Doctor Who Logo 'The Darksmith Legacy'
Book Five:
'The Vampire of Paris'

by Steve Cole
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Join the Quest to save the Doctor and the Eternity Crystal from his latest adversaries: The Darksmith Collective.

In addition to the books, readers can assist the Doctor in his Quest by visiting online destination By registering on the site, visitors can create their own avatar and alien identity and begin collecting eternity points, crucial to the Doctor's survival.

Collaboration with other fans online to earn extra points will release exclusive content and assist in the Quest to keep the precious Eternity Crystal safe from the dangerous Darksmith Collective.

A multi platform experience, 'The Darksmith Legacy' offers the adventure of a book serialisation with the additional interactivity and exclusive content that can only be achieved online.

Book Five: 'The Vampire of Paris'

The Doctor and his new companion, Gisella, have escaped the robot agent and the rampaging Dreadbringers.

The Doctor, more than ever, wants the Crystal destroyed and must find the Crystal’s creator, Varlos. But Varlos has been dead for years. The Doctor and Gisella must travel back in time to Paris to find clues to Varlos’ whereabouts.

Will they find him in time or will the Darksmiths finally capture the Doctor?

*Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Gisella

*Published by BBC Children's Books in association with Penguin Books, in April 2009