The novelistation of 'Earthshock' was written by Ian Marter.
Back Cover Blurb
A group of palaeontologists have been savagely attacked while carrying out a study of fossilised dinosaur remains in an underground cave system on twenty-fith-century Earth.
A party of toopers and Professor Kyle, the only survivor of the attack, are investigatin the deaths of her colleagues when they discover the Doctor and his companions at the site of the massacre. The time-travellers are immediately suspected.
In trying to establish their innocence and find out who - or what - was responsible for the killings, the Doctor is confronted by an old enemy...