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The Time Hunter series of books is published by Telos Publishing Ltd. and features the characters Honoré Lechasseur and Emily Blandish from Daniel O'Mahony's Doctor Who novella The Cabinet of Light. Each novella is issued in a standard format paperback format, and a deluxe hardback edition signed by the novella's author.
The eleven novellas were published on an irregular schedule. Following the publication of this eleventh novella, Telos have announced that the range will temporarily end due to poor sales. Child of Time reveals much of the backstory of the series.
The covers of the standard edition Time Hunter novellas each feature a circle motif containing the year in which the majority of the action of the story takes place.
|The Cabinet of Light||Daniel O'Mahony||January 2020||1949|
|The Winning Side||Lance Parkin||November 2003||1984|
|The Tunnel at the End of the Light||Stefan Petrucha||March 2004||1950|
|The Clockwork Woman||Claire Bott||June 2004||1805|
|Kitsune||John Paul Catton||October 2004||2020|
|The Severed Man||George Mann||December 2004||1892|
|Echoes||Iain McLaughlin and Claire Bartlett||April 2005||1995|
|Peculiar Lives||Philip Purser-Hallard||July 2005||1950|
|Deus Le Volt||Jon de Burgh Miller||January 2006||1098|
|The Albino's Dancer||Dale Smith||June 2006||1951|
|The Sideways Door||R.J. Carter and Troy Riser||August 2006||1951|
|Child of Time||George Mann and David J Howe||August 2007||2586|
Although the novellas are not part of the Doctor Who franchise, they have featured familiar characters and concepts from the programme. Aside from Honoré and Emily, the Fendahl appears in Deus Le Volt, and a Daemon appears in Child of Time. Concepts from the Time Hunter series also feature in the Doctor Who spin-off DVD drama Daemos Rising written by David J. Howe, although neither of the main characters from the book series appear in the DVD.
A character appearing very briefly in The Albino's Dancer may be an unnamed Ninth Doctor, although whether this is true or not is left open to the reader's interpretation. The character "Dr Smith" who appears in Child of Time appears to be the incarnation of the Doctor first seen in The Cabinet of Light, although his identity with Doctor Who's Doctor is now less clear.
In September 2008, Telos announced that a fan production company, Fantom Films, had been licensed to produce audiobook readings of the Time Hunter novellas for release on CD and as online downloads. The first two titles, The Cabinet of Light and The Winning Side (read by former Doctor Who actors Terry Molloy and Louise Jameson respectively), were released in November 2008 and releases have continued since.
|The Cabinet of Light||Daniel O'Mahony||Terry Molloy||4-CD||November 2008||Originally a Doctor Who novella, changes have been made to the text of this version to allow it to stand as a Time Hunter novella independent of its Doctor Who connections. Reissued August 2010.|
|The Winning Side||Lance Parkin||Louise Jameson||3-CD||November 2008||Reissued August 2010.|
|The Tunnel at the End of the Light||Stefan Petrucha||Mary Tamm||3-CD||February 2009||Reissued August 2010.|
|The Clockwork Woman||Claire Bott||Tracey Childs||3-CD||September 2010|
|Kitsune||John Paul Catton||Terry Molloy||3-CD||October 2010|
|The Severed Man||George Mann||Terry Molloy||4-CD||November 2010|
|Echoes||Iain McLaughlin and Claire Bartlett||Tracey Childs||4-CD||July 2011|
|Peculiar Lives||Philip Purser-Hallard||John Leeson||4-CD||August 2011|
|Deus Le Volt||Jon de Burgh Miller||Terry Molloy||3-CD||September 2011|
|The Albino's Dancer||Dale Smith||Terry Molloy||3-CD||February 2012|
|The Sideways Door||R.J. Carter and Troy Riser||Tracey Childs||2-CD||February 2012|
|Child of Time||George Mann and David J Howe||Terry Molloy||5-CD||14 June 2012|
- "Fantom Films". Fantom Films. Retrieved 17 September 2011.