Publisher's summary Edit
A spooky old house. A body in the library. A killer on the loose. The Doctor accepts the challenge laid down by the sinister Mr Norris: to solve a murder mystery that's defeated 1,868 of the greatest intellects in the universe... and counting.
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- The Doctor - Sylvester McCoy
- Ace - Sophie Aldred
- Norris - Jamie Newall
- Bryer - Juliet Cowan
- Morecombe - Oliver Dimsdale
- Morecambe claims that Norris is "the greatest intellect in the entire universe".
- The title is a play on that of the TV series Come Dine With Me, in which people are also invited to various houses.
- Ace is still trying to pilot the TARDIS. (AUDIO: You Are the Doctor)
- Ace refers to Gabriel Chase when she reminds the Doctor that she doesn't like haunted houses. (TV: Ghost Light)
- Norris is in possession of a Time Scoop. (TV: Carnival of Monsters)
- The Twelfth Doctor would likewise be invited to solve a mystery that others could not. (TV: Mummy on the Orient Express)
- The Doctor hints that he may be capable of resurrecting people, but believes it to be immoral. (COMIC: The Road to Hell; TV: The Girl Who Died)
- The Doctor refers to the Library of Alexandria. During his first incarnation, he witnessed its destruction by the Mim in the 5th century. (AUDIO: The Library of Alexandra)
- The Doctor would later determine that Ms. Zingiber was an alias of Melanie Bush. (AUDIO: A Life of Crime)