Kate Orman i(38 works by)
Born: Established: 1968 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Kate Orman grew up in Australia and the United States, moving back to Sydney later in her life. She was involved in the Doctor Who Club of Australia and edited its magazine, Dark Circus. She is the first woman and also the first non-British author to have a book published in the Doctor Who: The New Adventures series. As well as having written several novels, she has been widely published in science-fiction anthologies.

Awards for Works

Fallen Gods , 2003 single work novella science fiction

'In ancient Akrotiri, a young girl is learning mysteries from a tutor who, quite literally, fell from the skies. With his encouragement, she can fly and surf the timestreams and see something of the future. But then the demons come. Death and disaster are meted out by the gods of her land. Perhaps retribution for some heinous crime... or something far more sinister?'

Source: Doctor Who Guide (http://www.drwhoguide.com/telos10.htm). Sighted: 5/8/2011

Featuring the Eighth Doctor.

2004 nominated Australian Science Fiction Achievement Awards Novel
2003 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
Blue Box , 2003 single work novel science fiction

'The Nineteen-Eighties; as we enter the Age of the Personal Computer, the newborn 'Internet' spreads across America, and the computer invasion enters our homes. Across the technological frontier, an incredible war begins between the criminals and their savvy opponents.

A brilliant young programmer, a beautiful college student, and a mysterious hacker known only as 'The Doctor' join forces to combat an electronic threat fallen into the hands of a notorious computer outlaw.

Respected computer journalist Charles 'Chick' Peters was an eyewitness as these unlikely heroes fought their hi-tech skirmishes across the nation's vulnerable capital — and inside the world of the computer. Blue Box is the compelling true story of a secret computer project that could literally change the way you think.'

Source: Cover blurb (http://www.drwhoguide.com/whobbk59.htm). Sighted: 3/6/11


This is a 'Past Doctor' novel, which chronicles an adventure of the Sixth Doctor.

2003 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
Unnatural History , 1999 single work novel science fiction

San Francisco has changed since the start of 2000. The laws of physics keep having acid flashbacks. There are sightings of creatures from outside our dimensions, stranded aliens and surrealist street performers. The city has become a mecca for those who revel in impossible creatures - and those who want to see them pinned down and put away. Sam's past is catching up with her - a past she didn't know she had. The Doctor is in danger of becoming the piece de resistance in a twisted collection of creatures. And beneath the waters of the Bay, something huge is waiting. With time running out, the Doctor must choose which to sacrifice - a city of wonders, or the life of an old and dear friend. (Backcover).

1999 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Best Novel