Dark Horizons was one of the few Doctor Who books left in my local library that I hadn’t read. The title, blurb and front cover were not inviting to me at all. It’s a shame that these elements go against Dark Horizons, because it is probably one of my favourite Who books. I am still … Continue reading Doctor Who: Dark Horizons by Jenny Colgan Reviewed
‘Fiddle the books?’ Rory looked at him in horror. ‘What are you getting me into now?’‘I mean the history books!’‘Oh, well, if you only meant fiddle the history books I suppose that’s fine!’‘Legends don’t come from nowhere, you know! Somebody has to legendate … legendify … make it all up in the first place!’ Rory … Continue reading Book Review. The Way Through the Woods by Una McCormack.
‘Because that, Amy Pond, is where they come from.’ he said.‘Mars?’‘Yes.’‘They’re Martians?’‘Yes.’She stared at him. ‘You’re actually, seriously, telling me, with a straight face, they’re green men from Mars?’‘I know,’ the Doctor said. ‘It’s ironic, isn’t it? Of course, they’re not little green men. That would just be silly. They’re nice and big.’ I thought … Continue reading Book Review. The Silent Stars Go By by Dan Abnett.
‘The question is,’ Vastra continued. ‘How did the Doctor’s image come to be preserved on a dead man’s eye? It is a scientific impossibility.’ I am new to Matt Smith’s TV episodes of Doctor Who, and I have probably read more books and stories with his Doctor in, than I have watched episodes. So I … Continue reading Book Review. The Crimson Horror by Mark Gatiss.
The Doctor walked over and put up a hand to touch the face in the picture. ‘So much sadness,’ he said softly. ‘The sadness that made her leave home. The sadness of those left behind.’ This story had a few too many pages at the start, with the Doctor, Amy and Rory getting thrown out … Continue reading Book Review. Magic of the Angels by Jacqueline Rayner.