Corpse Marker

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Doctor Who book
Book cover
Corpse Marker
Series Past Doctor Adventures
Release number 27
Featuring Fourth Doctor
Writer Chris Boucher
Publisher BBC Books
ISBN ISBN 0-563-55575-0
Set between Last Man Running and Psi-ence Fiction[1][2]
Number of pages 282
Release date November 1999

Corpse Marker is a BBC Books original novel written by Chris Boucher and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Fourth Doctor and Leela. The concepts and characters are derived from the 1977 television serial The Robots of Death and reused in the spinoff audio series Kaldor City. It is notable for acting as a crossover story, albeit a slight one, to Blake's 7, which Boucher script-edited, as the Psychostrategist Carnell (who appeared in Weapon in 1979) plays a prominent role.


Society's helpful robots are waging a second murderous spree and this one won't be covered up.

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  1. ^ The Doctor's Timeline at The Whoniverse gives support for specific placement relative to other spin-off media.
  2. ^ Placement between Last Man Running and The Talons of Weng-Chiang confirmed by cover blurb.