The Wintertime Paradox is an anthology of festive Doctor Who tales written by Dave Rudden, author of the book Doctor Who: Twelve Angels Weeping (2018). The collection comprises 12 adventures through time and space set during Christmases past, present and future.

Christmas can mean anything. For Missy, it’s solving murders in 1909. For a little girl in Dublin, it’s Plasmavores knocking at the door. For Davros, it’s a summons from the Doctor, who needs the mad inventor’s help…

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