The Visitor is one of five original series TP novelisations, and is not based directly on a story from the series. There is a TP episode called The Visitor (part of Into The Unknown or A Much Needed Holiday I think) but this story is unconnected. Chronologically it takes place in the first season of The Tomorrow People (1973) and, I would say between the events of The Slaves of Jedikiah and The Medusa Strain. My reasons for believing this are:
The TP must rescue Arlon from the authorities, not only for his own safety but for that of the entire Earth. Arlons people, the Critons want him back and will if necessary kill all mankind to achieve this aim. They give the Tomorrow People 12 hours to rescue Arlon.
Like all the original TP books, this one is virtually unobtainable. (I know I'm looking for all of them). In 1976 when my copy was published, it retailed for 40p in the UK and $1.25 in Australia. You'd expect to pay a lot more than that now, but you can be lucky. My copy cost me 60 cents last year at 'Mr Browsers Paperback Exchange'.
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Thanks to Beth Epstein
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