The Nightmare of Black Island

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BBC, 2006 - Fiction - 250 pages
On a lonely stretch of Welsh coastline, a fisherman is killed by a hideous creature from beneath the waves. When the Doctor and Rose arrive, they discover a village where the children are plagued by nightmares, and the nights are ruled by monsters. The villagers suspect that ancient industrialist Nathanial Morton is to blame, but the Doctor has suspicions of his own. Who are the ancient figures that sleep in the old priory? What are the monsters that prowl the woods after sunset? What is the light that glows in the disused lighthouse on Black Island? As the children's nightmares get worse, the Doctor and Rose discover an alien plot to resurrect an ancient evil...

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User Review  - Imshi - LibraryThing

It's an entertaining read. The Doctor is clever, the monsters are nicely creepy, and the original characters have *character,* which is very nice - even the children, I thought, were also ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daedalus18 - LibraryThing

Fans of Doctor Who will have already encountered each story element of this book from previous stories, both in the new series and in the old. That said, I like these things and haven't encountered ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Mike Tucker is a visual effects designer, who, after 20 years at the BBC, now runs his own company - The Model Unit - out of Ealing Studios. He has worked as an effects assistant on the original series of 'Dr Who' and has been the Miniature Effects Supervisor on the first two seasons of the new series, overseeing the team responsible for (amongst other things) the destruction of Big Ben, the Daleks (and their Emperor) and K-9. His previous books for the BBC have mostly been written with long time colleague Robert Perry and have all revolved around the characters of the seventh Doctor and Ace.

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