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The End Of The World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker (book review).

March 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
The End Of The World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker (book review).

‘When the world is running down, make the best of what’s still around’ could be the mantra for the man, in this novel, ‘The End Of The World Running Club’ by Adrian J. Walker. When several asteroids strike the Earth, it’s the end of the world as we know it and Edgar, who has a […]

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Doctor Who And The Crusaders by David Whitaker (book review)

February 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who And The Crusaders by David Whitaker   (book review)

Those of you of a certain vintage will have read ‘Doctor Who And The Crusades’ and probably still have a battered copy. This is a spanking new hardback edition of a book originally issued as written by the scriptwriter David Whitaker of the several lost presumed wiped series of the early ‘Doctor Who’. As a […]

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Class: What She Does Next Will Astound You by James Goss (book review)

February 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Class: What She Does Next Will Astound You by James Goss  (book review)

Playing with us and using memorable click bait headlines as titles, James Goss has a ball in ‘Class: What She Does Next Will Astound You’ as he asks us what we will do to stop Skandis? Ram is concerned when everyone around him seems keen to do an ice bucket challenge, the whole football team […]

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The Massacre Of Mankind by Stephen Baxter (book review)

January 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Massacre Of Mankind by Stephen Baxter   (book review)

‘War Of The Worlds’ was just the beginning. The Martians have returned and this time it is going to be ‘The Massacre Of Mankind’. Set some years after the first invasion, we are introduced to the narrator, Julie Elphinstone, the ex-sister-in-law to the original narrator, journalist Walter Jenkins, who took us through the traumatic events […]

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The Sixth Watch (Volume Six of The Night Watch Series) by Sergei Lukyanenko (book review)

December 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Sixth Watch (Volume Six of The Night Watch Series) by Sergei Lukyanenko  (book review)

Higher Light Magician Anton is on the case again. He is under attack from an unknown enemy and, after six books of this, he’s probably had enough. As a higher magician, Anton is sworn to protect humans. He represents the ‘good’ Others, the Night Watch who police the Dark Others who form the Day Watch. […]

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Class: The Stone House by A.K. Benedict (book review).

December 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Class: The Stone House by A.K. Benedict (book review).

**Bear in mind that these books follow the TV series so it’s best to view that before reading to avoid spoilers.** Tanya is intrigue by the Stone House and she can’t stop going there. You see there’s a girl in the window. You can tell she’s afraid, that she’s trapped and that the house won’t […]

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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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Sherlock Holmes For The 21st Century: Essays On New Adaptations edited by Lynette Porter (book review).

December 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Sherlock Holmes For The 21st Century: Essays On New Adaptations edited by Lynette Porter (book review).

‘Sherlock Holmes For The 21st Century’ is a series of essays produced from various academics covering the use of the Sherlock Holmes character in current media. Sherlock Holmes is almost constantly on our screens. Well, it would be if only more of it could be churned out. Instead, we have been teased with very short […]

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The Devil’s Evidence by Simon Kurt Unsworth (book review)

December 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Devil’s Evidence by Simon Kurt Unsworth    (book review)

‘The Devils’ Evidence’ is the second novel in a series about Thomas Fool. He first appeared in ‘The Devil’s Detective’ and I think you can see where this is heading. These books crossover between horror and murder mystery. Thomas Fool’s beat is Hell and it’s not for the faint-hearted. As commander of Hell’s Information Men, […]

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The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronvitch (book review).

November 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronvitch (book review).

The long-awaited return of PC Peter Grant in ‘The Hanging Tree’ sees him back in the thick of the magical action. Grounded in the real world of London, this police procedural with a difference concerns the work of the Folly and its boss, Thomas Nightingale, one of the last wizards in England who has taken […]

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