‘Dreams of Empire’

RICHARDS, Justin. Dreams of Empire. 1998. ‘On a barren asteroid, the once-mighty Haddron Empire is on the brink of collapse, torn apart by civil war. The one man who might have saved it languishes in prison, his enemies planning his death and his friends plotting his escape.’ With the long wait for the new season…

‘Ten Little Aliens’

COLE, Stephen. Ten Little Aliens. 2002. ‘Deep in the heart of a hollowed-out moon the First Doctor finds a chilling secret: ten alien corpses, frozen in time at the moment of their death. […] But is the same force that killed them still lurking in the dark? And what are its plans for the people…

‘Touched by an Angel’

MORRIS, Jonathan. Touched by an Angel. 2011. ‘In 2003, Rebecca Whitaker died in a road accident. Her husband Mark is still grieving. […] As Mark is given the chance to save Rebecca, it’s up to the Doctor, Amy and Rory to save the whole world. Because this time the Weeping Angels are using history itself…

‘Beautiful Chaos’

RUSSELL, Gary. Beautiful Chaos. London: BBC Books, 2008. ‘Dona Noble is back home in London […]. Her grandfather is especially overjoyed—he’s discovered a new star and had it named after him. […] But the Doctor is suspicious about some other changes he can see in Earth’s heavens.’ My first experience with a Doctor Who novel…

‘Only Human’

ROBERTS, Gareth. Only Human. London: BBC Books, 2005. `Somebody’s interfering with time. The Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack arrive on modern-day Earth to […] discover a Neanderthal Man, twenty-eight thousand years after his race became extinct. […] Who are the mysterious humans from the distant future now living in the distant past? What hideous monsters…

River Song’s bad memory

What’s wrong with River’s memory? or What if David Tennant had stayed for another series? If you’re a Whovian and you’ve re-watched Silence in the library, you’ve probably spotted a conversation that has now complete meaning but makes no sense. Should you not be a Whovian, you won’t even know what a Whovian is, who…