Best tie-in novels by year

Here’s an updated list, including novels I read in the last 2 years.

Legend:

B5 Babylon 5
BSG Battlestar Galactica
DS9 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
ST Star Trek crossover
TITAN Star Trek: Titan
TNG Star Trek: The Next Generation
TOS Star Trek: The Original Series
VOY Star Trek: Voyager

 

  Winner Runner Ups
Year Author Title Author Title
2016 John Jackson Miller ST: Prey — The Hall of Heroes Greg Cox TOS: Legacies — Captain to Captain
      Jeffrey Lang DS9: Force and Motion
      David Mack TOS: Legacies — Best Defense
      John Jackson Miller ST: Prey — Hell’s Heart
      John Jackson Miller ST: Prey — The Jackal’s Trick
      Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore TOS: Legacies — Purgatory’s Key
2015 David R. George III DS9: Ascendance Greg Cox TOS: Child of Two Worlds
      David R. George III DS9: Sacraments of Fire
      Una McCormack DS9: The Missing
      John Jackson Miller TNG: Takedown
      James Swallow TITAN: Sight Unseen
      Dayton Ward TNG: Armageddon’s Arrow
2014 Jeffrey Lang TNG: The Light Fantastic Greg Cox TOS: No Time Like the Past
2013 Una McCormack ST: The Fall — The Crimson Shadow Tony Daniel TOS: Devil’s Bargain
      David R. George III TOS: Allegiance in Exile
      David R. George III ST: The Fall — Revelation and Dust
      David Mack ST: The Fall — A Ceremony of Losses
      James Swallow ST: The Fall — The Poisoned Chalice
      Dayton Ward ST: The Fall — Peaceable Kingdoms
2012 David Mack TNG: Cold Equations — The Persistence of Memory Christopher Bennett ST: Department of Temporal Investigations — Forgotten History
      David R. George III ST: Typhon Pact — Plagues of Night
      David R. George III ST: Typhon Pact — Raise the Dawn
      David Mack TNG: Cold Equations — Silent Weapons
      David Mack TNG: Cold Equations — The Body Electric
      Michael A. Martin TITAN: Fallen Gods
      Una McCormack ST: Typhon Pact — Brinkmanship
2011 Christopher Bennett ST: Department of Temporal Investigations — Watching the Clock David R. George III ST: Typhon Pact — Rough Beasts of Empire
      Dayton Ward ST: Typhon Pact — Paths of Disharmony
2010 Michael A. Martin ST: Typhon Pact — Seize the Fire David Mack ST: Typhon Pact — Zero Sum Game
2009 Mike W. Barr & others TOS: Mere Anarchy Keith R. A. DeCandido ST: A Singular Destiny
      Dave Galanter TOS: Troublesome Minds
      William Leisner TNG: Losing the Peace
2008 David Mack ST: Destiny Book 3 — Lost Souls Christopher Bennett TNG: Greater than the Sum
      David Mack ST: Destiny Book 1 — Gods of Night
      David Mack ST: Destiny Book 2 — Mere Mortals
2007 David R. George III TOS Crucible: Kirk – The Star to Every Wandering Peter David TNG: Before Dishonor
      Keith R. A. DeCandido TNG: Q & A
      J. M. Dillard TNG: Resistance
      Steven Harper BSG: Unity
      Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz TOS: Vulcan’s Soul, Book Three — Epiphany
      Geoffrey Thorne TITAN: Sword of Damocles
2006 David R. George III TOS Crucible: McCoy — Provenance of Shadows Christopher Bennett TITAN: Orion’s Hounds
      Margaret Wander Bonnano TOS: Burning Dreams
      Peter David BSG: Sagittarius is Bleeding
      Diane Duane TOS: Rihannsu, Book Five — The Empty Chair
      David R. George III TOS Crucible: Spock – The Fire and the Rose
      Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz TOS: Vulcan’s Soul, Book Two — Exiles
2005 Michael Jan Friedman TNG: Death in Winter Christopher Bennett TOS: Ex Machina
      Gene DeWeese ST: Engines of Destiny
      Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels TITAN: Taking Wing
      Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels TITAN: The Red King
2004 Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz TOS: Vulcan’s Soul, Book One — Exodus    
2003 Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels ST: The Lost Era — The Sundered Christie Golden VOY: The Farther Shore
      Christie Golden VOY: Homecoming
2002 Christie Golden TOS: The Last Roundup Jeffrey Lang TNG: Immortal Coil
      Dayton Ward TOS: In the Name of Honor
2001 Jeanne Cavelos B5: The Passing of the Techno-Mages — Invoking Darkness Jeanne Cavelos B5: The Passing of the Techno-Mages — Casting Shadows
      Jeanne Cavelos B5: The Passing of the Techno-Mages — Summoning Light
      S. D. Perry DS9: Avatar, Book One
      S. D. Perry DS9: Avatar, Book Two
      John Vornholt TNG: Genesis Wave, Book Two
2000 Peter David B5: Legions of Fire — Out of the Darkness Peter David B5: Legions of Fire — Armies of Light and Dark
      Diane Duane TOS: Rihannsu, Book Four: Honor Blade
      Diane Duane TOS: Rihannsu, Book Three: Swordhunt
      Andrew J. Robinson DS9: A Stitch in Time
      William Shatner & others TOS: Preserver
      John Vornholt TNG: Genesis Wave, Book One
1999 J. Gregory Keyes B5: Final Reckoning — The Fate of Bester Peter David B5: Legions of Fire — The Long Night of Centauri Prime
  Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz TOS: Vulcan’s Heart J. Gregory Keyes B5: Deadly Relations — Bester Ascendant
      William Shatner & others TOS: Dark Victory
      Armin Shimerman & David R. George III DS9: The 34th Rule
1998 Peter David TNG: Triangle — Imzadi II Christie Golden VOY: Seven of Nine
      J. Gregory Keyes B5: Dark Genesis — The Birth of the Psi Corps
      Jerry Oltion TOS: The Captain’s Table — Where Seas Meets Sky
      William Shatner & others TOS: Spectre
1997 Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz TOS: Vulcan’s Forge Diane Carey TNG: Ship of the Line
      William Shatner & others TOS: Avenger
      John Vornholt TOS: Mind Meld
1996 Diane Carey TOS: Invasion — First Strike L. A. Graf DS9: Invasion — Time’s Enemy
      Dafydd ab Hugh VOY: Invasion — The Final Fury
      William Shatner & others TOS: The Return
      Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch TNG: Invasion — The Soldiers of Fear
1995 William Shatner & others TOS: The Ashes of Eden Diane Carey & Dr. James I. Kirkland TOS: First Frontier
      Peter David TOS: The Captain’s Daughter
      J. M. Dillard TOS: Recovery
      Michael Jan Friedman TNG: Crossover
1994 A. C. Crispin TOS: Sarek L. A. Graf TOS: Traitor Winds
  Peter David TNG: Q-Squared Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens TOS: Federation
1993        
1992 Peter David TNG: Imzadi Diane Carey TOS: Best Destiny
      John Vornholt TOS: Sanctuary
1991 Peter David TNG: Q-in-Law Peter David TOS: The Rift
      Peter David TNG: Vendetta
1990 Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens TOS: Prime Directive Peter David TNG: A Rock and a Hard Place
      Diane Duane TOS: Doctor’s Orders
      Jean Lorrah TNG: Metamorphosis
1989 J. M. Dillard TOS: The Lost Years Peter David TNG: Strike Zone
      Michael Jan Friedman TOS: Double, Double
      Michael Jan Friedman TNG: A Call to Darkness
1988 Diane Duane TOS: Spock’s World A. C. Crispin TOS: Time For Yesterday
      D. C. Fontana TOS: Vulcan’s Glory
      Jean Lorrah TOS: The IDIC Epidemic
      Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens TOS: Memory Prime
1987 John M. Ford TOS: How Much For Just the Planet? Margaret Wander Bonnano TOS: Strangers From the Sky
1986 Vonda N. McIntyre TOS: Enterprise — The First Adventure Diane Carey TOS: Battlestations!
      Diane Carey TOS: Dreadnaught!
      J. M. Dillard TOS: Demons
      J. M. Dillard TOS: Mindshadow
1985 Barbaba Hambly TOS: Ishmael Margaret Wander Bonnano TOS: Dwellers in the Crucible
      Della Van Hise TOS: Killing Time
      Janet Kagan TOS: Uhura’s Song
1984 Diane Duane TOS: My Enemy, My Ally John M. Ford TOS: The Final Reflection
      Jean Lorrah TOS: The Vulcan Academy Murders
      Melinda Snodgrass TOS: The Tears of the Singers
1983 A. C. Crispin TOS: Yesterday’s Son    
1982        
1981 Vonda N. McIntyre TOS: The Entropy Effect    

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