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
· 6185 Ratings · 287 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
· 3570 Ratings · 143 Reviews · published 2008 · 23 editions
Raised to adulthood during the end of the war betw…
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Book 3

Gridlinked
3.97
· 9816 Ratings · 468 Reviews · published 2001 · 29 editions
Gridlinked is a science fiction adventure in the c…
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Book 4

The Line Of Polity
4.13
· 6245 Ratings · 179 Reviews · published 2003 · 20 editions
Outlink station Miranda has been destroyed by a na…
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Book short stories

The Gabble And Other Stories
4.08
· 1321 Ratings · 52 Reviews · published 2008 · 16 editions
Most of Neal Asher's stories are set in a galactic…
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Book 5

Brass Man
4.13
· 6248 Ratings · 149 Reviews · published 2005 · 24 editions
Ian Cormac, a legendary Earth Central Security age…
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Book 6

Polity Agent
4.22
· 5364 Ratings · 123 Reviews · published 2006 · 21 editions
From eight hundred years in the future, a runcible…
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Book 7

Line War
4.26
· 5017 Ratings · 117 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
· 3450 Ratings · 112 Reviews · published 2010 · 16 editions
The Theocracy has been dead for twenty years, and …
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Book 9

Dark Intelligence
4.06
· 5203 Ratings · 374 Reviews · published 2015 · 18 editions
"Dark Intelligence is the first novel in the Trans…
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Book 10

War Factory
4.23
· 3108 Ratings · 156 Reviews · published 2016 · 14 editions
Thorvald Spear, resurrected from his death over a …
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Book 11

Infinity Engine
4.40
· 2486 Ratings · 138 Reviews · published 2017 · 13 editions
In the outskirts of space, and the far corners of …
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Book 12

The Skinner
4.14
· 5567 Ratings · 253 Reviews · published 2002 · 28 editions
Neal Asher, whom Tor introduced to the American au…
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Book 13

The Voyage of the Sable Keech
4.08
· 3310 Ratings · 96 Reviews · published 2006 · 18 editions
Sable Keech is a walking dead man, and the only on…
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Book 14

Orbus
4.22
· 2648 Ratings · 101 Reviews · published 2009 · 14 editions
In charge of an old cargo spaceship, the Old Capta…
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Book 15

Hilldiggers
3.91
· 2560 Ratings · 74 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
· 260 Ratings · 7 Reviews · published 1999 · 3 editions
Content:

Always with You • [Polity Universe] • (199…
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The Soldier
4.16
· 2269 Ratings · 170 Reviews · published 2018 · 15 editions
In a far corner of space, on the very borders betw…
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The Engineer Reconditioned
4.01
· 1173 Ratings · 59 Reviews · published 1998 · 8 editions
Mysterious aliens, ruthless terrorists, androids w…
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