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Doctor Who And The Enemy Of The World

Author: Ian Marter

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1981)

In the year 2030 only one man seems to know what action to take when the world is hit by a series of terrible natural disasters. Salamander's success in handling these monumental problems has brought him enormous power. From the moment the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria land on an Australian beach, they are caught up in a struggle for world domination - a struggle in which the Doctor's startling resemblance to Salamander plays a vital role.

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Doctor Who And The Giant Robot

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1975)

The Brigadier stared in amazement as the Robot began to grow ... and grow ... swelling to the size of a giant! Slowly the metal colossus, casting its enormous shadow upon the surrounding trees and buildings, began to stride towards the Brigadier. A giant metal hand reached down to grasp him . . . Can the Doctor defeat the evil forces controlling the Robot before they execute their plans to blackmail - or destroy - the world?

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Doctor Who And The Hand Of Fear

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1984)

Doctor Who fans must take the bittersweet with the suspenseful in this four-part story arc from 1976, which pits the Doctor (Tom Baker) and companion Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) against the fossilized hand of an alien criminal which possesses a hideous will to live again. Discovered by the Doctor and Sarah during a trip to Earth that puts them in the middle of a mining blast, the hand belongs to Eldrad, a fugitive criminal from the planet Kastria who desires to regain his bodily form and return to his home.

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Doctor Who And The Horns Of Nimon

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1980)

The peaceful planet Aneth was once at war with the mighty Skonnon empire, and now Skonnon spaceships demanding tribute have returned to Anethan skies. As the final consignment is being taken to Skonnos, an accident forces the ship off-course. Meanwhile, the Doctor has decided that the TARDIS is in need of an overhaul. After materializing the TARDIS in deep space, he dismantles most of the ship's key circuitry. The incapacitated TARDIS and the Skonnon ship are moving toward a gravity field that could destroy them both. Back on the Skonnos home planet, the mysterious Nimon has promised new glory to the Skonnon empire on receipt of the tribute from Aneth. Yet none of the Skonnans have sought to examine the Nimon's plan for their glorious future.

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Doctor Who And The Ice Warriors

Authors: Brian Hayles, Mark Gatiss

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Tandem Publishing (1976)

The world is in the grip of a second Ice Age. Despite a coordinated global effort, the glaciers still advance. But they are not the only threat to the planet. Buried deep in the ice, scientists at Britannicus Base have discovered an ancient warrior. But this is no simple archaeological find. What they have found is the commander of a spaceship that crashed into the glacier thousands of years ago. Thawed from the ice, and knowing their home planet Mars is now a dead world, the Ice Warriors decide to make Earth their own... Can the Doctor and his friends overcome the warlike Martians and halt the advance of the glaciers?

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Doctor Who And The Image Of Fendahl

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1979)

Just as the Fourth Doctor and Leela arrive in Fetchborough, England, Professor Fendelman prepares to experiment on a fossilized skull which science says should not exist. The skull is actually an artefact of the Fendahl, a god-like being who feeds on the life force of others. It has begun to awaken and kill. Worse yet, others seek to exploit the Fendahl's dreadful power.

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Doctor Who And The Invasion Of Time

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1980)

The Doctor returns to Gallifrey and claims his right to the presidency gained during the events of `The Deadly Assassin'. As such this pre-supposes some familiarity with said story. In certain ways `The Invasion of Time' serves as a sequel to `The Deadly Assassin'; certainly from the perspective of the Timelords who appear to have left the presidency open (indeed the position continues to be `disputed' between the Doctor and Berusa into `The Five Doctors').

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Doctor Who And The Invisible Enemy

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1997)

A disembodied alien virus seeks to possess the Doctor so that it can reproduce and swarm across all of time and space. With assistance from Professor Marius, K-9 and Leela, the Doctor must find a way to infiltrate his own mind and defeat the menace of the Nucleus.

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Doctor Who And The Keeper Of Traken

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1982)

For ages past, the Union of Traken has lived in peace and harmony thanks to the power of the Source, controlled by generations of Keepers. But the current Keeper, his powers waning, senses some all-pervading evil about to invade his world. He summons the Doctor to his aid. To save Traken the Doctor fights the terrifying Melkur - only to find that this new enemy conceals an even older nad deadlier foe - one the Doctor has encountered before ...

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Doctor Who And The Keys Of Marinus

Author: Philip Hinchcliffe

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1980)

The Doctor and his friends must locate the real murderers and the fourth key before heading off for a final confrontation with the Voord.

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