Dry Pilgrimage (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #13) - Paul Leonard, Nick Walters N/A

'I am going to make you immortal.'

Bored with her job, bored with being perpetually skint, Bernice Summerfield leaps at the chance of a free holiday arranged by her new friend Maeve Ruthven, St Oscar's Professor of Comparative Religion.

But all is not what it seems.

Benny's holiday rapidly goes from bad to worse to downright dangerous. For a start, the 'luxury cruise' is a religious pilgrimage, and alcohol is forbidden to those on board. Then she is attacked, badly injured and confined to a wheelchair.

And that's before the murder.

Benny finds herself caught in a web of intrigue -- not knowing who on board can be trusted or which way to turn. And with the future of more than one world depending on her actions, she must decide who to believe, expose the hidden killer and prevent a ruthless grab for power.


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Release date June 1, 1998
Details updated August 15, 2022

Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA :: Series

Series contains 23 primary works and has 23 total works.

The Virgin Bernice Summerfield New Adventures were a series of novels that featured Bernice Summerfield and her "supporting cast" and published by Virgin Books following the loss of the license that allowed them to publish an original series of novels, the New Adventures series, which could legally use characters and concepts derived from Doctor Who. Though most featured Bernice herself, two, Deadfall and Dead Romance, centered on other characters.

The series began in in May 1997 and ended in October 1999. Big Finish Productions would later obtain the license to these characters for their own line of audios, novels and short fiction featuring Benny and her supporting cast.

Main series Doctor Who

Oh No It Isn't (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #1) N/A
Dragon's Wrath (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #2) N/A
Beyond the Sun (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #3) N/A
Ship Of Fools (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #4) N/A
Down (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #5) N/A
Deadfall (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #6) N/A
Ghost Devices (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #7) N/A
Mean Streets (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #8) N/A
Tempest (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #9) N/A
Walking to Babylon (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #10) N/A
Oblivion (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #11) N/A
The Medusa Effect (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #12) N/A
Dry Pilgrimage (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #13) N/A
The Sword of Forever (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #14) N/A
Another Girl, Another Planet (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #15) N/A
Beige Planet Mars (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #16) N/A
Where Angels Fear (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #17) N/A
The Mary-Sue Extrusion (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #18) N/A
Dead Romance (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #19) N/A
Tears of the Oracle (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #20) N/A
Return to the Fractured Planet (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #21) N/A
The Joy Device (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #22) N/A
Twilight of the Gods (Doctor Who: The New Adventures - NA #23) N/A