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Dayton Ward

Dayton Ward is a New York Times bestselling author or co-author of more than thirty novels and novellas, often working with his best friend, Kevin Dilmore. With Kevin and fellow author David Mack, he helped to develop Star Trek: Seekers, the "literary spin-off" to the critically acclaimed Star Trek Vanguard novel series.


His short fiction has appeared in more than twenty anthologies, and he's written for magazines such as Kansas City Voices, Famous Monsters of Filmland, Star Trek and Star Trek Communicator, as well as the websites,, and


Dayton's most recent publications are Drastic Measures, the second Star Trek: Discovery novel, and two collaborations with Insight Editions for their IncrediBuilds series of books and models, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise and Star Trek: The Next Generation - U.S.S. Enterprise.


Though he currently lives in Kansas City with his wife and two daughters, Dayton is a Florida native and still maintains a torrid long-distance romance with his beloved Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Books by Dayton Ward:

Title ISBN Date Publisher
978-168298-167-2 Insight Editions
978-168298-184-9 Insight Editions
978-150117-174-1 Pocket Books
978-168405-017-8 IDW
978-178565-540-1 Titan Books
978-161475-529-6 Wordfire Press
978-160887-519-1 Insight Editions
978-150114-731-9 Pocket Books
978-194058-915-2 The Sequart Organization
978-150111-131-0 Pocket Books
Star Trek Adventures Core Rulebook 978-191013-285-2 Modiphius Entertainment
978-178565-268-4 Titan Books
978-076537-794-4 Tor Books
978-150112-277-4 Pocket Books
978-152264-243-5 Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio; MP3 Una
978-160887-520-7 Insight Editions
978-150111-129-7 Pocket Books
978-177041-292-7 ECW Press
ECW Press
Joe Books
978-147678-269-0 Pocket Books/Star Trek
1-47675-726-7 Pocket
978-189254-409-4 Crazy 8 Press
1-47671-899-7 Pocket
0-61591-027-0 Sky Warrior Books
1-47671-900-4 Pocket
978-145165-068-6 Pocket
1-45160-863-2 Pocket
978-143916-083-1 Pocket
1-45160-691-5 Pocket
1-43919-486-6 Pocket
978-143916-774-8 Pocket
1-43910-944-3 Pocket
Seven Deadly Sins (hc) 1-43958-112-6 Gallery Books
Full-Throttle Space Tales #3: Space Grunts 0-98189-574-1 Flying Pen Press
1-41659-494-9 Pocket
1-41655-850-0 Pocket
1-41654-792-4 Pocket
978-141654-321-3 Pocket
1-93377-148-8 Pocket
978-141654-898-0 Pocket
0-74349-255-2 Pocket
1-41654-489-5 Pocket
1-89368-786-4 Yard Dog Press
1-41652-459-2 Pocket
Turn the Page (SCE) 1-41654-324-4 Pocket
1-59816-744-8 TokyoPop
0-74349-254-4 Pocket
Things Fall Apart (ST: Mere Anarchy) 1-41653-437-7 Pocket
1-41652-400-2 Pocket
0-97707-080-8 Phobos Impact
Distant Early Warning (e-book) 1-41653-309-5 Pocket
1-41650-326-9 Pocket
Where Time Stands Still (SCE#44)(e-book) 0-74349-361-3 Pocket
0-74349-171-8 Pocket
Grand Designs (SCE#39) (e-book) 0-74348-086-4 Pocket
0-74348-300-6 Pocket
0-74348-299-9 Pocket
0-74348-298-0 Pocket
0-74347-707-3 Pocket
0-74345-789-7 Pocket Star
Home Fires (SCE#25) (e-book) 0-74347-591-7 Pocket
Foundations III (SCE#19) (e-book) 0-74345-674-2 Pocket
0-74345-673-4 Pocket
0-74346-454-0 Pocket
0-74345-672-6 Pocket
0-74344-412-4 Pocket
0-74341-225-7 Pocket
0-85965-312-9 Plexus
0-74342-871-4 Pocket
978-074342-882-8 Pocket
0-74343-996-1 Pocket
0-67103-652-1 Pocket
0-67101-447-1 Pocket
0-67102-693-3 Pocket
0-67102-692-5 Pocket
0-67101-446-3 Pocket