Star Trek

Rule the universe with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY – DIE STANDING, July 14!

Emperor. Exile. Secret agent. And… emperor again? One of the reasons I took the assignment that became my 2019 release, Star Trek: Discovery – The Enterprise War was because of my liking for the Mirror Universe sequence of the TV show’s first season — and my admiration for the bold move in bringing Emperor Georgiou into the Prime Universe. What, if anything, I wondered, would stop her from rebuilding her …

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The wait is over! Star Trek: Discovery – The Enterprise War now available!

Delighted to announce that Star Trek: Discovery – The Enterprise War is now on sale from Gallery Books in trade paperback, audiobook, and ebook! The Enterprise War is a rip-roaring adventure, written in consultation with the folks at CBS behind the TV show, telling where Captain Pike, Spock, and the ship was and what it was doing during the Klingon War — the entire war! Paperback Amazon Barnes and Noble Books-a-Million Indiebound iTunes eBook …

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Star Trek: Discovery – The Enterprise War launches July 30! UPDATED with cover!

Updated (6/1/19): The cover has now been revealed — and it’s a great one, inserting the Enterprise in a motif used for several of the Discover posters. Updated (6/10/19): And we now have the back cover, too! The second season of Star Trek: Discovery aired this spring, featuring the return of U.S.S. Enterprise under Christopher Pike — and the story of where he and Spock and Number One and all …

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I return to Tatooine in October in FROM A CERTAIN POINT OF VIEW — and to Star Wars Celebration next week!

Quite a lot of news to tell! First of all — teased yesterday as #OperationBlueMilk, Del Rey and StarWars.com have announced my next Star Wars story in the Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View anthology. You can find the official announcement here, and also below: When Star Wars: A New Hope was first released in 1977, part of its appeal was that the world it presented felt alive. …

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Star Trek at 50 — and Star Trek: Prey Book 1 – Hell’s Heart lands in the office!

Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the airing of the first episode of Star Trek — a major moment in the pop cultural firmament to be sure. Certainly it’s important to me, having spent most of my life as a fan — and the last couple of years writing in the milieu. There are enough think pieces about Star Trek online today to create a singularity, as well as many …

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Star Trek: Prey trilogy titles, release dates announced!

I am delighted to announce the titles and descriptions for Star Trek: Prey, my trilogy releasing in this fiftieth anniversary year of Star Trek from Pocket Books! Star Trek: Prey – Book One: Hell’s Heart releases September 27. Preorder it here! Star Trek: Prey – Book Two: The Jackal’s Trick releases October 25. Preorder it here! And Star Trek: Prey – Book Three: The Hall of Heroes releases November 29. …

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Red alert! STAR TREK: PREY trilogy due out from JJM in fall 2016!

Hailing frequencies open! I’ve been hard at work in the secret lab — and now, I’m pleased to share what was just announced at Shore Leave convention in Maryland: I’m writing a trilogy for Pocket Books for 2016: STAR TREK: PREY, a star-spanning Next Generation epic of the Federation and the Klingon Empire! The three books are tentatively slated to ship in consecutive months starting in October 2016. More details, …

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Star Trek: Takedown, beaming soon to a shelf near you!

We’re just a short few days as I write this from the release of my first full-length Star Trek novel: Star Trek: The Next Generation – Takedown!  Takedown is a fun romp of a novel, a true interstellar naval yarn in the Star Trek tradition. From the description: When renegade starships begin wreaking destruction across the quadrant, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise are shocked to …

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The long-awaited update! My San Diego schedule and more…

And… I’m back! No, it really wasn‘t my intention to go three months without a post here. But I was in lockdown writing Star Wars: A New Dawn and Star Trek: The Next Generation – Takedown — both of which are completed and with their respective publishers. There followed a week of unconsciousness — and now, I wake just in time for… San Diego Comic-Con? It’s been a busy year, to …

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Star Trek: Titan – Absent Enemies available today!

Red alert! Star Trek: Titan – Absent Enemies is available for download today on all major digital platforms. An e-novella, you can find it at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at iTunes, among other retailers. As noted here earlier, the novella was a blast to write—and is a sequel, of sorts, to one of my favorite episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation. (You’ll figure out which one as the …

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