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The Tenth Doctor's first adventure, novelised by bestselling author Jenny T Colgan


Discover the new Doctor Who classics.

Earth is under attack by power-hungry aliens. This is no time for the Doctor to be out of action.

When a British space probe is intercepted by a sinister alien vessel on the eve of Christmas, it marks the beginning of an audacious invasion of the Earth by the Sycorax – horrifying marauders from beyond the stars. Within hours, a third of humanity stands on the brink of death with not a single shot fired.

Our planet needs a champion – but the Doctor is not fit for service. He’s just regenerated, delirious in a new body and a dressing gown. Forced into his battered shoes is his friend, Rose Tyler, a girl from a London council estate. Will she save the world from this nightmare before Christmas – or see it destroyed?

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  • Paperback

    9781785943287

    April 2, 2018

    BBC Books

    176 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781473531253

    April 5, 2018

    BBC Digital

    176 pages

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