‘Actually,’ Patricia continued. ‘I think it might be easier if I show you.’ ‘She probably just wants to show us his photograph,’ Bill said logically. ‘I don’t know why you must always think something strange is going on, Anne. I’m sure there is a perfectly reasonable explanation.’ Patricia stood before them holding a mass of … Continue reading Book Review. Moon Blink by Sadie Miller.
‘A sleeping sickness – that’s what he keeps calling it. A strange sleeping sickness has broken out at the college.’The Dreamers By Karen Thompson Walker. The Dreamers is a frightening read, for it tells a story that seems very similar to what we have all experienced in the last 3 years with the pandemic. There … Continue reading Book Review. The Dreamers By Karen Thompson Walker.
‘Project M! Project MAD! Project M- A- D! Mutually Assured Domination!’ The Dominators are back! And so is Harold Chorley, the irritating journalist from the television Doctor Who story The Web of Fear. A large part of MAD is narrated by Chorley, as he visits Dominex Industries’ factory to investigate the strange goings on there. … Continue reading Book Review. Mutually Assured Domination by Nick Walters .
‘He made his way across the foyer towards her, half loping and half tiptoeing with a general air of being highly delighted to see everything around him including the dust on the broken grandfather clock. Bryony thought she’d never encountered anyone so remarkable in her life. She was right.’The Death Pit by A. L. Kennedy … Continue reading Doctor Who Time Trips The Death Pit by A. L. Kennedy, Into the Nowhere by Jenny T. Colgan, and Keeping up with the Joneses by Nick Harkaway.
Salt of the Earth by Trudi Canavan A third Doctor story! With companion Jo Grant. Jon Pertwee’s Doctor and Jo Grant are a part of one of my favourite eras of Who and so Salt of the Earth was magical. I thought it got the characters, and in their interactions with each other, of the … Continue reading Doctor Who Time Trips Salt of the Earth by Trudi Canavan, The Bog Warrior by Cecilia Ahern, The Loneliness of The Long-Distance Time Traveller by Joanne Harris and The Anti-Hero by Stella Duffy.