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Beige Planet Mars

(Bernice Summerfield-Virgin New Adventures #16)

3.42  ·  Rating details ·  36 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Surrounded by death on Mars, Bernice and her errant ex-husband Jason must solve a murder and unmask a traitor to save millions of lives threatened by a forgotten horror.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published November 7th 1998 by Virgin Publishing (first published November 1998)
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Richard Harrison
Great story, breakneck pace, vivid characters. Felt a bit rushed at the end and the wrap-up was too short but very good overall.
Jen (chekherjoy)
Dec 16, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: science-fiction, dnf
Did not Finish, I made it to page 122. I started this book 2 months ago. It's got good descriptive writing and an intriguing world set on Mars with the wars in it's past and how it develops. I'm just not invested enough in the characters, plot, or setting to keep me reading it. My mind wandered too much while reading it, and there was nothing pulling it back to it after I've put it down.
Nicholas Whyte
Jul 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: benny, doctor, who, unread, l

I really liked this, and I write as one who has often bounced off Lance Parkin's work (and sometimes Mark Clapham's). Mars, whose history was the foundation of Bernice Summerfield's early career, has become both a home for the elderly (due to low gravity) and a centre of commemoration (due to war). Benny gets involved with dangerous investigations into what really happened, complicated by a rekindling of affection for her disreputable ex-husband and vari
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Lance Parkin is an author who has written professional Doctor Who fiction since the 1990s. He is one of the few authors to write for both the 1963 and 2005 version of the programme — though much of his fiction has actually been based on the 1996 iteration. Indeed, he was notably the first author to write original prose for the Eighth Doctor in The Dying Days. He was also the author chosen to deliv ...more

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