Waiting On Wednesday - Abaddon's Gate by James S.A. Corey

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Abaddon's Gate by James S.A. Corey
June 4, 2013 (Orbit)

For generations, the solar system -- Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt -- was humanity's great frontier. Until now. The alien artifact working through its program under the clouds of Venus has appeared in Uranus's orbit, where it has built a massive gate that leads to a starless dark.

Jim Holden and the crew of the Rocinante are part of a vast flotilla of scientific and military ships going out to examine the artifact. But behind the scenes, a complex plot is unfolding, with the destruction of Holden at its core. As the emissaries of the human race try to find whether the gate is an opportunity or a threat, the greatest danger is the one they brought with them.

This is another of those series reads that I plan to catch up on this year, which means I've got a lot of Daniel Abraham waiting on the shelf. It's just a matter of whether I dive into this series or the The Dagger and The Coin, although I'm leaning towards this first, since I'm anxious to get a little sci-fi into my reading pile.


  1. OOh nice! This is new to me but sounds very exciting!

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  2. Never heard of this one but it sounds sooo good!

  3. sounds very exciting, love the title and the cover too!

  4. I've heard so many good things about this series. *Sigh* Another one I have to try to find time to read...

  5. I've not heard of this yet, but it sounds really good! I hope you enjoy it!!!

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  6. This is also on my list of series that I HAVE to read soon. I hope we both find the time for it this year. :)


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