We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
Abaddon's Gate Audiobook

Abaddon's Gate: Expanse, Book 3

Regular Price:$26.36
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

For generations the solar system--Mars, the moon, the asteroid belt--was humanity's great frontier. Until now. The alien artefact working through its program under the clouds of Venus has emerged to build a massive structure outside the orbit of Uranus: a gate that leads into 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 artefact. 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.

©2014 Ruth Field (P)2014 Hachette Audio

What the Critics Say

"Great characters, excellent dialogue, memorable fights, freakish experiments and twisty-turny mysteries" (Wired.com)

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.5 (87 )
5 star
 (50)
4 star
 (31)
3 star
 (6)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Overall
4.5 (82 )
5 star
 (45)
4 star
 (30)
3 star
 (7)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Story
4.7 (82 )
5 star
 (60)
4 star
 (19)
3 star
 (3)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Performance


There are no reviews for this title yet.

Sort by:
  • T
    Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
    6/8/15
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Another enjoyable romp"

    Another enjoyable romp from Corey’s “Expanse” series. Our heroes, Jim Holden and the crew of the Rocinante, have new problems – as if the proto-molecule and all it has been creating weren’t enough already! This 3rd novel of the series sometimes lacked the break-neck pace of the earlier books, but there are nice plot developments, new characters to introduce and of course lots of action sequences. Same narrator, Jefferson Mays, as 1st two books – he does a good job.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • RJB1
    UK
    4/17/15
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "The Expanse Series Continues to Impress."
    Any additional comments?

    Although, in my opinion, it is not as good as the first two books, Abaddon's Gate is great continuation of the series. The Authors continue to flesh out their universe and developed well thought out characters. I eagerly await the next installment.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Rosie
    Australia
    10/6/15
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Long Winded"

    I have enjoyed The Expanse series a great deal so far however Abaddon's Gate is defiantly the weakest of the three so far. Very long winded with the character racing about in circles a great deal of the time.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mr
    3/2/15
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Could not stop listening ."

    Loved the story, some overtones of space odyssey with Miller character, but overall excellent and well narrated . I would recommend.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Joe
    Ireland
    12/7/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Slightly disappointed, still invested"

    Weaker story. Some repetitious writing. Still great, still invested. Great narration. Excited for next one.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jason Berry
    11/27/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Good story, but performance clean up needed"

    The story is fantastic, like the other books great characters. certainly worth a listen or read.

    Seems there are a few repeating sections - not sure if this is software related or the recording.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • XopsX
    11/26/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Best book in the series so far"

    I am a huge fan of the ship to ship combat in this series and this book has surprisingly little, yet still managed to entertain and capture me for the entire thing. Love the characters and will be seeing this series through to the end. Another great narration from Jefferson too... although I gather I will need to burn through the next one to get back to his tones for the 5th instalment....

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Seb
    11/21/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "love the story"

    it's not the best written book (he said,she asked) but I love the story all the other series have been humanity already has interstellar travel.
    this one though is a nice build up from leaving earth with pre-ftl

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jon Harrison
    11/6/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Best so far in series"

    Really great book. Full of suspense as well as action. The only thing missing from this one is any view from the outside of the gate, more Avasarala would have been welcome to give the peroxide of the home worlds. The story telling and intertwining arcs reach a new high in this one, stepping up the action a notch and adding some extra welcome suspense to the mix. Great.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • mr Paul B Mitchell
    10/18/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "can't wait for the next one"

    well read, and well produced. very few, if any language artifacts I find annoying in other book series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.