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Today we have a few book related updates for you. First up there are new covers, one for the first Typhon Pact novel, and one for the one of the SCE compilations. We have also confirmed a few more Star Trek books for 2011 and put together the latest summarized list, with news of when the full official list will be announced.
Pocket books has released the cover the upcoming e-book compilation "Star Trek: Core of Engineers – Out of the Cocoon". This collection includes "Out of the Cocoon" by William Leisner, "Honor" by Kevin Killiany, "Blackout" by Phaedra M. Weldon, and "The Cleanup" by Robert T. Jeschonek. "Star Trek: Core of Engineers – Out of the Cocoon" arrives July 20th, and is available for pre-order at Amazon.com. Here is the cover.
Author David Mack has revealed the cover for his upcoming novel "Star Trek: Typhon Pact – Zero Sum Game". This first novel of Typhon Pact series focuses on the crew of the USS Aventine (Under Captain Ezri Dax) as they deal with those nasty helmet wearing Breen. Secret agent Julian Bashir will be along to help them out. "Star Trek: Typhon Pact – Zero Sum Game" arrives in October and is available for pre-order at Amazon.com. Here is the cover.
New MU, VOY and TOS books confirmed for 2011
There has also been a few other Star Trek book revelations for 2011. First up, David Mack confirms with TrekMovie that he will be returning to Mirror Universe in 2011 with "Star Trek: Mirror Universe – Rise Like Lions." This is Mack’s second foray to the other side, following "Star Trek: Mirror Universe – Sorrows of Empire" which was released in December 2009.
Also, Kirsten Beyer has confirmed she is writing another Star Trek Voyager novel (no title yet) for 2011. This will be her follow-up to her two 2009 novels: "Star Trek: Voyager – Unworthy" and "Star Trek: Voyager – Full Circle".
And finally author Steve Mollmann has revealed on his site that he and his writing partner Michael Schuster will be writing an original series novel for 2011 titled "A Choice of Catastrophes". According to Mollmann it will focus on McCoy in his "most harrowing mission yet".
Preliminary List of (known) Star Trek 2011 Books – Official announcement in June
Taking the latest confirmations and our previous reporting, here is the best available summary of what is coming in 2011 for Star Trek books.
|January 2011||"Star Trek: New Frontier: Blind Man’s Bluff"||Peter David|
|January 2011||"Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Paths of Disharmony" [TNG]||Dayton Ward|
|Spring 2011||"Star Trek: Indistinguishable From Magic" (working title) [TOS]||David A. McIntee|
|Late 2011||"Star Trek: Vanguard – Declassified" (working title), novella collection||Dayton Ward, David Mack, Kevin Dilmore, and Marco Palmieri|
|Late 2011||"Star Trek: A Choice of Catastrophes" [TOS]||Steve Mollmann and Michael Schuster|
|2011||"Star Trek: DTI" (working title)||Christopher L. Bennett|
|2011||Untitled Romulan War Novel [ENT]||Michael A. Martin|
|2011||"Star Trek Mirror Universe: Rise Like Lions"||David Mack|
|2011||Untitled Voyager Novel||Kirsten Beyer|
This is not the official list from Pocket and is subject to change, plus there are additional books not yet revealed. The official announcement for the Pocket Books 2011 Star Trek books schedule will be made in Star Trek Magazine #27 (due out June 29th).