Publisher's summary Edit
When a naval cruiser sinks in mysterious circumstances in the North Sea, all aboard are lost. Rose is saddened to learn that the brother of her friend, Keisha, was among the dead. And yet he appears to them as a ghostly apparition, begging to be saved from the coming feast... the feast of the drowned.
As the dead crew haunt loved ones all over London, the Doctor and Rose are drawn into a chilling mystery. What sank the ship, and why? When the cruiser's wreckage was towed up the Thames, what sinister force came with it?
The river's dark waters are hiding an even darker secret, as preparations for the feast near their conclusion...
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- Tenth Doctor
- Rose Tyler
- Mickey Smith
- Jackie Tyler
- Keisha Selby
- Jay Selby
- Hive Queen
- Vida Swann
- John Anthony Crayshaw
- Water-based lifeforms can dip into the human body and brain. They can export sensory information as alien pheromones via water molecules.
- Later reprints of this book removed the image of Billie Piper from the cover, presumably due to use-of-likeness issues after she had left the programme.
- This story was also released as an ebook available from the Amazon Kindle store.
- Mickey recalls encounters with the Slitheen (TV: Aliens of London) and the Sycorax. (TV: The Christmas Invasion)
- The Doctor mentions getting used to new teeth. (TV: The Parting of the Ways)
- Resonating concrete is mentioned. (TV: The Doctor Dances)
Audio release Edit
- An abridged reading of the story was released as an audiobook on 2 CDs by BBC Audio, read by David Tennant.
- The Discontinuity Guide to: The Feast of the Drowned at The Whoniverse
- The Cloister Library: The Feast of the Drowned