In 2070, the Earth's weather is controlled from a base on the moon. But when the Doctor and his friends arrive, all is not well. They discover unexplained drops of air pressure, minor problems with the weather control systems, and an outbreak of a mysterious plague. With Jamie injured, and members of the crew going missing, the Doctor realises that the moonbase is under attack. Some malevolent force is infecting the crew and sabotaging the systems as a prelude to an invasion of Earth. And the Doctor thinks he knows who is behind it: the Cybermen. This novel is based on 'The Moonbase', a Doctor Who sci-fi story that was originally broadcast from 11 February-4 March 1967. Featuring the Second Doctor as played by Patrick Troughton, and his companions Polly, Ben and Jamie.
Read these as a child and thought I'd re-read them but they haven't aged too well. Only managed to finish two of them as they were quite poorly written, which detracted from the story a lot.
Classic Dr Who Collection -
I am old enough to remember the very first episode - good old scrap yard. These books are nostalgia in capital letters. Great for remembering the oldies and very good for those not old enough to remember the early days. Very good value for money.
My introduction to the old Doctors (and Autons) -
A different style of writing from what I'm used to reading, these stories stand apart from the counterpart TV episodes (or they feel like it anyway) but still retain that Doctor Who flair. These tempted me to watch some of the old Doctor Who episodes, though I wasn't able to get the original Auton episode, so I had to stick with the 9th Doctor's confrontation. It was the one with the Auton dustbin (which I had heard of, but never watched).
Ancient History -
For those of us old enough to remember the very beginnings of Dr Who (50 years - crikey!) these novels give nostalgia a kick in the TARDIS - some of the stories have been slightly altered from the broadcast scripts - but then - most of the cast made alterations of their own - none the less the stories stand by themselves as an excellent read - and they are 'Old Format' 128 pages or so - short delights.
Classic Dr Who collection -
Book 1: The Crusaders - I never read it so I don't know. Book 2: The Daleks - I didn't finish it because it was heartbreaking but it was 4 stars. Book 3: The Cybermen - 15 stars it was adventurous, scary, not heartbreaking but very exciting. Book 4: The Yeti - The best of them all whith Jamie the Joker. I would say 100 stars for that book.