Four narrated stories set in the Tenth Doctor era
The Taste of Death by Helen Goldwyn
The Doctor and Rose sample the high-life on resort planet MXQ1, run by the famous Bluestone brothers. It has everything: exotic beaches, luxury accommodation and extravagant dining. Something’s cooking in the kitchen, and it’s to die for…
Backtrack by Matthew J Elliott
When the TARDIS crashes in the vortex, Martha and the Doctor find themselves on board the time-ship The Outcome, where the host offers temporal cruises at reasonable prices.
But time travellers must never cut corners. Dangerous forces have been unleashed, and Martha finds her medical skills put to the test as she deals with some lethal fall-out.
Time is running out, and the clock is ticking towards disaster!
Wild Pastures by James Goss
Strange things are happening at the Wild Pastures Rest Home. When the Doctor calls on the Nobles to investigate, he doesn’t expect Sylvia to be the one to step up. Soon, they’re in too deep, and the Doctor and Sylvia will need all their faculties to get out alive.
Last Chance by Guy Adams
Trying to spare a few creatures from extinction, the Doctor bumps into an old acquaintance on the African plains – Lady Christina de Souza. They are about to find themselves on the endangered list…
Matt Fitton - David Llewellyn - Una McCormack - Lizbeth Myles - Mark Wright - Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Chronicles
Four stories set in the Twelfth Doctor era, narrated by Jacob Dudman. 1.1 The Charge of the Night Brigade by David Llewellyn In the rat-infested camps of the Crimea, Mary Seacole offers a vital service to the beleaguered troops, serving up rice pudding and treating the wounded at her 'British Hotel'. Mary's no-nonsense attitude is tested by the Doctor's arrival. Together, they must deal with a strange infection not of this Earth... 1.2 War Wounds by Mark Wright When Danny Pink finds the TARDIS door open in a Coal Hill storeroom, he can't help wondering about Clara's double life and the truth about the Doctor. But he gets much more than he bargained for. Stuck amid an alien war, can Danny and the Doctor stop arguing long enough to make it out alive? 1.3 Distant Voices by Lizbeth Myles Cameron is haunted by strange voices. As she gets on with her job conducting tours around Rochester Castle, she hopes that they'll just go away. Fortunately for Cameron, the Doctor has joined her tour. He hears the voices too, and he knows what they mean. Time itself is starting to fracture... 1.4 Field Trip by Una McCormack Osgood gets an offer she can't resist when the Doctor drops in – her first flight in the TARDIS! The Doctor is calling on Osgood’s expertise to stop an invasion, but what begins as a fact-finding mission quickly becomes something far more dangerous. Osgood’s intergalactic field trip is about to get very hands-on!
Dan Abnett - Traitor General
Saviour... or assassin? As the fate of the Sabbat Worlds campaign balances on a knife-edge, the success of the Imperial crusade rests with one high-ranking officer, captured by the dark forces of Chaos. Colonel-Commissar Ibram Gaunt leads a hand picked strike team deep behind enemy lines to track down a captured Imperial officer who holds strategic knowledge of Warmaster Macaroth's entire battle plan. Their mission is simple: stop him from revealing his secrets to the enemy, whatever the cost. With their lives forfeit, Gaunt and his team hold the kep to a mission that will bring either death or glory!
Justin Richards - Doctor Who: The Deviant Strain
The Novrosk Peninsula, the Soviet naval base, has been abandoned, and the nuclear submarines are rusting and rotting. Cold, isolated, forgotten until the Russian Special Forces arrive - and discover that the Doctor and his companions are here too. But there is something else in Novrosk. Something that predates everything else, even the stone circle on the cliff top. Something that is at last waking, hunting, killing... Can the Doctor and his friends stay alive long enough to learn the truth? With time running out, they must discover who is really responsible for the Deviant Strain...
Justin Richards - Doctor Who: The Resurrection Casket
Starfall - a world on the edge, where crooks and smugglers hide in the gloomy shadows and modern technology refuses to work. The pioneers who used to be drawn by the hope of making a fortune from the mines can find easier picking elsewhere. But they still come - for the romance of it, or old-fashioned organic mining. Or in the hope of finding the lost treasure of Hamlek Glint - scourge of the spaceways, privateer, adventurer and bandit. Will the TARDIS ever work again? Is Glint's lost treasure waiting to be found? And does the fabled Resurrection Casket - the key to eternal life - really exist? With the help of new friends, and to the horror of new enemies, The Doctor and Rose aim to find out...
Douglas Adams - The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
At last in paperback in one complete volume, here are the five classic novels from Douglas Adams's beloved Hitchiker series. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Seconds before the Earth is demolished for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is saved by Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised Guide. Together they stick out their thumbs to the stars and begin a wild journey through time and space. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Facing annihilation at the hands of warmongers is a curious time to crave tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his comrades as they hurtle across the galaxy in a desperate search for a place to eat. Life, the Universe and Everything The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky- so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals can avert Armageddon: mild-mannered Arthur Dent and his stalwart crew. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Back on Earth, Arthur Dent is ready to believe that the past eight years were all just a figment of his stressed-out imagination. But a gift-wrapped fishbowl with a cryptic inscription conspires to thrust him back to reality. So to speak. Mostly Harmless Just when Arthur Dent makes the terrible mistake of starting to enjoy life, all hell breaks loose. Can he save the Earth from total obliteration? Can he save the Guide from a hostile alien takeover? Can he save his daughter from herself?
Dan Abnett - Horus Rising
After thousands of years of expansion and conquest, the human Imperium is at its height. His dream for humanity accomplished, the Emperor hands over the reins of power to his Warmaster, Horus, and heads back to Terra. But is Horus strong enough to control his fellow commanders and continue the Emperor’s grand design, or will such incredible power corrupt him?
Douglas Adams - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - A Trilogy in Five Parts
First a legendary radio series, then a bestselling book, now a blockbusting movie, the immensely successful Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy needs no introduction. Reissued to coincide with the films release, this hardback omnibus edition include all five parts of the trilogy, incorporating for the first time, Mostly Harmless, along with a guide to the guide and essential notes on how to leave the planet. This single hardback edition is indispensable for any would-be galactic traveller and for old and new Douglas Adams fans everywhere.
Dan Abnett - Doctor Who: The Story of Martha
For a year, while the Master ruled over Earth, Martha Jones travelled the world telling people stories about the Doctor - how he has saved them before, and how he will save them again. This is that story. It tells of Martha's travels - from her arrival on Earth as the Toclafane attacked and decimated the population through to her return to Britain to face the Master. But it's more than that. This is also a collection of the stories she tells - the stories of adventures she had with the Doctor that we haven't heard about before. The stories that inspired and saved the world
Philip Reeve - Black Light Express
There was nothing, and then there was a train. A train with two passengers: a petty thief from a dead-end town, and an android girl who could be more human than the rest of us. Join Zen and Nova as they find out what really lies beyond the end of the universe . . . Take a ride in Philip Reeve's incredible imagination as he returns with this stellar follow-up to _Railhead_. Full of extraordinary beings and utterly real, complex characters, of thrills and thoughtful moments, this is a stunning step beyond the universe which will appeal to both sci-fi fans and foes alike.
Warren Ellis - Transmetropolitan 3. - Year of the Bastard
Investigative reporter Spider Jerusalem attacks the injustices of the 21st Century surroundings while working for the newspaper The Word in this critically-acclaimed graphic novel series written by comics superstar Warren Ellis, the co-creator of PLANETARY and THE AUTHORITY. In this third volume, Spider Jerusalem begins to crumble under the pressure of sudden and unwanted fame. Having had enough of the warped 21st century Babylon that he lives in, Spider escapes into a world of bitterness and pills. As he stumbles through this haze of depression and drugs, he must find a way to cover the biggest story of the year, the presidential election. Armed with only his demented mind and dark sense of humor, Spider embarks on an adventure of political cynicism, horrific sex, and unwelcome celebrity which culminates in a shocking and ruinous ending.
Dan Abnett - Legion
A Great War is coming, and it will engulf the Imperium of Man. The Space Marines of the Alpha Legion, the last and most secretive of all the Astartes brotherhoods, arrive on a heathen world to support the Imperial Army in a pacification campaign against strange and uncanny forces. But what drives the Alpha Legion? Can they be trusted, and what side will they choose when the Great War begins? Loyalties are put to the test, and the cunning schemes of an alien intelligence revealed in this latest instalment of the ground-breaking SF series by Dan Abnett, as the fate of mankind hangs in the balance.
Neil Gaiman - Michael Reaves - InterWorld
Joey Harker isn't a hero. In fact, he's the kind of guy who gets lost in his own house. But then one day, Joey gets really lost. He walks straight out of his world and into another dimension. Joey's walk between the worlds makes him prey to two terrible forces—armies of magic and science who will do anything to harness his power to travel between dimensions. When he sees the evil those forces are capable of, Joey makes the only possible choice: to join an army of his own, an army of versions of himself from different dimensions who all share his amazing power and who are all determined to fight to save the worlds. Master storyteller Neil Gaiman and Emmy Award-winning science-fiction writer Michael Reaves team up to create a dazzling tale of magic, science, honor, and the destiny of one very special boy—and all the others like him.
Dan Abnett - Ravenor - The Omnibus
In the war-torn future of the 41st millennium, the Inquisition fights a secret war against the darkest enemies of mankind - the alien, the heretic and the daemon. The three stories in this omnibus tell the tale of Inquisitor Gideon Ravenor and his lethal band of operatives, whose investigations take them from the heart of the Scarus Sector to the wildest regions of space beyond, and even through time itself. Wherever they go, and whatever dangers they face, they will never give up until their mission succeeds. Contains the novels Ravenor, Ravenor Returned and Ravenor Rogue, plus two short stories and an introduction by the author.
Terrance Dicks - The Ambassadors of Death
_The Doctor sat staring at the TV set like a man hypnotised. 'That sound... I've heard it before...'_ Seven months after leaving Mars, the Probe 7 ship has not returned to Earth. And the rescue ship returns — poisoned with radiation and apparently abandoned. Whatever piloted it back to Earth is not human... The Doctor must negotiate with an alien intelligence for the return of its ambassadors — or face the destruction of the Earth... _The Ambassadors of Death_, featuring Jon Pertwee as the Doctor, was written by David Whitaker and broadcast in 1970. This adaptation is by Terrance Dicks, who was script editor of Doctor Who for five years and who has written more than sixty novelizations of the television stories. _Doctor Who — The Ambassadors of Death_ has recently been broadcast on BSB television.
Terrance Dicks - The Abominable Snowmen
A single blow from the giant, hairy paw smashes the explorer to the ground. Terrified, he flees from the monster's glowing eyes and savage fangs... Why are the peaceful Yeti now spreading death and destruction? And what is the secret behind the glowing cave on the mountain? When DOCTOR WHO discovers that a long-dead friend is still alive, he knows why his visit to the lonely Himalayan monastery has led to a struggle to save the Earth!
Terrance Dicks - The Android Invasion
The Doctor and Sarah arrive safely back on Earth — or do they? Why does the mysterious soldier march straight over a cliff — and then reappear unharmed? Why are they attacked by the sinister mechanics with built-in guns for hands? Why is a picturesque country village at first deserted — then filled with mindless zombies? And why are their best friends suddenly trying to kill them? The Doctor has stumbled on a cunning alien plan to take over the Earth. Will he be in time to defeat the deadly Kraals and their terrifying android invasion?
Terrance Dicks - The Androids of Tara
On a peaceful rural planet, where the colourful pageantry of old Ruritania mingles with ultra-modern Android technology, the Doctor becomes a king-maker in spite of himself. In his search for another segment of the Key to Time, the Doctor matches wits and swords with the evil Count Grendel — aided, of course, by Romana and the invaluable K9.
Terrance Dicks - The Armageddon Factor
Some time ago, the White Guardian, one of the most powerful beings in the Cosmos, had set the Doctor an urgent task — to find and reassemble the six segments of the Key to Time. The Doctor and Romana had successfully retrieved five of the segments and now they have reached the planet Atrios in the middle of an atomic war, to search for the last, most vital piece. Sinister dangers await them in this final stage of their quest...