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Who at 60: 10 Doctor Who Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

As we continue to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Britain’s longest-running SFFH show—and the now-airing anniversary specials—here’s a peek at some of the non-TV world of Who penned by co-host of the All-New Adventures of the Doctor Who Book Club podcast (and BFS member) Chris Hawton.

Meet C.A. Yates

Every Friday, we meet a member of the BFS and peer deep into their soul (or, at least, a form they filled out). This week, C.A. Yates professes their love for Jessica Fletcher.

The Kingdom of Sweets

The Kingdom of Sweets by Erika Johansen Transworld, hb, £17.47 Reviewed by Mikaela Silk Natasha’s life has been defined by a single word, spoken over her at her christening by the mysterious and powerful Drosselmeyer. That word was ‘dark’. Yet more impactful even than this was the word he spoke… Read More »The Kingdom of Sweets


TWICE CURSED edited by Marie O’Regan and Paul Kane Titan Books, pb, £9.99 Reviewed by Pauline Morgan One of the things that helps an anthology sell is the quality of the names on the contents list. Fans of certain authors will buy books for the first publication of someone they… Read More »TWICE CURSED

Silent Key

Silent Key by Laurel Hightower Flame Tree Press, £12.96 paperback, £20 hardback Reviewed by Nadya Mercik Silent Key, being primarily a horror and supernatural story, has sturdy elements of a police detective and crime story and even some elements of historical espionage, which work wonderfully together. On top of that,… Read More »Silent Key


Leech by Hiron Ennes Tor, pb, £9.99 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming       A wealthy baron’s physician has died, and the Institute, the medical organisation the physician came from, has sent a new one to support the baron and uncover why the previous physician died. The autopsy reveals the physician had become… Read More »Leech

Meet Dave Watkins

Every Friday, we’ll meet a member of the BFS and peer deep into their soul (or, at least, a form they filled out). This week we meet Devon-based horror writer Dave Watkins.

Rendered Flesh

Rendered Flesh by David Cartwright Level Up Publishing, pb, £11.99 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming Have you ever wondered if we’re already zombies? Consumer zombies mindlessly buying whatever the white men in power tell us to buy, which is usually whatever lines their pockets. Thought zombies believing whatever the press tells… Read More »Rendered Flesh