Dr Una McCormack is a New York Times bestselling science fiction author. She is passionate about women’s writing, science fiction, and helping people find their words and voices. Her Star Trek: Picard novel, The Last Best Hope, will be published by Simon and Schuster in 2020. Learn about her books, other works, and how you can work with Una as your writing mentor for stories or … Read More about ABOUT UNA
With elegant prose and the lightest of brushstrokes McCormack builds an entire civilisation on the eve of destruction, seen through the eyes of a retired journalist who, as a young girl, witnessed the early stages of a violent rebellion. While [The Undefeated’s] second act plays out like a sci-fi reworking of ‘High Plains Drifter’, this is no hackneyed Space Western, but something far more meditative, elegiac and unsettling.
Author of A Simple Scale and Ibrahim and Reenie
Una is probably the best Star Trek novelist currently writing… A must read for anyone who loves Discovery and Tilly, and recommended for everyone else too… (full review)
Molten Heart deserves credit for an innovative setting, original aliens and a move away from obvious tropes… (full review)
Vivid characterizations and amazing prose make The Crimson Shadow rise to the very top of great Star Trek fiction, and prove that tie-in fiction is not just ‘junk’ literature. I would put this book toe-to-toe with nearly any modern novel in terms of complexity, entertainment value, and meaning… (full review)