Book Review. The Christmas Invasion by Jenny T. Colgan.

The Christmas Invasion contained the first regeneration of this new era of Doctor Who, and was the first Christmas Day Special. No pressure. It was the episode that sealed it for me, I would be a Who fan from here on in. What an all consuming obsession it was going to be during my teens … Continue reading Book Review. The Christmas Invasion by Jenny T. Colgan.

Book Review. Code of the Krillitanes by Justin Richards

There is a domestic start to COTK, with the Doctor buying crisps in a shop and observing a group of boys playing football on an estate in London. He talks to one of the boy’s mums about the TARDIS. Both mum and the boys have an understanding of subjects far beyond what is usual, and … Continue reading Book Review. Code of the Krillitanes by Justin Richards

Book Review. The Krillitane Storm by Christopher Cooper.

Before there was time to bolt the door, a Krillitane forced its head through, trying to push it open, but the monster hadn’t counted on Gertrude and her candlestick. ‘He squeezed through the tiny gap, grateful that this particular crisis had happened during his tenth life. Heaven help them all if it had been his … Continue reading Book Review. The Krillitane Storm by Christopher Cooper.

Book Review. The Taking of Chelsea 426 by David Llewellyn.

Around the ragged rock the ragged Rutan ran ‘they’re a very alliterative race’ What I loved about this story was the setting of the hotel, owned by Mr and Mrs Carstairs, who have two children Jake and Vienna. I could imagine the hotel and it felt like a concrete setting for a story. When the … Continue reading Book Review. The Taking of Chelsea 426 by David Llewellyn.

Book Review. Autonomy by Daniel Blythe.

We have seen the Autons utilise phone lines, bins and … troll dolls. In Autonomy we have fashion suffocating the wearer. The Autons are one of my favourite Who monsters. Their TV show stories Spearhead from Space and Terror of the Autons are two of my favourite ever Who stories. I think Terror slightly ranks … Continue reading Book Review. Autonomy by Daniel Blythe.