This review assumes you read the first book, Leviathan Wakes. If not, do not read beyond this point.
The story begins a year after the events of the first book and now has more PoVs than the previous two. Holden returns as captain of the Rocacinte as does his crew.
I rate this book a bit higher than the last one. First of, most of the characters aren't just mouthpieces for a particular ideology (which I felt was the case in the previous book).(show spoiler)
The science in the book was never intended as hard, and this isn't a problem for most of the book except for one book where it made me roll my eyes. In particular, the part where(show spoiler)
I know, most readers won't care about such a thing though, so take this as you are.
A solid continuation of the series.