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Dying in the Sun (novel)

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Dying in the Sun
Dying in the Sun
Doctor: Second Doctor
Companion(s): Ben, Polly
Main enemy: Leonard De Sande, The Selyoids
Main setting: Los Angeles, October 1947
Key crew
Publisher: BBC Books
Writer: Jon de Burgh Miller
Cover by: Black Sheep
Release details
Release number: 47
Release date: 1 October 2001
Format: Paperback Book, 33 Chapters, 288 Pages
ISBN 0-563-53840-6
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Dying in the Sun was the forty-seventh BBC Past Doctor Adventures novel. It featured the Second Doctor, Ben Jackson and Polly Wright. This was the third novel to feature this line up of Doctor and companions. This novel is author Jon de Burgh Miller's only solo novel contribution.

Publisher's summary Edit

It was the city of angels, and the angels were screaming...

Los Angeles, 1947: multi-millionaire movie producer Harold Reitman has been murdered and the LAPD are convinced that drug dealer Robert Chate is the killer. Detective William Fletcher isn't so sure — he believes that the man who calls himself the Doctor has a stronger connection to the crime than he's letting on.

While the Doctor assists the police with their enquiries, Star Light Pictures are preparing to release their most eagerly anticipated movie yet, Dying in the Sun, a film that rumours say will change the motion-picture industry for ever.

Suspecting that the film holds secrets more terrifying then anyone could ever have imagined, the Doctor decides to do everything in his power to stop it from being released. In Hollywood, however, it is the movie studios that hold all the power...

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