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Kathryn Janeway


In the book Mosaic, Jeri Taylor gives us a good in-depth look into Star Trek's newest captain. This Star Trek book begins deep in an unexplored part of the Delta Quadrant wih a surprise attack by a fierce Kazon sect that leaves Captain Janeway fighting a desperate battle on two fronts. While she duels the Kazon warship in a gaseous nebula, an Away Team led by Lt. Tuvok is trapped on the surface of a wilderness planet -- and stalked by superior Kazon ground forces. Forced to choose between the lives of the Away Team and the safety of Voyager, Captain Janeway reviews the most important moments of her life, and the pivotal choices that made her the woman she is today. This book covers her childhood, her time at Starfleet Academy, her first love, and her first command.


In the book Caretaker, L. A. Graf describes how Captain Janeway and the Voyager crew are transported by an alien, the Caretaker, into the Delta Quadrant. The Caretaker kidnaps two crew members and transports them to the Ocampa. Captain Janeway rescues her crew members, battles the Kazon-Ogla, and solves the mystery of the Caretaker, only to begin a long journeyback to Earth.


In The Escape, Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch describe a desperate U.S.S. Voyager is in trouble, her systems damaged, her warp engines failing. Without immediate repairs, Voyager will be trapped forever between the stars. Captain Janeway guides her ship to an ancient, deserted planet that holds the key to their survival and a deadly secret.

In Ragnarok, Nathan Archer begins his novel giving hope to the Janeway when Voyager detect a signal that could lead them back home. But as Voyager races to the source of the signal, the crew runs into the middle of a raging battle between two warring races, a battle that has lasted for thousands of years. To journey homewards, Captain Janeway finds a way through the most violent space-born conflict ever known, with both sides determined to destroy them.

In Violations, Susan Wright, Under the guise of helping the crew find a way home, a group of aliens board the then steal the main computer. To get it back, Captain Janeway is forced to negotiate with the thieves -- who are from a consortium of planets where thievery is a way of life. But as Janeway and the crew fight to retrieve their computer in time to save the barely functioning ship, they become embroiled in a political battle that could not only destroy the U.S.S. Voyager, but the crew as well.

In Incident at Arbuk by John Gregory Betancourt, the U.S.S. Voyager crew discovers an unusual weapon a thousand times more powerful than a starship while tracking a shuttle's distress signal to the nearly deserted Arbuk System. Inside the shuttle, the crew discovers an unconscious alien and no more information about the device. Captain Janeway and her crew are attacked by a group of mysterious warships with an interest in the weapon's power. With warp power off line, Janeway finds a way to save Voyager from aliens desperate to control the superweapon.

In The Murdered Sun by Christie Golden, sensors locate a possible wormhole nearby. Captain Janeway investigates, hoping to find a shortcut back to Federation space. Instead, she discovers a star system being systematically pillaged by the warlike Akerians. She has no desire to get caught up in someone else's war, but in order to the check on the possibilities offered by the wormhole -- and to save the innocent people of Veruna Four -- Voyager has no choice but to challenge the Akerians.

In Ghost of a Chance by Mark A. Garland and Charles G. McGraw, while badly damaged in a close encounter with a dwarf star, the Voyager discovers a planet being torn apart by tremendous volcanic stresses. The planet's primitive inhabitants will surely perish unless the Voyager intervenes -- but the Prime Directive forbids them to act. Janeway's dilemma is increased by the arrival of another starship, a Televek vessel, whose crew offer to help both the Voyager and the people of the crumbling planet. But Janeway senses something amiss with their saviors, and she's haunted by ghostly visions warning her of a threat that make her loathe to accept anything from the Televek, even though they may be her only hope.

In Cybersong by S. N. Lewitt, a mysterious signal lures the Voyager to an uncharted sector of the Delta Quadrant, where Janeway find a ghost ship floating in space. Hoping the mysterious ship might hold a clue that could help her vessel return home, she investigates. Soon a strange presence casts a kind of spell over the crew. If Janeway can't pierce the ship's mystery, the Voyager may wind up drifting in space, another ships of ghostly inhabitants.

In Quarantine by Patricia Barnes-Svarney, Cadet Janeway is thrilled and nervous. She and four other cadets have just been assigned to the U.S.S. Tsiolkovsky. It's their first real mission: to bring medical supplies to the planet Chatoob and help save a people condemned by air that hasn't been fit to breathe for centuries. But when Kathyrn analyzes the "poison" atmosphere, she finds no evidence of contamination. Is someone telling them lies? She's determined to discover the truth. But when the curious cadets rush to help a sick old woman, they're trapped in a sealed room with people dying of the plague. Suddenly, they're cut off from their mothership, locked in a quarantine, scheduled to die -- unless Kathyrn can lead them out of the dead zone in time.

In Bless the Beasts by Karen Haber, in desperate need of crucial repairs, Voyager goes to Sardalia, a planet of great natural beauty and apparently friendly inhabitants. The Sardalians welcome Voyager enthusiastically, but Captain Janeway soon grows suspicious. The Sardalians seem too eager to help. Janeway fears they are hiding something or have a secret agenda. When Tom Paris and Harry Kim disappear while visiting the planet, Janeway finds herself in the middle of a planetary war -- and faces with an agonizing moral dilemma.

In The Garden by Melissa Scott, desperately in need of vital nutritional supplies, Janeway risks dealing with an enigmatic race known as the Kirse, legendary for the bountiful crops of their world - and for their secretive ways. Despite Neelix's warnings, Captain Janeway leads an Away Team to the Kirse homeworld. But when the hostile Andirrim attack the Kirse, she finds herself caught in a deadly situation. Forced to fight alongside the Kirse, Janeway gambles that their strange, new allies are not more dangerous than their common foe.

In Cyrstalis by David Niall Wilson, Vayager's sensors detect abundant plant life on an unexplored planet. Captain Janeway leads an Away Team to search for fresh food supplies. They find lavish gardens inhabited by aliens that holds their gardens sacred. The fragrent blossoms are beautiful, enticing -- and far more dangerous than they appear. One by one, the Away Team begins to fall into deep comas from which they cannot be revived. Unwilling to spread the affliction to Voyager, the Away Team is trapped on the planet until a cure can be found, but their investigation is perceived as desecration by the devout worshippers of the gardens. Pursued by a fanactical mob, slowly succumbing to the insidious effect of the blossoms, Janeway faces either a violent death -- or an endless sleep.

In Echoes by Dean Wesley Smith, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and Nina Kiriki Hoffman, the U.S.S. Voyager finds itself in a system where a planet might have existed, but doesn't. Where the planet should have been, millions and then billions of people are appearing from nowhere and dying in the vacuum of space! To solve the mystery and save billions of lives, Captain Janeway faces alternate versions of herself and the crew of Voyager -- not just one almost-mirror-image, but many. Janeway finds a cool way to work with her alternate selves, with whom she shares much but each of whom has a different agenda. At stake is the survival of Voyager and the lives of billions of innocent people.

In Diane Carey's FlashbackTuvok is besieged by recurring memories of his time with Captain Hikaru Sulu aboard the Starship Excelsior -- repressed memories that may well kill him unless their source is determined in time. Now those days have come back to haunt him. While traveling through an uncharted nebula, Tuvok is besieged by recurring memories of his time with Captain Sulu -- repressed memories that may well kill him unless their source is determined in time. To save her closest friend, Captain Kathryn Janeway follows Tuvok to the century-old bridge of the Excelsior during a desperate battle. There Tuvok, Captain Janeway, Captain Sulu and Commander Janice Rand must face a menace to galactic life unlike anything known before. . . .

In Dafydd ab Hugh's Invasion Book Four: The Final Fury, Captain Janeway encounters a Starfleet distress call that leads her to a vast assemblage of non-humanoid races engaged in a monumental invasion project of incredible magnitude. She must stop the Furies in the Delta Quadrant before they can invade the Alpha Quadrant through a wormhole which could also be a way home for Voyager.

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