Doctor Who Fiction

Here is all there is to know about upcoming Doctor Who fiction books! Below the shortlist is a complete listing with solicitations, publisher info, and pre-order links! Click the covers to see a bigger image! Enjoy!

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 shortlist fiction

January 6, 2022

P.R.O.B.E.: TRUE ORIGINS
From the World of Doctor Who

softcover original (UK)

February 3, 2022

DOCTOR WHO: THE RUBY’S CURSE

softcover reprint (UK)

March 7, 2022

PROFESSOR HOWE AND THE MOON MAKER

softcover original (UK)

PROFESSOR HOWE AND THE TARRANT TINO
Volume Two

subscriber’s only softcover original (UK)

June 6, 2022

PROFESSOR HOWE AND THE SEWER-SIDE SQUAD

softcover original (UK)

July 14, 2022

DOCTOR WHO: THE ANDROIDS OF TARA

Target paperback original (UK)

DOCTOR WHO; THE EATERS OF LIGHT

Target paperback original (UK)

DOCTOR WHO: THE FIRES OF POMPEII

Target paperback original (UK)

DOCTOR WHO: THE STONES OF BLOOD

Target paperback original (UK)

DOCTOR WHO: THE ZYGON INVASION

Target paperback original (UK)

July 21, 2022

DOCTOR WHO: THE RETURN OF ROBIN HOOD

softcover original (UK)

August 2, 2022

DOCTOR WHO: TREASURE ISLAND

softcover original (UK)

September 5, 2022

PROFESSOR HOWE [untitled]

softcover original (UK)

September 22, 2022

DOCTOR WHO: ORIGIN STORIES

hardcover original (UK)

December 5, 2022

PROFESSOR HOWE [untitled]

softcover original (UK)

also in 2022

BIRDS OF PREY

A Counter Measures Novel

softcover original (UK)

CWEJ: HIDDEN TRUTHS

softcover original (USA)

CWEJ: SEASONS

softcover original (USA)

LETHBRIDGE STEWART YEAR ONE: MIND OF STONE SPECIAL EDITION

From the Classic Era of Doctor Who

softcover (UK)

LETHBRIDGE STEWART YEAR THREE: BLUE BLOOD

From the Classic Era of Doctor Who

softcover (UK)

UNIT: THE BENTON FILES 2

From the Worlds of Doctor Who

softcover original (UK)

U.N.I.T: OPERATION WILDCAT AND OTHER STORIES

hardcover original (UK)

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JANUARY 6, 2022

P.R.O.B.E.: TRUE ORIGINS
From the World of Doctor Who

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
written by James Hornby, James Wylder & Tyche McPhee Letts
Arcbeatle Press
softcover (165 pages)
ISBN 979-8-7985-3520-0
$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Before P.R.O.B.E. stepped Out of the Shadows, it defended Earth from strange and unnatural threats for decades. But what happened after the departure of its founding director?

Enter Giles.

Inexperienced and unequipped to fight the darkness on his own, he has no choice but to recruit new blood if his organisation is to survive.

In eight tales from the pens of James Hornby, James Wylder and Tyche McPhee Letts, follow the journey of P.R.O.B.E. as they rise to meet the challenges of a new century.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

UK: amazon softcover
USA: amazon softcover  / amazon digital

GERMANY: amazon softcover  / amazon digital

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FEBRUARY 3, 2022

DOCTOR WHO: THE RUBY’S CURSE

softcover reprint of the May 20, 2021 hardcover original (UK)

publisher info:
written by Alex Kingston
softcover (288 pages)
BBC Books
ISBN 978-1-7859-4714-8
£ 9.99

solicitation copy:

She’s got ice in her heart and a kiss on her lips…

1939, New York. Private Eye, Melody Malone, is hired to find a stolen ruby, the Eye of Horus. The ruby might hold the secret to the location of Cleopatra’s tomb – but everyone who comes into contact with it dies. Can Melody escape the ruby’s curse?

1939, New York. River Song, author of the Melody Malone Mysteries, is forced to find a reality-altering weapon, the Eye of Horus – but everyone who comes into contact with it dies. River doesn’t believe in curses – but is she wrong?

From the top-security confines of Stormcage to the barbarism of first-century Egypt, River battles to find the Eye of Horus before its powers are used to transform the universe. To succeed, she must team up with a most unlikely ally – her own fictional alter ego, Melody. And together they must solve another mystery: Is fiction changing into fact – or is fact changing into fiction?

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

UK: amazon softcover
USA: amazon softcover 

GERMANY: amazon softcover 

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MARCH 7, 2022

PROFESSOR HOWE AND THE MOON MAKER

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
written by Allan Lear
softcover
Long Scarf Publications

link:

UK: Long Scarf order link

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PROFESSOR HOWE AND THE TARRANT TINO
Volume Two

subscriber’s only softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
written by Christopher Samuel Stone
softcover
Long Scarf Publications

link:

UK: Long Scarf order link

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JUNE 6, 2022

PROFESSOR HOWE AND THE SEWER-SIDE SQUAD

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
written by Terry Francis
softcover
Long Scarf Publications

link:

UK: Long Scarf order link

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JULY 14, 2022

DOCTOR WHO: THE ANDROIDS OF TARA

Target novelization

paperback original (UK)

publisher info:
written by David Fisher
paperback (192 pages)
BBC Books
ISBN 978-1-7859-4792-6
£ 7.99

solicitation copy:
“Why is your first impulse to reach for your swords and never a screwdriver?”

The Doctor and Romana’s search for the fourth segment of the all-powerful Key to Time leads them to the planet Tara, where courtly intrigue and romantic pageantry employ the most sophisticated technology.

Within hours of arriving, Romana is mistaken for a powerful princess and the Doctor forced to dally with robotic royalty – and both are quickly embroiled in the scheming ambitions of the wicked Count Grendel. Finding the segment of the Key is easy enough, but escaping with it in one piece will prove an altogether more colourful affair…

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

UK: amazon paperback
GERMANY: amazon paperback / amazon Kindle

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DOCTOR WHO: THE EATERS OF LIGHT

Target novelization

paperback original (UK)

publisher info:
written by Rona Munro
paperback (192 pages)
BBC Books
ISBN 978-1-7859-4793-3
£ 7.99

solicitation copy:
“To protect a muddy little hillside, you doomed your whole world!”

The Doctor takes Bill and Nardole back to 2nd century Scotland to learn the fate of the ‘lost’ Ninth Legion of the Imperial Roman Army. 5,000 soldiers vanished without explanation – how?

The search for the truth leads the Doctor and his friends into a deadly mystery. Who is the Guardian of the Gate? What nightmare creature roams the wildlands, darkening the sky and destroying all in its path? A threat from another dimension has been unleashed on the Earth, and only a terrible sacrifice can put things right…

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

UK: amazon paperback
GERMANY: amazon paperback 
/ amazon Kindle

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DOCTOR WHO: THE FIRES OF POMPEII

Target novelization

paperback original (UK)

publisher info:
written by James Moran
paperback (192 pages)
BBC Books
ISBN 978-1-7859-4779-7
£ 7.99

solicitation copy:
“My masters will follow the example of Rome… our mighty empire bestraddling the whole of civilization!”

It is AD 79, and the TARDIS lands in Pompeii on the eve of the town’s destruction. Mount Vesuvius is ready to erupt and bury its surroundings in molten lava, just as history dictates. Or is it?

The Doctor and Donna find that Pompeii is home to impossible things: circuits made of stone, soothsayers who read minds and fiery giants made of burning rock. From a lair deep in the volcano, these creatures plot the end of humanity – and the Doctor soon finds he has no way to win…

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

UK: amazon paperback
GERMANY: amazon paperback / amazon Kindle

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DOCTOR WHO: THE STONES OF BLOOD

Target novelization

paperback original (UK)

publisher info:
by David Fisher
paperback (192 pages)
BBC Books
ISBN 978-1-7859-4794-0
£ 7.99

solicitation copy:
“We won’t find Dracula hanging around the Manor. But we may find something equally disturbing…”

The Doctor is delighted when his quest for the Key to Time leads him to his favourite planet, Earth. But his friends are less enchanted: Romana is nearly lured to her death by a sinister apparition, and K9 is all but destroyed by a belligerent boulder with the power to move – and a thirst for blood.

An ancient stone circle becomes a battleground as the Doctor must outwit the deadliest alien criminal this side of hyperspace – and her bloodthirsty silicon servants…

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

UK: amazon paperback
GERMANY: amazon paperback / amazon Kindle

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DOCTOR WHO: THE ZYGON INVASION

Target novelization

paperback original (UK)

publisher info:
written by Peter Harness
paperback (192 pages)
BBC Books
ISBN 978-1-7859-4791-9
£ 7.99

solicitation copy:
“We will die in the fire instead of living in chains.”

For years, 20 million shape-changing Zygons have lived among us in secret. They wear human form, hiding in plain sight. Now a fanatical Zygon splinter group seek to expose their own kind and provoke a conflict that will force both sides to the brink of Armageddon to ensure their own survival.

It took three Doctors to broker a fragile peace between Zygons and Humans. Now the 12th must face the fallout alone. With his allies compromised and his companion believed dead, can he stop the world from plunging into war?

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

UK: amazon paperback
GERMANY: amazon paperback / amazon Kindle

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JULY 21, 2022

DOCTOR WHO: THE RETURN OF ROBIN HOOD

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
written by Paul Magrs
softcover (304 pages)
BBC Children’s Books
ISBN 978-1-4059-5230-9
£ 7.99

solicitation copy:

*The Doctor returns to Sherwood Forest in this incredible new crossover of Doctor Who and the legend of Robin Hood*

For the Doctor, this was his first visit to the prince of thieves. For Robin, it’s been a long time coming . . .

Robin Hood is disenchanted. Maid Marion has left, the Merry Men have settled down, and the legend of the Doctor has retreated deep into the shadows of Sherwood Forest.

But the Doctor is back! (Although this is his first visit – time travel does strange things to a story.) The poor are fed, and the gang are together again.

That is until a desperate King John calls on the deadliest alien force at the nobilities’ disposal: the mysterious, shape-shifting Mother Maudlin .

As dark magic is spun, heroes are captured, and the Doctor must find a way to save the Kingdom.

It’s time for the return of the Lionheart . . .

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

UK: amazon softcover
USA: amazon softcover 
 / amazon digital
GERMANY: amazon softcover
/ amazon digital

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AUGUST 2, 2022

DOCTOR WHO: TREASURE ISLAND

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
written by Jaqueline Rayner
softcover (304 pages)
BBC Children’s Books
ISBN 978-1-4059-5233-0
£ 8.19

solicitation copy:

Teaming up with the Doctor and Amy Pond, the team battle alien pirates, shipwrecks and skeletons. The key promises to unlock treasures buried deep in the sands of time. Treasures of planets and civilizations long fallen. But with time, and swords, pointedly against them, will the Doctor and his friends find what they need to unlock?

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

UK: amazon softcover
USA: amazon softcover 

GERMANY: amazon softcover

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2022

PROFESSOR HOWE [UNTITLED]

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
softcover
Long Scarf Publications

link:

UK: Long Scarf order link

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2022

DOCTOR WHO: ORIGIN STORIES

hardcover original (UK)

publisher info:
hardcover (448 pages)
BBC Children’s Books
ISBN 978-1-4059-5235-4
£ 12.99

solicitation copy:
Ten stories telling the origins of the very best of the Doctor’s friends…

Including:
– Sarah-Jane Smith
– Clara Oswald
-Amy Pond
-Davros
and . . . The Master.

*With stories about Ace and Jo Grant written by the actors themselves – Sophie Aldred and Katy Manning!*

‘We all change, when you think about it. We’re all different people all through our lives’

Whisked away from their lives on Earth, the Doctor’s companions we know and love sail alien seas, save countless lives and remind the Time Lord that he’s a bit… well… human.

But who were they before the Doctor? What adventures did they have before bumping into the untimely Time Lord?

Dive into a collection of stories and adventures about the childhood’s of the Doctor’s companions, written by famous faces from Doctor Who’s long sci-fi history.

links:

UK: amazon hardcover
USA: amazon softcover 
 / amazon digital
GERMANY: amazon hardcover
/ amazon digital

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DECEMBER 5, 2022

PROFESSOR HOWE [UNTITLED]

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
softcover
Long Scarf Publications

link:

UK: Long Scarf order link

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also in 2022

BIRDS OF PREY
A Counter Measures Novel
 (2 of 2)

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
softcover
Candy Jar Books
£ 8.99

links:

UK: Candy Jar Books announcement / Candy Jar Books pre-order

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CEWJ: HIDDEN TRUTHS

softcover original (USA)

publisher info:
edited by Hunter O’Connell & Dillon O’Hara
stories by James Hornby, Hunter O’Connell, Dillon O Hara, Callum Phillpott, Gerard Power, Erika Atayde & T. Maynard Banks
softcover
Arcbeatle Press

link:

USA: Arcbeatle Press

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CEWJ: SEASONS

softcover original (USA)

publisher info:
edited by Hunter O’Connell & T. Maynard Banks
softcover
Arcbeatle Press

link:

USA: Arcbeatle Press

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LETHBRIDGE STEWART YEAR ONE: MIND OF STONE SPECIAL EDITION
From the Classic Era of Doctor Who

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
written by Iain McLaughlin
softcover
Candy Jar Books
£ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart has been remanded to Woodworms Scrubs Prison, and his team have no idea why. Secrecy surrounds his case, but his team barely have a chance to process anything before they are sent on a mission to Egypt.

Why does it seem like Lethbridge-Stewart is going out of his way to court trouble from the prison’s most notorious inmates? And what does it have to do with well-known gangster Hugh Godfrey?

In the Ptolemaic Museum of Cairo, Anne Travers and her team are trying to uncover the mystery surrounding some very unusual stone statues.

One thing connects these events; the cargo transported by Colonel Pemberton and Captain Knight in August 1968.

Featuring a brand new story by Iain Mclaughlin.

link:

UK: Candy Jar Books pre-order

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LETHBRIDGE STEWART YEAR THREE: BLUE BLOOD
From the Classic Era of Doctor Who

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
written by Chris Thomas
softcover (Series 9, Book 3)
Candy Jar Books
£ 9.99

solicitation copy:

People go missing every day. It’s an unfortunate part of life, and tragic for the families involved. But when bodies of the missing start turning up, as if ripped apart by wild animals, the Fifth Operational Corps is called in to investigate.

Sergeant Major Samson Ware and Captain Bill Bishop head to Newcastle, after a spike in the missing persons’ reports, and form an alliance with young photographer Gary Merrin in an effort to uncover the truth.

Meanwhile, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart and Anne Travers try to find the recently returned Professor Ted Travers, who himself seems to have disappeared. Their investigations lead them to a World War II veteran, who is a shadow of his former self.

How are the disappearances linked to an experiment from the past? And just what is the connection with the missing Professor Travers?

link:

UK: Candy Jar Books pre-order

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UNIT: THE BENTON FILES 2
From the Worlds of Doctor Who

softcover original (UK)

publisher info:
written by George Ivanoff & Kenton Hall
softcover
Candy Jar Books
£ 5.99

solicitation copy:

An easyread sequel to The Benton Files featuring the characters created by Mervyn Haisman, Henry Lincoln and Derrick Sherwin. Licensed by Hannah Haisman and Kate Sherwin.

It’s all in the mind… Or is it?

Retired Sergeant Major John Benton recounts two more tales of his experiences serving under Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart in the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce. In The Lady Jessica Affair, by George Ivanoff, Benton and the Brigadier take tea with an apparently harmless elderly lady at her stately home – and end up defending the world.

In Kenton Hall’s Life Assurance, life has apparently thrown a different set of circumstances John Benton’s way. But will he be able to find a path back to his true calling?

link:

UK: Candy Jar Books pre-order

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U.N.I.T: OPERATION WILDCAT AND OTHER STORIES

hardcover original (UK)

publisher info:
edited by Tim Gambrell
hardcover (limited edition)
Candy Jar Books
£ 25.00

solicitation copy:

Join  the Brigadier and Benton in nine short stories looking at life in the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce.

Ever wondered what happened on Benton’s first official day in UNIT, or why he left to sell used cars? Ever wondered how Benton earned his sergeant stripes? Or what he got up to on his days off?

How Does UNIT select new recruits? And what happens when the clean-up after an alien incursion goes wrong? In Operation Wildcat and Other Stories, you’ll find these things out – and a lot more.

Features stories by Tim Gambrell, Simon A Brett, Iain McLaughlin, Sharon Bidwell, James Middleditch, Baz Greenland, Sarah Groenewegen and Jonathan Macho.

Limited hardback edition for £25 (+ p&p). This edition will exclusively include an artwork postcard and a brand new Benton Files book.

stories:

Benton’s First Day, part one, by Tim Gambrell
Norwegian Would, by Simon A Brett
Shadow, by Iain McLaughlin
Operation Wildcat, by Sarah Groenewegen
The Gift, by Sharon Bidwell
Parasite, by James Middleditch
How to Negotiate with a Sentient Tree in Shoreditch, by Baz Greenland
The Aftermath of Aberbuwch, by Jonathan Macho
Here We Go Again, by John Peel
The Ptower Bridge Pterror, by Ian Ball
Honourable Discharge, by Chris Lynch
Old Fowlkes’ Home, by Martin Parker
Benton’s First Day, part two, by Tim Gambrell

link:

UK: Candy Jar Books pre-order

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