Past Doctor Adventure written by Mark Gatiss © 1997
An original novel featuring the second Doctor, Ben, Polly and Jamie
"I tell you - we will cut off this King's head. Aye, with the crown on it!"
It is December 1648. Although victorious over the Cavaliers in the Civil
Wars, the Roundheads are struggling to retain power. Plans are afoot to spirit
King Charles from his prison, and the Doctor and his companions become
embroiled in the intrigue...
Ben finds himself press-ganged and on board a mysterious ship to Amsterdam.
Polly is an unwitting accomplice in the plot to rescue the King, and the Doctor
and Jamie find themselves arrested and imprisoned in the Tower of London under
suspicion of conspiracy.
Can the Doctor and Jamie escape, manage to find Ben and Polly and still
ensure that history remains on its proper course?
The Roundheads by Paul Scoones (Book Review) - TSV 53