Peacemaker (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures, No 21)
Peacemaker - Doctor Who: New Series Adventures, No 21 Author:James Swallow The peace and quiet of a remote homestead in the 1880's American west is shattered by the arrival of two shadowy outriders searching for 'the healer'. When the farmer refuses to help them, they raze the house to the ground using guns that shoot bolts instead of bullets. — In the town of Redwater, the Doctor and Martha learn of a snake... more »-oil salesman whose patent medicines actually cure his patients. But when the Doctor and Martha investigate they discover the truth is stranger, and far more dangerous. Caught between the law of the gun and the deadly plans of intergalatic mercenaries, the Doctor and Martha are about to discover just how wild the west can become.« less
One of the better written Doctor Who books I've read. It keeps moving along, without the boring asides that some of the older books contain. Like the TV episodes, there was quite a bit of the trademark Doctor Who humor; I laughed out loud at several points. Most telling, I never once checked how many pages were left to read. Guess I didn't want it to end.