List of Primeval books and novelisations

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This is a list of books and novelisations for the ITV science fiction drama series Primeval.

Novels for 12+[edit]

These books are novelisations of episodes, published by Puffin Books in paperback.

# Title Author Publisher Released ISBN Episodes based on
1 A Rip in Time Kay Woodward Puffin Books 27 March 2008 13: 978-0141323916 1.1 and 1.2
2 Dangerous Dimension Pippa Le Quesne Puffin Books 27 March 2008 13: 978-0141323923 1.3 and 1.4
3 The Lost Predator Alicia Brodersen Puffin Books 27 March 2008 13: 978-0141323930 1.5 and 1.6
4 Fight for Survival Alicia Brodersen Puffin Books 27 March 2008 13: 978-0141323947 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3

Novels for 14+[edit]

Four original novels, not novelisations of broadcast episodes, have been published by Titan Books. The first is Shadow of the Jaguar by Steven Savile, which revealed that anomalies do appear overseas. The second novel, written by acclaimed fantasy writer Paul Kearney, is entitled The Lost Island. The third, Extinction Event is by Dan Abnett who has also written "Torchwood" and "Doctor Who" books. The fourth and thus far final novel, entitled Fire and Water, is by Simon Guerrier and features Danny Quinn as lead character.[1]

# Title Author Publisher Released ISBN Set between Plot Summary
1 Shadow of the Jaguar Steven Savile Titan Books 21 March 2008 ISBN 978-1-84576-692-4 Episodes 2.3 & 2.4 A delirious backpacker crawls out of the dense Peruvian jungle, muttering about the impossible things that he has seen… A local ranger reports seeing animal tracks and bones - fresh bones - that he cannot explain… Cutter and the team are plunged into the hostile environment of the Peruvian rainforest, where they then must endure a perilous journey leading them to a confrontation with something more terrifying than they could ever have possible imagined…
2 The Lost Island Paul Kearney Titan Books 24 October 2008 ISBN 978-1-84576-694-8 Episodes 2.3 & 2.4 A trawler is torn to pieces by an enormous sea monster, off the Irish coast. Meanwhile, Connor's anomaly detector goes off the charts: Half a dozen rifts in time have appeared, all on one deserted - yet politically contentious - island… While Lester struggles to hold on to his career, as the story edges ever closer, to the front page, Cutter and his team must battle through a deadly storm, to reach the island, only to find themselves fighting to survive, amidst the terrifying creatures, roaming the harsh landscape…
3 Extinction Event Dan Abnett Titan Books 23 January 2009 ISBN 978-1-84576-693-1 Episodes 2.7 & 3.1 When an Entelodon goes on the rampage down Oxford Street, causing untold damage and loss of life, Cutter decides that a new approach to tackling the anomalies is needed. However, his investigations then expose him and the team to a violent encounter with a mysterious Russian scientist, and a situation more catastrophic and frightening than they have ever faced, before… When Cutter, Abby, and Connor disappear without a trace, Lester and Jenny must use every trick in the book to try to track them down…
4 Fire and Water Simon Guerrier Titan Books 27 April 2009 ISBN 978-1-84576-695-5 Episodes 3.5 & 3.6 At a safari park in South Africa, rangers are inexplicably disappearing, and strange creatures have been seen battling with lions and hippopotamuses. As the team investigates, they are drawn into a dark conspiracy, which could have dire consequences. Meanwhile, back in London, Connor, Abby, and Sarah are left to cope on their own. As torrential rain pours down over the city, and enormous anomaly opens up in East London…

Activity books[edit]

Ladybird Books has published two sticker books (one of which is a glow in the dark sticker book) a poster book, a tattoo activity title, a wipe-clean activity book, and a summer annual for children from five to eight years old.[2]

# Title Publisher Released ISBN
1 Primeval: Sticker Collection E-Max November 2007 TBA
2 Primeval: Stats & Facts Poster Book Ladybird Books November 2007 ISBN 1-84646-806-X
3 Primeval: Anomaly Activity Book Ladybird Books November 2007 ISBN 1-84646-807-8
4 Primeval: Activity Annual Ladybird Books March 2008 ISBN 1-84646-894-9
5 Primeval: Funfax Dorling Kindersley March 2008 ISBN 1-4053-2919-X
6 Primeval: Glow in the Dark Sticker Book Ladybird Books March 2008 ISBN 1-84646-871-X
7 Primeval: Tattoo Activity Book Ladybird Books October 2008 ISBN 1-84646-872-8
8 Primeval: Monster Wipe-out Games Book Ladybird Books October 2008 ISBN 1-84646-972-4
9 Primeval: Midnight Terror Trail Activity Book Ladybird Books March 2009 ISBN 1-4093-0237-7
10 Primeval: Brain Twisters Sticker Book Ladybird Books March 2009 ISBN 1-4093-0236-9

See also[edit]