Peter Capaldi - Twelfth Doctor

2014 - 2017

Quote from The Girl Who Died

So what are you? Farmers,  fishermen ... web designers? Maybe not that last one.

The Twelfth Doctor

BBC Twelfth Doctor Adventures

From 2005 BBC Books has produced a range of full length novels featuring the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors, along with his companions, taking them to new adventures and planets that take place in-between the television adventures.

Silhouette by Justin Richards

Published: 2014 BBC Books
Number of Pages: 243
ISBN: 978-1-849-90772-9

“VASTRA AND STRAX AND JENNY? OH NO, WE DON'T NEED TO BOTHER THEM. TRUST ME."

Marlowe Hapworth is found dead in his locked study, killed by an unknown assailant. This is a case for the Great Detective, Madame Vastra.

Rick Bellamy, bare-knuckle boxer, has the life drawn out of him by a ?gure dressed as an undertaker. This angers Strax the Sontaran.

The Carnival of Curiosities, a collection of bizarre and fascinating sideshows and performers. This is where Jenny Flint looks for answers.

How are these things connected? And what does Orestes Milton, rich industrialist, have to do with it all? As the Doctor and Clara join the hunt for the truth they ?nd themselves thrust into a world where nothing and no one are what they seem.

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The Crawling Terror by Mike Tucker

Published: 2014 BBC Books
Number of Pages: 250
ISBN: 978-1-849-90773-6

“WELL, I DOUBT YOU'LL EVER SEE A BIGGER INSECT."

Gabby Nichols is putting her son to bed when she hears her daughter cry out. 'Mummy there's a daddy longlegs in my room!' Then the screaming starts... Kevin Alperton is on his way to school when he is attacked by a mosquito. A big one. Then things get dangerous.

But it isn't the dead man cocooned inside a huge mass of web that worries the Doctor. It isn't the swarming, mutated insects that make him nervous.

With the insects becoming more and more menacing, the Doctor knows that unless he can decode the strange symbols engraved on an ancient stone circle, and unravel a mystery dating back to the Second World War, no one is safe.

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The Blood Cell by James Goss

Published: 2014 BBC Books
Number of Pages: 252
ISBN: 978-1-849-90774-3

"RELEASE THE DOCTOR - OR THE KILLING WILL START."

An asteroid in the furthest reaches of space - the most secure prison for the most dangerous of criminals. The Governor is responsible for the cruellest murderers so he's not impressed by the arrival of the man they're calling the most dangerous criminal in the quadrant. Or, as he prefers to be known, the Doctor.

But when the new prisoner immediately sets about trying to escape, and keeps trying, the Governor sets out to ?nd out why. Who is the Doctor and what's he really doing here? And who is the young woman who comes every day to visit him, only to be turned away by the guards?

When the killing ?nally starts, the Governor begins to get his answers...

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Royal Blood by Una McCormack

Published: 2015 BBC Books
Number of Pages: 235
ISBN: 978-1-84990-992-1

‘THE GRAIL IS A STORY. A MYTH! IT DIDN'T EXIST ON YOUR WORLD! IT CAN'T EXIST HERE!’

The city-state of Varuz is failing. The capital is crumbling, and its enemies are poised to invade. Duke Aurelian is preparing to gamble everything one last battle. So when a holy man, the Doctor, comes to Varuz from beyond the mountains, Aurelian asks for his blessing in the war.

But all is not what it seems. The city-guard have lasers for swords, and the halls are lit by electric candlelight. Aurelian's wife and his trusted knight seem to be plotting to overthrow their Duke, and Clara ?nds herself drawn into their intrigue...

Will the Doctor stop Aurelian from going to war? Will Clara's involvement in the plot be discovered? Why is the enemy's ambassador so nervous? And who are the ancient and weary knights claiming to be on a quest for the Holy Grail...?

THE GLAMOUR CHRONICLES

This trilogy of adventures across time and space follows the Doctor's search for the Glamour, the most desirable - and dangerous - artefact in the universe.

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Big Bang Generation by Gary Russell

Published: 2015 BBC Books
Number of Pages: 236
ISBN: 978-1-84990-991-4

'I'M AN ARCHAEOLOGIST, BUT PROBABLY NOT THE ONE YOU WERE EXPECTING.'

Christmas 2015. Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Imagine everyone's surprise when a time portal opens up in Sydney Cove. Imagine their shock as a massive pyramid now sits beside the Harbour Bridge, glowing with energy. Imagine their fear as Cyrrus “the mobster" Globb, Professor Horace Jaanson and alien assassin Kik arrive. Finally imagine everyone's dismay when a bunch of con artists turn up to spring their greatest grift yet.

This gang consists of Legs, Dog Boy, Shortie, Da Trowel, and their leader, Doc, who is busy making sure the universe isn't destroyed.

And when someone accidentally reawakens The Ancients of the Universe - which, Doc reckons, wasn't the wisest or best-judged of actions - things get a whole lot more complicated...

THE GLAMOUR CHRONICLES

This trilogy of adventures across time and space follows the Doctor‘s search for the Glamour, the most desirable - and dangerous - artefact in the universe.

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Deep Time by Trevor Baxendale

Published: 2015 BBC Books
Number of Pages: 251
ISBN: 978-1-84990-990-7

'I DO HOPE YOU'RE ALL READY TO BE TERRIFIED!'

The Phaeron travelled among the stars using roads made from time and space. but left only relics behind when they disappeared over a million years ago. But what actually happened to the Phaeron?

In the far future. humans discover the last Phaeron road - and the Doctor and Clara join the mission to see where it leads. Each member of the team knows exactly what they're looking for - but only the Doctor knows exactly what they'll ?nd.

Because only the Doctor knows the true secret of the Phaeron: a secret so terrible and powerful that it must be buried in the deepest grave imaginable...

THE GLAMOUR CHRONICLES

This trilogy of adventures across time and space follows the Doctor‘s search for the Glamour, the most desirable - and dangerous - artefact in the universe.

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Diamond Dogs by MIke Tucker

Published: 2017 BBC Books
Number of Pages: 253
ISBN: 978-1-785-94269-3

"HERE ON SATURN, IT LITERALLY RAINS DIAMONDS."

For over fifteen years the crew of Kollo-Zarnista Mining Facility 17 has been extracting diamonds from deep within the atmosphere of Saturn, diamonds that help to fund the ever-expanding Human Empire. But when a mining operation goes wrong. a rescue mission must be launched to save a worker lost overboard, a worker who claims that he has seen something amongst the swirling clouds. Something that can't possibly exist.

When the Doctor and Bill arrive, they immediately ?nd themselves caught between hostile miners, suspicious security guards and corrupt company officials as they face accusations of sabotage and diamond theft.

And below them, in the crushing atmosphere of the gas giant, something is starting to rise.

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Plague City by Jonathan Morrids

Published: 2017 BBC Books
Number of Pages: 247
ISBN: 978-1-785-94270-9

"WE SHOULD LEAVE. WE DEFINITELY SHOULD LEAVE. BUT... CHATTY GHOSTS!"

The year is 1645, and Edinburgh is in the grip of the worst plague in its history. Nobody knows t who will be the next to succumb - nobody except the Night Doctor, a masked figure that stalks the streets, seeking out those who will not live to see another day.

But death is not the end. The Doctor, Bill and Nardole discover that the living are being haunted by the recently departed - by ghosts that do not know they are dead. And there are other creatures lurking in the shadows. slithering, creeping creatures ?lled with an insatiable hunger.

The Doctor and his friends must face the terrifying secret of the Street of Sorrows - that something which has lain dormant for two hundred million years is due to destroy the entire city...

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The Shining Man by Cavan Scott

Published: 2017 BBC Books
Number of Pages: 254
ISBN: 978-1-785-94268-6

"BEING SCARED IS THE LEAST OF YOUR WORRIES."

The Shining Men are everywhere. You spot them out of the corner of your eye. Abnormally tall, with long lank hair, blank faces and blazing eyes. If they catch you, they'll drag you away to who knows where. No one is safe.They’re on every street corner. Waiting. Watching. Shining bright.

Of course it's a hoax. It has to be, right? It started as a joke, a prank for Halloween. Then it went viral. Idiots dressing up as monsters. Giving folk a scare. Silly masks and fright wigs. No one gets hurt. Because bogeymen aren't real.

Until people start going missing and lights burn in the darkness. Burning like eyes.

But help is on its way, in the form of a strange man called the Doctor and his friend. Bill. The Doctor will keep us safe. The Doctor will stop the monsters. Unless the monsters stop the Doctor first...

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