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Blue Box (novel)

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Blue Box
Blue Box
Doctor: Sixth Doctor
Companion(s): Peri
Main enemy: Sarah Swan
Main setting: Washington DC, 1980 and 1982
Key crew
Publisher: BBC Books
Writer: Kate Orman
Cover by: Black Sheep
Release details
Release number: 59
Release date: 3 March 2003
Format: Paperback Book; 27 Chapters, 288 Pages
ISBN 0-563-53859-7
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Blue Box was the fifty-ninth BBC Past Doctor Adventures novel. It featured the Sixth Doctor and Peri Brown. This is author Kate Orman's only contribution to the PDA range.

Publisher's summary Edit

What lurks in the electronic labyrinth?

"A timely look at a vital issue of today... you will never look at a computer the same way." — Phreakphest

A dramatic true story of hi-tech crime

The nineteen-eighties; as we enter the Age of the Personal Computer, the newborn "Internet" spreads across America, and the computer invasion enters our homes. Across the technological frontier, an incredible war begins between the criminals and their savvy opponents.

A brilliant young programmer, a beautiful college student, and a mysterious hacker known only as "the Doctor" join forces to combat an electronic threat fallen into the hands of a notorious computer outlaw.

Respected computer journalist Charles "Chick" Peters was an eyewitness as these unlikely heroes fought their hi-tech skirmishes across the nation's vulnerable capital — and inside the world of the computer. Blue Box is the compelling true story of a secret computer project that could literally change the way you think.

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Notes Edit

  • This book is also available as an ebook and from the Amazon Kindle store.
  • BBC Books announced that a "print on demand" reprint edition of this novel would be made available as of 30th September 2011 as the imprint revisits adventures featuring the first eight Doctors.

Preview illustration by Roger Langridge featured in DWM 330

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