Doctor Who by Jac Rayner
The Stone Rose

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Synopsis

Mickey is startled to find a statue of Rose in a museum a statue that is 2,000 years old. The Doctor realises that this means the TARDIS will shortly take them to Ancient Rome, but when it does, he and Rose soon have more on their minds than sculpture.



While the Doctor searches for a missing boy, Rose befriends a girl who claims to know the future a girl whose predictions are surprisingly accurate. But then the Doctor stumbles on the hideous truth behind the statue of Rose and Rose herself learns that you have to be very careful what you wish for.



Featuring the Doctor and Rose as played by David Tennant and Billie Piper in the hit Doctor Who BBC series.

 

About Jac Rayner

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Jacqueline Rayner made a wish that she could combine her degree in Ancient History with her profession as a writer, and The Stone Rose was the result. She has written several other Doctor Who novels including Winner Takes All. Other major interests include vegetarianism, girls' comics, cats and Golden Age crime fiction.
 
Published July 31, 2013 by BBC Digital. 259 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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Starburst Magazine

Rayner’s book deposits the Doctor, Amy and Rory in the one place show runner Moffat seems keen to avoid in the TV show - contemporary Earth, London in particular - and discover one of the Weeping Angels being used as a ‘prop’ by a cheesy stage magician who causes gullible homeless girls to litera...

Feb 13 2012 | Read Full Review of Doctor Who: The Stone Rose

SFX

Doctor Who and sport may normally go together like cheddar and bees, but this is a fun and funny story that sees Rory taking part in the match (y’know, the famous England vs Germany one that everyone always bangs on about), while the Doctor and Amy tackle alien parasites.

Feb 17 2012 | Read Full Review of Doctor Who: The Stone Rose

SciFi Online

But the TARDIS is lost to them - along with both Susan and Barbara - and Ian makes an enemy of the ship’s chief scientist, Joseph Banks.

Jan 15 2009 | Read Full Review of Doctor Who: The Stone Rose

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