Polity Universe (chronological order) Series

15 primary works • 19 total works
Not an official "Series," but three of Neal Asher's series take place in the same universe. This is a listing of all the novels by internal chronology.

Novels that can be read as a stand alone:
Prador Moon; Hilldiggers; Shadow of the Scorpion (Prequel to Gridlinked); The Technician ; The Gabble: And Other Stories

Book 1

Prador Moon
3.88
· 6589 Ratings · 325 Reviews · published 2006 · 25 editions
The Polity Collective is the pinnacle of space-far…
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Book 2

Shadow of the Scorpion
4.02
· 3839 Ratings · 160 Reviews · published 2008 · 23 editions
Raised to adulthood during the end of the war betw…
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Book 3

Gridlinked
3.97
· 10369 Ratings · 500 Reviews · published 2001 · 30 editions
Gridlinked is a science fiction adventure in the c…
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Book 4

The Line of Polity
4.13
· 6603 Ratings · 195 Reviews · published 2003 · 21 editions
Outlink station Miranda has been destroyed by a na…
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Book short stories

The Gabble And Other Stories
4.09
· 1408 Ratings · 60 Reviews · published 2008 · 5 editions
Most of Neal Asher's stories are set in a galactic…
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Book 5

Brass Man
4.14
· 6570 Ratings · 161 Reviews · published 2005 · 24 editions
Ian Cormac, a legendary Earth Central Security age…
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Book 6

Polity Agent
4.22
· 5650 Ratings · 135 Reviews · published 2006 · 21 editions
From eight hundred years in the future, a runcible…
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Book 7

Line War
4.26
· 5309 Ratings · 136 Reviews · published 2008 · 19 editions
The Polity is under attack from a melded AI entity…
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Book 8

The Technician
4.22
· 3665 Ratings · 133 Reviews · published 2010 · 16 editions
The Theocracy has been dead for twenty years, and …
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Book 9

Dark Intelligence
4.06
· 5561 Ratings · 392 Reviews · published 2015 · 18 editions
"Dark Intelligence is the first novel in the Trans…
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Book 10

War Factory
4.22
· 3373 Ratings · 167 Reviews · published 2016 · 15 editions
Thorvald Spear, resurrected from his death over a …
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Book 11

Infinity Engine
4.40
· 2737 Ratings · 152 Reviews · published 2017 · 14 editions
In the outskirts of space, and the far corners of …
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Book 12

The Skinner
4.15
· 5796 Ratings · 271 Reviews · published 2002 · 10 editions
Neal Asher, whom Tor introduced to the American au…
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Book 13

The Voyage of the Sable Keech
4.09
· 3458 Ratings · 101 Reviews · published 2006 · 8 editions
Sable Keech is a walking dead man, and the only on…
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Book 14

Orbus
4.23
· 2801 Ratings · 106 Reviews · published 2009 · 5 editions
In charge of an old cargo spaceship, the Old Capta…
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Book 15

Hilldiggers
3.92
· 2687 Ratings · 78 Reviews · published 2007 · 15 editions
During a war between two planets in the same solar…
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Book non-canon short stories

Runcible Tales
4.07
· 301 Ratings · 8 Reviews · published 1999 · 3 editions
Content:

Always with You • [Polity Universe] • (199…
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The Soldier
4.13
· 2904 Ratings · 201 Reviews · published 2018 · 17 editions
In a far corner of space, on the very borders betw…
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The Engineer Reconditioned
4.02
· 1261 Ratings · 62 Reviews · published 1998 · 8 editions
Mysterious aliens, ruthless terrorists, androids w…
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