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psi-ence fiction

bbc books #095

Written by: Chris Boucher

Publication Date: 3 September 2001
ISBN: 0 563 53814 7
Pages: 283

Main Characters: The Fourth Doctor and Leela

Setting: between The Robots of Death and The Talons of Weng-Chiang

back cover blurb

It's Reading Week at the University of East Wessex, but not everything comes to a stop.

The wood is still haunted. Experiments in telepathy, remote viewing, precognition and other paranormal phenomena continue in the Parapsychology Department. The department heads still think the Kellerfield Research Fellow is out for publicity rather than psychic results. A grizzly murder remains unsolved by local police. The students are still holding seances in the graveyard.

When the TARDIS arrives in Norswood, the Doctor and Leela are caught up in events that are spiralling out of control. Leela is chased by a phantom, and the Doctor take the waters. But soon it isn't the Parapsychology Department's funding that's in question - it's the whole of existence.