Dying in the Sun
 

No. 47 of 76 in the BBC Past Doctor books series
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By:Jon de Burgh Miller
Doctor:  2nd
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When:  October 2001
ISBN:0-563-53840-6
Format: paperback
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'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 aids the police with their enquiries, Star Light Pictures are preparing to release their most eagerly anticipated picture yet, Dying in the Sun, a film that rumours say will change the nature of the motion picture industry forever.

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

This story features the Second Doctor, Ben and Polly.



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