The Grand Tour Series

22 primary works • 23 total works
The Grand Tour chronicles humanity’s struggles to colonize our solar system in the late 21st century. Ben Bova is a Hugo Award-winning editor, author, scientist, and journalist—a modern master of near-future science fiction and a passionate advocate of manned space exploration.

The current series listing is taken directly from Ben Bova's website.…

Book 1

Powersat
3.52
· 1172 Ratings · 117 Reviews · published 2005 · 13 editions
Two hundred thousand feet up, things go horribly…
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Book 2

Privateers
3.54
· 626 Ratings · 40 Reviews · published 1985 · 9 editions
America has ceded the heavens to the tyrants --…
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Book 3

Empire Builders
3.64
· 484 Ratings · 27 Reviews · published 1993 · 16 editions
Dan Randolph never plays by the rules. A…
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Book 4

Mars
3.85
· 7722 Ratings · 269 Reviews · published 1992 · 37 editions
Geologist Jamie Waterman is a last-minute…
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Book 5

Moonrise
3.83
· 1586 Ratings · 65 Reviews · published 1996 · 23 editions
There is a dream called Moonbase, nurtured by…
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Book 6

Moonwar
3.90
· 1421 Ratings · 47 Reviews · published 1997 · 17 editions
Ben Bova's extraordinary Moonbase Saga continues…
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Book 7

Return to Mars
3.86
· 2195 Ratings · 77 Reviews · published 1999 · 26 editions
Six years after the first manned Martian…
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Book 8

The Precipice
3.74
· 1418 Ratings · 75 Reviews · published 2001 · 16 editions
Once, Dan Randolph was one of the richest men on…
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Book 9

Jupiter
3.87
· 2569 Ratings · 134 Reviews · published 2000 · 17 editions
Jupiter is a boundless ocean, ten times wider…
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Book 10

The Rock Rats
3.72
· 1093 Ratings · 40 Reviews · published 2002 · 1 edition
Visionary Dan Randolph is dead, but his protégé,…
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Book 11

The Silent War
3.83
· 919 Ratings · 33 Reviews · published 2004 · 1 edition
When corporations go to war, standard business…
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Book 12

The Aftermath
3.78
· 601 Ratings · 38 Reviews · published 2007 · 1 edition
In the wake of the Asteroid Wars that tore across…
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Book 13

Saturn
3.64
· 1229 Ratings · 91 Reviews · published 2003 · 15 editions
Second in size only to Jupiter, bigger than a…
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Book 14

Leviathans of Jupiter
3.78
· 840 Ratings · 84 Reviews · published 2011 · 12 editions
In Ben Bova's novel JUPITER, physicist Grant…
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Book 15

Titan
3.75
· 1561 Ratings · 80 Reviews · published 2006 · 15 editions
Hugo Award-winning editor, author, scientist, and…
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Book 16

Mercury
3.69
· 973 Ratings · 56 Reviews · published 2005 · 10 editions
The planet closest to our Sun, Mercury is a…
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Book 17

Mars Life
3.75
· 840 Ratings · 80 Reviews · published 2008 · 1 edition
Jamie Waterman discovered the cliff dwelling on…
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Book 18

Venus
3.76
· 2647 Ratings · 116 Reviews · published 2000 · 22 editions
The surface of Venus is the most hellish place in…
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Book 19

The Return
3.64
· 347 Ratings · 32 Reviews · published 2009 · 12 editions
In the 1980s, an alien starship visited Earth.…
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Book 20

Farside
3.16
· 1386 Ratings · 232 Reviews · published 2013 · 1 edition
Six-time Hugo-Award winner Ben Bova presents
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Book 21

New Earth
3.35
· 1515 Ratings · 253 Reviews · published 2013 · 9 editions
Award-winning author Ben Bova brings us New…
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Book 22

Tales of the Grand Tour
3.55
· 150 Ratings · 10 Reviews · published 2004 · 1 edition
In novels like Mars, and Moonbase, and Venus,
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Book 23

Earth
2.48
· 80 Ratings · 32 Reviews · 4 editions
Earth is the latest science fiction novel from…
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