Books

Doctor Who: The Missy Chronicles

Cavan Scott (and others)

Know your frenemy.

‘I’ve had adventures too. My whole life doesn’t revolve around you, you know.’

When she's not busy amassing armies of Cybermen, or manipulating the Doctor and his companions, Missy has plenty of time to kill (literally). In this all new collection of stories about the renegade Time Lord we all love to hate, you'll discover just some of the mad and malevolent activities Missy gets up to while she isn't distracted by the Doctor.

So please try to keep up.

Doctor Who: Who-ology

Cavan Scott (and others)

Test your knowledge of the last Time Lord and the worlds he’s visited in Who-ology, an unforgettable journey through over 50 years of Doctor Who.

Packed with facts, figures and stories from the show’s galactic run, this unique tour of space and time takes you from Totters Lane to Heaven itself, taking in guides to UNIT call signs, details of the inner workings of sonic screwdrivers, and a reliability chart covering every element of the TARDIS.

Now fully updated to cover everything through to the 12th Doctor's final episode, and with tables, charts and illustrations dotted throughout, as well as fascinating lists and exhaustive detail, you won’t believe the wonders that await.

Doctor Who: Dalek

George Mann (and others)

Dalek is the never-before-told history of the Doctor's most dangerous enemies, the famous ‘Outer Space Robot People’ of the planet Skaro - from their genesis in the thousand-year conflict between Thals and Kaleds, to their survival of the Time War and (as foreseen by the Time Lords) their conquest of the universe. Along the way, the authors also reveal all-new stories about these legendary creatures - terrifying near-mythical adventures, startling visual recreations of never-before-seen conflicts, and more. Each of them helps shed new light on what has become the most feared alien race in the universe.

With full-colour illustrations, concept art, cutaways, diagrams, comic strips and more, Dalek is a dramatic retelling of the ascent of the 'supreme race', and the story of the mysteries that lurk in unexplored corners of the universe. It is the ultimate celebration of all things Dalek.

Doctor Who: The Shining Man

Cavan Scott

“Being scared is the least of your worries.”

The Shining Men are everywhere. You spot them out of the corner of your eye. Abnormally tall, with long lank hair, blank faces and blazing eyes. If they catch you, they’ll drag you away to who knows where. No one is safe. They’re on every street corner. Waiting. Watching. Shining bright.

Of course it’s a hoax. It has to be, right? It started as a joke, a prank for Halloween. Then it went viral. Idiots dressing up as monsters. Giving folk a scare. Silly masks and fright wigs. No one gets hurt. Because bogeymen aren’t real.

Until people start going missing and lights burn in the darkness. Burning like eyes.

But help is on its way, in the form of a strange man called the Doctor and his friend, Bill. The Doctor will keep us safe. The Doctor will stop the monsters. Unless the monsters stop the Doctor first…

An original novel featuring the Twelfth Doctor and Bill as played by Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie.

Doctor Who: Wit, Wisdom and Timey Wimey Stuff – The Quotable Doctor Who

Cavan Scott (and others)

“All of time and space. All things that ever happened or ever will. Where do you want to start?”

From a junkyard in Totter’s Lane to the fields of Trenzalore, the last of the Time Lords has navigated the past, present and future using knowledge gathered from centuries of adventures in space and time. Now the authors of the bestselling Who-Ology have collected the best of that timey-wimey knowledge into one place. Covering themes of home and work, travel and technology, the history of the Earth and the fate of the future – you’ll find a Doctor-y bon mot for every occasion here.

Collecting half a century of quips and quotes, and beautifully illustrated throughout, Wit, Wisdom and Timey-Wimey Stuff is your indispensable guide to life, love, mirth and monsters.

Doctor Who: The Nu-Humans

Cavan Scott (and others)

The Doctor, Amy and Rory are awe-struck by their first sight of Hope Eternal, a super-earth bigger than Earth itself with heavy gravity, volcanoes and a crust loaded with mineral deposits. But their wonder is cut short when they discover a body dumped on the ground - a huge figure with extraordinarily long arms covered in thick, purple scales. Yet the corpse is not alien: he's human, albeit unlike any human Amy and Rory have ever seen. The Nu-Humans have adapted their genes to fit their new environment, and formed a thriving colony. But now they are facing a terrible threat. Can the Doctor find out who is killing Nu-Humans and why - before he, Amy and Rory are themselves tried for murder? Written specially for audio by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright, The Nu-Humans features the Doctor, Amy and Rory as played by Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill in the acclaimed hit series from BBC Television. It is read by Raquel Cassidy, who played Miranda Cleaves in the 2011 TV episodes The Rebel Flesh and The Almost People.

1 CD. 1 hr 20 mins.

The Sarah Jane Adventures: Wraith World

Cavan Scott (and others)

Rani is delighted to hear that her favourite author, Gregory P. Wilkinson, is doing a signing at a local bookshop. When he agrees to be interviewed for the school newspaper, she is even more thrilled. And, when the old man presents her with his journal, full of notes and sketches from his ‘Wraith World’ books, her happiness is complete. But all too soon her elation turns to horror, as the worlds of fiction and reality collide. Can Sarah Jane save Rani, Clyde and Luke from a creature beyond their wildest nightmares? Elisabeth Sladen, who stars as Sarah Jane in the CBBC TV series, reads this exclusive audio story by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright. The cover photograph shows Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane with Anjli Mohindra as Rani, Tommy Knight as Luke, and Daniel Anthony as Clyde.

1 CD. 1 hr.

Countryfile Perfect Days Out

Cavan Scott

Countryfile is one of the most successful and much-loved TV series on the BBC, with 20 years of programming and over 6 million viewers. This is the first book to tie in with the programme and celebrate the British countryside, by showcasing 100 unmissable places to visit, as chosen by the Countryfile team.

A call to arms for us to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, this book will show you where to find landscapes of great beauty, nature reserves and National Trails to explore, sites of historical or cultural interest as well as attractions that have appealed to Countryfile over the years - the secluded meadows of Swaledale, the ancient beech trackway at Linley and the herring festival at Clovelly, not to mention the World Stinging Nettle Championships.

Illustrated with over 150 lavish colour photographs, contributions from Julia Bradbury, Matt Baker and John Craven, and with practical information to help you plan your perfect day out, this book will capitalise on the huge success of the TV series and our ever-growing love of the British countryside.

Countryfile: Great British Walks

Cavan Scott

Combining insightful and descriptive writing about our countryside with easy-to-follow practical information and clear, detailed OS mapping, Countryfile: Great British Walks will inspire you to explore some of the most striking areas that our nation has to offer. Offering 100 walks spread across varying terrain, this practical guidebook features a range of outings, from gentle strolls through peaceful scenery to more challenging journeys that take you to the very heart of the Great British wilderness.

Covering regions across the country, from the Peak District and Lake District in the Heart of England to the highlands of Scotland and the rolling hills of the South East, this compact walking guide offers the tried-and tested knowledge of the Countryfile team - providing detailed descriptions of routes and levels of difficulty, as well as comprehensive Ordnance Survey mapping plus practical information to help you plan your trip.

Let Countryfile: Great British Walks be your guide to our outstanding countryside.

Biography

George Mann (Author)
George Mann is the author of the bestselling Doctor Who: Engines of War and Newbury & Hobbes steampunk mystery series, as well as numerous other novels, short stories and original audiobooks. He has edited a number of anthologies including The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, The Solaris Book of New Fantasy and a retrospective collection of Sexton Blake stories, Sexton Blake, Detective. He lives near Grantham, UK, with his wife, son and daughter.

Justin Richards (Author)
A celebrated writer and Creative Consultant to the BBC Books range of Doctor Who books, Justin Richards lives and works in Warwick with his wife and two children. When he’s not writing, he can be found indulging his passion for inventing, reading and watching far too much television.

Cavan Scott (Author)
Number One Bestseller Cavan Scott has written for such popular series as Star Wars, Star Trek, Vikings, Warhammer 40,000 and, of course, Doctor Who. He’s the writer of Titan Comic’s ongoing adventures of the Ninth Doctor and was one of the 2016 World Book Day authors.