Published on May 8th, 2013 | by Christian Cawley
Harvest of Time by Alastair Reynolds
Published by BBC Books on June 6th comes Doctor Who: Harvest of Time by award-winning science ﬁction writer Alastair Reynolds!
The latest in a line of high-profile authors to tackle Doctor Who in print (following Michael Moorcock, Dan Abnett and JT Colgan), Reynolds brings us a brand new tale featuring the Third Doctor and the Master…
After billions of years of imprisonment, the vicious Sild have broken out of conﬁnement. From a ruined world at the end of time. they make preparations to conquer the past, with the
ultimate goal of rewriting history. But to achieve their aims they will need to enslave an intellect greater than their own…
On Earth, UNIT is called in to investigate a mysterious incident on a North Sea drilling platform. The Doctor believes something is afoot, and no sooner has the investigation begun when something even stranger takes hold: The Brigadier is starting to forget about UNlT’s highest-proﬁle prisoner. And he is not alone in his amnesia.
As the Sild invasion begins. the Doctor faces a terrible dilemma. To save the universe, he must save his arch-nemesis… The Master.
If you’re a literary sci-fi fan, you’ll probably be aware of Wales-born Alastair Reynolds, who before becoming an author worked as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency. Among his successes are Revelation Space (shortlisted for the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards), Chasm City (winner of the BSFA Award), House of Suns (shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award), Terminal World, and Blue Remembered Earth.
Harvest of Time is released on June 6th in hardback with an RRP of £16.99 – you can pre-order from Amazon for £10.19 (a 40% saving) or buy the Kindle version for £9.17. An audiobook is also scheduled for release.