watch The Expanse?

    All seasons are currently available on DVD and Blu-ray and streaming on Amazon Prime.

    Where can I find out more about James S. A. Corey or The Expanse TV?

    Follow James S. A. Corey on Facebook and Twitter or connect with the cast and crew on Twitter.

    How are the Expanse audiobooks?

    Terrific! But don’t just take our word for it. Listen to a sample from book one of the Expanse series, Leviathan Wakes, read by Jefferson Mays.

    Tiamat’s Wrath releases in March 2019. Don’t forget to pre-order a copy!

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    What is the title of the next Expanse book?

    That’s a secret. But if you want to be one of the first to know, we recommend signing up for the James S. A. Corey newsletter.

    What can I read in the meantime?

    Did you know that Daniel Abraham writes fantasy too? Read an excerpt from THE DRAGON’S PATH, book one of the Dagger and Coin series here.