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December 10th, 2019 12 comments

Doctor Who Revelation of the Daleks Target 7 Paperback

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The Doctor and Peri land on the planet Necros to visit the funerary home Tranquil Repose – where the dead are interred and the near-dead placed in suspended animation until such time as their conditions can be cured.

But the Great Healer of Tranquil Repose is far from benign. Under his command, Daleks guard the catacombs where sickening experiments are conducted on human bodies. The new life he offers the dying comes at a terrible cost – and the Doctor and Peri are being lured into a trap that will change them forever.

At last, the only classic-era Doctor Who adventure never to be novelised is here, and by the author of the original script, Eric Saward.

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  • Hi

    December 10th, 2019 - 9:20pm

    For wave 3 ideas i would choose
    2-dimensions in time
    3-bad wolf/parting of the ways
    4-army of ghosts/doomsday
    5-pandorica opens/Big Bang
    6-world enough time/the doctor falls
    8-scream of the shalka
    9-death comes to time
    10-real time

    • TARDISGuy

      December 11th, 2019 - 1:50am

      I highly doubt they’ll reprint Shada because it’s written by Gareth Roberts, who BBC Books have basically washed their hands of.

    • The Flying Shark

      December 11th, 2019 - 7:49am

      I wonder what they’ll do about the novelisations of his TV episodes then? There’s no way they would let Roberts write them after his controversy, but he seemed very annoyed at being fired so maybe he won’t let anyone else have the rights?

    • Anonymous

      December 11th, 2019 - 10:10am

      Dimensions won’t be novelised there are issues over rights with it. It isn’t allowed to be released in anyway as far as I know. Death is problematic as it isn’t part of the canon. It contradicts the main TV series and it’s awful! Real time is linked to big finish and I believe that will have copyright issues. Scream is an alternative doctor book and for me isn’t a target book story. The issue with roberts will be interesting. The BBC didn’t have much choice considering his rather unpleasant attitudes (not repeating anything he spouted here) if he refuses to do them himself, presuming he’s allowed or if he refuses permission for anyone else to do them then fine. Nothing we can do about it and he becomes the adams/saward of the new who era. My way of thinking is that if somebody does his stories at least he’d get some money rather than none.

  • Anonymous

    December 10th, 2019 - 6:05pm

    Not perfect but a huge improvement on resurrection. Looking forward to a target version of this now. Will happily read this again

  • Hi

    November 12th, 2019 - 9:20pm


    • Anonymous

      November 12th, 2019 - 9:48pm

      That’s what was originally announced, that the two dalek hardbacks would be target paperbacks

  • Anonymous

    November 12th, 2019 - 7:43pm

    This is much better book than resurrection. Not perfect, but much more enjoyable and better written.

  • Sean Bassett

    November 12th, 2019 - 7:04pm

    HA! This means the other Target paperbacks can’t be this! The untitled ones must be New Series novelizations!

    • Anonymous

      November 12th, 2019 - 7:36pm

      Or reprints

    • David Havers

      December 10th, 2019 - 9:02pm

      Dalek, Crimson Horror and The Witchfinders and the TV Movie are the other new Target books announced earlier.

    • Anonymous

      December 14th, 2019 - 2:44am

      Sean’s comment was made before the announcement of the titles

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