The Sands of Time
AuthorJustin Richards
SeriesDoctor Who book:
Virgin Missing Adventures
Release number
22
SubjectFeaturing:
Fifth Doctor
Nyssa
Tegan
Set inPeriod between
Arc of Infinity and
Snakedance
PublisherVirgin Books
Publication date
May 1996
Pages292
ISBN0-426-20472-7
Preceded byThe Eye of the Giant 
Followed byKilling Ground 

The Sands of Time is a 1996 Virgin Missing Adventures original novel written by Justin Richards based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa, and Tegan. The story is a sequel to the 1975 Fourth Doctor Pyramids of Mars and once again features the Osirans.

Plot

Visiting the British Museum, Nyssa is soon kidnapped leaving the Doctor and Tegan to face the consequences of an ancient Egyptian prophecy.