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The Missy Chronicles by assorted authors (book review).

February 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Missy Chronicles by assorted authors (book review).

In possibly a misguided attempt to bring in the doubters, welcome to ‘The Missy Chronicles’. The loveable psychopath is a woman now and, whilst I doubt she has embraced all the ups and downs of womanhood, no one mention the menopause please, we probably haven’t has enough of the work in progress that is the […]

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Olive Hawthorne And The Demons Of Devil’s End by Jan Edwards, Sam Stone, Suzanne Barberi, Debbie Bennett, David J Howe and Raven Dane (book review).

February 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Olive Hawthorne And The Demons Of Devil’s End by Jan Edwards, Sam Stone, Suzanne Barberi, Debbie Bennett, David J Howe and Raven Dane (book review).

‘Olive Hawthorne And The Daemons Of Devil’s End’ is a short collection of stories extrapolated and based on a Third Doctor Story, ‘The Daemons’. The local wisewoman, Olive Hawthorne, has had a colourful life and these stories commence at an early age taking us through to a time when she hopes to pass on the […]

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Torchwood – Aliens Among Us: part 2 by Christopher Cooper, Mac Rogers, Janine H Jones and Tim Foley (CD story review)

February 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Torchwood – Aliens Among Us: part 2 by Christopher Cooper, Mac Rogers, Janine H Jones and Tim Foley   (CD story review)

Who doesn’t love a serial? The essence of this new ‘Torchwood’ is to provide us with a regular dose of adventures with underlying continuing themes and a sufficient quantity of cliff-hanging moments. There are four one hour episodes in this series with the promise of the final four shortly. These are standalone episodes but follow […]

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The Prisoner Volume 2 by Nicholas Biggs (CD story review).

December 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Prisoner Volume 2 by Nicholas Biggs (CD story review).

Much like the Prisoner, I live in a world where everything is uncertain and despite thinking I had written this review, it turned out to be a fantasy. The basis of the world of ‘The Prisoner’ is not being able to trust your eyes, ears and senses so an audio version is the ideal medium […]

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Mycroft Holmes: The Apocalypse Handbook by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld, Joshua Cassara, Luis Guerrero and Simon Bowland (graphic novel review).

November 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mycroft Holmes: The Apocalypse Handbook by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld, Joshua Cassara, Luis Guerrero and Simon Bowland (graphic novel review).

The smarter and randier brother of the more well-known Sherlock has his own series. ‘Mycroft Holmes: The Apocalypse Handbook’ is the first graphic novel written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld with art by Joshua Cassara, colours by Luis Guerrero and letters by Simon Bowland and is combined from the single-issue comics from last year. […]

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Gnomon by Nick Harkaway (book review).

November 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Gnomon by Nick Harkaway (book review).

‘Gnomon’ opens with a death in custody. The person in question is Diana Hunter, she may or not have been a dissident and was having her mind examined. In a chair, with probes inside her brain that laid out her thoughts for the technicians to see on a screen, but they went too far, and […]

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Father Christmas And Me (book 3) by Matt Haig (book review).

November 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Father Christmas And Me (book 3) by Matt Haig (book review).

‘Father Christmas And Me’ is the third in a series of books that chart the story not only of Father Christmas but also of the girl who saved Christmas. If you haven’t read the previous two, ‘A Boy Called Christmas’ and ‘The Girl Who Saved Christmas’, you should remedy that at once. Treat yourself or […]

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Electric Dreams Episode 6: Human Is (TV episode review).

November 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Electric Dreams Episode 6: Human Is (TV episode review).

It is obvious from the start of ‘Human Is’, that Colonel Silas Herrick and Vera Herrick do not share a happy marriage. He is a cold, unfeeling and most of all untouching man who only resorts to holding his wife when he is threatening her. Still, he is a war hero, in the ongoing onslaught […]

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A Long Day In Lychford by Paul Cornell (book review).

October 31, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Long Day In Lychford by Paul Cornell (book review).

It’s a really long day in Lychford and it’s very close to ending badly. The three village witches have a bit of a task ahead of them. Autumn Bluntstone has a bad head and a bad conscience. She attempts to piece together what she did the night before after waking in her magic shop. She […]

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Electric Dreams Episode 3: The Commuter (TV episode review).

October 3, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Electric Dreams Episode 3: The Commuter (TV episode review).

With the exotic location of Woking as an opener it is quite surprising how this story gets so dark so quickly. Based on the Philip K. Dick story of the same name, ‘The Commuter’, we meet Ed Jacobson. His life is part-routine on the platform and ticket office of a suburban station and part-nightmare. His […]

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