Fiction books (adult)

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 shortlist fiction

October 12, 2021

STAR WARS: RONIN

A Visions Novel

hardcover original (USA)

October 26, 2021

STAR WARS INSIDER: THE FICTION COLLECTION Volume 2

Legends

hardcover reprints (USA)

STAR WARS: VICTORY’S PRICE

Book 3 of the Alphabet Squadron Trilogy

trade paperback reprint (USA)

November 16, 2021

STAR WARS: THRAWN ASCENDANCY – LESSER EVIL

Book 3 of the Ascendancy Trilogy

hardcover original (USA)

December 2021

STAR WARS INSIDER: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – THE FICTION COLLECTION Volume 1: STARLIGHT

hardcover reprints (USA)

January 4, 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – THE FALLEN STAR

hardcover original (USA)

January 18, 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – THE RISING STORM

trade paperback reprint (USA)

February 22, 2022

STAR WARS: THRAWN ASCENDANCY – GREATER GOOD

Book 2 of the Ascendancy Trilogy

trade paperback reprint (USA)

March 29, 2022

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA

trade paperback reprint (USA)

April 5, 2022

STAR WARS: DARTH BANE – DYNASTY OF EVIL

Book 3 of the Darth Bane Series

The Essential Legends Collection

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: DARTH PLAGUEIS

The Essential Legends Collection

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS: KENOBI

The Essential Legends Collection

trade paperback reprint (USA)

STAR WARS X-WING: WEDGE’S GAMBLE

Book 2 of the Rogue Squadron Series

The Essential Legends Collection

trade paperback reprint (USA)

May 10, 2022

STAR WARS: BROTHERHOOD

hardcover original (USA)

May 31, 2022

STAR WARS: THE THRAWN TRILOGY BOXED SET

boxed trade paperback reprints (USA)

June 28, 2022

STAR WARS: SHADOW OF THE SITH

hardcover original (USA)

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OCTOBER 12, 2021

STAR WARS: RONIN

A Visions Novel

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:

written by Emma Mieko Candon

hardcover (336 pages)
Del Rey

ISBN 978-0-593-35866-5

$ 28.99

Barnes & Noble edition hardcover (336 pages)

This B&N exclusive edition includes a double-sided mini-poster featuring concept art of the Ronin Sith and his droid companion B5 on one side, with a special black & white edition of the book cover art on the other.

Del Rey

ISBN 978-0-593-35936-5

$ 28.99

Goldsboro Books exclusive edition hardcover (336 pages)

Signed & numbered, Llmited to 1,000 copies, sprayed pages

Del Rey

ISBN 978-1-529-10195-9

£ 24.99

ebook (336 pages)
Del Rey

ISBN 978-0-593-35867-2

audiobook download (840 minutes)

ISBN 978-0-593-46094-8

solicitation copy:

A mysterious former Sith wanders the galaxy in this stunning Star Wars tale. An original novel inspired by the world of The Duel from the Star Wars Visions animated anthology.

The Jedi are the most loyal servants of the Empire.

Two decades ago, Jedi clans clashed in service to feuding lords. Sickened by this endless cycle, a sect of Jedi rebelled, seeking to control their own destiny and claim power in service of no master. They called themselves Sith.

The Sith rebellion failed, succumbing to infighting and betrayal, and the once rival lords unified to create an Empire…but even an Empire at peace is not free from violence.

Far on the edge of the Outer Rim, one former Sith wanders, accompanied only by a faithful droid and the ghost of a less civilized age. He carries a lightsaber, but claims lineage to no Jedi clan, and pledges allegiance to no lord. Little is known about him, including his name, for he never speaks of his past, nor his regrets. His history is as guarded as the red blade of destruction he carries sheathed at his side.

As the galaxy’s perpetual cycle of violence continues to interrupt his self-imposed exile, and he is forced to duel an enigmatic bandit claiming the title of Sith, it becomes clear that no amount of wandering will ever let him outpace the specters of his former life.

from the Del Rey announcement:

This year, Star Wars Visions will bring all-new, creative takes on Star Wars from the world’s best anime creators. Coming Oct 12th, an original novel inspired by one of those animated tales. A Star Wars book quite unlike any before it.

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USA: amazon hardcover / amazon Kindle / amazon audiobook download / barnes & noble hardcover

CANADA: amazon hardcover / amazon audiobook download

UK: amazon hardcover / goldsboro hardcoveramazon audiobook download

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OCTOBER 26, 2021

STAR WARS INSIDER: THE FICTION COLLECTION Volume 2

Legends

hardcover collection of original stories featured in STAR WARS INSIDER magazine (USA)

publisher info:
hardcover (148 pages)
Titan Magazines
ISBN 978-1-7877-37082
$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

CANADA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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STAR WARS: VICTORY’S PRICE

Book 3 of the Alphabet Squadron Trilogy

trade paperback reprint of the March 2, 2021 hardcover

publisher info:

written by Alexander Freed

trade paperback reprint (576 pages)
Del Rey
ISBN 978-1-9848-2009-9
$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon trade paperback

CANADA: amazon trade paperback

UK: amazon trade paperback

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NOVEMBER 16, 2021

STAR WARS: THRAWN ASCENDANCY – LESSER EVIL

Book 3 of the Ascendancy Trilogy

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Timothy Zahn

hardcover (416 pages)

Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-15832-6
$ 28.99

Barnes & Noble edition hardcover (352 pages)

B&N exclusive edition includes a poster by Jeremy Wilson, featuring Thrawn and Thrass

Del Rey

ISBN 978-0-593-35937-2

$ 28.99

Books-a-Million signed edition hardcover (352 pages)

Del Rey

ISBN 978-0-593-49776-0

$ 28.99

audiobook (16 hours & 17 minutes)
read by Mark Thompson

Random House Audio

solicitation copy:

The fate of the Chiss Ascendancy hangs in the balance in the epic finale of the Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy from bestselling author Timothy Zahn.

For thousands of years The Chiss Ascendancy has been an island of calm, a center of power, and a beacon of integrity. Led by the Nine Ruling Families, their leadership stands as a bulwark of stability against the Chaos of the Unknown Regions.

But that stability has been eroded by a cunning foe that winnows away trust and loyalty in equal measure. Bonds of fidelity have given way to lines of division among the families. Despite the efforts of the Expansionary Defense Fleet, the Ascendancy slips closer and closer toward civil war.

The Chiss are no strangers to war. Their mythic status in the Chaos was earned through conflict and terrible deeds, some long buried. Until now. To ensure the Ascendancy’s future, Thrawn will delve deep into its past, uncovering the dark secrets surrounding the ascension of the First Ruling Family. But the truth of a family’s legacy is only as strong as the legend that supports it. Even if that legend turns out to be a lie.

To secure the salvation of the Ascendancy, is Thrawn willing to sacrifice everything? Including the only home he has ever known?

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover / amazon Kindle / amazon audiobook / starwars.com excerpt

/ barnes & noble edition / books-a-million signed edition

CANADA: amazon hardcover / amazon audiobook 

UK: amazon hardcover / amazon audiobook

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also in DECEMBER 2021

STAR WARS INSIDER: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – THE FICTION COLLECTION Volume 1: STARLIGHT

hardcover collection of original stories featured in STAR WARS INSIDER magazine (USA)

publisher info:
hardcover
Titan Magazines
$ 24.99

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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JANUARY 4, 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – THE FALLEN STAR

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Claudia Gray

hardcover (352 pages)
Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-35539-8
$ 28.99

Barnes & Noble edition hardcover (352 pages)

B&N exclusive edition

Del Rey

ISBN 978-0-593-49779-1

$ 28.99

ebook
Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-35540-4

audiobook (840 minutes)

Random House Audio
ISBN 978-0-593-55817-1

solicitation copy:

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

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

CANADA: amazon hardcover / amazon digital

UK: amazon hardcover

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JANUARY 18, 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – THE RISING STORM

trade paperback reprint of the June 29, 2021 hardcover

publisher info:

written by Cavan Scott

trade paperback reprint (336 pages)
Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-15943-9
$ 17.00

solicitation copy:

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon trade paperback

CANADA: amazon trade paperback

UK: amazon trade paperback

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FEBRUARY 22, 2022

STAR WARS: THRAWN ASCENDANCY – GREATER GOOD

Book 2 of the Ascendancy Trilogy

trade paperback reprint of the April 27, 2021 hardcover

publisher info:
written by Timothy Zahn

trade paperback reprint (400 pages)

Del Rey

ISBN 978-1-529-10194-2

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:
Thrawn and his allies race to save the Chiss Ascendancy from an unseen enemy in the second book in the epic Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy from bestselling author Timothy Zahn.

Thrawn’s latest triumph still rests newly on his shoulders. He has led the Chiss to victory and brought glory to the House of Mitth, but the true threat to the Ascendancy has not yet been extinguished. Their foes do not send threats or ultimatums, do not mass ships on the edge of the Chaos. Their weapons come cloaked in smiles and generosity: Gifts offered freely. Services granted unconditionally.

Across the Ascendancy, seemingly inconsequential events could herald the doom of the Chiss. As Thrawn and the Expansionary Defense Fleet rally to uncover the plot, they discover a chilling truth: Rather than invade Chiss capitals or pillage resources, their enemy strikes at the very foundation of the Ascendancy, seeking to widen the rifts between the Nine Ruling Families and the Forty Great Houses below. As rivalry and suspicion sow discord among allies, each warrior must decide what matters most to them: the security of their family or the survival of the Ascendancy itself.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon trade paperback

CANADA: amazon trade paperback

UK: amazon trade paperback

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MARCH 29, 2022

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA

trade paperback reprint of the April 6, 2021 hardcover

publisher info:

script by Sarah Kuhn
cover by Kevin Tong
trade paperback reprint (320 pages)

Del Rey

ISBN 978-0-593-35745-3
$ 17.00

solicitation copy:

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon trade paperback

CANADA: amazon trade paperback

UK: amazon trade paperback

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APRIL 5, 2022

STAR WARS: DARTH BANE – DYNASTY OF EVIL
Book 3 of the Darth Bane Series
The Essential Legends Collection

trade paperback reprint of the December 2009 hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Drew Karpyshyn
softcover reprint (336 pages)
Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-49704-3
$ 16.00

solicitation copy:

Now for the first time in trade paperback: A Star Wars Legends classic, the stunning conclusion to the Darth Bane series.

Twenty years have passed since the Sith and their endless rivalries were eradicated and replaced with the Rule of Two. Darth Bane now reigns alongside his young acolyte, Zannah, who must study and train in the dark side of the Force until the time comes to strike down her master and claim the mantle for herself.

But Bane’s brutal new regime has one potential fatal flaw—how will their legacy continue if an apprentice fails to raise their blade in combat? The only solution must be for the Dark Lord of the Sith to rediscover a long-forgotten secret of the order—the key to immortality.

Bane’s doubt spurs his young apprentice into action, and Zannah vows to destroy her master at any cost. After he mysteriously vanishes, she tracks him across the galaxy to a desolate desert outpost, where the fate of the dark side will be forged by a final fight to the death.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon trade paperback

CANADA: amazon trade paperback

UK: amazon trade paperback

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STAR WARS: DARTH PLAGUEIS

The Essential Legends Collection

trade paperback reprint of the January 2012 hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by James Luceno
softcover reprint (432 pages)
Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-35880-1
$ 16.00

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon trade paperback

CANADA: amazon trade paperback

UK: amazon trade paperback

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STAR WARS: KENOBI
The Essential Legends Collection

trade paperback reprint of the August 2013 hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by John Jackson Miller
softcover reprint (432 pages)
Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-49702-9
$ 16.00

solicitation copy:

For the first time in trade paperback, A Star Wars Legends classic story, featuring one of the greatest heroes in the galaxy, Obi-Wan Kenobi.

The Republic has fallen.

Sith Lords rule the galaxy.

Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi has lost everything…

Everything but hope.

Tatooine—a harsh desert world where farmers toil in the heat of two suns while trying to protect themselves and their loved ones from the marauding Tusken Raiders. A backwater planet on the edge of civilized space. And an unlikely place to find a Jedi Master in hiding, or an orphaned infant boy on whose tiny shoulders rests the future of a galaxy.

Known to locals only as “Ben,” the bearded and robed offworlder is an enigmatic stranger who keeps to himself, shares nothing of his past, and goes to great pains to remain an outsider. But as tensions escalate between the farmers and a tribe of Sand People led by a ruthless war chief, Ben finds himself drawn into the fight, endangering the very mission that brought him to Tatooine.

Ben—Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi, hero of the Clone Wars, traitor to the Empire, and protector of the galaxy’s last hope—can no more turn his back on evil than he can reject his Jedi training. And when blood is unjustly spilled, innocent lives threatened, and a ruthless opponent unmasked, Ben has no choice but to call on the wisdom of the Jedi—and the formidable power of the Force—in his never-ending fight for justice.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon trade paperback

CANADA: amazon trade paperback

UK: amazon trade paperback

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STAR WARS X-WING: WEDGE’S GAMBLE
Book 2 of the Rogue Squadron Series
The Essential Legends Collection

trade paperback reprint of the May 1996 Bantam Books paperback original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Michael A. Stackpole
softcover reprint (368 pages)
Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-49707-4
$ 16.00

solicitation copy:

Now for the first time in trade paperback: the second book in the legendary series featuring the pilots of Rogue Squadron.

Sleek, swift, and deadly, they are the X-wing fighters. And as the battle against the Empire rages across the vastness of space, the pilots risk both their lives and their machines for the cause of the Rebel Alliance. Now they must embark on a dangerous espionage mission, braving betrayal and death on the Imperial homeworld to smash the power of a ruthless foe!

It is the evil heart of a battered and reeling Empire: Coruscant, the giant city-world from whose massive towers the Imperial High Command directs the war. The Rebels will invade this mighty citadel in a daring move to bring the Empire to its knees. But first Wedge Antilles and his X-wing pilots must infiltrate Coruscant to gain vital intelligence information. Capture means death, or worse—enslavement by the vicious leader known as “Iceheart,” Ysanne Isard, now Emperor in all but name. And one of Rogue Squadron’s own is already her slave, a traitor hidden behind a mask of innocence, working to betray both colleagues and the Rebellion itself.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon trade paperback

CANADA: amazon trade paperback

UK: amazon trade paperback

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MAY 10, 2022

STAR WARS: BROTHERHOOD

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Mike Chen

hardcover (336 pages)

Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-35857-3
$ 28.99

ebook

Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-35858-0

audiobook (840 minutes)

Random House Audio
ISBN 978-0-593-60627-8

solicitation copy:

Obi-Wan Kenobi und Anakin Skywalker must stem the tide of the raging Clone Wars and forge a new bond as Jedi Knights.

The Clone Wars have begun. Battle lines are being drawn throughout the galaxy. With every world that joins the Separatists, the peace guarded by the Jedi Order is slipping through their fingers.

After an explosion devastates Cato Neimoidia, the jewel of the Trade Federation, the Republic is blamed and the fragile neutrality of the planet is threatened. The Jedi dispatch Obi-Wan Kenobi, one of the Order’s most gifted diplomatic minds, to investigate the crime and maintain the balance that has begun to dangerously shift. As Obi-Wan investigates with the help of a heroic Neimoidian guard, he finds himself working against the Separatists who hope to draw the planet into their conspiracy–and senses the sinister hand of Asajj Ventress in the mists that cloak the planet.

Amid the brewing chaos, Anakin Skywalker rises to the rank of Jedi Knight. Despite the mandate that Obi-Wan travel alone–and his former master’s insistence that he listen this time–Anakin’s headstrong determination means nothing can stop him from crashing the party, and bringing along a promising but conflicted youngling.

Once a Padawan to Obi-Wan, Anakin now finds himself on equal–but uncertain–footing with the man who raised him. The lingering friction between them increases the danger for everyone around them. The two knights must learn a new way to work together—and they must learn quickly, to save Cato Neimoidia and its people from the fires of war. To overcome the threat they face they must grow beyond master and apprentice. They must stand together as brothers.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover / amazon Kindle / amazon audiobook

CANADA: amazon hardcover / amazon audiobook
UK: amazon hardcover

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MAY 31, 2022

STAR WARS: THE THRAWN TRILOGY BOXED SET

boxed trade paperback reprints

publisher info:

written by Timothy Zahn
boxed trade paperback reprints (1504 pages)

Del Rey

ISBN 978-0-593-49958-0
$ 48.00

solicitation copy:

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon boxed set / amazon digital

CANADA: amazon boxed set

UK: amazon boxed set

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JUNE 28, 2022

STAR WARS: SHADOW OF THE SITH

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Adam Christopher

hardcover (336 pages)

Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-35860-3
$ 28.99

ebook

Del Rey
ISBN 978-0-593-35861-0

audiobook (840 minutes)

Random House Audio
ISBN 978-0-593-60629-2

solicitation copy:

Luke Skywalker and Lando Calrissian return in this essential novel set between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

The Empire is dead. Nearly two decades on from the Battle of Endor, the tattered remnants of Palpatine’s forces have fled to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. But for the heroes of the New Republic, danger and loss are ever-present companions, even in this newly forged era of peace.

Jedi Master Luke Skywalker is haunted by visions of the dark side, foretelling an ominous secret growing somewhere in the depths of space, on a dead world called Exegol. The disturbance in the Force is undeniable…and Luke’s worst fears are confirmed when his old friend, Lando Calrissian, comes to him with reports of a new Sith menace.

After his daughter was stolen from his arms, Lando searched the stars for any trace of his lost child. But every new rumor only led to dead ends and fading hopes–until he crossed paths with Ochi of Bestoon, a Sith assassin tasked with kidnapping a young girl.

Ochi’s true motives remain shrouded to Luke and Lando. For on a junkyard moon, a mysterious envoy of the Sith Eternal has bequeathed a sacred blade to the assassin, promising that it will give him answers to the questions that have haunted him since the Empire fell. In exchange, he must complete a final mission: return to Exegol with the key to the Sith’s glorious rebirth—the granddaughter of Darth Sidious himself, Rey.

As Ochi hunts Rey and her parents to the edge of the galaxy, Luke and Lando race into the mystery of the Sith’s lingering shadow and aid a young family running for their lives.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover / amazon Kindle / amazon audiobook

CANADA: amazon hardcover / amazon audiobook
UK: 
amazon hardcover

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