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

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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?

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781785943287

    April 2, 2018

    BBC Books

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
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    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

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  • EBook

    9781473531253

    April 5, 2018

    BBC Digital

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    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
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    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Jenny T. Colgan

Doctor Who: In the Blood
Doctor Who: The Legends of River Song
Doctor Who: The Legends of Ashildr
Doctor Who: Time Trips (The Collection)
Doctor Who: Into the Nowhere (Time Trips)

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