Star Trek
Original Novels: 1981-1985
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STAR TREK
60 Minute Drama
Science Fiction

ORIGINAL TRANSMISSION
1966 — 1969

BROADCASTER
NBC

SEASONS / EPISODES
1 Pilot
3 Seasons / 78 Episodes
7 Movies

Star Trek: Death's Angel

Death's Angel 1st cover image
by Kathleen Sky
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Bantam Books
  • 1981
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Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: Death's Angel
click for cover image UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1995 / No 10
Star Trek: The Entropy Effect

The Entropy Effect cover image
by Vonda N McIntyre
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1981
  • Book Number: #2
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: The Entropy Effect
click for cover image UK / Paperback / Orbit / 1981

Flag of UK Star Trek: The Entropy Effect
click for cover image UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1988 / No 17

Flag of United States Star Trek: The Entropy Effect
click for cover image United States / Paperback / Pocket Books / 2006
Back Cover Blurb — Orbit
THE UNIVERSE HAS LESS THAN A CENTURY LEFT...UNLESS SPOCK CAN CHANGE HISTORY

The crew of the Starship Enterprise have been summoned to transport a dangerous criminal from Starbase prison to a rehabilitation centre. Dr Georges Mordreaux is accused of promising to send people back in time...and then killing them instead.

But when Mordreaus escapes and kills Captain Kirk, Spock must journey back in time to avert disaster — before it occurs.

And now there is more at stake than just Kirk's life. Mordreaux's experiments have thrown the entire universe into a deadly time warp. Spock is fighting time, and the universe is closing in on itself with the relentless squeeze of...
THE ENTROPY EFFECT
Star Trek: The Klingon Gambit

The Klingon Gambit cover image
by Robert E Vardeman
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1981
  • Book Number: #3
Other Editions
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click for cover image Japan / Paperback / Hayakawa Bunko / 1989

Flag of UK Star Trek: The Klingon Gambit
click for cover image UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1990 / No 33
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
The Klingons are hungry for war...their target: the Enterprise!

When Captain Kirk and his crew are ordered to Alnath II to challenge the deadliest Klingon starship Terror, they're ready for anything — or so they think. But the defenseless Vulcan crew of a Federation science ship has been wiped out. The remaining members of the Alnath II mission have discovered a fabulous ancient city — but their report doesn't make sense. The Klingon battle cruiser has the Enterprise in its sights, and is ready to destroy it.

But Captain Kirk can't seem to make decisions. Spock has started to throw temper tantrums. And Chekov has disobeyed vital orders.

The crew of the Enterprise are losing their minds...one by one...all victims of...

The Klingon Gambit
Star Trek: The Covenant of the Crown

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by Howard Weinstein
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1981
  • Book Number: #4
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: The Covenant of the Crown
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1989 / No 23
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
The Shaddan crown is the key to power — and the Klingons have the advantage!

An Enterprise shuttle is forced to crash-land in a violent storm on the barren planet Sigma 1212. Spock, McCoy and Kailyn, the beautiful heir to the Shaddan throne, survive in the near disaster.

Now, pursued by primitive hunters and a band of Klingon scouts, they must reach the mountain where the fabulous dynastic crown is hidden. With the help of Spock and McCoy, and her own fantastic mental powers, Kailyn must prove that she alone is the true heir to the throne.

If they fail, they will open the door for Klingon takeover of the whole quadrant — and the galaxy's hope to live long and prosper will fall in the shadow of a cruel tyranny!
Star Trek: The Prometheus Design

The Prometheus Design
by Sondra Marshak & Myrna Culbreath
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1982
  • Book Number: #5
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: The Prometheus Design
click for cover image UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1990 / No 35
Star Trek: The Abode of Life

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by Lee Correy
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1982
  • Book Number: #6
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: The Abode of Life
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1989 / No 25
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
On the planet Mercan there are no stars, no moon, no outer space...

The citizens of Mercan cannot conceive of worlds beyond their own. Their sun, Mercaniad, is prone to deadly, radioactive flare-ups, and the Mercans have organized their life around the need to survive The Ordeal — until a strange visitor appears from out of nowhere...

The Enterprise, badly crippled and in desperate need of repairs, must seek help from a people who cannot believe in its existence. Mercaniad is about to blow, and James Kirk faces an impossible choice: to attack the sun itself and save his ship and crew — or let a people live in peace, in the only world they know...

The Abode of Life
Star Trek: Black Fire

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by Sonni Cooper
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1983
  • Book Number: #8
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: Black Fire
click for cover image UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1990 / No 37
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
Spock a traitor?

There is sabotage aboard the Enterprise, and Spock's investigation leads him into defiance of the Federation and a bizarre alliance with the Romulan and Klingon Empires against the bloodthirsty Tomarii — a savage race for whom war and battle are life itself.

Now Spock has been declared a traitor and condemned to the shame of the Federation's highest security prison. And now Captain James Kirk must face the toughest decision of his command, while a lifelong friendship and the destiny of the free universe hang in the balance!
Star Trek: Triangle

Triangle cover image
by Sondra Marshak & Myrna Culbreath
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1983
  • Book Number: #9
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: Triangle
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1991 / No 49
Star Trek: Web of the Romulans

Web of the Romulans
by MS Murdoch
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1983
  • Book Number: #10
Other Editions
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click for cover image Japan / Paperback / Hayakawa Bunko / 1986

Flag of UK Star Trek: Web of the Romulans
click for cover image UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1989 / No 27
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
Ravaged by a killer virus, the Romulans enter Canara, where the only antidote can be found. Desperate, they incite a victorious Enterprise attack on one of their vessels — but Kirk discovers their ruse.

Meanwhile the central computer has fallen in love with him, severely crippling the Enterprise. Now Kirk must bring the antidote to the Romulans — before the galaxy crashes over the brink of war!
Star Trek: Yesterday's Son

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by AC Crispin
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1983
  • Book Number: #11
Other Editions
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click for cover image Japan / Paperback / Hayakawa Bunko / 1985

Flag of UK Star Trek: Yesterday's Son
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1988 / No 8
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
The Romulans attack the planet Gateway, where Federation scientists are studying the Guardian of Forever — the mysterious portal to the past.

The Enterprise must protect the Guardian — or destroy it. But Spock has already used the portal to journey to the past. On the planet Sarpeidon, 5,000 years ago, Spock knew a beautiful, primitive woman. Now he has gone back to meet his son!
Star Trek: Mutiny on the Enterprise

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by Robert E Vardeman
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1983
  • Book Number: #12
Other Editions
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click for cover image Japan / Paperback / Hayakawa Bunko / 1985

Flag of UK Star Trek: Mutiny on the Enterprise
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1991 / No 45
Star Trek: The Wounded Sky

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by Diane Duane
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1983
  • Book Number: #13
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: The Wounded Sky
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1989 / No 19
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books (1983)
A pretty alien scientist invents the Intergalactic Inversion Drive, an engine system that transcends warp drive — and the Enterprise will be the first to test it! The Klingons attempt to thwart the test, but a greater danger looms when strange symptoms surface among the crew — and time becomes meaningless.

Now Captain Kirk and his friends face their greatest challenge — to repair the fabric of the Universe before time is lost forever!
Star Trek: The Trellisane Confrontation

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by Daniel Dvorkin
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1984
  • Book Number: #14
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: The Trellisane Confrontation
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1990 / No 31
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
The Enterprise has rushed to war-torn Trellisane! Kirk is on the bridge of a Klingon warship, McCoy is dining with cannibals, and the ship is surrounded by Romulans. In the Neutral Zone, power is up for grabs. Now only the ingenuity and raw courage of the Enterprise crew can avert catastrophe!
Star Trek: Corona

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by Greg Bear
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1984
  • Book Number: #15
Other Editions
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click for cover image Japan / Paperback / Hayakawa Bunko / 1988

Flag of UK Star Trek: Corona
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1989 / No 24
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
An awesome, sentient force of protostars — Corona — has taken control of a stranded team of Vulcan scientists. The Enterprise has come on a rescue mission, with a female reporter and a new computer that can override Kirk's command. Suddenly, the rescuers must save themselves and the entire Universe — before Corona unleashes a Big Bang!
Star Trek: The Final Reflection

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by John M Ford
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1984
  • Book Number: #16
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: The Final Reflection
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1988 / No 10
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
Klingon Captain Krenn is a ruthless war strategist. But on a mission to Earth, Krenn learns a lesson in peace. Suddenly he must fight a secret battle of his own. His empire has a covert plan to shatter the Federation. Only Krenn can prevent a war — at the risk of his own life!
Notes
Star Trek: My Enemy, My Ally

My Enemy, My Ally cover image
by Diane Duane
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1984
  • Book Number: #18
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Flag of UK Star Trek: My Enemy, My Ally
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1989 / No 21
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
Ael t' Rlailiiu is a noble — and dangerous — Romulan commander. But when the Romulans kidnap Vulcans to genetically harness their mind power, Ael decides on treason. Captain Kirk, her old enemy, joins her in a secret pact to destroy the research laboratory and free the captive Vulcans. When the Romulans discover their plan, the Neutral Zone seethes with schemes and counter-schemes, sabotage and war!
Notes
  • My Enemy, My Ally was later re-issued as part of the Rihannsu series as Book 1 — My Enemy, My Ally. In 2006 it was included in the Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages omnibus which collected together the first four Rihannsu novels.
Star Trek: The Tears of the Singers

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by Melinda Snodgrass
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1984
  • Book Number: #19
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: The Tears of the Singers
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1990 / No 39
Back Cover Blurb — Pocket Books
Captain Kirk and the Enterprise join the Klingons to avert disaster in the Taygeta V system — where a time/space warp has swallowed a spaceship without a trace. Spock suspects a link between the anomaly and the inhabitants of Taygeta, semi-aquatic creatures killed for the jewel-like tears secreted at the moment of death. But a mutinous Klingon officer threatens the vital mission, as a desperate Kirk and Spock race to save the Taygetians, the Federation — and the entire universe!
Star Trek: The Vulcan Academy Murders

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by Jean Lorrah
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1984
  • Book Number: #20
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: The Vulcan Academy Murders
click for cover image UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1988 / No 12
Back Cover Blurb — Titan Books
Kirk and McCoy accompany Spock to the Vulcan Academy Hospital, seeking experimental treatment for a badly wounded Enterprise crew member. Spock's mother is also a patient in the hospital, and Kirk soon becomes involved in the complex drama of Spock's family...

Suddenly, patients are dying, and Kirk suspects the unthinkable — murder on Vulcan! But can he convince the Vulcans that something as illogical as murder is possible? Until the killer is caught, everyone is in danger!
Star Trek: Uhura's Song

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by Janet Kagan
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1985
  • Book Number: #21
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: Uhura's Song
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1989
Notes
  • Uhura's Song was issued in the UK as a 'Giant Novel'.
Star Trek: Shadow Lord

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by Laurence Yep
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1985
  • Book Number: #22
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: Shadow Lord
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1990
Notes
  • Shadow Lord was issued in the UK as a 'Giant Novel'.
Star Trek: Ishmael

Ishmael cover image
by Barbara Hambly
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1985
  • Book Number: #23
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: Ishmael
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1989 / No 26
Star Trek: Killing Time

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by Della van Hise
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1985
  • Book Number: #24
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: Killing Time
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1990 / No 38
Notes
  • Killing Time was re-issued by Pocket Books in a slightly revised form after certain passages suggesting a relationship between Kirk and Spock drew complaints from Paramount.
Star Trek: Dwellers in the Crucible

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by Margaret Wander Bonanno
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1985
  • Book Number: #25
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: Dwellers in the Crucible
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1989
Notes
  • Dwellers in the Crucible was issued in the UK as a 'Giant Novel'.
Star Trek: Pawns and Symbols

Pawns and Symbols cover image
by Majliss Larson
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Pocket Books
  • 1985
  • Book Number: #26
Other Editions
Flag of UK Star Trek: Pawns and Symbols
Cover image needed UK / Paperback / Titan Books / 1990
Notes
  • Pawns and Symbols was issued in the UK as a 'Giant Novel'.