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England Under Zealot Rule.

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-06-20

Set during the time of Oliver Cromwell. When the man was the Lord Protector. It is 1654 and one of the Lord Protector's men must investigate a murder. Damian Seeker is just referred to as 'the seeker.'

The writing of and telling of this character is strange but compelling. One imagines this puritan who walks in a straight line. It is almost as though he has this apathy for all. Guilty or innocent. If innocent, he'll defend you as best he can. But not out of sympathy. He just wants the guilty culprit. The seeker is a dower character, to say the least, but he is also very devoted. In a very bizarre way. This dull and expressionless character made the story. He is a sort of anti-hero. I would certainly recommend this historical crime story. (less)

Seeker lives in somber and very puritanical times. Seeker is a wonderful and bland character conundrum to me. He is interesting yet dull and focused. The narration of this story was done very well from this perspective. Character and historical setting with society protocols etc make this ordinary crime thriller a little more interesting than most. Very enjoyable.

Jago and Lieutenant go Fourth Season.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-05-20

The Oscar Wild story was an absolute peach. I loved the dialogue and the chilling sci-fi - Gothic horror of it all. πŸ˜€πŸ‘

Very Enjoyable.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-04-20

I was immersed from the start. Fabulous well remembered characters funded by the British government of 1963. A new spin-off that has a unique niche of it's own. Smashing stuff.πŸ˜€πŸ‘

A 2000 AD Character.

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-04-20

Judge Anderson is a Psychic police officer from Mega-City One. A dystopian overpopulated crime-ridden enormous metropolis of a future North-East America coastline. She came to prominence in Judge Dredd stories but also has great adventures of her own. In this audio, our 2000 AD character is excellently presented by a clear and interesting narrator who enhances the imagination of the post-apocalyptic world.

Doctor Who Characters on their own adventures.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-04-20

Jago and Litefoot were two enjoyable Victorian Gentlemen from a Doctor Who Story called The Talons of Weng Chiang. The unlikely friendship was born out of the adventure and now the two have become sleuths who are drawn to investigate anything uncanny or strange. What follows are some fabulous and darkly humourous endeavours. The dialogue between the two is first class.

These are Great Stories.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-04-20

Jago and Litefoot are off again on new escapades concerning anything uncanny and creepy in Victorian London. The two unusual friends have formed a close friendly relationship after their encounter with Doctor Who and his companion Leela. They now have a taste for investigating macabre and uncanny mysteries.

Exciting Spin-off PE-UNIT Scifi Story.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-04-20

This the fourth Lethbridge-Stewat spinoff story I have read. It has all the ingredients for a great retro UNIT style story. Colonel Lethbridge-Stewat is at his resourceful best against a very sixties Doctor Who foe. The Dominators and their Quark droids. A secret uncanny run complex on a remote Devon moor grabs the attention of journalist Chorely. A character from The Web of Fear. Fabulous climatic ending in good old fashioned UNIT style. Great escapism in 60s Britain. πŸ˜€πŸ‘

The best one so far.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-04-20

This Fang rock story has echoes of the past and beyond. A very interesting and entertaining scifi pre- UNIT story. Splendid stuff. πŸ˜€πŸ‘

Entering

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-04-20

A good nostalgic science fiction story of Doctor Who's Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart prior to UNIT. He is Colonel Lethbridge-Stewat investigating a time paradox problem. Very enjoyable.

Opening a big can of worms.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-04-20

A historical lecturer and expert on Russian history is down on his luck financially. Then a sequence of events lands a scoop for a new historical book. He has opened Pandora's box and flung into a world of espionage, murder and deceit. A great spy story. I recommend highly to any fan for spook reading tales.