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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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The Lost Child Of Lychford (Witches Of Lychford book 2) by Paul Cornell (book review).

December 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Lost Child Of Lychford (Witches Of Lychford book 2) by Paul Cornell (book review).

We’re not a coven, just three powerful women who encounter ‘The Lost Child Of Lychford’. This is a welcome sequel to ‘The Witches Of Lychford’, where the three encounter some serious power from the other side. In fact, from all sides. This time the women are divided by their experiences, their power lost because each […]

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Saucer Country Volume 2: The Reticulan Candidate by Paul Cornell and Ryan Kelly (graphic novel review).

September 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Saucer Country Volume 2: The Reticulan Candidate by Paul Cornell and Ryan Kelly (graphic novel review).

‘The Reticulan Candidate’ collects issues 7-14 of Paul Cornell’s political alien abduction thriller ‘Saucer Country’. Governor Arcadia Alvarado is running for president, trying to mask the fact that she believes she was abducted by aliens. As such, she’s employed a Ufologist named Kidd to investigate reports behind abductees, Men in Black and a black ops […]

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Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Shadow Police book 3) by Paul Cornell (book review).

June 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Shadow Police book 3) by Paul Cornell (book review).

‘Who Killed Sherlock Holmes?’ is Paul Cornell’s third novel in his ‘Shadow Police’ series. Known for his powerful ‘Doctor Who’ stories used in novels, audio and TV, Cornell has turned to crime to make a bigger splash. if you haven’t read the first two novels in the series, ‘London Falling’ and ‘The Severed Streets’, then […]

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Doctor Who: Four Doctors by Paul Cornell and Neil Edwards (graphic novel review).

March 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Four Doctors by Paul Cornell and Neil Edwards (graphic novel review).

A couple of weeks back I watched ‘The Three Doctors’ again, which was originally aired before I was born, but I’ve seen at some point in the murky past. I like all the ‘Doctor Who’ crossover episodes, so I was keen to see what Paul Cornell has devised for his five-part comic event ‘Four Doctors’. […]

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Doctor Who: Love And War adapted from the Paul Cornell novel by Jacqueline Rayner (CD review).

March 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Love And War adapted from the Paul Cornell novel by Jacqueline Rayner (CD review).

Once there was a Doctor who had a perfectly able companion but perhaps he yearned for something more. Condemned to be absent from the TV screens, he wandered the wilderness of print only, until he came upon a comely archaeologist who seemed to like his face. So began the adventures of the Seventh Doctor, for […]

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London Falling by Paul Cornell (book review).

December 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
London Falling by Paul Cornell (book review).

‘London Falling’ is like a cross between ‘The Bill’ and ‘Torchwood’ where God and the Devil are almost literally fighting for London and its denizens’ immortal souls. There is also football. It’s both a police procedural is the style of popular TV shows like ‘The Bill’ and a horror story that is reminiscent of classic, […]

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Paul Cornell goes urban (fantasy)… with London Falling.

November 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Paul Cornell goes urban (fantasy)… with London Falling.

London Falling is the first urban fantasy novel from writer Paul Cornell who is best known for various Doctor Who episodes for the BBC, not to mention writing comics for Marvel and DC, including The X-Men and Batman & Robin. Here’s the novel’s potted summary… Detective Inspector James Quill is about to complete the drugs bust […]

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