List of Star Trek novels

This is a list of the various Star Trek novels, novelisations, short story collections that have been published since 1968. Through this time, three main companies have published Star Trek fiction: Bantam Books (from 1967 to 1981), Ballantine Books (from 1974 to 1978), and since 1979 Pocket Books.

Star Trek

Whitman Books (1968)

Bantam episode adaptations (1967-1978)

  • Star Trek, 1967 (a.k.a. Star Trek 1)
  • Star Trek 2, 1968
  • Star Trek 3, 1969
  • Star Trek 4, 1971
  • Star Trek 5, 1972
  • Star Trek 6, 1972
  • Star Trek 7, 1972
  • Star Trek 8, 1972
  • Star Trek 9, 1973
  • Star Trek 10, 1974
  • Star Trek 11, 1975 (a.k.a. Day of the Dove)
  • Star Trek 12 (with J.A. Lawrence), 1977 - Blish died during the writing of this book
  • Mudd's Angels (Lawrence), May 1978 (a.k.a. Mudd's Enterprise)

Bantam original novels (1970-1981)

Title Author Released
Spock Must Die! James Blish February 1970
Spock, Messiah! Theodore R. Cogswell and Charles A. Spano, Jr. September 1976
The Price of the Phoenix Sondra Marshak and Myrna Culbreath July 1977
Planet of Judgment Joe Haldeman August 1977
Vulcan! Kathleen Sky September 1978
The Starless World Gordon Eklund November 1978
Trek to Madworld Stephen Goldin January 1979
World Without End Joe Haldeman February 1979
The Fate of the Phoenix Sondra Marshak and Myrna Culbreath May 1979
Devil World Gordon Eklund November 1979
Perry's Planet Jack C. Haldeman II February 1980
The Galactic Whirlpool David Gerrold October 1980
Death's Angel Kathleen Sky April 1981

Bantam novels were published in the UK by Corgi.

republished by Titan UK in the 1990s.

Ballantine Animated Series novelizations (1974-1978)

All edited and adapted, and featuring new or connecting story segments by Alan Dean Foster.

  • Log One, 1974
    • Marc Daniels. One of Our Planets Is Missing
    • Dorothy C. Fontana. Yesteryear
    • Samuel A. Peeples. Beyond the Farthest Star
  • Log Two, 1974
    • James Schermer. The Survivor
    • Walter Koenig. The Infinite Vulcan
    • Margaret Armen. The Lorelei Signal
  • Log Three, 1975
    • Larry Brody. Magicks of Megas-Tu
    • Stephen Kandel. Mudd's Passion
    • Len Janson, Chuck Menville. Once Upon a Planet
  • Log Four, 1975
    • Joyce Perry. Time Trap
    • David Gerrold. More Tribbles, More Troubles
    • Paul Schneider. The Terratin Incident
  • Log Five, 1975
    • Margaret Armen. The Ambergris Element
    • Howard Weinstein. The Pirates of Orion
    • Stephen Kandel. Jihad
  • Log Six, 1976
    • Dario Finelli. Albatross
    • Russell Bates, David Wise. How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth
    • Chuck Menville. The Practical Joker
  • Log Seven, 1976
    • John Culver, The Counter-Clock Incident
  • Log Eight, 1976
    • David P. Harmon, The Eye of the Beholder
  • Log Nine, 1977
    • David Gerrold, Bem
  • Log Ten, 1978
    • Larry Niven. Slaver Weapon

The Ballantine TAS novelizations were published in the UK by Corgi.

Wanderer Books (1982-1984)

Pocket Books novels

The adaptation of Star Trek: The Motion Picture was actually published more than a year before the Bantam Books series of novels concluded, after which the Pocket Books series continued with book No. 2. A number of novels have been republished with modified titles to reflect their retroactive addition to an arc or a series, such as "The Yesterday Saga", "World's Apart", and "Rihannsu" which include novels that were originally published as standalones.

The books were republished by Titan Books in the United Kingdom, with a different numbering system, from 1987 to 1993.

No. Title Author Released Set
1 Star Trek: The Motion PictureGene Roddenberry December 1979
2 The Entropy Effect Vonda N. McIntyre June 1981
3 The Klingon Gambit Robert E. Vardeman October 1981
4 The Covenant of the Crown Howard Weinstein December 1981
5 The Prometheus Design Sondra Marshak and Myrna Culbreath March 1982
6 The Abode of Life Lee Correy (G. Harry Stine) May 1982
7 Star Trek II: The Wrath of KhanVonda N. McIntyre July 1982
8 Black Fire Sonni Cooper January 1983
9 Triangle Sondra Marshak and Myrna Culbreath March 1983
10 Web of the Romulans M.S. Murdock June 1983
11 The Yesterday Saga, Book One
Yesterday's Son
A.C. Crispin August 1983
12 Mutiny on the Enterprise Robert E. Vardeman October 1983
13 The Wounded Sky Diane Duane December 1983
14 The Trellisane Confrontation Daniel Dvorkin February 1984
15 Corona Greg Bear April 1984
16 Worlds Apart, Book One
The Final Reflection
John M. Ford May 1984
17 Star Trek III: The Search for SpockVonda N. McIntyre June 1984
18 Rihannsu, Book One
My Enemy, My Ally
Diane Duane July 1984
19 The Tears of the Singers Melinda Snodgrass September 1984
20 The Vulcan Academy Murders Jean Lorrah November 1984
21 Uhura's Song Janet Kagan January 1985
22 Shadow Lord Laurence Yep March 1985
23 Ishmael Barbara Hambly May 1985
24 Killing Time Della van Hise July 1985
25 Dwellers in the Crucible Margaret Wander Bonanno September 1985
26 Pawns and Symbols Majliss Larson November 1985
27 Mindshadow J.M. Dillard January 1986
28 Crisis on Centaurus Brad Ferguson March 1986
29 Fortunes of War, Book One
Diane Carey May 1986
30 Demons J.M. Dillard July 1986
Enterprise: The First Adventure Vonda N. McIntyre September 1986
31 Fortunes of War, Book Two
Diane Carey November 1986
Star Trek IV: The Voyage HomeVonda N. McIntyre December 1986
32 Chain of Attack Gene DeWeese February 1987
33 Deep Domain Howard Weinstein April 1987
34 Dreams of the Raven Carmen Carter June 1987
Strangers from the Sky Margaret Wander Bonanno July 1987
35 Rihannsu, Book Two
The Romulan Way
Diane Duane and Peter Morwood August 1987
36 Worlds Apart, Book Two
How Much for Just the Planet?
John M. Ford October 1987
37 Bloodthirst J.M. Dillard December 1987
Final Frontier Diane Carey January 1988
38 The IDIC Epidemic Jean Lorrah February 1988
39 The Yesterday Saga, Book Two
Time for Yesterday
A.C. Crispin April 1988
40 Timetrap David Dvorkin June 1988
41 The Three-Minute Universe Barbara Paul August 1988
Spock's WorldDiane Duane September 1988
42 Worlds in Collision, Book One
Memory Prime
Garfield Reeves-Stevens and Judith Reeves-Stevens October 1988
43 The Final Nexus Gene DeWeese December 1988
44 Vulcan's Glory D.C. Fontana February 1989
45 Double, Double Michael Jan Friedman April 1989
Star Trek V: The Final FrontierJ. M. Dillard June 1989
46 The Cry of the Onlies Judy Klass October 1989
The Lost Years Saga, Book One
The Lost Years
J. M. Dillard October 1989
47 The Kobayashi Maru Julia Ecklar December 1989
48 Rule of Engagement Peter Morwood February 1990
49 The Pandora Principle Carolyn Clowes April 1990
50 Doctor's Orders Diane Duane June 1990
Worlds in Collision, Book Two
Prime Directive
Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens September 1990
51 Enemy Unseen V.E. Mitchell October 1990
52 Home Is the Hunter Dana Kramer-Rolls December 1990
53 Ghost Walker Barbara Hambly February 1991
54 The Lost Years Saga, Book Two
A Flag Full of Stars
Brad Ferguson April 1991
55 Renegade Gene DeWeese June 1991
56 Legacy Michael Jan Friedman August 1991
57 The Rift Peter David November 1991
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered CountryJ. M. Dillard January 1992
58 Faces of Fire Michael Jan Friedman March 1992
ProbeMargaret Wander Bonanno April 1992
59 The Disinherited Peter David, Michael Jan Friedman, Robert Greenberger May 1992
60 Ice Trap L.A. Graf July 1992
61 Sanctuary John Vornholt September 1992
62 Death Count L.A. Graf November 1992
Best DestinyDiane Carey November 1992
63 Shell Game Melissa Crandall February 1993
64 The Starship Trap Mel Gilden April 1993
65 Windows on a Lost World V.E. Mitchell June 1993
66 From the Depths Victor Milan August 1993
Shadows on the SunMichal Jan Friedman August 1993
67 The Great Starship Race Diane Carey October 1993
68 Firestorm L.A. Graf January 1994
SarekA. C. Crispin March 1994
69 The Patrian Transgression Simon Hawke April 1994
70 The Lost Years Saga, Book Three
Traitor Winds
L.A. Graf June 1994
71 Crossroad Barbara Hambly September 1994
FederationJudith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens November 1994
72 The Better Man Howard Weinstein December 1994
73 The Lost Years Saga, Book Four
J.M. Dillard March 1995
74 The Fearful Summons Denny Martin Flynn July 1995
75 First Frontier Diane Carey and Dr. James Kirkland August 1995
76 The Captain's Daughter Peter David December 1995 post-Star Trek VII
77 Twilight's End Jerry Oltion January 1996
78 The Rings of Tautee Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch May 1996
79 Invasion #1: First Strike Diane Carey July 1996
80 The Joy Machine Theodore Sturgeon and James Gunn September 1996
81 Mudd in Your Eye Jerry Oltion January 1997
82 Mind Meld John Vornholt June 1997
Vulcan's ForgeJosepha Sherman and Susan Shwartz August 1997 post-Star Trek VII
83 Heart of the Sun Pamela Sargent and George Zebrowski November 1997
84 Assignment: Eternity Greg Cox January 1998
85 My Brother's Keeper, Book One
Michael Jan Friedman January 1999 pre-TOS
86 My Brother's Keeper, Book Two
Michael Jan Friedman January 1999 pre-TOS
87 My Brother's Keeper, Book Three
Michael Jan Friedman January 1999 pre-TOS
Vulcan's HeartJosepha Sherman and Susan Shwartz July 1999
88 Across the Universe Pamela Sargent and George Zebrowski October 1999
89 New Earth, Book One
Wagon Train to the Stars
Diane Carey June 2000
90 New Earth, Book Two
Belle Terre
Dean Wesley Smith and Diane Carey June 2000
91 New Earth, Book Three
Rough Trails
L. A. Graf July 2000
92 New Earth, Book Four
The Flaming Arrow
Kathy Oltion and Jerry Oltion July 2000
93 New Earth, Book Five
Thin Air
Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith August 2000
94 New Earth, Book Six
Diane Carey August 2000
95 Rihannsu, Book Three
Diane Duane October 2000
96 Rihannsu, Book Four
Honor Blade
Diane Duane October 2000
The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Book OneGreg Cox July 2001
97 In the Name of Honor Dayton Ward January 2002
The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Book TwoGreg Cox April 2002
The Janus Gate, Book One
Present Tense
L. A. Graf June 2002
The Janus Gate, Book Two
Future Imperfect
L. A. Graf June 2002
The Janus Gate, Book Three
Past Prologue
L. A. Graf July 2002
The Last RoundupChristie Golden July 2002 between Star Trek VI and Star Trek VII
Errand of Vengeance, Book One
The Edge of the Sword
Kevin Ryan July 2002
Errand of Vengeance, Book Two
Killing Blow
Kevin Ryan July 2002
Errand of Vengeance, Book Three
River of Blood
Kevin Ryan August 2002
Gemini Mike W. Barr February 2003
Garth of Izar Pamela Sargent and George Zebrowski March 2003
The Case of the Colonist's Corpse Tony Isabella and Bob Ingersoll January 2004
Vulcan's Soul, Book One
Josepha Sherman and Susan Shwartz July 2004 TNG era
To Reign in Hell: The Exile of Khan Noonien SinghGreg Cox January 2005 between TOS and Star Trek II
Ex Machina Christopher L. Bennett January 2005 post-TMP
Engines of Destiny Gene DeWeese March 2005
Errand of Fury, Book One
Seeds of Rage
Kevin Ryan April 2005
Vulcan's Soul, Book Two
Josepha Sherman and Susan Shwartz June 2006 TNG era
Burning Dreams Margaret Wander Bonanno August 2006
Constellations various (short story collection) September 2006
Provenance of Shadows, Crucible: McCoy David R. George III October 2006
Rihannsu, Book Five
The Empty Chair
Diane Duane November 2006
The Fire and the Rose, Crucible: Spock David R. George III December 2006
Errand of Fury, Book Two
Demands of Honor
Kevin Ryan January 2007
The Star to Every Wandering, Crucible: Kirk David R. George III February 2007
Vulcan's Soul, Book Three
Josepha Sherman and Susan Shwartz May 2007 TNG era
Excelsior: Forged in Fire Michael A. Martin and Andy Mangels December 2007

† novelization of film ‡ hardcover

The TOS movie novelizations were published in the UK by various publishers, including Futura, Panther/Granada and Grafton. "The Entropy Effect" was first published in the UK by Orbit.

The "Shatnerverse"

Beginning in 1996, William Shatner, the actor who played Captain Kirk, launched a series of novels, often referred to as the "Shatnerverse" novels. They work on the premise that Captain Kirk was brought back to life after the events of the movie Star Trek Generations, and are not generally considered part of the continuity established by Pocket Books for their novels. Although Shatner's name appears on the covers, the books are ghost-written by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens.


In 2006, Pocket expanded its e-book program beyond the Corps of Engineers series to include other parts of the Trek universe, beginning with a 40th anniversary miniseries, Mere Anarchy:


Star Trek: Vanguard is a "spinoff" of the original series, set aboard a starbase and featuring a new mix of characters, e.g. instead of focusing on a first officer, engineer, and science officer, the main characters include an intelligence officer, a reporter, and a JAG officer.

No. Title Author Released Set
1 Harbinger David Mack August 2005 c. TOS season 1
2 Summon the Thunder Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore June 2006 c. TOS season 1
3 Reap the Whirlwind David Mack May 2007
4? Open Secrets Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore April 2009

The Next Generation

No. Title Author Released Set
0 Encounter at FarpointDavid Gerrold October 1987
1 Ghost Ship Diane Carey July 1988
2 The Peacekeepers Gene DeWeese September 1988
3 The Children of Hamlin Carmen Carter November 1988
4 Survivors Jean Lorrah January 1989
5 Strike Zone Peter David March 1989
6 Power Hungry Howard Weinstein May 1989
7 Masks John Vornholt July 1989
8 The Captain's Honor David Dvorkin and Daniel Dvorkin September 1989
9 A Call to Darkness Michael Jan Friedman November 1989
10 A Rock and a Hard Place Peter David January 1990
Metamorphosis Jean Lorrah March 1990
11 Gulliver's Fugitives Keith Sharee May 1990
12 Doomsday World Carmen Carter, Peter David,
Michael Jan Friedman, Robert Greenberger
July 1990
13 The Eyes of the Beholders A.C. Crispin September 1990
14 Exiles Howard Weinstein November 1990
15 Fortune's Light Michael Jan Friedman January 1991
16 Contamination John Vornholt March 1991
Vendetta Peter David May 1991
17 Boogeymen Mel Gilden July 1991
18 Q-in-Law Peter David October 1991
ReunionMichael Jan Friedman November 1991
UnificationJeri Taylor November 1991
19 Perchance to Dream Howard Weinstein December 1991
20 Spartacus T.L. Mancour February 1992
21 Chains of Command W.A. McCay and E.L. Flood April 1992
22 Imbalance V.E. Mitchell June 1992
ImzadiPeter David August 1992
23 War Drums John Vornholt October 1992
RelicsMichael Jan Friedman November 1992
24 Nightshade Laurell K. Hamilton December 1992
25 Grounded David Bischoff March 1993
The Devil's Heart Carmen CarterApril 1993
26 The Romulan Prize Simon Hawke May 1993
27 Guises of the Mind Rebecca Neason September 1993
DescentDiane Carey October 1993
28 Here There Be Dragons John Peel December 1993
Dark MirrorDiane Duane December 1993
29 Sins of Commission Susan Wright March 1994
30 Debtors' Planet W.R. Thompson May 1994
All Good Things... † ‡ Michael Jan Friedman June 1994
Q-SquaredPeter David July 1994
31 Foreign Foes Dave Galanter and Greg Brodeur August 1994
32 Requiem Michael Jan Friedman and Kevin Ryan October 1994
Star Trek Generations † ‡ 1 J. M. Dillard December 1994
33 Balance of Power Dafydd ab Hugh January 1995
34 Blaze of Glory Simon Hawke March 1995
35 The Romulan Strategem Robert Greenberger May 1995
36 Into the Nebula Gene DeWeese July 1995
37 The Last Stand Brad Ferguson October 1995
CrossoverMichael Jan Friedman December 1995
38 Dragon's Honor Kij Johnson and Greg Cox January 1996
39 Rogue Saucer John Vornholt March 1996 between "All Good Things..." and Generations
40 Possession J.M. Dillard and Kathleen O'Malley May 1996
41 Invasion #2: The Soldiers of Fear Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch July 1996
KahlessMichael Jan Friedman July 1996
42 Infiltrator W.R. Thompson September 1996
43 A Fury Scorned Pamela Sargent and George Zebrowski November 1996
Star Trek: First Contact † ‡ J. M. Dillard December 1996
44 The Death of Princes John Peel January 1997
45 Intellivore Diane Duane April 1997
Ship of the LineDiane Carey October 1997 between Generations and First Contact
46 To Storm Heaven Esther Friesner December 1997
The Best and the Brightest Susan Wright February 1998
Planet X Michael Jan Friedman May 1998
47 The Q Continuum Book One
Greg Cox August 1998
48 The Q Continuum Book Two
Greg Cox August 1998
49 The Q Continuum Book Three
Greg Cox September 1998
Triangle: Imzadi IIPeter David December 1998
Star Trek: Insurrection † ‡ J. M. Dillard December 1998
50 Dyson Sphere Charles Pellegrino and George Zebrowski April 1999
51 Double Helix, Book One
John Gregory Betancourt June 1999
52 Double Helix, Book Two
Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch June 1999
53 Double Helix, Book Three
Red Sector
Diane Carey July 1999
54 Double Helix, Book Four
John Vornholt July 1999
55 Double Helix, Book Five
Double or Nothing
Peter David August 1999
56 Double Helix, Book Six
The First Virtue
Michael Jan Friedman and Christine Golden August 1999
57 The Forgotten War William R. Forstchen (and Elizabeth Kitsteiner Salzer) September 1999
I, QJohn de Lancie and Peter David September 1999
58 Gemworld #1 John Vornholt February 2000
59 Gemworld #2 John Vornholt February 2000
The ValiantMichael Jan Friedman April 2000
Genesis Wave, Book OneJohn Vornholt September 2000
60 Tooth and Claw Doranna Durgin February 2001
61 Diplomatic Implausibility Keith R.A. DeCandido February 2001
62 Maximum Warp, Book One
Dead Zone
Dave Galanter and Greg Brodeur March 2001
63 Maximum Warp, Book Two
Forever Dark
Dave Galanter and Greg Brodeur March 2001
Genesis Wave, Book Two John VornholtApril 2001
Genesis Wave, Book Three John VornholtJanuary 2002
Immortal Coil Jeffrey Lang February 2002
A Hard Rain Dean Wesley Smith March 2002
The Battle of Betazed Charlotte Douglas and Susan Karney February 2002
Star Trek Nemesis † ‡ J. M. Dillard December 2002
Genesis ForceJohn Vornholt July 2003
Do Comets Dream? S. P. Somtow July 2003
A Time to Be Born John Vornholt February 2004 before Nemesis
A Time to Die John Vornholt March 2004 before Nemesis
A Time to Sow Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore April 2004 before Nemesis
A Time to Harvest Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore May 2004 before Nemesis
A Time to Love Robert Greenberger June 2004 before Nemesis
A Time to Hate Robert Greenberger July 2004 before Nemesis
A Time to Kill David Mack August 2004 before Nemesis
A Time to Heal David Alan Mack September 2004 before Nemesis
A Time for War, a Time for Peace Keith R.A. DeCandido October 2004 before Nemesis
Death in WinterMichael Jan Friedman February 2005 after most of Nemesis
Resistance J. M. Dillard August 2007
Q & A Keith R.A. DeCandido September 2007
The Sky's the Limit various (short story collection) October 2007
Before Dishonor Peter David November 2007
Greater than the Sum Christopher L. Bennett July 2008

† novelization of episode or film
‡ initially published in hardback
1. the initial hardcover release had a different ending to the film as released. the subsequent paperback revised this.


In 2006, Pocket expanded its e-book program beyond the Corps of Engineers series to include other parts of the Trek universe.


Titan is a spin-off of The Next Generation, following the adventures of Captain Riker of the Luna-class USS Titan (mentioned but not seen in Star Trek Nemesis).

No. Title Author Released Set
1 Taking Wing Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels April 2005 2379
2 The Red King Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels October 2005 2379
3 Orion's Hounds Christopher L. Bennett January 2006 2380
4 Sword of Damocles Geoffrey Thorne December 2007
5 Destiny Book 1: God's of Night David Alan Mack October 2008
6 Destiny Book 2: Mere Mortals David Alan Mack November 2008
7 Destiny Book 3: Lost Souls David Alan Mack November 2008
8 Destiny: A Singular Destiny Keith R. A. DeCandido January 2009

Deep Space Nine

No. Title Author Released
1 EmissaryJ.M. Dillard February 1993
2 The Siege Peter David May 1993
3 Bloodletter K. W. Jeter August 1993
4 The Big Game Sandy Schofield (Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch) November 1993
5 Fallen Heroes Dafydd ab Hugh February 1994
6 Betrayal Lois Tilton May 1994
7 Warchild Esther M. Friesner September 1994
The SearchDiane Carey October 1994
8 Antimatter John Vornholt November 1994
9 Proud Helios Melissa Scott February 1995
Warped K. W. Jeter March 1995
10 Valhalla Nathan Archer April 1995
11 Devil in the Sky Greg Cox & John Gregory Betancourt June 1995
12 The Laertian Gamble Robert Sheckley September 1995
The Way of the WarriorDiane Carey October 1995
13 Station Rage Diane Carey November 1995
14 The Long Night Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch February 1996
15 Objective: Bajor John Peel June 1996
16 Invasion #3: Time's Enemy L.A. Graf August 1996
17 The Heart of the Warrior John Gregory Betancourt October 1996
18 Saratoga Michael Jan Friedman November 1996
Trials and Tribble-ationsDiane Carey December 1996
19 The Tempest Susan Wright February 1997
20 Wrath of the Prophets Peter David, Michael Jan Friedman, & Robert Greenberger May 1997
21 Trial by Error Mark Garland November 1997
22 Vengeance Dafydd ab Hugh February 1998
Far Beyond the StarsSteve Barnes April 1998
The Dominion War, Book Two
A Call to Arms
Diane Carey November 1998
The Dominion War, Book Four
Sacrifice of Angels
Diane Carey December 1998
23 The 34th Rule Armin Shimerman & David R. George III, with Eric A. Stillwell January 1999
24 Rebels, Book One
The Conquered
Dafydd ab Hugh February 1999
25 Rebels, Book Two
The Courageous
Dafydd ab Hugh February 1999
26 Rebels, Book Three
The Liberated
Dafydd ab Hugh March 1999
What You Leave BehindDiane Carey June 1999
The Lives of Dax various (short stories) December 1999
Millennium Book One
The Fall of Terok Nor
Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens March 2000
Millennium Book Two
The War of the Prophets
Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens March 2000
Millennium Book Three
Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens April 2000
DS9 Relaunch
27 A Stitch in Time Andrew J. Robinson May 2000
Avatar, Book One S. D. Perry May 2001
Avatar, Book Two S. D. Perry May 2001
Section 31: Abyss David Weddle and Jeffrey Lang July 2001
Gateways: Demons of Air and Darkness Keith R.A. DeCandido September 2001
Mission Gamma: Book One
David R. George III September 2002
Mission Gamma: Book Two
The Gray Spirit
Heather Jarman September 2002
Mission Gamma: Book Three
Michael A. Martin and Andy Mangels October 2002
Mission Gamma: Book Four
Lesser Evil
David R. George III November 2002
Rising Son S. D. Perry January 2003
The Left Hand of Destiny, Book One J. G. Hertzler and Jeffrey Lang April 2003
The Left Hand of Destiny, Book Two J. G. Hertzler and Jeffrey Lang May 2003
Prophecy and Changevarious (short stories) September 2003
Unity S. D. Perry November 2003
Worlds of Deep Space Nine: Volume One
Cardassia & Andor
Una McCormack / Heather Jarman June 2004
Worlds of Deep Space Nine: Volume Two
Trill & Bajor
Andy Mangels and Michael A. Martin / J. Noah Kim February 2005
Worlds of Deep Space Nine: Volume Three
Ferenginar & The Dominion
Keith R.A. DeCandido / David. R. George III February 2005
Hollow MenUna McCormack May 2005
Warpath David Alan Mack April 2006
Twist of Faith S. D. Perry / David Weddle / Jeffrey Lang / Keith R.A. DeCandido July 2007
Terok Nor: Day of the Vipers James Swallow April 2008
Terok Nor: Night of the Wolves S.D. Perry and Britta Dennison May 2008
Terok Nor: Dawn of the Eagles S.D. Perry and Britta Dennison June 2008
Fearful Symmetry Olivia Woods July 2008

† novelization of episodes
‡ not part of DS9 relaunch


No. Title Author Released
1 CaretakerL.A. Graf February 1995
2 The Escape Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch May 1995
3 Ragnarok Nathan Archer July 1995
4 Violations Susan Wright September 1995
5 Incident at Arbuk John Gregory Betancourt November 1995
6 The Murdered Sun Christie Golden February 1996
7 Ghost of a Chance Mark A. Garland & Charles G. McGraw April 1996
8 Cybersong S.N. Lewitt June 1996
9 Invasion #4: The Final Fury Dafydd ab Hugh August 1996
Mosaic Jeri Taylor October 1996
FlashbackDiane Carey October 1996
10 Bless the Beasts Karen Haber December 1996
11 The Garden Melissa Scott February 1997
12 Chrysalis David Niall Wilson March 1997
13 The Black Shore Greg Cox May 1997
Day of HonorMichael Jan Friedman November 1997
14 Marooned Christie Golden December 1997
15 Echoes Dean Wesley Smith, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, & Nina Kiriki Hoffman January 1998
Pathways Jeri Taylor August 1998
16 Seven of Nine Christie Golden September 1998
17 Death of a Neutron Star Eric Kotani & Dean Wesley Smith March 1999
18 Battle Lines Dave Galanter & Greg Brodeur May 1999
EquinoxDiane Carey October 1999
Captain Proton: Defender of the Earth D. W. "Prof" Smith (Dean Wesley Smith) November 1999
19 Dark Matters Book One
Cloak and Dagger
Christie Golden November 2000
20 Dark Matters Book Two
Ghost Dance
Christie Golden November 2000
21 Dark Matters Book Three
Shadow of Heaven
Christie Golden November 2000
EndgameDiane Carey July 2001
The Nanotech War Steven Piziks November 2002
Voyager relaunch
Homecoming Christie Golden June 2003
The Farther Shore Christie Golden July 2003
Spirit Walk Book One
Old Wounds
Christie Golden November 2004
Spirit Walk Book Two
Enemy of My Enemy
Christie Golden December 2004
String Theory #1
Jeffrey Lang July 2005
Distant Shoresvarious (short story collection) November 2005
String Theory #2
Kirsten Beyer November 2005
String Theory #3
Heather Jarman March 2006

† novelisation ‡ not part of Voyager relaunch


Title Author Released
Broken Bow Diane Carey October 2001
By the Book (novel) Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch January 2002
Shockwave Paul Ruditis October 2002
What Price Honor? Dave Stern November 2002
Surak's Soul J.M. Dillard March 2003
The Expanse J.M. Dillard October 2003
Daedalus (novel) Dave Stern December 2003
Daedalus's Children Dave Stern May 2004
Rosetta Dave Stern February 2006
Enterprise relaunch
Last Full Measure Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin May 2006
The Good That Men Do Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin March 2007
Kobayashi Maru Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin August 2008

† episode novelization



FotoNovels were direct adaptations of actual colour television episode frames into a graphic novel format. Before the proliferation of home video, these books were the closest thing to viewing episodes on demand (strangely in Day of the Dove the features of Mara [Susan Howard] are obscured). Other television series such as Battlestar Galactica also did this.

Listed below are books from Star Trek: The Original Series (Mandala Productions/Bantam Books):

  • FotoNovel 1: City on the Edge of Forever
  • FotoNovel 2: Where No Man Has Gone Before
  • FotoNovel 3: The Trouble with Tribbles
  • FotoNovel 4: A Taste of Armageddon
  • FotoNovel 5: Metamorphosis
  • FotoNovel 6: All Our Yesterdays
  • FotoNovel 7: The Galileo Seven
  • FotoNovel 8: A Piece of the Action
  • FotoNovel 9: The Devil in the Dark
  • FotoNovel 10: Day of the Dove
  • FotoNovel 11: The Deadly Years
  • FotoNovel 12: Amok Time.

Movie adaptations from Pocket Books:

  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture: The Photostory, edited by Richard J. Anobile
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan: The Photostory, edited by Richard J. Anobile (in black & white).

Based upon movies

Based upon television episodes

The Original Series

  • Star Trek series by James Blish and J.A. Lawrence (1967-78; see above)

The Animated Series

The Next Generation

Deep Space Nine



Based upon video games

Star Trek: New Frontier (1997-present)

Primarily written by Peter David, the New Frontier series marked the first time that an original Star Trek series had been created for the literary franchise.

No. Title Author Released
1 House of Cards Peter David July 1997
2 Into the Void Peter David July 1997
3 The Two-Front War Peter David August 1997
4 End Game Peter David August 1997
5 Martyr Peter David March 1998
6 Fire on High Peter David April 1998
Captain's Table: Once Burned Peter David October 1998
Double Helix: Double or Nothing Peter David August 1999
7 The Quiet Place Peter David November 1999
8 Dark Allies Peter David November 1999
9 Excalibur #1: Requiem Peter David August 2000
10 Excalibur #2: Renaissance Peter David August 2000
11 Excalibur #3: Restoration Peter David November 2000
Gateways: Cold Wars Peter David October 2001
12 Being Human Peter David November 2001
13 Gods Above Peter David October 2003
14 Stone and Anvil Peter David October 2003
No Limits various (short story collection) October 2003
15 After the Fall Peter David November 2004
16 Missing in Action Peter David February 2006


All books in this series were written by Michael Jan Friedman.

Klingon Empire (2003-present)

All books in this series were written by Keith R.A. DeCandido. The first three books in the series came under the title Star Trek: IKS Gorkon, since then they are under the new title.

  1. A Good Day to Die, November 2003
  2. Honor Bound, December 2003
  3. Enemy Territory, March 2005
  4. A Burning House, February 2008


Invasion (1996)

This series spanned the entire Star Trek series (at the time, so not including Star Trek: Enterprise) and was part of the numbered Pocket Books series.

Day of Honor (1997)

The Captain's Table (1998)

The concept behind this series is an exclusive club open only to starship captains, where the price of admission is to regale the other members with a story of a previous adventure. Spanning every incarnation of Star Trek, "Captain's Table" novels typically use the club as a framing device for flashback stories.

The Dominion War (1998)

The Badlands (2000)

Section 31 (2001)

Dark Passions (2001)

This two-part saga takes place within the Mirror Universe during the DS9-Voyager era.

Gateways (2001)

The Brave and the Bold (2002)

These two books featured a prologue and four tales, covering all five TV series.

The Lost Era (2003-present)

Title Author Released Set
The Sundered Michael A. Martin and Andy Mangels August 2003 2298
Serpents Among the Ruins David R. George III September 2003 2311
The Art of the Impossible Keith R.A. DeCandido October 2003 2328-2346
Well of Souls Ilsa J. Bick November 2003 2336
Deny Thy Father Jeff Mariotte December 2003 2355-2357
Catalyst of Sorrows Margaret Wander Bonanno January 2004 2360
The Buried Age Christopher L. Bennett June 2007 2355-2364

Starfleet Corps of Engineers (2000-present)

Also known as SCE, this series of original novella-length stories are initially published in e-book format online; many of these stories are later reissued in printed collections. Through to summer 2007, the first 43 e-books have been collected into print form.

Printed books in the series include:

  1. Have Tech, Will Travel (2002)
  2. Miracle Workers (2002)
  3. Some Assembly Required (2003)
  4. No Surrender (2004)
  5. Foundations (2005)
  6. Wildfire (2005)
  7. Breakdowns (2006)
  8. Aftermath (2007)
  9. Grand Designs (2007)
  10. Creative Couplings (2008)
  11. Wounds (2008)
  12. The Cleanup (2009)
  13. What's Past (2009)

In December 2006, the e-book series was relaunched under the title Corps of Engineers. See Starfleet Corps of Engineers#Books for a full list of books and e-books.

Star Trek: Challenger

Star Trek: Challenger is a spinoff series of Star Trek novels. A six-book storyline, Star Trek: New Earth then was subtitled Challenger, and served as a springboard for Star Trek: Challenger.

Miscellaneous works

Young Adult books

Title Author Released
Star Trek: The Next Generation Starfleet Academy
#1 Worf's First Adventure Peter David 1993
#2 Line of Fire Peter David 1993
#3 Survival Peter David 1993
#4 Capture the Flag John Vornholt 1994
#5 Atlantis Station V.E. Mitchell 1994
#6 Mystery of the Missing Crew Michael Jan Friedman 1995
#7 Secret of the Lizard People Michael Jan Friedman 1995
#8 Starfall Brad Strickland and Barbara Strickland 1995
#9 Nova Command Brad Strickland and Barbara Strickland 1995
#10 Loyalties Patricia Barnes-Svarney 1996
#11 Crossfire John Vornholt 1996
#12 Breakaway Bobbi JG Weiss and David Cosy Weiss 1997
#13 The Haunted Starship Brad Ferguson 1997
#14 Deceptions Bobbi JG Weiss and David Cosy Weiss 1998
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
#1 The Star Ghost Brad Strickland 1994
#2 Stowaways Brad Strickland 1994
#3 Prisoners of Peace John Peel 1994
#4 The Pet Mel Gilden and Ted Pedersen 1994
#5 Arcade Diana G. Gallagher 1995
#6 Field Trip John Peel 1995
#7 Gypsy World Ted Pedersen 1996
#8 Highest Score Kem Antilles 1996
#9 Cardassian Imps Mel Gilden 1997
#10 Space Camp Ted Pedersen 1997
#11 Day of Honor: Honor Bound Diana G. Gallagher 1997
#12 Trapped in Time Ted Pedersen 1998
Star Trek: The Original Series
#1 Crisis on Vulcan Brad Strickland and Barbara Strickland 1996
#2 Aftershock John Vornholt 1996
#3 Cadet Kirk Diane Carey 1996
Star Trek: Voyager
#1 Lifeline Bobbi JG Weiss and David Cody Weiss 1997
#2 The Chance Factor Diana G. Gallagher and Martin R. Burke 1997
#3 Quarantine Patricia Barnes-Svarney 1997

Original Audiobooks

Many Star Trek novels have been adapted for audio, but these are the only original stories produced exclusively for audio.

  • Transformations - A Captain Sulu adventure, by Dave Stern
  • Cacophony - A Captain Sulu adventure, by JJ Malloy
  • Envoy - A Captain Sulu adventure, by LA Graf
  • Klingon - by Hilary Bader, based upon the videogame, but more than just an adaptation of the game's novelization
  • Borg - by Hilary Bader, based upon the videogame
  • Spock vs. Q - Scripted by Cecelia Fannon; a battle of wits between Spock and Q with the fate of the Earth hanging in the balance, more of a radio play than an audio book
  • Spock vs. Q: The Sequel - Scripted by Cecelia Fannon; Spock and Q meet again with surprising results.

See also

  • TekWar – a novel series by William Shatner


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