Books

Doctor Who The Sleep Of Reason

Martin Day

Caroline Laska Darnell is a perfectly normal 19 year-old: worried about boyfriends, acne and exams; passionate about dance music and piercings. But one day a terrible suicide attempt sees her admitted to the Retreat, a groundbreaking medical centre in the woods. To her horror, she recognises the Retreat from her nightmares about an old building haunted by ghostly dogs, and she realises that something is very wrong with the institute. She digs deeper and realises that her family are intimately connected with the history of the Retreat. Before he died, Laskas father left her a dog tooth pendant and mysterious diaries and documents. Through these, Laska discovers that the Retreat was once an asylum that almost burnt to the ground in 1902. Her research brings her to the attention of medical officer Dr Smith, and his friends Fitz and Trix. Smith is utterly fascinated by Laskas waking dreams and prophetic nightmares, but if Laska is cant trust her own perceptions, can she trust Dr Smith?

Doctor Who: The Hollow Men

Keith Topping (and others)

The village was cursed centuries ago, but only now is the alien evil beginning to revive ...


The children of Hexen Bridge are gifted and clever, but insanity and murder follow in their wake. The Doctor has a special interest in the village, but on his return to England in the early twenty-first century events seem to be escalating out of control.

Kidnapped and taken to Liverpool, the Doctor realises that developments in Hexen Bridge have horrifying repercussions for the rest of the country. Ace is left in the village, where small-minded prejudices and unsettled scores are flaring into violence.

As scarecrows fashioned from the bodies of the recent and ancient dead stalk the country lanes around Hexen Bridge, a sinister dark stain is spreading over the surrounding fields. And as the fierce evil grows ever stronger, can the Doctor and Ace prevent it from engulfing the entire world?


Featuring the Seventh Doctor and Ace, this adventure takes place between the TV stories The Curse of Fenric and Survival.

Doctor Who - Bunker Soldiers

Martin Day

A First Doctor, Steven and Dodo novel A fireball erupts in the forests of the Ukraine, and when the locals investigate, they find what appears to be a metal coffin at the centre of the devastation. They superstitiously conclude that the casket contains the body of an angel, sent to Earth to give hope to the people. Centuries later, the Doctor and his companions find themselves trapped in Kiev, 1240 a city under attack by the Mongols. They are enforced guests of the governor, Dmitri, whose assistant Yehven believes that if the coffin is desecrated, then all who threaten us will be destroyed. When the coffin is opened by a group of men, a terrifying, skull-faced creature is freed, and kills a member of the group before fleeing. A spate of violent deaths ensure but this creature certainly isnt killing indiscriminately. How is this creature choosing it victims, where has it come from and most importantly, can the Doctor do anything to halt its murderous trail of destruction?

Doctor Who: Wooden Heart

Martin Day

The Castor, a vast starship, seemingly deserted and spinning slowly in the void of deep space. Martha and the Doctor explore the drifting tomb, and discover that they may not be alone after all...

Who survived the disaster that overcame the rest of the crew? What continues to power the vessel? And why has a stretch of wooded countryside suddenly appeared in the middle of the craft?

As the Doctor and Martha journey through the forest, they find a mysterious, fogbound village - a village traumatised by missing children and tales of its own destruction...


Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the hit sci-fi series from BBC Television.

Biography

Martin Day began his career working for the Guinness Book of Records and reviewing records for the NME, and has gone on to write television scripts about kids with ASBOs and Goths getting tattoos, plays, books about Star Trek and The X-Files, and Doctor Who novels.