GRAND TOUR CHRONOLOGY 
    <strong readers="" have="" asked="" about="" novels.="" what="" various="" stories?="" such="" a="" chronology="" difficult="" compose,="" because="" many="" one="" another="" time.="" mars="" and="" moonrise,="" example,="" overlap="" considerably.="" caveat,="" here="" an="" approximate="" time="" sequence="" for="" grand="" tour="" novels,="" with="" actual="" year="" publication="" given="" parentheses.="" remember,="" however,="" that="" these="" can="" be="" completely="" independently="" of="" others.="" there="" is="" no="" absolute="" need="" to="" read="" the="" novels="" in="" any="" particular="" order.=""> </strong>
    1. POWERSAT (Tor Books 2005)
    2. EMPIRE BUILDERS (Tor Books, 1993)
    3. MARS (Bantam Books, 1992)
    4. MOONRISE (Avon Books, 1996)
    5. MOONWAR (Avon Books, 1998)
    6. RETURN TO MARS (Avon Books, 1999)
    7. THE PRECIPICE (Tor Books, 2001)
    8. JUPITER (Tor Books, 2001)
    9. THE ROCK RATS (Tor Books, 2002)
    10. THE SILENT WAR (Tor Books, 2004)
    11. THE AFTERMATH (Tor Books, 2007)
    12. SATURN (Tor Books, 2003)
    13. LEVIATHANS OF JUPITER (Tor Books, 2011)
    14. TITAN (Tor Books, 2006)
    15. MERCURY (Tor Books, 2005)
    16. MARS LIFE (Tor Books, 2008)
    17. VENUS (Tor Books, 2000)
    18. THE RETURN (Tor Books, 2009)
    20. FARSIDE, Tor Books, 2013
    21. NEW EARTH, Tor Books, 2013

    Of course, there will be more to come.
     
     
    and... TALES OF THE GRAND TOUR (Tor Books, 2004) contains stories that span much of the timeline of the Grand Tour. 

     

 
The Asteroid Wars novels, 
in the proper order, are: 
    • THE PRECIPICE
    • THE ROCK RATS 
    • THE SILENT WAR
    • THE AFTERMATH