Mysterious traveller in time and space, the Minister of Chance, returns in a new novel
Arcbeatle Press have announced The Minister of Chance, the debut novel from award-winning scriptwriter and playwright Dan Freeman. Stephen Fry originally played the Minister when he made his debut in the BBC audio serial Doctor Who: Death Comes to Time. Since then Julian Wadham has also portrayed the characer when heappeared in his own Doctor Who spin off audio drama. Now he returns once more in a new novel by his creator Dan Freeman.
“I’m absolutely thrilled!” said Freeman. “I’ve been writing this story in my head for over twenty years, and I’m delighted to have the opportunity to let the Minister out!”
“I always write worlds that I want to be in, so I hope people will want to come with me. I hope I’ve given them a credible system of magic and excitement and wonder, and characters they can love and hate or get involved with.”
“Publishing The Minister of Chance has been a dream come true,” said editor James Hornby. “We’re overjoyed to be able to give this talented writer a new avenue for his creativity at Arcbeatle Press.”
The Minister of Chance
“I know the formula for doors,” says the Minister, vanishing through the one he has just created in mid air. Teenage barmaid Kitty isn’t the sort to be dismissed easily, though. Armed only with her bad attitude, foul mouth and mysterious strength, she follows him through the glowing doorway, onto the frost bridge between worlds, and into adventure.
The Minister of Chance will be available in both print and ebook formats on 30th June