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September 4, 2008:

The table of contents for Mirror Universe: Shards and Shadows, an anthology scheduled for January, 2009, has been announced:

September 3, 2008:

After a long hiatus, the Star Trek Booklist has been updated.

July 11, 2008:

Author Geoffrey Thorne has been interviewed by Brandon Easton of Writing for Rookies. In the interview, Geoffrey talks about how a new writer can approach science fiction, the challenge of new writers of color entering the field, how he established himself as a writer, how he dealt with rejection, and other topics. The interview runs 1 hour, 1 minute, and 37 seconds. Listen to Geoffrey's interview now at Writing for Rookies.

The Upcoming Book List has been updated with announcements from the Shore Leave Convention.

Star Trek: Terok Nor

Before the Dominion War and the decimation of Cardassia... before the coming of the Emissary and the discovery of the wormhole... before space station Terok Nor became Deep Space 9... there was the Occupation: the military takeover of an alien planet and the violent insurgency that fought against it. Now that fifty-year tale of warring ideologies, terrorism, greed, secret intelligence, moral compromises, and embattled faiths is at last given its due in the three-book saga of Star Trek's Lost Era...

Day of the Vipers, by James Swallow
Published March, 2008

A seemingly benign visitation to the bountiful world of Bajor from the resource-poor Cardassian Union is viewed with cautious optimism by some, trepidation by others, and a calculating gleam by unscrupulous opportunists. What begins as a gesture of compassion soon becomes something very different. Seen through the eyes of participants on both sides—including those of a young officer named Skrain Dukat—the personal, political, and religious tensions between the Bajorans and the Cardassians quickly spiral out of control, irrevocably shaping the futures of both worlds in an emotionally charged and unforgettable tale of treachery, tragedy, and hope.

Night of the Wolves, by S.D. Perry and Britta Dennison
Published April, 2008

Eighteen years into the Occupation, a new star rises in Bajor's sky. It is the seat of power in this system, a place of slave labor and harsh summary judgments, the symbol of Cardassian might and the futility of resisting it. But even as the gray metal crown of Terok Nor ascends to its zenith, ragtag pockets of Bajoran rebels—including a fierce young fighter named Kira Nerys—have begun to strike back at their world's oppressors, and they intend to show the Cardassians that the night belongs to them.

Dawn of the Eagles, by S.D. Perry and Britta Dennison
Published May, 2008

As violence all across Bajor continues to escalate, Cardassian forces tighten their grip on the captive planet, driving back the resistance at every turn; but on Terok Nor and elsewhere, the winds of change are stirring—the beginnings of a hurricane that will alter the landscape of the Occupation. And while secret dealings, shifting alliances, and personal demons buoy the wings of revolution, a mysterious shape-shifting life form begins a journey that will decide the fate of worlds.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

These Haunted Seas, by David R. George, III and Heather Jarman
Published June, 2008

It is a time of renewed hope. As the U.S.S. Defiant sails through the wormhole and charts a new course of discovery into the unknown ocean of the Gamma Quadrant, powerful individuals from distant worlds gather at station Deep Space 9 to usher in a bright new era; with the Dominion War now only a memory, Bajor is poised at last to enter the Federation. For Colonel Kira Nerys, Commander Elias Vaughn, and all those who follow them, these are the voyages they were born to undertake.

But where they seek to go is defined by the journeys they have made before, and ghosts populate these uncharted waters—the spectres of lost leaders, fallen friends, forsaken lovers, vanquished enemies, and earlier selves. Some of these shades drive the travelers on, others are drawn inexorably into their wake; but all make their presence felt, and in feeling, the men and women of DS9 and the Defiant must somehow navigate the perilous rapids of their pasts in order to find the future.

Originally published as Twilight and This Gray Spirit—the first two novels in the critically acclaimed Mission: Gamma series—These Haunted Seas is the next chapter of the epic saga begun in Twist of Faith, continuing the chronicles of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine beyond the small screen, propelling its heroes to realms they could never have imagined, and truths they cannot escape.

Fearful Symmetry, by Olivia Woods
Published July, 2008

In our universe, a Cardassian sleeper agent—Iliana Ghemor—was once surgically altered to resemble and replace resistance fighter Kira Nerys, future Starfleet captain and hero of the planet Bajor's liberation. That plan never reached fruition, and the fate of the agent remained unknown...until now.

Robbed of the past sixteen years, Iliana Ghemor is back with a vengeance. Over a decade and a half of imprisonment and abuse by her former masters has brought her to the brink of madness, sustained only by the twisted belief that she is, in fact, the real Kira Nerys. She has already made one near-successful attempt on the real Kira's life, but instead of assuming the identity of the woman she was intended to replace, Ghemor has set her sights on the most unexpected target of all: Kira's other double, the malicious Intendent, Bajor's iron-fisted ruler in the alternate reality commonly known as the "Mirror Universe". But far more is unfolding in the Mirror Universe than Ghemor realizes, and the heroes of Deep Space Nine somehow must stop the false Kira without derailing the delicate flow of history that must unfold if both universes, and countless others, are to survive.

Parallel stories set in both universes reflect and build upon each other in this Two-in-One "Flip Book", the continuation of both the ongoing DS9 saga as well as the Mirror Universe line of books.

Star Trek: Myriad Universes

It's been said that for any event, there are an infinite number of possible outcomes. Our choices determine which outcome will follow, and therefore all possibilities that could happen do happen across countless alternate realities. In these divergent realms, known history is bent, like white light through a prism—broken into a boundless spectrum of what-might-have-beens. But in those myriad universes, what might have been... is what actually happened.

Infinity's Prism
Published July, 2008

A Less Perfect Union, by William Leisner:

More than a hundred years after the Terra Prime movement achieved its dream of an isolationist Earth, humanity is once again at a fork in the river of history... and the path it follows may ultimately be determined by the voice of a single individual: the sole surviving crewmember of the first Starship Enterprise.

Places of Exile, by Christopher L. Bennett:

Midway through Voyager's journey across the galaxy, Captain Kathryn Janeway and Commander Chakotay must choose whether to brave a deadly war zone or abandon their quest for home. But an attack by Species 8472 cripples the ship, and the stranded crew must make new choices that will reshape their destinies...and that of the Delta Quadrant itself.

Seeds of Dissent, by James Swallow:

Khan victorious! Almost four centuries after conquering their world, genetically enhanced humans dominate a ruthless interstellar empire. But the warship Defiance, under its augmented commander, Princeps Julian Bashir, makes a discovery that could shake the pillars of his proud civilization: an ancient sleeper ship from Earth named the Botany Bay.

Includes an excerpt from Tokyopop's new Manga, Uchu!

Echoes and Refractions
Published August, 2008

The Chimes at Midnight, by Geoff Trowbridge:

In a continuum where Spock died during childhood, an Andorian named Thelin became Captain Kirk's stalwart friend and first officer. But at the moment of Khan's final defeat, history takes an even stranger turn, and the emerging potential of Project Genesis is revealed as the galaxy's greatest hope... and its most ominous threat.

A Gutted World, by Keith R.A. DeCandido:

Terrorist Kira Nerys—from a Bajor that was never liberated—may hold the key to winning a war that has engulfed half the galaxy. But with the Romulans and the Klingons at each other's throats, and the Federation pulled into the conflict, even victory may not bring salvation.

Brave New World, by Chris Roberson:

Dr. Noonien Soong's dream has been realized: androids are now woven inextricably into the fabric of the Federation, revolutionizing Starfleet and transforming the quality of humanoid life. But when Soong's long-missing breakthrough creation, Data, mysteriously resurfaces, civilization reaches a crossroads that could lead to a bright new future, or to ruin.

Star Trek: Corps of Engineers

Now, the eleventh compilation of stories from the bestselling eBook series Star Trek Corps of Engineers—as the buildup continues toward Star Trek's return to the big screen in May 2009 with the blockbuster film produced and directed by J.J. Abrams.

Published October, 2008

Malefictorum, by Terri Osborne

Without warning, a member of the da Vinci crew is found dead in his quarters. Lt. Commander Corsi's investigation is thorough and complete—and turns up nothing. With all the technology at Starfleet's disposal, with all the technical expertise of the ship's crack team of S.C.E. engineers, no forensic evidence can be found to explain the fatality. With the possibility of an unknown murderer on board, Corsi must use all her training to solve the mystery—before another body falls...

Lost Time, by Ilsa J. Bick

Almost a year after the S.C.E. crew on the da Vinci helped Lieutenant Nog of Deep Space 9 salvage the hulk of DS9's sister station Empok Nor, a booby trap left behind by the Androssi threatens the Bajoran system. But the potential damage may be greater than the combined crews of the da Vinci and DS9 can handle, as the threat stretches across two universes—and their only hope for survival may rest with their long-dead crewmates 111 and Kieran Duffy!

Identity Crisis, by John J. Ordover

The da Vinci is returning to Hidalgo Station, a run-down old spacedock that has seen better decades, in order to pick up Commander Sonya Gomez from a much-needed shore leave. But when they arrive they find that Gomez has taken the station hostage, and is making insane demands—if they aren't met, she'll blow up the station.

No one is more surprised than Gomez herself, who is trapped inside Hidalgo's control center with no way out—and no way to stop her shipmates from thinking she's gone mad. Alone, the S.C.E.'s leader must find a way out of her trap before her shipmates take drastic action!

Fables of the Prime Directive, by Cory Rushton

Until the Dominion War, the pre-warp civilization on Coroticus III was under observation by the Federation—and then the Dominion moved in. Forced to abandon the planet—and leave a person behind—Starfleet does not return until after the war is over and the Dominion has pulled out.

Carol Abramowitz and a team from the da Vinci must now determine the extent to which the Dominion contaminated Corotican culture—but that's the least of the S.C.E.'s problems, as they uncover a mass-murderer, who may be the Starfleet officer left behind....

Security, by Keith R.A. DeCandido

When a new security guard reports for duty, it sets da Vinci security chief Domenica Corsi off in ways that confuse both her staff and her sometime lover Fabian Stevens. When Stevens confronts her, it only makes matters worse—until Corsi takes Stevens into her confidence...

Ten years ago, Corsi served on the U.S.S. Roosevelt. On a trip to the Federation world of Izar, Corsi was assigned to work with a local peace officer named Christine Vale to try to solve a multiple homicide. But the trail of evidence leads down a road Corsi refuses to take—a decision that will have tragic consequences for the young officer.

Wounds, Book One, by Ilsa J. Bick

While traveling to a medical conference, the Runabout Missouri encounters a strange anomaly that sends the runabout crashing to the surface of an unknown planet, leaving its two passengers—Dr. Elizabeth Lense of the U.S.S. da Vinci and Dr. Julian Bashir of Deep Space 9—separated.

Each physician thinks the other dead, and each winds up trapped with the factions of a decades-old conflict between those who want to replace dying limbs with cybernetics, and those who want to remain pure. Trapped with no hope of rescue, both Lense and Bashir must find their way on a primitive world—or die....

Wounds, Book Two, by Ilsa J. Bick

Trapped on a strange world, Dr. Elizabeth Lense finds herself aiding the Jabari freedom fighters as their new medic, working with equipment she finds primitive on people wounded in their fight against the Kornak. All the while she hopes that her crewmates on the da Vinci might rescue her—and not blame her for the death of Julian Bashir...

Unknown to her, though, Bashir is alive, recovering in a Kornak military facility, where he becomes the focus of a power struggle between the medical and military personnel in the hospital. When the Jabari attack the hospital, Lense and Bashir find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict that can only end in tragedy...

Older collections:

#10: Creative Couplings, by John S. Drew, Glenn Greenberg, Glenn Hauman, David Mack, Aaron Rosenberg, Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore, and J. Steven York & Christina F. York
Published December, 2007

#9: Grand Designs, by Dave Galanter, Allyn Gibson, Kevin Killiany, Paul Kupperberg, David Mack, and Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore
Published July, 2007

#8: Aftermath, by Christopher L. Bennett, Loren L. Coleman & Randall N. Bills, Robert Greenberger, Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels, and Aaron Rosenberg
Published November, 2006

#7: Breakdowns, by Scott Ciencin, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Heather Jarman, and Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore
Published May, 2005

#6: Wildfire, by Keith R.A. DeCandido, David Mack, and J. Steven York & Christina F. York
Published November, 2004

#5: Foundations, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore
Published March, 2004

#4: No Surrender, by Ian Edginton & Mike Collins, Robert Greenberger, Glenn Hauman, and Jeff Mariotte
Published May, 2003

#3: Some Assembly Required, by Scott Ciencin & Dan Jolley, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Dave Galanter & Greg Brodeur, and Aaron Rosenberg
Published April, 2003

#2: Miracle Workers, by Keith R.A. DeCandido, David Mack & Keith R.A. DeCandido, and Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore
Published February, 2002

#1: Have Tech, Will Travel, by Keith R.A. DeCandido, Christie Golden, Dean Wesley Smith, and Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore
Published January, 2002

Other Upcoming Star Trek Books

From Pocket Books...

Enterprise: Kobayashi Maru, by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels
Published August, 2008

To protect the cargo ships essential to the continuing existence of the fledgling Coalition of Planets, the captains of the United Earth's Starfleet are ordered to interstellar picket duty, with little more to do than ask "Who goes there?" into the darkness of space.

Captain Jonathan Archer of the Enterprise seethes with frustration, wondering if anyone else can see what he sees. A secret, closed, militaristic society, convinced that their survival hangs by a thread, who view their neighbors as a threat to their very existence—the Spartans of ancient Greece, the Russians of the old Soviet Union, the Koreans under Kim Il-sung—with only one goal: attain ultimate power, no matter the cost. The little-known, never-seen Romulans seem to live by these same principles.

The captain realizes that the bond between the signers of the Coalition charter is fragile and likely to snap if pushed. But he knows that the Romulans are hostile, and he believes they are the force behind the cargo ship attacks. If asked, Archer can offer no proof without endangering his friend's life.

To whom does he owe his loyalty: his friend, his world, the Coalition? And by choosing one, does he not risk losing all of them? What is the solution to a no-win scenario?

Star Trek 101, by Terry J. Erdmann
Published September, 2008

Academy: Collision Course, by William Shatner, with Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
Published October, 2008

From other publishers...

Matheson Uncollected, by Richard Matheson
Published August, 2008, by Gauntlet Press

A collection of stories written by Richard Matheson, including the script for his TOS episode "The Enemy Within".

TNG: Intelligence Gathering, by Scott and David Tipton
Published August, 2008, by IDW Publishing

The Enterprise is summoned to a Federation science station, designed to be the ultimate in data storage and information archiving. Data and Riker enter the outpost's gargantuan artificial intelligence system, which may have gained sentience and has begun behaving erratically, with orders to either repair or destroy it. On the Enterprise, meanwhile, Picard and the crew begin to realize that there may be more here than meets the eye...

Star Trek and Philosophy: The Wrath of Kant, edited by Kevin S. Decker and Jason T. Eberl
Published September, 2008, by Open Court Publishing

A collection of essays from twenty-one philosophers about Star Trek.

TOS Archives: The Best of Peter David, by Peter David and Bill Mumy
Published September, 2008, by IDW Publishing

Star Trek: BFI TV Classics, by Ina Rae Hark
Published October, 2008, by the British Film Institute

Star Trek: The Collectibles, by Steve Kelley
Published October, 2008, by Krause Publications

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