Original Sin

Star Trek: Gamma
Pocket Books • October 2017 • 392 Pages

Three months into the extended exploratory mission of U.S.S. Robinson into the Gamma Quadrant, Captain Benjamin Sisko and his crew are suddenly attacked by an unknown alien species. Seventy-eight of the thirteen hundred aboard are abducted—including Sisko’s daughter, Rebecca. But Rebecca had been kidnapped once before, years earlier, by a religious zealot on Bajor. Does her disappearance now have anything to do with the harrowing events of the past? And for what purpose have the these new enemies taken Sisko’s daughter and the rest of the missing?

The Long Mirage

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Pocket Books • March 2017 • 390 Pages

While Quark searches for the missing Morn, Nog enters a holosuite in an attempt to rescue Vic Fontaine from kidnappers. At the same time, Kira Nerys tries to determine why Altek Dans, a man she knew—and loved—in Bajor's ancient past, has emerged from the Celestial Temple in the present.


Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Pocket Books • January 2016 • 356 Pages

Displaced to the past, a future version of Kira Nerys rushes after the Ascendants as they head for the Bajoran system, led by the insane Iliana Ghemor, who is bent on revenge. Back in the present, an enormous, noncommunicative shape-shifter attacks Odo, escapes a detention facility, and heads for Deep Space 9.

Sacraments of Fire

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Pocket Books • July 2015 • 388 Pages

Kira Nerys emerges from the Celestial Temple into the Gamma Quadrant—in the past, where she meets a still-living Taran'atar. Meanwhile, the mad Iliana Ghemor, seeking vengeance, leads an army of Ascendants toward Bajor. Can Kira reach her homeworld first, in an attempt to save Taran'atar and to avert the impending attack? 

One Constant Star

Star Trek: The Lost Era
Pocket Books • June 2014 • 387 Pages

Captain Demora Sulu leads her Enterprise crew on an exploratory mission near the Tzenkethi border, not far from where her father’s starship disappeared with all hands eleven years earlier. When the discovery of a missing civilization and a strange portal imperils Sulu and her crew, followed by the arrival of a Tzenkethi squadron, she reaches out for aid to her former commanding officer, John Harriman.

Revelation and Dust

Star Trek: The Fall / Deep Space Nine
Pocket Books • September 2013 • 388 Pages

As Captain Ro Laren and her crew prepare to inaugurate their new state-of-the-art space station, a mysterious faction initiates a nefarious plan that will, if successful, have devastating consequences for the Federation and beyond. Meanwhile, Kira Nerys, lost in the Celestial Temple when it collapsed, finds herself witnessing the first meeting of the Emissary with the Prophets, and then inexplicably living the life of another woman, apparently somewhere deep in Bajor’s past.

Allegiance in Exile

Star Trek: The Original Series
Pocket Books • February 2013 • 375 Pages

In the final year of Enterprise’s five-year mission, Captain James T. Kirk and his crew discover a mysteriously abandoned city. The ship’s new archaeology-and-anthropology officer, Ensign Trinh, accompanies a landing party to investigate. Later, she begins a romantic relationship with Lieutenant Sulu, but when the crew find another empty city on a second world, Trinh ends up in great danger. At odds with Kirk’s command decisions, Sulu transfers from Enterprise to another starship.

Raise the Dawn

Star Trek: Typhon Pact / Deep Space Nine
Pocket Books • July 2012 • 394 Pages

In the wake of devastating losses in the Bajoran system, a rogue faction of the Typhon Pact moves forward with its plans to secure access to the wormhole and the Gamma Quadrant from outside Federation territory. Can Robinson’s Captain Benjamin Sisko, Enterprise Captain Jean-Luc Picard, and Deep Space 9 Captain Ro Laren, stop them?

Plagues of Night

Star Trek: Typhon Pact / Deep Space Nine
Pocket Books • June 2012 • 389 Pages

As peace negotiations progress between the Federation, its allies, and the Typhon Pact, a rogue faction strives to undermine those efforts—and to procure Dominion technology for their own villainous ends. Can Robinson Captain Benjamin Sisko and Enterprise Captain Jean-Luc Picard, along with Deep Space 9 Captain Ro Laren, unravel the plot and end it before it’s too late?

Rough Beasts of Empire

Star Trek: Typhon Pact
Pocket Books • January 2011 • 389 Pages

The Romulan Empire has cleaved in two, one bloc led by Empress Donator and the other by Praetor Tal’Aura. On Romulus in pursuit of reunifying the Vulcans and Romulans, Spock is caught between the two factions. Meanwhile, after returning to Starfleet to battle the Borg, Captain Benjamin Sisko endures a pair of terrible losses. Fearing the fulfillment of the Prophets’ prediction and concerned for his family, he decides to remain in the service. Sisko is soon dispatched to Romulan space, where he must deal with an assassination attempt—on Spock! 

The Embrace of Cold Architects

Star Trek: Myriad Universes—Shattered Light Three-Novel Book / 
The Next Generation
Ga Books • December 2010 • Book: 489 Pages • Novel: 128 Pages

In an alternate timeline, a harsh winter causes the postponement of a cybernetics conference—and in so doing, changes the course of Federation history. The Enterprise crew’s battle with the Borg ends differently, as does Data’s creation of Lal, an android he considers his daughter. Can he prevent her from being taken to the Daystrom Institute for study—and for even more ignoble purposes?

The Star to Every Wandering

Star Trek: Crucible / The Original Series
Pocket Books • March 2007 • 294 Pages

Enterprise Captain James T. Kirk, displaced in time, allows Edith Keeler—the love of his life—to die in a traffic accident, thereby preserving Earth's history. Back in the present, he continues his storied career exploring the galaxy. But the incandescence that once filled his heart remains elusive. On Verdian III, facing his own death, the very fabric of existence collapses across years and light-years, forcing him to race against—and through—time itself, until he comes full circle to that one bright star by which he has always steered his life.

The Fire and the Rose

Star Trek: Crucible / The Original Series
Pocket Books • December 2006 • 390 Pages

In Earth’s past, Enterprise First Officer Spock watches his closest friend heed his advice by allowing the love of his life to die in a tragic accident, thus preserving Earth's history. Back in the present, Spock confronts other such crises, and chooses instead to willfully alter the past. Challenged by the thorny demands of his logic, he must find a way to face his conflicting decisions. But when Captain James T. Kirk dies, Spock reexamines the fundamental choices he has made for his life. He seeks complete mastery of his emotions, but, another loss brings him full circle to once more face the fire he has never embraced.

Provenance of Shadows

Star Trek: The Original Series / Crucible: McCoy
Pocket Books • September 2006 • 627 Pages

In a temporal accident, Enterprise Chief Medical Officer Leonard McCoy ends up in Earth’s past, where he inadvertently alters history. Stranded in time, he struggles to find his way home, but eventually has to move on, has to face the shadows born of his lost life. But when Captain James T. Kirk and First Officer Spock rescue him, he finds a medical mystery he is committed to solving. But the echoes of an existence he never lived haunt him, and the specter of a premature death brings him full circle to the shadows he has never faced.

Olympus Descending

Worlds of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Volume Three Two-Novel Book
Pocket Books • February 2005 • Book: 346 Pages • Novel: 176 Pages

Since the end of the Dominion War, the Great Link has struggled with questions. At its moment of greatest doubt, its fate—and that of the entire Dominion, is tied to Odo’s investigation of their true motives for sending a hundred infant Changelings out into the galaxy. As Odo searches for answers and takes a hard look at his past choices, Taran’atar reaches a turning point in his own quest for clarity—one from which there may be no return.

Serpents Among the Ruins

Star Trek: The Lost Era
Pocket Books • September 2003 • 371 Pages

The tale of the Tomed Incident can now be told. As tensions escalate among the Klingons, the Romulans, and the Federation, Starfleet tests a prototype starship. But the experiment results in disaster, convincing the Romulans that the Federation is testing a first-strike weapon. As both sides mobilize, Enterprise Captain John Harriman—along with First Officer Demora Sulu—confronts his oldest enemy, with the Beta Quadrant one wrong move from the outbreak of total war.


Star Trek: Deep Space Nine / Mission Gamma Book, One of Four
Pocket Books • September 2002 • 505 Pages

On Deep Space 9, Colonel Kira Nerys deals both with her recent Attainder and with the push for Bajor to finally join the Federation. Meanwhile, Commander Elias Vaughn takes Defiant into the Gamma Quadrant for a three-month mission of exploration—where he soon encounters a peaceful people on the verge of a cataclysm. Can Vaughn and his crew save them without losing their own lives?

The 34th Rule

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Pocket Books • January 1999 • 425 Pages

When Grand Nagus Zek holds an auction for an Orb of the Prophets, the Bajorans bid on it—without success. In protest, the First Minister expels all Ferengi from the system, imprisoning those who refuse to leave—including Quark and Rom. Ferenginar then blockades the Bajoran system, increasing tensions that could lead to war.


Iron and Sacrifice

Tales From the Captain's Table Anthology / Star Trek: The Lost Era
Pocket Books • June 2005 • Book: 337 Pages • Novella: 68 Pages

A bar unmoored in time and space, The Captain's Table charges its patrons—the commanding officers of ships—a story in exchange for a drink. In pursuit of a fugitive with sensitive operational data stolen from a Starlet facility, Captain Demora Sulu chases the man there. Asked to offer up a tale, she does so in the hope of convincing him to surrender—and in talking about her grandmother, she also recounts a mission to infiltrate a renegade base on the cusp of Federation space.


“The Dark Arts Come to Hebron”

Apollo's Daughters Anthology • Silence in the Library, LLC
January 2015 • Book: 484 Pages • Novelette: 36 Pages

As property disputes threaten the farmers of Hebron and rumors of witches in Salem reach the Colonial town, Agathie Swaddock must determine how she and the other wives in the community can repair and preserve their peaceful existence.

“The Instruments of Vice”

ReDeus: Native Lands Anthology • Crazy 8 Press
July 2013 • Book: 209 Pages • Novelette: 30 Pages

Twenty years after the pantheons of gods returned to Earth at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, life has changed in different ways all over the planet. In South Dakota, a citizen finds the mutilated body of a man whose livelihood was taken away two decades earlier by the Lakota spider-god, Iktomi. Police want to find out who killed the man, but the motive behind the killing turns out to be more important. 

“Moon Over Luna”

Thrilling Wonder Stories, Volume 2 Anthology • Thrilling Wonder LLC
January 2009 • Book: 252 Pages • Novelette: 27 Pages

When a mysterious sphere suddenly appears in orbit around Earth’s moon, scientists have no immediate explanation. That doesn't stop people from developing their own theories and committing to them, regardless of the dearth of facts.

Television Stories

“Prime Factors”

Star Trek: Voyager • Paramount Television
March 1995 • 46 Minutes

Captain Kathryn Janeway and her crew encounter a hedonistic people who possess technology that could transport Voyager forty thousand light-years closer to the Federation. Janeway attempts to trade for it, but the Sikarians refuse because of their own noninterference laws. The captain accepts this, but some of her crew disobey orders and try to trade for the technology with a group of rogue Sikarians.


Twilight, Reprinted in Two-Novel Omnibus These Haunted Seas

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine / Mission Gamma Book, One of Four
Pocket Books • June 2008 • 709 Pages

On Deep Space 9, Colonel Kira Nerys deals both with her recent Attainder and with the push for Bajor to finally join the Federation. Meanwhile, Commander Elias Vaughn takes Defiant into the Gamma Quadrant for a three-month mission of exploration—where he soon encounters a peaceful people on the verge of a cataclysm. Can Vaughn and his crew save them without losing their own lives?


“Deep Into That Darkness Peering”

Twist of Faith Omnibus / Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Pocket Books • May 2007 • Book: 661 Pages • Introduction: 6 Pages

This omnibus edition of four novels and one novella collects the stories that relaunched Deep Space Nine in literary form after the television series ended. The introduction discusses the show and the genesis of the new DSN book line.


Star Trek 45s: ‘Fight or Flight’”

Star Trek Magazine #39 • Titan Magazines • Spring 2012

On the occasion of Star Trek’s 45th anniversary, Star Trek Magazine’s editor decided to take a look at every 45th episode throughout the show’s history. This article explores the second installment of Enterprise.

“Do You Believe in Miracles?”

Star Trek Magazine #38 • Titan Magazines • January/February 2012

Montgomery Scott, Enterprise’s chief engineer, is often regarded by viewers and readers as a “miracle worker,” and the phrase itself is utilized in the series. But is that description actually warranted? This article examines Scotty’s record in an attempt to answer that question.

“The Ultimate Guide: Deep Space Nine, Season 7”

Star Trek Magazine #37 • Titan Magazines • October/November 2011

This article and accompanying features survey the final season of Deep Space Nine. Included are a discussion of the show as it marched toward its climax; ratings for every episode; writer, director, and airdate information; and comments on each of the best five installments, on the worst episode, on the best moment, best guest star, and most valued performance.

“Who is . . . Christopher Pike?”

Star Trek Magazine #35 • Titan Magazines • July/August 2011

Until the most recent Star Trek feature films, Christopher Pike appeared in only the original series’ first pilot episode, “The Cage,” and the two-part installment, “The Menagerie,” which mostly recapitulates the former. So what exactly do we know about the Enterprise captain? This article takes a look at his television appearances, references to the character in the subsequent shows, and his role in non-canon material.

“Who is . . . Scotty?”

Star Trek Magazine #34 • Titan Magazines • June 2011

Outside of the original series’ triumvirate of Kirk, Spock, and McCoy, Enterprise Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott appears more than any other character. What do we know about him? This article traces his evolution from the show’s second pilot episode through to the latest Star Trek feature film.

“Who is . . . Chekov?”
“Resurrecting Okona”

Star Trek Magazine #33 • Titan Magazines • April/May 2011

Pavel Chekov didn't appear in the original series until its second season, but his inclusion in the show continued a long-standing Star Trek theme: inclusiveness. This article takes a look at the character from his beginning on television to the latest feature films.

Thadiun Okona appeared in just a single Next Generation episode, but later resurfaced in the books and comics. This short article discusses my choice to utilize him in an alternate-history TNG novel, The Embrace of Cold Architects.

“Who is . . . Doctor McCoy?”

Star Trek Magazine #32 • Titan Magazines • March 2011

Doctor Leonard “Bones” McCoy appeared in neither of the original series’ two pilot episodes, but subsequently became the emotional heart of Star Trek. This article explores what we know about the good doctor, from his beginning on television through the most recent feature films.

“Who is . . . Sulu?”

Star Trek Magazine #30 • Titan Magazines • December 2010

Hikaru Sulu initially appeared in the second pilot episode of the original series, as the head of the astro-sciences department, with neither a position on the bridge nor a first name. This article looks at the character throughout the various incarnations of Star Trek.

“Who is . . . Jim Kirk?”

Star Trek Magazine #27 • Titan Magazines • July/August 2010

James T. Kirk first appeared in the original television series, and then in the follow-up animated show, the first seven features films, and numerous non-canon novels, comics, and games. The other series all make reference to Kirk, and the later films introduce a version of the character in an alternate timeline. This article provides a primer on the known, sometimes conflicting details of the Enterprise captain’s life.

“Life from Lifelessness”

Star Trek Magazine #26 • Titan Magazines • June 2010

This article reviews the second Star Trek feature film, The Wrath of Khan, not just for fans, but for general moviegoers.

“Condemned for a Villain: Winn Adami”
Trek Lit Villains: Colonel Mitra”
Trek Lit Villains: Aventeer Vokar”

Star Trek Magazine #22 • Titan Magazines • December 2009

These articles offer portraits of various Star Trek villains, from both the television series and the literary works.

“The Voice of the Hidden Waterfall”

Star Trek Magazine #13 • Titan Magazines • September/October 2008

The Vulcans in general, and Spock in particular, are widely accepted as emotionless logicians who cannot lie, but are those legitimate assessments? This article examines what it means to be Vulcan in the 23rd and 24th centuries, and how Spock fits into that cultural motif.

“Cowboys and Diplomats”

Star Trek Magazine #11 • Titan Magazines • May/June 2008

Many think of James T. Kirk as a fighter and Jean-Luc Picard as a talker, but are those descriptors entirely accurate? This article compares the command styles of the two Enterprise captains, exploring both their differences and their similarities.

“All the Galaxy’s a Stage”

Star Trek Magazine #10 • Titan Magazines • March/April 2008

After Deep Space Nine ended on television, writers and editors carried the series forward in original novels and stories. This articles examines that transition and discusses how new literary characters have sustained and enhanced the DSN mythos.

“Of Ice and Moonlight”

Star Trek Magazine #9 • Titan Magazines • January/February 2008

Was Captain Kirk truly a womanizer, a lothario who didn't want to be tied down, a libertine who had a lover in every spaceport? This article explores the on-screen evidence and reaches what some might consider a surprising conclusion.