Fiction books (adult)

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 shortlist fiction

June 18, 2024

ROGUE ONE
A Star Wars Story

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: A NEW DAWN

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: CATALYST
A Rogue One Novel

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: DARK DISCIPLE

trade paperback reprint (USA)

October 15, 2024

STAR WARS INSIDER: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – STARLIGHT STORIES

softcover reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: MACE WINDU – THE GLASS ABYSS

hardcover original (USA)

November 5, 2024

STAR WARS: THE FORCE UNLEASHED

The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 11)

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: THE HAN SOLO ADVENTURES

The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 11)

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: SOLO COMMAND

Book 3 of the Wraith Squadron Series

The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 11)

trade paperback reprint / audiobook download (USA)

November 19, 2024

STAR WARS: AFTERMATH

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: AFTERMATH – LIFE DEBT

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: AFTERMATH – EMPIRE’S END

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: THE LIVING FORCE

trade paperback reprint (USA)

December 3, 2024

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – TEMPEST BREAKER

full-cast audiodrama original (USA)

February 4, 2025

STAR WARS: DARK LORD – THE RISE OF DARTH VADER

The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 12)

trade paperback reprint / audiobook download (USA)

STAR WARS: THE FORCE UNLEASHED II

The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 12)

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: SCOUNDRELS

The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 12)

trade paperback reprint (USA)

June 2025

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – TRIALS OF THE JEDI

The High Republic Phase III: Trials of the Jedi (Wave 3)

hardcover original (USA)

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JUNE 18, 2024

ROGUE ONE

A Star Wars Story

trade paperback reprint of the December 2016 Del Rey hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Alexander Freed

trade paperback reprint (400 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0-593-87279-6
$ 18.00

solicitation copy:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Go beyond the film that introduced Star Wars fans to Cassian Andor with a novelization featuring new scenes and expanded material.

“One of the best movie adaptations yet.”—Cinelinx

As the shadows of the Empire loom ever larger across the galaxy, so do deeply troubling rumors. The Rebellion has learned of a sinister Imperial plot to bring entire worlds to their knees. Deep in Empire-dominated space, a machine of unimaginable destructive power is nearing completion. A weapon too terrifying to contemplate . . . and a threat that may be too great to overcome.

If the worlds at the Empire’s mercy stand any chance, it lies with an unlikely band of allies: Jyn Erso, a resourceful young woman seeking vengeance; Cassian Andor, a war-weary rebel commander; Bodhi Rook, a defector from the Empire’s military; Chirrut Îmwe, a blind holy man and his crack-shot companion, Baze Malbus; and K-2SO, a deadly Imperial droid turned against its former masters. In their hands rests the new hope that could turn the tide toward a crucial Rebellion victory—if only they can capture the plans to the Empire’s new weapon.

But even as they race toward their dangerous goal, the specter of their ultimate enemy—a monstrous world unto itself—darkens the skies. Waiting to herald the Empire’s brutal reign with a burst of annihilation worthy of its dreaded name: Death Star.

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UK: amazon trade paperback 

GERMANY: amazon trade paperback

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STAR WARS: A NEW DAWN

trade paperback reprint of the September 2014 Del Rey hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by John Jackson Miller

foreword by Dave Filoni
trade paperback reprint (464 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0-593-87281-9
$ 18.00

solicitation copy:

Discover how Hera Syndulla and Kanan Jarrus, two of the lead characters from Star Wars Rebels, originally met in this thrilling novel set between Episodes III and IV.

“The war is over. The Separatists have been defeated, and the Jedi rebellion has been foiled. We stand on the threshold of a new beginning.”—Emperor Palpatine

For a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights brought peace and order to the Galactic Republic, aided by their connection to the mystical energy field known as the Force. But they were betrayed—and the entire galaxy has paid the price. It is the Age of the Empire.

Now Emperor Palpatine, once Chancellor of the Republic and secretly a Sith follower of the dark side of the Force, has brought his own peace and order to the galaxy. Peace through brutal repression, and order through increasing control of his subjects’ lives.

But even as the Emperor tightens his iron grip, others have begun to question his means and motives. And still others, whose lives were destroyed by Palpatine’s machinations, lay scattered about the galaxy like unexploded bombs, waiting to go off….

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UK: amazon trade paperback 

GERMANY: amazon trade paperback

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STAR WARS: CATALYST

A Rogue One Novel

trade paperback reprint of the November 2016 Del Rey hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by James Luceno

trade paperback reprint (400 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0-593-87280-2
$ 18.00

solicitation copy:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Lauded Star Wars author James Luceno returns to pen an intense tale of ambition and betrayal that sets the stage for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

War is tearing the galaxy apart. For years the Republic and the Separatists have battled across the stars, each building more and more deadly technology in an attempt to win the war. As a member of Chancellor Palpatine’s top secret Death Star project, Orson Krennic is determined to develop a superweapon before the Republic’s enemies can. And an old friend of Krennic’s, the brilliant scientist Galen Erso, could be the key.

Galen’s energy-focused research has captured the attention of both Krennic and his foes, making the scientist a crucial pawn in the galactic conflict. But after Krennic rescues Galen, his wife, Lyra, and their young daughter, Jyn, from Separatist kidnappers, the Erso family is deeply in Krennic’s debt. Krennic then offers Galen an extraordinary opportunity: to continue his scientific studies with every resource put utterly at his disposal. While Galen and Lyra believe that his energy research will be used purely in altruistic ways, Krennic has other plans that will finally make the Death Star a reality. Trapped in their benefactor’s tightening grasp, the Ersos must untangle Krennic’s web of deception to save themselves and the galaxy itself.

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CANADA: amazon trade paperback
UK: amazon trade paperback 

GERMANY: amazon trade paperback

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STAR WARS: DARK DISCIPLE

trade paperback reprint of the July 2015 Del Rey hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Christie Golden

trade paperback reprint (384 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0-593-87329-8
$ 18.00

solicitation copy:

Based on unproduced episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, this thrilling novel features Asajj Ventress, former Sith apprentice turned bounty hunter and one of the great antiheroes in the Star Wars galaxy.

The only way to bring down the Sith’s most dangerous warrior may be to join forces with the dark side.

In the war for control of the galaxy between the armies of the dark side and the Republic, former Jedi Master turned ruthless Sith Lord Count Dooku has grown ever more brutal in his tactics. Despite the powers of the Jedi and the military prowess of their clone army, the sheer number of fatalities is taking a terrible toll. And when Dooku orders the massacre of a flotilla of helpless refugees, the Jedi Council feels it has no choice but to take drastic action: targeting the man responsible for so many war atrocities, Count Dooku himself.

But the ever-elusive Dooku is dangerous prey for even the most skilled hunter. So the Council makes the bold decision to bring both sides of the Force’s power to bear—pairing brash Jedi Knight Quinlan Vos with infamous one-time Sith acolyte Asajj Ventress. Though Jedi distrust for the cunning killer who once served at Dooku’s side still runs deep, Ventress’s hatred for her former master runs deeper. She’s more than willing to lend her copious talents as a bounty hunter—and assassin—to Vos’s quest.

Together, Ventress and Vos are the best hope for eliminating Dooku—as long as the emerging feelings between them don’t compromise their mission. But Ventress is determined to have her retribution and at last let go of her dark Sith past. Balancing the complicated emotions she feels for Vos with the fury of her warrior’s spirit, she resolves to claim victory on all fronts—a vow that will be mercilessly tested by her deadly enemy… and her own doubt.

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UK: amazon trade paperback 

GERMANY: amazon trade paperback

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UPCOMINGBOOKSFICTION

OCTOBER 15, 2024

STAR WARS INSIDER: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – STARLIGHT STORIES

softcover reprint of the December 6, 2022 hardcover (USA)

publisher info:
written by Justina Ireland, Cavan Scott & Charles Soule
softcover (96 pages)
Titan Books
ISBN 978-1787745209
$ 12.99

solicitation copy:

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USA: amazon softcover

CANADA: amazon softcover 
UK: amazon softcover 
GERMANY:
amazon softcover 

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STAR WARS: MACE WINDU – THE GLASS ABYSS

hardcover original (USA)

 

publisher info:

publisher info:

written by Steven Barnes

hardcover (400 pages)

Random House Worlds

ISBN 978-0593723432

$ 29.99

Barnes & Noble exclusive edition (includes an exclusive double-sided poster)

written by Steven Barnes

hardcover (400 pages)

Random House Worlds

ISBN 978-0593875094

$ 29.99

unabridged audiobook download (13 hours)

Random House Audio

$ 33.39

solicitation copy:

Jedi Master Mace Windu travels to a dangerous, remote planet on a mission that challenges even his deadly prowess—all to fulfill Qui-Gon’s last request.

The Jedi are reeling from Qui-Gon Jinn’s sudden death at the hands of a Sith. Jedi Master Mace Windu’s feelings about Qui-Gon have always been complicated, and have not been made any simpler in death. While they often disagreed, Mace valued Qui-Gon’s unique perspective, and their shared dedication to the Force made them allies. Without Qui-Gon and his unorthodox views, Mace feels out of balance.

While considering his fallen friend’s legacy, Mace is surprised to receive a final message from Qui-Gon, marked to be delivered to Mace on the event of Qui-Gon’s death. The message contains a last request: a plea to help the Outer Rim planet of Metagos.

Many years ago, a violent solar flare transformed the surface of the desert planet into a landscape of irradiated glass—as beautiful as it is dangerous. Now most of the surviving inhabitants live underground, where rival clans fight to control the planet’s limited resources. As a young Jedi, Qui-Gon protected the Sa’ad farming clan from the planet’s less scrupulous factions. The Sa’ad practice the art of dream-weaving, retaining their waking minds upon sleep in order to communicate and coexist with the wild creatures around them. Qui-Gon vowed to return if they ever required his aid, but now it falls to Mace to fulfill that promise. The Sa’ad’s leader, KinShan Nightbird, has begged for the Jedi’s help in freeing Megatos from the crime lords who threaten to eradicate her people’s way of life.

Intent on fulfilling Qui-Gon’s final wishes, Mace travels to Metagos and infiltrates the enemies of the Sa’ad. But as the Jedi Master investigates the intricate web of adversaries and allies, Mace finds himself pushed to the boundaries of the Jedi code, challenging his beliefs and his relationship to the Force itself.

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USA: amazon hardcover / amazon digital / amazon audiobook  / barnes & noble edition 

CANADA: amazon hardcover / amazon digital / amazon audiobook
UK: amazon hardcover / amazon hardcover (UK-edition) / amazon audiobook
GERMANY:
amazon hardcover / amazon hardcover (UK-ed.) / amazon digital / amazon audiobook

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NOVEMBER 5, 2024

STAR WARS: THE FORCE UNLEASHED

The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 11)

trade paperback reprint of the August 2008 Del Rey paperback original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Sean Williams
based on a story with Haden Blackman

trade paperback reprint (368 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0-593-72613-6
$ 18.00

solicitation copy:

Darth Vader’s young Sith apprentice will forge an unlikely alliance with a ruined Jedi Master seeking redemption as he ventures to destroy Emperor Palpatine.

“The Sith always betray one another. . . . I’m sure you’ll learn that soon enough.”

The overthrow of the Republic is complete. Absolute power now rests in the iron fist of Darth Sidious–the cunning Sith Lord better known as Emperor Palpatine.But more remains to be done. Pockets of resistance in the galaxy must still be defeated and missing Jedi accounted for… and dealt with.

These crucial tasks fall to the Emperor’s ruthless enforcer, Darth Vader, who in turn has groomed a lethal, nameless Sith apprentice to secretly dispatch the last of his masters’ enemies. Since childhood, Vader’s nameless agent has known only the cold, mercenary creed of the Sith. His past is a void; his present, the carrying out of his deadly orders. But his future beckons like a glistening black jewel with the ultimate promise: to stand beside the only father he has ever known, with the galaxy at their feet. But there is one, in control of his master, that stands in the way.

This acolyte’s journey will take him across the far reaches of the galaxy and test him with shattering revelations that strike at the very heart of all he believes, stirring within him long-forgotten hopes of reclaiming his name… and changing his destiny.

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UK: amazon trade paperback 

GERMANY: amazon trade paperback

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STAR WARS: THE HAN SOLO ADVENTURES
The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 11)

trade paperback reprint of the 1992 Del Rey paperback reprint (USA)

publisher info:
written by Brian Daley

trade paperback reprint (608 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0-593-72612-9
$ 20.00

solicitation copy:

Han Solo and Chewbacca’s extraordinary exploits carry them across the galaxy in this awesome trilogy.

Han Solo at Star’s End: Han Solo trusts no one, and does no favors. But when the best illegal ship rebuilder in the galaxy disappears, Han and Chewbacca agree to go after him—after all, the Millennium Falcon needs some very special repairs. Their search pits them against powerful and ruthless enemies out to destroy them, and finally leads them to an airless speck of desolate asteroid—the Authority prison planet known as Stars’ End.

Han Solo’s Revenge: For a cool ten thousand credits, Han and Chewbacca will do just about anything—except transport slaves. For one thing, it means an instant death sentence. So when a high-paying cargo shipment turns out to be a consignment of slaves, Han and Chewie have to think fast. But Han forms a plan to turn the tables on the slavers and free the captives. Then, good deed accomplished, he scours the skies for the nasty joker who set him up—because revenge can be so sweet.

Han Solo and the Lost Legacy: There’s a fabled treasure at stake and a price on Han’s head. So he and Chewbacca head for a planet rumored to hide undreamed-of riches. But once they get there, Han’s beloved spacecraft, the Millennium Falcon, is hijacked by a band of assassins and killer robots. Their chances for survival are so slim, they might as well risk it all.

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CANADA: amazon trade paperback
UK: amazon trade paperback 

GERMANY: amazon trade paperback

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STAR WARS: SOLO COMMAND

Book 3 of the Wraith Squadron Series

The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 11)

trade paperback reprint of the 1998 Bantam Books paperback original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Aaron Allston

trade paperback reprint (432 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0593726112
$ 18.00

audiobook download (840 minutes)
Random House Audio
ISBN 978-0593910207
$ 25.00

solicitation copy:

The Rebel Alliance’s elite strike force must join together with Han Solo to take down their old foe, the warlord Zsinj.

Wraith Squadron: they are the Rebel Alliance’s ultimate strike force. Sleek, swift, and deadly, they are the first in battle, the last line of defense. Now they must find and destroy a wily enemy more powerful than the Empire itself.

Their covert mission has been a success. The enemy has been vanquished. Or so they thought. The Super Star Destroyer Iron Fist somehow escaped destruction and with it the New Republic’s greatest threat, the infamous warlord Zsinj. To defeat him, Wraith Squadron must join a combat task force led by the only man crafty enough to beat Zsinj at his own game: Han Solo.

But Zsinj knows the X-wing fighters’ indomitable courage is both their greatest strength–and their greatest weakness. For even against the most overwhelming odds, the Rebels will fight to the death. And that will leave Zsinj the galaxy’s unchallenged master!

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CANADA: amazon trade paperback
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GERMANY: amazon trade paperback

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NOVEMBER 19, 2024

STAR WARS: AFTERMATH

trade paperback reprint of the September 2015 Del Rey hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Chuck Wendig

trade paperback reprint (400 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0593972694
$ 18.00

solicitation copy:

“Star Wars: Aftermath [reveals] what happened after the events of 1983’s Return of the Jedi. It turns out, there’s more than just the Empire for the good guys to worry about.”—The Hollywood Reporter

As the Empire reels from its critical defeats at the Battle of Endor, the Rebel Alliance—now a fledgling New Republic—presses its advantage by hunting down the enemy’s scattered forces before they can regroup and retaliate. But above the remote planet Akiva, an ominous show of the enemy’s strength is unfolding. Out on a lone reconnaissance mission, pilot Wedge Antilles watches Imperial Star Destroyers gather like birds of prey circling for a kill, but he’s taken captive before he can report back to the New Republic leaders.

Meanwhile, on the planet’s surface, former rebel fighter Norra Wexley has returned to her native world—war weary, ready to reunite with her estranged son, and eager to build a new life in some distant place. But when Norra intercepts Wedge Antilles’s urgent distress call, she realizes her time as a freedom fighter is not yet over. What she doesn’t know is just how close the enemy is—or how decisive and dangerous her new mission will be.

Determined to preserve the Empire’s power, the surviving Imperial elite are converging on Akiva for a top-secret emergency summit—to consolidate their forces and rally for a counterstrike. But they haven’t reckoned on Norra and her newfound allies—her technical-genius son, a Zabrak bounty hunter, and a reprobate Imperial defector—who are prepared to do whatever they must to end the Empire’s oppressive reign once and for all.

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STAR WARS: AFTERMATH – LIFE DEBT

trade paperback reprint of the July 2016 Del Rey hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Chuck Wendig

trade paperback reprint (448 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0593972762
$ 18.00

solicitation copy:

Set between the events of Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, the never-before-told story that began with Star Wars: Aftermath continues in this thrilling novel, the second book of Chuck Wendig’s bestselling trilogy.

It is a dark time for the Empire. . . .

The Emperor is dead, and the remnants of his former Empire are in retreat. As the New Republic fights to restore a lasting peace to the galaxy, some dare to imagine new beginnings and new destinies. For Han Solo, that means settling his last outstanding debt, by helping Chewbacca liberate the Wookiee’s homeworld of Kashyyyk.

Meanwhile, Norra Wexley and her band of Imperial hunters pursue Grand Admiral Rae Sloane and the Empire’s remaining leadership across the galaxy. Even as more and more officers are brought to justice, Sloane continues to elude the New Republic, and Norra fears Sloane may be searching for a means to save the crumbling Empire from oblivion. But the hunt for Sloane is cut short when Norra receives an urgent request from Princess Leia Organa. The attempt to liberate Kashyyyk has carried Han Solo, Chewbacca, and a band of smugglers into an ambush—resulting in Chewie’s capture and Han’s disappearance.

Breaking away from their official mission and racing toward the Millennium Falcon’s last known location, Norra and her crew prepare for any challenge that stands between them and their missing comrades. But they can’t anticipate the true depth of the danger that awaits them—or the ruthlessness of the enemy drawing them into his crosshairs.

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GERMANY: amazon trade paperback

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STAR WARS: AFTERMATH – EMPIRE’S END

trade paperback reprint of the February 2017 Del Rey hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Chuck Wendig

trade paperback reprint (448 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0593972779
$ 18.00

solicitation copy:

Following Star Wars: Aftermath and Star Wars: Life Debt, Chuck Wendig delivers the exhilarating conclusion to the New York Times bestselling trilogy set in the years between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

EVERY END IS A NEW BEGINNING.

As the final showdown between the New Republic and the Empire draws near, all eyes turn to a once-isolated planet: Jakku.

The Battle of Endor shattered the Empire, scattering its remaining forces across the galaxy. But the months following the Rebellion’s victory have not been easy. The fledgling New Republic has suffered a devastating attack from the Imperial remnant, forcing the new democracy to escalate its hunt for the hidden enemy.

For her role in the deadly ambush, Grand Admiral Rae Sloane is the most wanted Imperial war criminal—and one-time rebel pilot Norra Wexley, back in service at Leia’s urgent request, is leading the hunt. But more than just loyalty to the New Republic drives Norra forward: Her husband was turned into a murderous pawn in Sloane’s assassination plot, and now she wants vengeance as much as justice.

Sloane, too, is on a furious quest: pursuing the treacherous Gallius Rax to the barren planet Jakku. As the true mastermind behind the Empire’s devastating attack, Rax has led the Empire to its defining moment. The cunning strategist has gathered the powerful remnants of the Empire’s war machine, preparing to execute the late Emperor Palpatine’s final plan. As the Imperial fleet orbits Jakku, an armada of Republic fighters closes in to finish what began at Endor. Norra and her crew soar into the heart of an apocalyptic clash that will leave land and sky alike scorched. And the future of the galaxy will finally be decided.

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STAR WARS: THE LIVING FORCE

trade paperback reprint of the April 2024 Random House hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:

written by John Jackson Miller

trade paperback reprint (432 pages)

Random House Worlds

ISBN 978-0593724699

$ 18.99

solicitation copy:

The Jedi have always traveled the stars, defending peace and justice across the galaxy. But the galaxy is changing, and the Jedi Order along with it. More and more, the Order finds itself focused on the future of the Republic, secluded on Coruscant, where the twelve members of the Jedi Council weigh crises on a galactic scale.

As yet another Jedi Outpost left over from the Republic’s golden age is set to be decommissioned on the planet Kwenn, Qui-Gon Jinn challenges the Council about the Order’s increasing isolation. Mace Windu suggests a bold response: All twelve Jedi Masters will embark on a goodwill mission to help the planet and to remind the people of the galaxy that the Jedi remain as stalwart and present as they have been across the ages.

But the arrival of the Jedi leadership is not seen by all as a cause for celebration. In the increasing absence of the Jedi, warring pirate factions have infested the sector. To maintain their dominance, the pirates unite, intent on assassinating the Council members. And they are willing to destroy countless innocent lives to secure their power.

Cut off from Coruscant, the Jedi Masters must reckon with an unwelcome truth: While no one thinks more about the future than the Jedi Council, nobody needs their help more than those living in the present.

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CANADA: amazon trade paperback
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GERMANY:
amazon trade-paperback

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DECEMBER 3, 2024

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – TEMPEST BREAKER

full-cast audiodrama original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Cavan Scott
cover by Katerina Belakova
udiobook download (360 minutes)
Random House Audio

solicitation copy:

from the announcement:

Lourna Dee, a Twi’lek descendant of Ryloth nobility, left her family behind to join the Nihil, rising to the rank of Tempest Runner and becoming one of Nihil leader Marchion Ro’s top lieutenants. Violent and unpredictable, Dee has been a thorn in the side of the Jedi, even attempting to assassinate the Chancellor; but recently, Dee and the Jedi have come to something of an understanding, especially as Lourna’s relationship with Ro has soured. It all leads to Tempest Breaker.

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FEBRUARY 4, 2025

STAR WARS: DARK LORD – THE RISE OF DARTH VADER
The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 12)

trade paperback reprint of the November 2005 Del Rey hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by James Luceno

trade paperback reprint (368 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0593974322
$ 18.00

audiobook download (840 minutes)
Random House Audio
ISBN 978-8217021178
$ 25.00

solicitation copy:

Anakin Skywalker–the Chosen One–is dead. In his place rises Darth Vader, who now hunts what Jedi survived the desctruction of their temple on Coruscant.

From the site of Anakin Skywalker’s last stand–on the molten surface of the planet Mustafar, where he sought to destroy his friend and former master, Obi-Wan Kenobi–a fearsome specter in black has risen. Once the most powerful Knight ever known to the Jedi Order, he is now a disciple of the dark side, a lord of the dreaded Sith, and the avenging right hand of the galaxy’s ruthless new Emperor. Seduced, deranged, and destroyed by the machinations of the Dark Lord Sidious, Anakin Skywalker is dead . . . and Darth Vader lives.

Word of the events that created him–the Jedi Council’s failed mutiny against Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, the self-crowned Emperor’s retaliatory command to exterminate the Jedi Order, and Anakin’s massacre of his comrades and Masters in the Jedi Temple–has yet to reach all quarters. On the Outer Rim world of Murkhana, Jedi Masters Roan Shryne and Bol Chatak and Padawan Olee Starstone are leading a charge on a Separatist stronghold, unaware that the tide, red with Jedi blood, has turned suddenly against them.

When the three narrowly elude execution–and become the desperate prey in a hunt across space–it’s neither clone soldiers, nor the newly deployed stormtroopers, nor even the wrath of the power-hungry Emperor himself they must fear most. The deadliest threat rests in the hideously swift and lethal crimson lightsaber of Darth Vader–behind whose brooding mask lies a shattered heart, a poisoned soul, and a cunning, twisted mind hell-bent on vengeance.

For the handful of scattered Jedi, survival is imperative if the light side of the Force is to be protected and the galaxy somehow, someday reclaimed. Yet more important still is the well-being of the twin infants, Leia and Luke Skywalker, the children of Anakin and his doomed bride, Padmé Amidala. Separated after Padmé’s death, they must be made safe at all costs, lest the hope they represent for the future be turned to horror by the new Sith regime–and the unspeakable power of the dark side.

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USA: amazon trade paperback  amazon audiobook download

CANADA: amazon trade paperback
UK: amazon trade paperback 

GERMANY: amazon trade paperback

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STAR WARS: THE FORCE UNLEASHED II

The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 12)

trade paperback reprint of the October 2010 Del Rey paperback original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Sean Williams
based on a story with Haden Blackman

trade paperback reprint (368 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0593974315
$ 18.00

solicitation copy:

The dark side could not seduce him. The Empire could not control him. Death could not defeat him. And now, nothing can stop him from seizing his destiny.

As ruthless apprentice to Darth Vader, Starkiller was mercilessly schooled in the ways of the dark side, commanded to exterminate the last of the purged Jedi Order, and groomed for the ultimate Sith power play: assassination of the Emperor. He served without question, killed without remorse, and lost his heart without warning to beautiful Imperial fighter pilot Juno Eclipse, never suspecting that he was just a tool in the schemes of his masters—until it was too late to escape their lethal betrayal.

Juno mourned Starkiller as dead . . . but now he is back, purged of all memories and programmed to kill. And as fate brings Juno and Starkiller closer to reuniting, with Darth Vader determined not to lose his assassin a second time, they will both have to make a stand. The prize is freedom. The punishment for failing will be eternal enslavement to the dark side of the Force….

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STAR WARS: SCOUNDRELS

The Essential Legends Collection (Wave 12)

trade paperback reprint of the January 2013 Del Rey hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Timothy Zahn

trade paperback reprint (528 pages)
Random House Worlds
ISBN 978-0593974339
$ 18.00

solicitation copy:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • To make his biggest score, Han’s ready to take even bigger risks. But even he can’t do this job solo.

Han Solo should be basking in his moment of glory. After all, the cocky smuggler and captain of the Millennium Falcon just played a key role in the daring raid that destroyed the Death Star and landed the first serious blow to the Empire in its war against the Rebel Alliance. But after losing the reward his heroics earned him, Han’s got nothing to celebrate. Especially since he’s deep in debt to the ruthless crime lord Jabba the Hutt. There’s a bounty on Han’s head—and if he can’t cough up the credits, he’ll surely pay with his hide. The only thing that can save him is a king’s ransom. Or maybe a gangster’s fortune?

That’s what a mysterious stranger is offering in exchange for Han’s less-than-legal help with a riskier-than-usual caper. The payoff will be more than enough for Han to settle up with Jabba—and ensure he never has to haggle with the Hutts again.

All he has to do is infiltrate the ultra-fortified stronghold of a Black Sun crime syndicate underboss and crack the galaxy’s most notoriously impregnable safe. It sounds like a job for miracle workers . . . or madmen. So Han assembles a gallery of rogues who are a little of both—including his indispensable sidekick Chewbacca and the cunning Lando Calrissian. If anyone can dodge, deceive, and defeat heavily armed thugs, killer droids, and Imperial agents alike—and pull off the heist of the century—it’s Solo’s scoundrels. But will their crime really pay, or will it cost them the ultimate price?

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JUNE 2025

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – TRIALS OF THE JEDI

The High Republic Phase III: Trials of the Jedi (Wave 3)

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Charles Soule

hardcover

Random House Worlds

solicitation copy:
[forthcoming]

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amazon hardcover / amazon Kindle

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