Doctor Who and the Nightmare of Eden

Doctor Who and the Nightmare of Eden

4th Doctor Novelisation

Summary

An action-packed novelisation of a classic TV adventure for the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K9.

A freak accident locks two ships together in space - and a distress call brings the Doctor, Romana and the faithful K9 onto the scene. There they discover traces of the highly addictive drug Vraxoin, and the presence of the ferocious Mandrels.

As the Doctor attempts to separate the two spaceships, he and Romana are pulled into a web of intrige involving treacherous drug smugglers, undercover spies, and a savagely dangerous planet called Eden...

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Reviews

  • Slick and polished...immersive productions of much-loved novelisations...long may we enjoy them
    Doctor Who Magazine

About the author

Terrance Dicks

Terrance Dicks became Script Editor of Doctor Who in 1968, co-writing Patrick Troughton’s classic final serial, The War Games, and editing the show throughout the entire Jon Pertwee era to 1974. He wrote many iconic episodes and serials for the show after, including Tom Baker's first episode as the Fourth Doctor, Robot; Horror at Fang Rock in 1977; State of Decay in 1980; and the 20th anniversary special, The Five Doctors in 1983. Terrance novelised over sixty of the original Doctor Who stories for Target books, including classics like Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen and Doctor Who and the Auton Invasion, inspiring a generation of children to become readers and writers. He died in August 2019, only weeks before the publication of his final Doctor Who short story, ‘Save Yourself’, in The Target Storybook.
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