- You may be looking for Missing Adventures, the anthology.
The Missing Adventures was series of novels launched in 1994 by Virgin Books following the success of its New Adventures line. Much as the NA series featured Seventh Doctor adventures with more detail and mature content than previously seen on TV and in the Target Books novelisations, the MA series focused on the first six Doctors. One book, Downtime, didn't feature any Doctor, but was an adaptation of an independent film production featuring several former companions. Another MA release, The Ghosts of N-Space, was an adaptation of a Third Doctor radio play and was published under the MA line, as the Target Books brand, under which its prequel The Paradise of Death was published, had been retired by that point.
One release, Who Killed Kennedy, is generally considered a Missing Adventures release as it features several past Doctors, but it was in fact published as a standalone work.
Related to the MA line, but considered separate, was the Virgin Decalogs series of books.
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- The first Missing Adventure Goth Opera was a sequel (and also prequel, from the Doctor's point of view) to the New Adventure novel Blood Harvest. This was done in order to launch the new series of books.
- The books introduced a new companion for the Sixth Doctor, Grant Markham. He never had a departure scene.
- Lords of the Storm tied in with the New Adventure novel Shakedown. Both novels featured the Sontarans and the Rutans and they came out in the same month.
- Downtime novelised the direct-to-video story of the same name. It did not feature the Doctor prominently but did feature a cameo by one of his future incarnations.
- Who Killed Kennedy, although it focuses on the Third Doctor, was published as a standalone novel, not a Missing Adventure, but is listed here for the sake of convenience. Co-credited with its fictional protagonist, James Stevens, the book took the form of a mock "nonfiction exposé" of UNIT and its activities. It re-visited the events of the Third Doctor's time with UNIT from Stevens' perspective and gave an Earth-bound view of events, with the Doctor put in short appearances in various incarnations. It came out in the same month as The Eye of the Giant.
- Cold Fusion featured both the Fifth and Seventh Doctors in the same novel together. The Seventh Doctor's companions Roz Forrester and Chris Cwej also appeared.
- Three novels were sequels to classic serials and one a prequel; they were as follows:
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