[PW] Science Fiction Novel ID

Robert robert.verde at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 15:17:21 PDT 2015


Yes, Leviathan Wakes definitely fits the bill!   The Alastair Reynolds
novel kept coming up when I was trying keyword searches, but I'd already
read most of his works.

Thanks for providing the title, Andrew!


On Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 6:00 PM, Andrew Boucek <aboucek at gmail.com> wrote:

> It sounds like "Leviathan Wakes." The first book in the series called "The
> Expanse," by James S.A. Corey. It was published in 2011 by Orbit Books.
> On Sep 12, 2015 5:51 PM, "Robert" <robert.verde at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I'm trying to track down a novel, from an advert/promo excerpt published
> in
> > another novel - along the lines of; "If you liked this book, read on for
> an
> > exciting excerpt from another author."
> >
> > Plot details I can recall include a group of space miners shepherding a
> > chunk of ice (?) back to Earth orbit from somewhere, who reluctantly
> answer
> > a distress beacon to find a non-responsive drifting spaceship, apparently
> > uninhabited.  Story point of view then shifts to a person hiding from a
> > horrific threat, I believe the implication was that the person was/had
> been
> > on the drifting ship.
> >
> > Source book was read recently (within the last year), but I can't find
> it,
> > probably gave it away.  It may have been published by Angry Robot, but I
> > haven't found a plot summary on their website that matches the book
> excerpt
> > I read.
> >
> > Any leads would be most appreciated!
> >
> > Robert Verde
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