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The War Ship

(2019)
(The second book in the Rise of the Jain series)
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The dangers of ancient technology loom over the Polity in the sequel to The Soldier, Neal Asher's latest action-packed space opera series.

The haiman Orlandine, charged with safeguarding lethal Jain tech swirling inside an accretion disc located in the distant reaches of space, has weaponized a black hole to eliminate the threat. But others are suspicious of her motives, and both the Polity AIs and the leaders of the alien prador kingdom dispatch fleets of warships in anticipation of conflict.

As the black hole continues to eat its way through the planets in the accretion disc, making its way towards a dead sun, it becomes clear the disc has been hiding a larger secret. Nefarious forces with ulterior motives have manipulated Orlandine into deploying the black hole, triggering a series of larger events that will uncover a danger far older than even the Polity itself.

From British science fiction writer Neal Asher, The War Ship picks up right where its predecessor, The Soldier, left off, showcasing Asher's unique take on cutting-edge and fast-paced science fiction.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Hardback Editions

May 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Warship: Rise of the Jain, Book Two
Author(s): Asher Neal
ISBN: 1-59780-990-X / 978-1-59780-990-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Night Shade
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May 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Warship (Rise of the Jain)
Author(s): Neal Asher
ISBN: 1-5098-6250-1 / 978-1-5098-6250-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Paperback Editions

May 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Warship (Rise of the Jain)
Author(s): Neal Asher
ISBN: 1-5098-6248-X / 978-1-5098-6248-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Audio Editions

May 2019 : USA Audio CD

Title: The War Ship (Rise of the Jain)
Author(s): Neal Asher
ISBN: 1-72138-584-3 / 978-1-72138-584-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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May 2019 : USA MP3 CD

Title: The War Ship (Rise of the Jain)
Author(s): Neal Asher
ISBN: 1-72138-586-X / 978-1-72138-586-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Kindle Editions

May 2019 : USA Kindle edition

Title: The War Ship: Rise of the Jain, Book Two
Author(s): Neal Asher
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Availability: Amazon   


May 2019 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Warship (Rise of the Jain Book 2)
Author(s): Neal Asher
Publisher: Pan
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