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vic: Time Doesn't Matter by Jerry Gill
vic: Time Doesn't Matter by Jerry Gill
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Victoria Custer first appeared in a pair of pulp magazine novellas by Edgar Rice Burroughs. These were later republished as a single novel,called 'The Eternal Savage'.

Author Jerry Gill has abridged this novel as the first part and second parts of 'Time Doesn't Matter' then for part three has written his own sequel, bringing the character of Victoria Custer to life once more nearly 100 years since she first appeared on the printed page...

Victoria Custer of Beatrice Nebraska and her Brother Barney (who appears in Burroughs novel 'The Mad King') are on vacation in East Africa at the estate of Lord and Lady Greystoke.

With the sudden appearance of a… Read more
The River Welland, Shipping & Mariners of Spalding by Keith Seaton
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Keith Seaton's book takes the reader on a journey of historical discovery along one of the great British Rivers.
The Welland was once a vital artery between the Industrial Cities of England and the Continent, from Medieval times until the early Twentieth Century.
The Lincolnshire market town of Spalding benefited from the traffic created by increased trade, forming a major port that catered for many types of vessels and cargoes, being a vital stopping point for shipping, before travelling onwards to the Wash ports of Boston or King's Lynn and then across to Europe and beyond.
This well researched book looks at the history of Spalding from earliest times, and how it developed… Read more
Doctor Who: Devil in the Smoke by Justin Richards
Doctor Who: Devil in the Smoke by Justin Richards
Ever since Madame Vastra, the Victorian Silurian Adventuress and her side-kick maid Jenny Flint burst onto our TV screens in the Doctor Who adventure 'A Good Man Goes to War' there has been a demand for the further adventures of this fantastic character.

There have been TV 'teasers', 'Minisodes' and of course the excellent 2012 Christmas special... but 'The Devil in the Smoke' gives fans their first real look at Vastra and her 'Paternoster Gang' fighting crime, aliens, evil and all manner of bizarre events in the London of the late 19th Century...

The story intself is very sound with many interesting concepts and ideas. The aliens themselves are fascinating creatures… Read more