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Friday, 23 May 2003 - Reported by Shaun Lyon
The BBC Worldwide press release for the 40th anniversary details additional developments in forthcoming books. The press info confirms the release of Doctor Who: The Legend on November 13, including a much larger version of the cover (at right; click the thumbnail for a larger version). Meanwhile, here are the press blurbs for forthcoming 2003 novels as issued by BBC Worldwide (skipping ahead to books where the cover blurbs haven't been made available yet):

Timeless, by Stephen Cole
Reality has been blown apart; the only chance the Doctor has of saving the multiverse from total collapse is if he can get back to Earth and put things right. With time running out, the Doctor finally understands why "our" universe is unique. In proving it, he nearly destroys the TARDIS and all aboard -- and becomes involved with the machinations of the mysterious Timeless organisation...

Wolfsbane, by Jacqueline Rayner
Harry is dead. Having abandoned him in pre-war Britain, the Doctor and Sarah try to solve the mystery of his death. But the only witness is in a lunatic asylum, driven mad by what he has seen. He tells of murder and mutilation, of wolfmen and war... and of a mysterious stranger known only as the Doctor.

Emotional Chemistry, by Simon A Forward
Who can bridge three disparate events in time? 1812 - the advance of Napoleon Bonaparte; 2023 - Fitz under interrogation after a burglary and fire at the Kremlin; 5000 - Lord General Rasum Kinshal ready to set in montion the final stages of a world war. Love will find a way, but the Doctor must find a better alternative, before love sets the world on fire.

Deadly Reunion, by Terrance Dicks and Barry Letts
A Third Doctor novel with Jo and the Brigadier, written by the script editor and producer of the popular Jon Pertwee era of the TV series. The Doctor and Jo encounter an unusually high mortality rate in the picturesque village of Sanctorum Magnus and must discover the link between the murders, the Lady of the Manor and the Brigadier's trip to Greece 30 years before.

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