Over the last couple of months we have been getting hints, but now the official full schedule of Simon & Schuster’s Star Trek books for 2011 has been announced in the latest issue of Star Trek Magazine. See below for the full list and details.
2011 STAR TREK BOOKS
Recently some of the Star Trek authors have been dropping hints about their upcoming plans, but now we can see the full list with dates and novel titles. The following is taken from the latest issue of Star Trek Magazine. [NOTE: months listed below are TrekMovie estimated street dates, Pocket official dates as seen in STM are one month later. All are new Pocket Books mass market paperbacks, unless otherwise noted]
Star Trek: New Frontier: Blind Man’s Bluff (TPB) [Pre-order]
by Peter David
Latest novel for the Excalibur crew follows the events of David’s 2009 novel "Treason"
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy – The Competitive Edge (Simon Spotlight: MM & HC) [Pre-order]
by Rudy Josephs
Second young adult novel set at the Academy during the events of the 2009 Star Trek movie.
Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Paths of Disharmony [Pre-order]
by Dayton Ward
Fourth novel of the Typhon Pact series focuses on Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-E dealing with "the survival of the Andorian civilization hanging in the balance".
Star Trek Enterprise: Romulan War: Beneath the Raptor’s Wings (mm reprint)
by Michael A. Martin
Mass market reprint of the first novel in the Romulan War series from 2009.
Star Trek: Indistinguishable From Magic
by David A. McIntee
Stand alone novel focusing on Geordi, Scotty, Nog and Guinan exploring a "technological mystery." (set after last Typhon Pact novel)
Star Trek: DTI: Watching The Clock
by Christopher L. Bennett
First novel-length story of the Federation Department of Temporal Investigations (first seen in DS9 episode "Trials and Tribble-ations", will "explore numerous facets of department’s responsibilities" (primarily set between Destiny and Typhon Pact series)
Star Trek Voyager: Children of he Storm
by Kirsten Beyer
Following on from her 2009 Voyager novels "Full Circle" and "Unworthy", Beyer takes the Voyager fleet deeper into the Delta Quadrant to deal with "the Children of the Storm, a powerful and extremely xenophobic species."
Star Trek Vanguard – Declassified (novella collection )
by Dayton Ward, David Mack, Kevin Dilmore, and Marco Palmieri
Four novellas spanning the length Vanguard saga "with revelations that set the stage for subsequent books."
Star Trek: A Choice of Catastrophes
by Steve Mollmann and Michael Schuster
An original Star Trek era novel focusing on Dr. McCoy who finds "the past catching up with him", while Kirk and Spock explore a planet "not as abandoned as it seemed".
Star Trek New Frontier: Blind Man’s Bluff (MM reprint)
by Peter David
Mass market reprint of the January novel.
Star Trek: Cast No Shadow
by James Swallow
Novel set after Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, dealing with terrorists trying to destroy the Khitomer accords, where a Starfleet Intelligence operative must join forces with the disgraced Valeris.
Star Trek Enterprise: Romulan War: In Shariel’s Jaws (TPB)
by Michael A. Martin
Second novel of the Romulan War depicts the conflict from multiple viewpoints and "delves into ancient Vulcan mythology."
Untitled Vanguard novel #6
by Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore
Follows on from the "Declassified" novella collection with Starbase 47 dealing with threats from Klingons and Tholians.
Star Trek Mirror Universe: Rise Like Lions
by David Mack
Climax to Mirror Universe story David Mack started in "Glass Empires", this novel deals with the final stages Emperor Spock’s bold plan for the Empire.
MORE in STM #27
For more details on the 2011 schedule, see Star Trek Magazine #27, which is just arriving for subscribers and will be on newsstands next week.