The Telos Doctor Who novellas were a series of tie-in novellas based on the long-running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, officially licensed by the BBC and published by Telos Publishing.

Each novella was published in two formats: standard hardback and deluxe hardback (which included a full colour artwork Frontispiece, and was signed and numbered. The cover material also differed from the standard edition). The BBC's license was specifically only to do hardback fiction (since its BBC Books imprint was concurrently publishing its own line of paperback Doctor Who novels), although following further negotiations two of the novellas were subsequently re-printed in paperback (Ghost Ship and Foreign Devils). "Deluxe editions" were also published, which were numbered and autographed by the author, the Frontispiece artist, and the author of the Foreword. (For example, the deluxe edition of Nightdreamers was signed by the author (Tom Arden), the illustrator (Martin McKenna), and actress Katy Manning who wrote the foreword and whose character Jo Grant appears in the book.)

Fallen Gods won the Aurealis Award for best Australian science fiction novel of 2004.

The Eye of the Tyger was also published in a third, very limited edition for Doctor Who's 40th anniversary. This was a special slipcased edition which additionally included three plates of artwork placed throughout the book by Walter Howarth, Andrew Skilleter and Fred Gambino. There were 40 numbered copies only and in addition to being signed by author Paul McAuley, Foreword author Neil Gaiman and Frontispiece artist Jim Burns, were also signed by the additional artists and autographed by actor Paul McGann, who played the 8th Doctor.

Characters from the novella The Cabinet of Light also feature in the Time Hunter series of novellas by Telos.


Title Author Foreword Artist Doctor Companion(s) Published
Time and Relative Kim Newman Justin Richards Bryan Talbot First Susan Foreman November 2001
Citadel of Dreams Dave Stone Andrew Cartmel Lee Sullivan Seventh Ace March 2002
Nightdreamers Tom Arden Katy Manning Martin McKenna Third Jo Grant May 2002
Ghost Ship Keith Topping Hugh Lamb Dariusz Jasiczak Fourth None August 2002
Foreign Devils Andrew Cartmel Mike Ashley Mike Collins Second Jamie McCrimmon and Zoe Heriot November 2002
Rip Tide Louise Cooper Stephen Gallagher Fred Gambino Eighth None January 2003
Wonderland Mark Chadbourn Graham Joyce Dominic Harman Second Ben Jackson and Polly April 2003
Shell Shock Simon A Forward Guy N. Smith Bob Covington Sixth Peri Brown June 2003
The Cabinet of Light Daniel O'Mahony Chaz Brenchley John Higgins Unspecified Doctor None July 2003
Fallen Gods Jon Blum and Kate Orman Storm Constantine Darryl Joyce Eighth None August 2003
Frayed Tara Samms (pseudonym for Stephen Cole) Stephen Laws Chris Moore First Susan October 2003
The Eye of the Tyger Paul J. McAuley Neil Gaiman Jim Burns Eighth None November 2003
Companion Piece Robert Perry and Mike Tucker Rev Colin Midlane Allan Bednar Seventh Catherine Broome December 2003
Blood and Hope Iain McLaughlin John Ostrander Walter Howarth Fifth Peri Brown and Erimem January 2004
The Dalek Factor Simon Clark Christopher Fowler Graham Humphreys Unspecified Doctor None February 2004