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Doctor Who: Tales of Trenzalore (Kindle Edition)

tales-trenzDoctor Who: Tales of Trenzalore (Kindle Edition)

As it had been foretold, the armies of the Universe gathered at Trenzalore. Only one thing stood between the planet and destruction – the Doctor.

For nine hundred years, he defended the planet, and the tiny town of Christmas, against the forces that would destroy it.

He never knew how long he could keep the peace. He never knew what creatures would emerge from the snowy night to threaten him next. He knew only that at the end he would die on Trenzalore.

Some of what happened during those terrible years is well documented.

But most of it remains shrouded in mystery and darkness. Until now. This is a glimpse of just some of the terrors the people faced, the monstrous threats the Doctor defeated. These are the tales of the monsters who found themselves afraid – and of the one man who was not.

(Tales of Trenzalore documents four of the Doctor’s adventures from different periods during the Siege of Trenzalore and the ensuing battle:

Let it Snow – by Justin Richards
An Apple a Day – by George Mann
Strangers in the Outland – by Paul Finch
The Dreaming – by Mark Morris)

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  • bryan simcott

    January 20th, 2014 - 11:42am
    As a few people have had concerns over the Kindle only aspect. its not true. other devices are supported.
    if you click on the buying options it give you a list of the various ebook devices and publishing formats support for THE TALES OF TRENZALOR

    heres the list for those who cant click the link.

    Amazon Kindle
    eBooks by Sainsbury’s
    Google Play

    Sony Reader Store
    WH Smith

    • whorules

      January 23rd, 2014 - 2:14pm

      it’s not just kindle, it’s the e-book format in general. print it and i’ll buy it, as i say e-books give me migraines so this new trend to e-books is very annoying, especially as i’ve collected who books for over 30 years!

  • The Ultimate Doctor

    January 17th, 2014 - 9:05pm

    If this comes out in book form I’ll defo get it 😀
    It sounds a bit like professional fanfic! (but much more awesome) 😛
    but I don’t support kindles, so won’t get it in this form

  • who rules

    January 17th, 2014 - 1:49pm

    yet another e-book! i can’t read e=books they give me migraines. be very very annoyed if this doesn’t come out in paperback

  • McGann is the Doctor

    January 16th, 2014 - 1:24pm

    awesome, I hope there is a fight between the Daleks and the Silence

    I also hope it is released as a real book, with a kindle you cannot enjoy the cover, nor add it to your bookshelf, nor even enjoy the scent of the pages 😐

  • McGann is the Doctor

    January 16th, 2014 - 1:23pm

    awesome, I hope there is a fight between the Daleks and the Silence 🙂

    I also hope it is released as a real book, with a kindle you cannot enjoy the cover, nor add it to your bookshelf, nor even enjoy the scent of the pages :neautral:

  • MaxP

    January 15th, 2014 - 10:36pm

    Looks like his Trenzalore adventures were cooler than most of the 11th Doctor’s episodes actually made and shown!

  • Cyberleader1010

    January 15th, 2014 - 9:46pm

    Please let this be released in book form!

  • Harrison

    January 15th, 2014 - 9:27pm

    Am I the only one who is kind of bothered by the fact that the amount of time 11 spent on Trenzalore is the same amount of time the doctor was alive prior to 11?

    • Alisa

      January 16th, 2014 - 4:27pm

      No, I don’t like it either.

    • TheDarkDoctor

      January 18th, 2014 - 11:08pm

      Why not?

  • bryan simcott

    January 15th, 2014 - 8:25pm

    This will be available as a digital book, so all version will be covered Kobo, Epub, etc it just so happen Kindle are quick off the mark for pre orders. Although ive never seen the point in pre ordering Digital media, as I can buy it on release day and get it. Its not like a book that could be despatched earlier.

  • 100000BC

    January 15th, 2014 - 8:24pm

    Hurrah! Some of the best classic monsters! The Mara (from Deva Loka – the one on Manussa was black), The Krynoid, The Autons (From the aftermath of the Time War when their homeworld was destroyed) and Ice Warriors (from Skaldak’s era)

    • 100000BC

      January 15th, 2014 - 8:25pm

      I thought it said “Tales of Trenzalore- Kinda edition” when i clicked on the link and so wasn’t surprised when the Mara popped up!!!

    • Robert Adams AKA Sutekh

      June 3rd, 2014 - 5:40pm

      Why didn’t they use the sock puppet Mara for the cover instead of the CGI one? It would have been much more nostalgic, but mind you, modern Doctor Who doesn’t try to be.

  • bigfin20

    January 15th, 2014 - 7:28pm

    A bit unfair since not all of us have a kindle.

    • Grand Poobah

      January 16th, 2014 - 2:14am

      There’s free Kindle apps for PCs, iOS, and Android. There’s even some third-party apps that can read the format.

  • Doctorgeorgebaker

    January 15th, 2014 - 7:20pm

    Are they gonna make a iOS edition

    • Grand Poobah

      January 16th, 2014 - 2:15am

      There’s an iOS Kindle reader app.

    • ParadigmDalek1325

      January 16th, 2014 - 6:51am

      I managed to preorder yesterday off itunes so yep!

  • Matt Smithy

    January 15th, 2014 - 6:48pm

    I wrote a fanfiction on set during his time on trenzalore and thought “huh, you know a story like this would be a cool release for a book” and what do you know, they release 4! 😀

  • Alex The Geek

    January 15th, 2014 - 6:16pm

    Hang isn’t this basically just fan fic?

    • I Froze Gallifrey

      January 15th, 2014 - 6:17pm


  • Dominic Kane

    January 15th, 2014 - 6:09pm

    can you get it as an actual book? (please say yes)


    January 15th, 2014 - 6:05pm

    Pretty sure a bit of the synopsis is wrong.

    It says the Doctor defended Trenzalore for 900 years.

    I’m certain it was only 300 years.

    • I Froze Gallifrey

      January 15th, 2014 - 6:17pm

      It was 300 years the first time, but by the time he almost had no hair, it was 900 years apparently.

    • Obsie

      January 15th, 2014 - 8:57pm

      I for one am certainly getting a bit confused as to how old he is meant to be. Perhaps when the show comes back in the Autumn things will be made a little clearer. For now I’ll stick to the premise that The Doctor lies!

  • I Froze Gallifrey

    January 15th, 2014 - 5:49pm

    Look is like

    Let it Snow – Ice Warriors
    An Apple a Day – Krynoid
    Strangers in the Outland – Autons
    The Dreaming – The Mara.

  • Trenzalore

    January 15th, 2014 - 5:45pm

    Matt’s face is much too smooth but still a great cover and sounds like a wonderful book too!

    • Trenzalore

      January 15th, 2014 - 5:47pm

      Also will this ever come out physically as I don’t have a Kindle?

    • Still not ginger

      January 15th, 2014 - 6:26pm

      I don’t know for sure, but they will probably make a few more eBooks and then release a physical collection, like they did with Melody Malone etc.

    • Trenzalore

      January 15th, 2014 - 6:41pm

      Hope so…

  • Peter

    January 15th, 2014 - 5:40pm

    That’s the Mara on the right there!

  • Doctor Who Crazy Ross

    January 15th, 2014 - 5:34pm

    Please let it be released as an audio read by either Matt Smith, Dan Starkey or Jenna Coleman

  • Nathan

    January 15th, 2014 - 5:22pm

    Is this gonna be released as a hardback book?

  • I Froze Gallifrey

    January 15th, 2014 - 5:16pm

    Now this, my friends, sounds great!

  • Jaffa Cakes

    January 15th, 2014 - 5:06pm

    Nice to see that they’ve brought back the Krynoid… 🙂

  • AlphaOmega

    January 15th, 2014 - 4:57pm

    I like this idea…might get this one.

  • Melkur

    January 15th, 2014 - 4:57pm

    Sounds good, hope they revisit the War Doctor someday too.

  • Joethewhovian

    January 15th, 2014 - 4:53pm

    But, I don’t see why they should keep returning to 11. Capaldi is the doctor now.

    • booboo

      January 15th, 2014 - 4:55pm

      why shouldn’t they, they keep returning to ALL the past doctors in other books and audios what makes this so different

    • emby2

      January 15th, 2014 - 4:58pm

      Merchandise of a doctor always continues until the next doctor’s first episode, it’s the way it’s always been. David Tennant’s last episode was 01/01/10 but the audios/comic strips continued until april when Matt Smith debuted.

      The new doctor’s novels usually arrived a month or two after his first episode.

    • ParadigmDalek1325

      January 15th, 2014 - 5:01pm

      It’s nice to see what happened during the times we missed in the xmas special, besides 11 was a great Doctor!

    • Grand Poobah

      January 16th, 2014 - 2:17am

      Because the authors who’d write the books would have no idea how the Doctor would be played?

  • Joethewhovian

    January 15th, 2014 - 4:52pm

    Looks… Interesting

  • 76 Totters Lane

    January 15th, 2014 - 4:47pm

    Out on my birthday. Yay!


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