Star Trek: Heart of the Sun

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{3.5/5} Star Trek: Heart of the Sun by Pamela Sargent & George Zebrowski, published in 1997 The Enterprise has been travelling to a few far flung planets whose databases fell victim to a virus. The last on the list, Tyrtaeus, proves to be a bit of a chore — the people aren’t particularly welcoming to […]

Star Trek: Foul Deeds Will Rise

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{4/5} Star Trek: Foul Deeds Will Rise by Greg Cox, published in 2014 The Enterprise is summoned to a system where two planets, Pavak and Oyolo, have been at war and are attempting to make peace. An ambassador is aboard to help broker a treaty — that ambassador is Kevin Riley. When Kirk is on […]

Best tie-in novels by year

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Here’s a list of the best novels that tie in with a TV show. The TV shows that make the grade are Babylon 5, Battlestar Galactica, and the Star Trek shows. The big winner is Peter David, with 5 books in the winner column. Legend: B5 Babylon 5 BSG Battlestar Galactica DS9 Star Trek: Deep […]

Star Trek: The Fall — Peaceable Kingdoms

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{4.5/5} Star Trek: The Fall — Peaceable Kingdoms by Dayton Ward, published in 2013 Captain Picard and the Enterprise are stuck at Ferenginar due to President pro tem Ishan’s orders. But Dr. Crusher sneaks away after getting a secret message from her old Cardassian friend Ilona Daret. Meanwhile Admirals Riker and Akaar at Starfleet Command […]

Star Trek: The Fall — The Poisoned Chalice

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{4.5/5} Star Trek: The Fall — The Poisoned Chalice by James Swallow, published in 2013 After “the shot heard round the galaxy” the Titan is recalled to Earth and Captain William Riker is promoted to Rear Admiral. He’s not sure the promotion is a good thing, especially when he begins to suspect that someone in […]

Star Trek: The Fall — A Ceremony of Losses

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{4.5/5} Star Trek: The Fall — A Ceremony of Losses by David Mack, published in 2013 Andor has seceded from the Federation and is being courted by the Typhon Pact. But if the Andorians can’t solve their fertility crisis soon, they’ll face extinction. Against orders, Dr. Julian Bashir makes it his mission to help the […]

Star Trek: The Fall — Revelation and Dust

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{4.5/5} Star Trek: The Fall — Revelation and Dust by David R. George III, published in 2013 The new Deep Space Nine is having its opening ceremony. Captain Ro is joined by Captains Sisko and Dax, as well as dignitaries including the President of the Federation. Despite all the security measures, an assassin has slipped […]

Star Trek: The Fall — The Crimson Shadow

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{4.5/5} Star Trek: The Fall — The Crimson Shadow by Una McCormack, published in 2013 Mhevet, a Cardassian police officer, is not happy she’s been assigned a murder case — a Bajoran man. She’s worried about what some thugs are up to in the rough part of town, and would rather be keeping an eye […]

Star Trek: No Time Like the Past

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{4.5/5} Star Trek: No Time Like the Past by Greg Cox, published in 2014 Seven of Nine is investigating a mysterious signal when she’s whisked into the past and comes face to face with Captain James T. Kirk. They must work together to return Seven to her own time. Meanwhile the Orions have found out […]

Star Trek: The Wounded Sky

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{4/5} “Ever since we came out, I keep expecting to walk through things like a ghost — because I was somewhere so much more real and solid than physical reality that I could see through my hands, couldn’t touch or move anything… The — country — I don’t know where it was. It burned my […]