The peace and quiet of a remote homestead in the 1880s American West is shattered by the arrival of two shadowy outriders searching for 'the healer'. When the farmer refuses to help them, they raze the house to the ground using guns that shoot bolts of energy instead of bullets...
In the town of Redwater, the Doctor and Martha learn of a snake-oil salesman who's patent medicines actually cure his patient. But when the Doctor and Martha investigate they discover the truth is stranger, and far more dangerous.
Caught between the law of the gun and the deadly plans of intergalactic mercenaries, the Doctor and Martha are about to discover just how wild the West can become...
Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the hit Doctor Who
series from BBC Television. Author Biography
James Swallow is the author of several novels, stories and scripts; his short fiction includes a number of Doctor Who
tales in the collections Dalek Empire, Destination Prague, Snapshots
and The Quality of Leadership
, and audio plays such as Singularity
. He's also written a series of audio dramas featuring the Seventh Doctor and the C ybermen. Beyond the adventures of Doctor Who
, he's also written in the worlds of Star Trek
, Blake's 7, Stargate, 2000AD
and Warhammer 40,000
and he created the Sundowners
series of original Western adventure novels.