Dark Horizons

Dark Horizons

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On a windswept Northern shore, at the very tip of what will one day becomeScotland, the islanders believe the worst they have to fear is a Viking attack.Then the burning comes, consuming everything in its path - yet the burnedstill speak. The Doctor encounters a people under attack from a power theycannot possibly understand. They have no weapons, no strategy, and no protectionagainst a fire sent to engulf them all. The islanders must take on a ruthlessalien force in a world without technology; without communications; without teathat isn't made out of bark. Still at least they have the Doctor on their side- don't they?
Publisher: London : BBC Books, 2013
ISBN: 9781849904575
184990457X
Characteristics: 309 pages ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: BBC Books

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Starpoem
Dec 03, 2016

* Jenny Colgan is also the author of one of my favorite chick lit books, Meet Me at the Cupcake Café. That she can write well across two different genres speaks to her skill.

* And write well she does. She has the eleventh Doctor's characterization down pat. He's innocent, dithering, sophomoric, lovable, a bit rudderless, and just...Elevenish. :)

* This story has a princess bride, Vikings, Hebridean Islanders, and a fire monster. Only a Dr. Who story could make that crazy combination work. I love it.

* The Vikings and islanders start off as enemies, but they come together to fight against the fire monster. I like the themes of cooperation, friendship, and overcoming differences. This book left me with an optimistic feeling and a smile on my face.

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0_Czar
Jun 04, 2016

agree, good pace , story good

LoganLib_Phoebe Jan 11, 2016

This is a great story for Matt Smith's Doctor. It's got monsters, it's got adventure, history and an explanation for a phenomena. Recommended for all Doctor Who fans!!

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