Enterprise: The First Adventure by Vonda N. McIntyre
James T. Kirk is the youngest man to be put into the rank of captain in the history of the Federation. His crew is comprised of a first officer who sees him as impulsive, a chief engineer who sees him as arrogant, a chief medical officer who sees him as trifling, and a helmsman who desires a transfer.
But this crew, which would ultimately be celebrated space explorers, swiftly put aside their disparities when a horrific starship appears on their flight path.
Prime Directive by Judith Reeves-Stevens
Starfleet’s most sacred commandment, banning interference with alien cultures, has been broken. As a result of the infringement of the Prime Directive, the Enterprise is in shambles, an honored captain is dishonored and the crew is thrown among a thousand worlds. Kirk and his crew are going to get back their reputation by discovering the truth about what really went on on Talin IV that produced their unintentional shame. This writing duo has outdone themselves once more as they take a previous idea and expand upon it in one of the best Star Trek novels.
Ashes of Eden by William Shatner, Judith Reeves-Stevens & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
In the months that follow his unwilling retirement, Captain Kirk is presented with an adventure by a mysterious and beautiful young woman that will make Kirk confront the delicate peace between the Klingons and the Federation.
The Return by William Shatner, Judith Reeves-Stevens & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
A sequel to Star Trek: Generations tells about a fatal alliance between the Romulan Empire and the Borg in which their main weapon becomes the incredibly resurrected Captain Kirk and the Enterprise is called together in a crucial battle. The choice must be who will sacrifice themselves, Kirk or Picard?