Five new titles join the Target Books range in July 2023, with new artwork by Anthony Dry
The Target Books Doctor Who range is expanding with five new titles publishing on 13th July 2023, each with newly commissioned cover artwork by Anthony Dry. These five new novelisations of Doctor Who stories celebrate the 50th year of the novel range, and also coincides with the show’s 60th anniversary.
Four of the new titles will also be released as audiobooks on Audible throughout 2023.
Warriors’ Gate and Beyond by Stephen Gallagher
With the TARDIS caught in the collapsing void between two different universes, the Fourth Doctor is drawn into a dangerous alliance with a race of enslaved, time-sensitive aliens. The consequences are explored in two further short stories, one exclusive to this volume!
Warriors’ Gate is adapted by Stephen Gallagher, scriptwriter of the original television story.
Planet of the Ood by Keith Temple
The Doctor and Donna learn that the planet of the Ood holds cruel and awesome secrets. As they battle for justice and survival, the fate of the entire Ood race hangs in the balance. Will the outcome be salvation – or extinction?
Planet of the Ood is adapted by Keith Temple, scriptwriter of the original television episode.The audiobook edition is read by Silas Carson, who voices the Ood on television.
The Waters of Mars by Phil Ford
The first human colony on Mars is destined for destruction in a nuclear explosion. This tragedy is a fixed point in history. The laws of time dictate that it cannot – must never – be changed. But as the Doctor’s darkest hour comes calling, he resolves to break the rules as he never has before…
The Waters of Mars is adapted by Keith Temple, co-writer of the original television episode. The audiobook edition is read by Maureen O’Brien, who played the First Doctor’s companion Vicki.
The Zygon Invasion by Peter Harness
It took three Doctors to broker a fragile peace between Zygons and Humans. Now the Twelfth Doctor must face the fallout alone. With his allies compromised and his companion believed dead, can he stop the world from plunging into war?
The Zygon Invasion is adapted by Peter Harness, co-writer of the original television story The Zygon Invasion/The Zygon Inversion. The audiobook edition is read by Dan Starkey, who has played many Sontarans in modern Doctor Who.
Kerblam! by Pete McTighe
Kerblam! is the biggest online retailer in the galaxy – but how did it become so big? When the Doctor’s Kerblam! package includes a mysterious request for help, she heads straight to the company’s warehouse moon to investigate…
Kerblam! is adapted by Pete McTighe, scriptwriter of the original television episode. The audiobook edition is read by Julie Hesmondhalgh, who played Judy Maddox.