About The Authors

ABOUT JUSTIN RICHARDS
Author of Plague of the Cybermen and Silhouette

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Justin Richards has written for stage and screen as well as writing novels and graphic novels. He has also co-written several action thrillers for older children with the acknowledged master of the genre Jack Higgins. Justin acts as Creative Consultant to BBC Books’ range of Doctor Who titles, as well as writing quite a few himself. Married with two children (both boys), Justin lives and works in Warwick, within sight of one of Britain’s best-preserved castles.

ABOUT NICHOLAS BRIGGS
Author of The Dalek Generation

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Nicholas Briggs is a British actor and writer who has been working on Doctor Who since the 1980’s. He is best known to Who fans as the voice of the Doctor’s archenemy, the Daleks.

 

ABOUT TOMMY DONBAVAND
Author of Shroud of Sorrow

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Tommy Donbavand is an author, actor, and playwright best known for his Scream Street novels for kids. He is also a huge fan of all things Doctor Who, plays blues harmonica, and makes a mean balloon poodle.

 

ABOUT ALASTAIR REYNOLDS
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Alastair Reynolds’ novels have appeared on numerous ‘best SF’ lists and won several major awards. He holds a Ph.D. in astronomy and spent several years working for the European Space Agency before turning to writing full time.

 

ABOUT GEORGE MANN
Author of The Engines of War

George Mann is the author of the Newbury & Hobbes steampunk mystery series, as well as numerous other novels, short stories and original audiobooks. He has edited a number of anthologies including The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction and The Solaris Book of New Fantasy. He lives near Grantham, UK, with his wife, son, and daughter.

 

ABOUT JAMES GOSS
Author of The Blood Cell

James Goss has written three Torchwood novels, a Doctor Who novel, and two radio plays, and is the co-author, with Steve Tribe of The Dalek Handbook and Doctor Who: A History of the Universe in 100 Objects. His books Dead of Winter and First Born were both nominated for the 2012 British Fantasy Society Awards.

 

ABOUT MIKE TUCKER
Author of The Crawling Terror

Mike Tucker is an Emmy nominated, BAFTA winning visual effects designer. He spent twenty years as part of the BBC’s in-house Visual Effects Department before setting up his own company. As a writer he has contributed to the Doctor Who ranges, novelized several scripts for the Merlin range, and co-authored a history of the BBC VFX Department.

 

ABOUT A.L. KENNEDY
Author of  The Drosten’s Curse

A. L. Kennedy has published six novels, two books of nonfiction, and three previous collections of short stories. She has twice been selected as one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists and has won a number of prizes, including the Costa Book of the Year Award (2007), the Somerset Maugham Award, the Encore Award, and the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year Award. She lives in Glasgow and is a part-time lecturer in creative writing at the University of St. Andrews.

 

ABOUT UNA MCCORMACK

Author of Royal Blood

Una McCormack is a New York Times bestselling author. She has written two Doctor Who Novels featuring the Eleventh Doctor, Amy, and Rory—The King’s Dragon and The Way Through the Woods—as well as several audio dramas for Big Finish. She lives in Cambridge with her partner, Matthew, and their daughter, Verity.

 

ABOUT GARY RUSSELL

Author of Big Bang Generation

Gary Russell has written more than thirty-five fiction and nonfiction books on subjects including Doctor Who, The Lord of the Rings movies, Frasier, and The Simpsons. He has served as editor of Doctor Who magazine, creative producer at Big Finish Productions Ltd. and script editor at BBC Wales. He now works at Planet 55 Studios in Australia.

 

ABOUT TREVOR BAXENDALE

Author of Deep Time

Trevor Baxendale has written both Doctor Who and Torchwood novels for BBC Books, including Eater of WaspsThe Undertaker’s Gift, and the award-winning Prisoner of the Daleks. His novel Fear of the Dark was reprinted in 2013 as part of Doctor Who’s fiftieth anniversary celebrations. Deep Time is his tenth novel.