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Ed Brubaker
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Bertrand Russell
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James S.A. Corey
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Nemesis Games

Nemesis Games - James S.A. Corey Let's split up, we can cover more plot that way.

With the Rocinante in desperate need of repairs, Holden and the team take the chance to spend some time apart and do their own things. That goes swimmingly for them all. Between ships going missing, someone dropping rocks down the gravity well, people trying to blow them up, and the start of another war, they start to wish they'd never left the Roci.

Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (James SA Corey) have excelled themselves. In a series that has managed to serve up stories that don't head in the direction you expect, here is a novel that takes the series in a direction you don't expect. In hindsight, the plot for this fifth instalment is a logical one for The Expanse universe now that the Stargates have opened up a 'goldrush', but it wasn't the step you expected. I expected to be covering the wave of frontiers people in their wagon-trains to the stars, but instead we cover the repercussions of that social change. A nice little twist. It was also great to have the entire Rocinante crew be viewpoint characters in this novel. For characters that have been with us from the beginning it was about time to get to know them all properly.

The only real downside of this novel is that I can't just pick up the next instalment in the series to continue the adventure. I have now caught up. I have to wait 3 months for Babylon's Ashes to hit the shelves. Guess I'll read the novellas while I wait...