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Captain Kirk's deadliest enemy returns…

Double, Double is a Pocket TOS novel – #45 in the numbered series – written by Michael Jan Friedman. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in April 1989.


From the book jacket
On a routine exploratory mission, the Starship USS Hood picks up a distress signal from a research expedition thought lost long ago – the expedition of Dr. Roger Korby, one of the centuries' greatest scientific minds. Korby himself is dead, it seems, but his colleagues have made a most incredible discovery – a discovery they insist the Hood's captain see for himself. Reluctantly, the captain agrees to beam down…
Meanwhile, the crew of the USS Enterprise begins long-overdue shore leave on Tranquility Seven. James T. Kirk is looking forward to a few days of rest and relaxation… until what seems like a bizarre case of mistaken identity plunges Kirk into a whirlpool of mayhem and murder.
And puts an inhuman stranger with his memories and abilities in command of the Enterprise.

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Background information


James T. Kirk 
Captain : USS Enterprise
James T. Kirk android
Leonard McCoy
Montgomery Scott
Hikaru Sulu
Pavel Chekov
Christine Chapel
Nyota Uhura
A new version of the original Brown android.
Joaquin Martinez / android 
Captain : USS Hood
Jamal Banks / android 
Science Officer : USS Hood
Commander Stuart / android 
First Officer : USS Hood
Gauri Vedra 
Chief Engineer : USS Hood
Kai Chin 
Chief Medical Officer : USS Hood
Alan Paultic 
Communications Officer : USS Hood
Donald Clifford 
Crewman : USS Enterprise
Denise DeLong 
Engineer : USS Enterprise
Planet T'nufo native.


Enterprise, USS; Hood, USS; Korby, Roger; Tranquility VII

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Numbered novels
#46: The Cry of the Onlies
My Enemy, My Ally (#21) Titan Books release order  The Covenant of the Crown (#23)
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