Sunday 19 June 2016

Star Trek stories by Kevin Dilmore

Page created 19th June 2016. Last updated 19th November 2017.

This is a list of Star Trek stories and books written by Kevin Dilmore, who has written numerous novels and novellas, a comic, and many articles for various Star Trek magazines and

Dilmore entered the world of Star Trek fiction as one of the regular writers of the ebook novella series SCE, and also began to work with his regular writing partner Dayton Ward on that series. Working mostly with Ward (with the exception of a couple of solo pieces of shorter fiction) Dilmore has since gone on to write numerous Star Trek books, with a particular focus on TOS and TNG stories. With Ward, fellow author David Mack, and editor Marco Palmieri, Dilmore also co-created the Vanguard, and later Seekers series, with Ward-Dilmore and Mack writing alternate books in both series.

The list below is of Dilmore's Star Trek stories, presented in publication order.

Interphase, Book One
  • Notes: Dilmore's first Star Trek story, a SCE novella; the fourth in the series. First half of a duology, and sequel to The Tholian Web. Co-written with Dayton Ward. This book was later reprinted in the first SCE omnibus, Have Tech, Will Travel.
  • Published: February 2001 (ebook), January 2002 (omnibus).
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Interphase, Book Two
  • Notes: An SCE novella, the fifth book in the series, and second half of a duology. Co-written with Dayton Ward. This book was later reprinted in the SCE omnibus Miracle Workers.
  • Published: March 2001 (ebook), February 2002 (omnibus).
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    • Notes: An SCE novella trilogy, books seventeen to nineteen in the series, featuring stories of the 23rd century version of the SCE, and introducing the USS Lovell (which appears in numerous later works) The second book is also a sequel to The Return of the Archons. Co-written with Dayton Ward. Originally published as three ebooks, the trilogy was later collected in a single omnibus book.
    • Published: June 2002 (book 1), July 2002 (book 2), August 2002 (book 3), March 2004 (omnibus).
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    Home Fires
    • Notes: An SCE novella, book twenty-five in the series. Co-written with Dayton Ward. This book was later reprinted in the SCE omnibus Breakdowns.
    • Published: February 2003 (ebook) May 2005 (omnibus).
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    The Road to Edos
    • Notes: A New Frontier short story, from the anthology No Limits. Dilmore's first story written solo.
    • Published: October 2003.
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    A Time to Sow
    • Notes: A TNG novel and first half of a duology, as well as being the third book in the Nemesis prequel series, A Time to.... Dilmore's first Star Trek novel. Co-written with Dayton Ward.
    • Published: April 2004.
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    A Time to Harvest
    • Notes: A TNG novel and second half of a duology, as well as being the fourth book in the Nemesis prequel series, A Time to.... Co-written with Dayton Ward.
    • Published: May 2004.
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    Grand Designs
    • Notes: An SCE novella, book twenty-five in the series. Co-written with Dayton Ward. This book was later reprinted in an SCE omnibus also titled Grand Designs.
    • Published: May 2004 (ebook) July 2007 (omnibus).
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    Field Expediency

    Where Time Stands Still
    • Notes: An SCE novella, book forty-four in the series. This is a sequel to the TAS episode The Time Trap, and another 23rd century SCE story featuring the USS Lovell. Co-written with Dayton Ward. This book was later reprinted in the SCE omnibus Creative Couplings.
    • Published: September 2004 (ebook) December 2007 (omnibus).
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    Distant Early Warning
    • Notes: An SCE novella, book sixty-four in the series, and the fourth book in the What's Past miniseries. The story, again featuring the USS Lovell, is a prequel to the Vanguard series. Co-written with Dayton Ward. This book was later reprinted in the SCE omnibus What's Past.
    • Published: June 2006 (ebook) August 2010 (omnibus).
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    Summon the Thunder
    • Notes: Second book in the Vanguard series, and introduction of the USS Lovell to that series. Co-written with Dayton Ward, who together with Dilmore would become one of the regular writers on the series, alternating books with David Mack.
    • Published: June 2006.
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    Things Fall Apart
    • Notes: TOS novella, and first book in the TOS fortieth anniversary miniseries Mere Anarchy. Co-written with Dayton Ward. The complete Mere Anarchy series was later published in an omnibus book.
    • Published: August 2006 (ebook) March 2009 (omnibus).
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    First, Do No Harm
    • Notes: A TOS short story from the fortieth anniversary anthology Constellations. Co-written with Dayton Ward.
    • Published: September 2006.
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    Turn the Page
    • Notes: First novella from the rebranded SCE series, rechristened Corps of Engineers. Co-written with Dayton Ward. The eight books released under the Corps of Engineers banner have yet to be collected in a print omnibus.
    • Published: December 2006.
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    Age of the Empress

    Acts of Compassion
    • Notes: A TNG short story. Published in The Sky's the Limit, an anthology of short stories released to mark TNG's twentieth anniversary. Co-written with Dayton Ward.
    • Published: October 2007.
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    Ill Winds

    Open Secrets
    • Notes: Fourth novel in the Vanguard series. Dilmore was unable to co-write this entry in the series, but still receives a story credit in the book.
    • Published: May 2009.
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    The First Peer
    • Notes: A Romulan-focused short story, published in the anthology Seven Deadly Sins. Co-written with Dayton Ward.
    • Published: March 2010.
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    Hard News

    What Judgments Come

    Seekers 2: Point of Divergence

    Seekers #4: All That's Left
    Legacies, Book III: Purgatory's Key

    The Menace of the Mechanitrons
    • Notes: Dilmore's first Star Trek comic, a Gold Key inspired TOS story. This was published as part of the anthology series Waypoint, one of two stories in issue two of the series. Co-written with Dayton Ward, and illustrated by Gordon Purcell. This book was later reprinted in the Waypoint omnibus.
    • Published: November 2016.
    • Purchase: Amazon.

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