Doctor Who: Myths & Legends
June 2016 (BBC Books)
For thousands of years, epic stories have been passed down from Time Lord to student, generation to generation. The truth of these tales was lost millennia ago, but the myths and legends themselves are timeless.
From the princess Manussa and her giant snake Mara, to the Vardon Horse of the Xeriphin, these stories shed light on the universe around us and the beings from other worlds that we meet. Myths hold up a mirror to our past, present and future, explaining our culture, our history, our hopes and fears.
A collection of epic adventures from the Time Lords’ mist-covered past, Myths and Legends is a unforgettable gallery of heroes and villains, gods and monsters.
Doctor Who: Underwater War
Sept 2016 (BBC Children’s Books)
In Underwater War, the Eleventh Doctor and his companions Amy and Rory are on board the Cosmic Rover, a spaceship orbiting the water planet Hydron.
Joining the crew, they journey underwater on a submarine, supposedly on a mission of scientific exploration. But nothing is as it seems on the high-tech ship.
When a virus infects the crew, the Doctor discovers the ship is hiding a dangerous secret . . .
The Doctor and the Supreme Dalek
Oct 2016 (Running Press)
This collectible kit includes a miniature 3-inch Supreme Dalek figurine that says three distinct, menacing lines and features a light-up eye-stalk.
Also included is my 48-page book, The Doctor Who and the Supreme Dalek, an in-universe history of the Daleks’ commanding officer featuring full-color series photography throughout.
The Doctor and the Adipose
March 2016 (Running Press)
The Doctor has met a huge number of weird and wonderful creatures in his travels across time and space, but are the Adipose the cutest? The kit features a 48-page book on Doctor Who and the Adipose, featuring full-colour series photography throughout plus a miniature Adipose figure with sound feature, mounted on an Adipose Industries base.
The Doctor and the Weeping Angels
Sept 2015 (Running Press)
Once more I have written an in-universe history for the latest Running Press Kit – a Weeping Angel statue! It has a light feature on the base that shines up at the figure, plus my 48-page book on Doctor Who and his encounters with the Weeping Angels, featuring full-color series photography throughout. Replaceable batteries included!
The History of K9
Sept 2014 (Running Press)
The Doctor has had many companions over the years – both human and alien – but none have endeared themselves the Time Lord as much as his dog: K9.
An extremely intelligent robot, K9 could often be heard uttering his catchphrase of “Affirmative, master!” when asked a question by the Doctor.
The book contains the full history of the metal hound – from his ownership by another scientist to the gift of a new version to Sarah-Jane Smith.
A History of the Sonic Screwdriver
March 2014 (Running Press)
The Doctor can always rely on his handy Sonic Screwdriver for a variety of uses.
This commemorative kit includes a replica of the eleventh Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver in its extended position—complete with light and sound—plus a 32-page book on Doctor Who and history on the Sonic Screwdriver, with full-color photos.
A History of the Cybermen
Sept 2013 (Running Press)
Despite their appearance, the Cybermen are not robots. They were once humans, but have used cybernetic parts to replace limbs and organs, augmenting their organic brains with implants and computer programming.
They are silver giants, encased in mechanical survival suits with their trademark “ear handles”—the only aspect of cyber design that has not changed over the years.
Official Anniversary Sticker Book
May 2013 (Running Press)
Released as part of the official 50th Anniversary of the world’s most famous SF TV show, the Doctor Who Official Sticker Book contains over 1,000 stickers of over 200 of the scariest monsters and aliens from the last 50 years!
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who using the stickers inside to complete a guide to the Doctor’s greatest enemies, including Daleks, Cybermen, Weeping Angels, Ice Warriors and many more!
The Doctor and the Daleks
May 2013 (Running Press)
It is almost impossible to separate the word Dalek from the words Doctor Who. The Doctor himself has changed his face eleven times, many countless aliens and villains have come and gone, and the interior of the TARDIS has altered almost beyond recognition. However, one thing has always been constant in the Doctor’s life. Right from the beginning he has
always had to face his arch enemy – the Daleks.
50 years of the TARDIS
May 2013 (Running Press)
A brief history of the TARDIS in Eleven Doctors!
Discover the crucial moments in TARDIS history from a fault with the fast return switch and the ability of the HADS to a power drain on Exxilon and a Sontaran incursion on Gallifrey and right up to the ship’s ability to tow entire planets and its becoming Idris.
Learn the secrets of the most amazing ship in the universe!
The Official Collectable Figures Guide
This collector’s guide to the Moshi Monsters mini figures, produced by Vivid, is every fan’s essential guide to completing their collection. With over 100 characters and numerous variations of them to tick off as your collection grows. The Moshi Monsters Mini Figures Collector’s Guide comes with an exclusive Gabby mini figure!
Super Moshi Missions
Join the Super Moshis and uncover all the secrets behind the Moshi Missions! Find out all about the monsters you’ll meet, the challenges you will face and the rewards you will earn in this exciting guide. Includes an exclusive virtual gift for your room!
Sept 2011 (BBC Children’s Book)
Alien Adventures is the latest in BBC Children’s Books range (an imprint of Penguin Children’s Books) of shorter chapter books for readers aged 12 and under and features two stories: one by me and one by Doctor Who SFX and writing legend Mike Tucker.
The Big Finish Companion: Volume I
Nov 2011 (Big Finish)
The Big Finish Companion is a hardback coffee table guide to every Big Finish audio title released. It’s the definitive episode guide and collectors’ check list – every cast member, all crew details, full synopses – including spoilers! It includes all production codes and story trivia along with collections of behind-the-scenes photography. In fact, The Big Finish Companion includes everything you’ve ever wanted to know about any of the audio ranges produced by the company.
A History of the Internet
Oct 2002 (Pocket Essentials)
A History of the Internet was written as a mini follow-up to The Internet Atlas as part of the Pocket Essentials range.
It was published by Pocket Essentials in late 2002 in the UK. At the time, this was the first work of history that actually asked the people who created the net what happened.
As such it was the first to debunk the idea that the internet had been created specifically to withstand a nuclear war. This was just a happy by-product!
The Internet Atlas
Oct 2000 (Parkgate)
The Internet Atlas was written at the height of the dot-com boom. At the time I was the site reviews editor on the industry’s leading title, Internet Magazine.
It was published by Parkgate/PRC in late 2000 in the UK, US and Australia and was a personal selection of websites for a range of topics such as news, holidays, entertainment, business, etc. Yes, I used to be Google!