Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide
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This is the eighth novel in The Eighth Doctor Adventures published by BBC Books.
Where does this fit?
This happens in sequence with the rest of the Eighth Doctor novels.
The characters listed below are the series regulars, important recurring characters, and real life historical characters. If a character's appearance is a major spoiler, then their details will be hidden in spoiler tags. In general, recurring characters are not listed here on their first appearance unless they become a series regular during the story, or they are a real life historical character.
Sam Jones is a teenaged schoolgirl from London 1997 who joined the Doctor in The Eight Doctors. She is a do-gooder with a heavy interest in groups like Greenpeace and Amnesty. She has blonde hair.
Recurring and Historical Characters
The following stories and other resources are not necessary in order to follow the plot (we've summed up the essential bits for you). But being familiar with them will probably enhance your enjoyment of this story.