Note: Audio reading of Terence Dudley's 1986 novelisation.
On a lazy June afternoon in 1925 the TARDIS materialises at the tiny railway station of Cranleigh Halt. Warmly welcomed by the local gentry, the time-travellers look forward to a well deserved rest from their adventures.
After a stunning performance at a friendly cricket match, the Doctor, together with Tegan, Adric and Nyssa, is invited to a splendid masked ball by Lady Cranleigh and her son, Charles.
But a dark menace haunts the secret corridors of Cranleigh Hall. And before the ball is over, the quiet summer will be shattered by the shocking discovery of a brutal murder.
Michael Cochrane, who played Charles Cranleigh in the original TV serial Black Orchid, reads Terence Dudley's complete and unabridged novelisation, first published by Target Books in 1986.
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