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First Three 2016 Trek Novel Details

Monday, June 29th, 2015


Early blurbs for the first three Star Trek novels of 2016 have been released.

The stories include Star Trek: Voyager: A Pocket Full of Lies by Kirsten Beyer, The Latter Fire (original series) by James Swallow, and Star Trek: Enterprise: Rise of the Federation: Live By the Code by Christopher L. Bennett.


Harve Bennett Passes

Friday, March 6th, 2015


Producer Harve Bennett has died at the age of eighty-four.

Bennett was the producer on four Star Trek films; Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, and Star Trek VI: The Final Frontier.


Star Trek: Enterprise: Rise of the Federation: Uncertain Logic

Thursday, January 8th, 2015


The cover for Christopher L. Bennett‘s Star Trek: Enterprise: Rise of the Federation: Uncertain Logic can now be seen.

Bennett’s latest Trek book will be released in April.


Two New Bennett Books Announced

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014


For fans of Christopher L. Bennett‘s Star Trek books, good news, as the author has announced that two more books will be forthcoming.

The books will continue the Rise of the Federation series.


Bennett On Shatner, Nimoy And Roddenberry

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Harve Bennett, the man credited with reinvigorating the Star Trek movie franchise after the disappointment of the first movie, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, shared his thoughts about some of the people associated with Star Trek.

Speaking to the Southern Oregon Film and Television organization at Varsity Theater in Ashland, Oregon, Bennett explained that William Shatner‘s ego was a cover-up for something else.


Harve Bennett: Putting Trek Back On Track

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

After Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Harve Bennett was called in to see if he could make a better movie for less money. The result was the critically acclaimed Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan followed by three Star Trek movies after that.

Bennett was a successful television producer with shows like Mod Squad, The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman already under his belt. When asked if he could do a better Trek movie for less money by Gulf & Western boss Charles Bludhorn, he told them he could make four or five such movies. “Do it,” said Bludhorn.


Two New Star Trek Books

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

Fans of Deep Space Nine as well as those who want to know more about Lieutenant Saavik will be interested in two new Trek books, one of which is due out next week, the other to follow in 2011.

Star Trek: Unspoken Truth, written by Margaret Wander Bonanno and due out at the end of the month, tells the story of Lieutenant Saavik, left behind on Vulcan while the crew of the Enterprise is forced to return to Earth to be court-martialed for stealing the Enterprise and destroying it while on a mission to retrieve Spock’s body and katra.


Star Trek XI Tie-In Novels Postponed

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Fans awaiting the four novels by Christopher L. Bennett, Greg Cox, Alan Dean Foster and David Mack, which were due to be published this summer will be disappointed by the news that the book release has been indefinitely delayed by Pocket Books.

Only a few days after TrekToday posted a preview of four new Star Trek XI tie-in novels due out this summer, word has come out that Pocket Books has changed their mind regarding publication of the four tie-in books and has removed them from the Pocket Books 2010 publication schedule.


New Star Trek Novel Covers Preview

Friday, January 8th, 2010

The most recent catalog from Simon and Schuster provided synopses and black-and-white tentative covers for four forthcoming Star Trek novels set in the J.J. Abrams universe.

The novels are: Refugees, by Alan Dean FosterSeek a Newer World, by Christopher L. Bennett; More Beautiful Than Death, by David Mack; and The Hazard of Concealing, by Greg Cox.