Dr Who E-books

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An Old Friend
BBC Dr Who Ebooks



Creative Writer
Doctor Who | Ebooks
All About Ebooks
The New Adventures series of Doctor Who novels were an experiment by Virgin Books to continue the Doctor's travels in print, following the TV show's cancellation in 1989.

Between 1992 and 1997, 61 New Adventures were published, pitting the Seventh Doctor - alongside Ace and new companion Bernice Summerfield - against such scary monsters as the Cybermen, the Sontarans and the Chelonians - giant tortoises with a penchant for flower arranging.

In 1996, BBC Books decided that as part of its merchandising plans to accompany the anticipated rebirth of Doctor Who following the TV Movie, Virgin's current publishing licence - coincidentally due to expire - would not be renewed.

With the publication of The Eight Doctors in June 1997, a new era for the Doctor in print had begun, taking with it much of the writing talent that had developed over the previous five years.

Meanwhile, copies of the now out-of-print New Adventures became sought after collectibles. Some could command as much as fifty times their cover price on online auction sites such as eBay.

We're now publishing a series of these books online, for free. Each comes with a whole host of extras, including brand new illustrations and detailed commentaries from the authors.

there are 7 free ebooks available straight from the BBC themselves. the BBC are cutting funding for all scifi programming except Doctor Who hence why we see gems like this


Code Monkey
Staff member
By any chance are they offering any offline versions other than the PDA viewers? Would love to be able to read the whole thing via PDF or similar but I didn't see any options like that.


Creative Writer
even the printer friendly versions are going to need some fair editing into a pdf doc. i am surprised they haven't catered for everyone, or at least offering a word template for characters/lines to easily import