David Troughton reads four original stories set in different periods of the Siege of Trenzalore, featuring the Eleventh Doctor as played by Matt Smith. "Let it Snow" by Justin Richards; "An Apple a Day" by George Mann; "Strangers in the Outland" by Paul Finch; "The Dreaming" by Mark Morris. As it had been foretold, the armies of the Universe gathered at Trenzalore. Only one thing stood between the planet and destruction: the Doctor.
"It's all about battles"
Time's up. You're Next. "All he had to do was name the woman he wanted. It was that easy. They would do all the hard work. "Detective Sergeant Mark 'Heck' Heckenburg is investigating the disappearance of 38 different women. Each one was happy and successful until they vanished without a trace. Desperate to find her missing sister, Lauren Wraxford seeks out Heck's help.
"farfetched and dull"
Get hooked on Heck: the maverick detective who knows no boundaries. A grisly whodunit you won't be able to put down, perfect for fans of Stuart MacBride and TV series Luther. Heck needs to watch his back. Because someone's watching him... Across the south of England, a series of bizarre but fatal accidents are taking place. So when a local businessman survives a near-drowning but is found burnt alive in his car just weeks later, DS Mark 'Heck' Heckenburg is brought in to investigate.
"Awesome! Kept me engaged all along"
Dark, gritty and always edge-of-your-seat: the number one best seller is back with a standout new heroine.... Unknown, alone, and fearing for your life. As PC Lucy Clayburn is about to find out, going undercover is the most dangerous work there is. But on the trail of a prolific female serial killer, there's no other option - and these murders are as brutal as they come. Lucy must step into the line of fire - a stranger in a criminal underworld that butchers anyone who crosses the line.
"what the f...!"
The perfect listen for fans of Stuart Macbride and Luther. DS Mark ‘Heck' Heckenburg is used to bloodbaths. But nothing can prepare him for this. Heck's most dangerous case to date is open again. Two years ago, countless victims were found dead - massacred at the hands of Britain's most terrifying gang. When brutal murders start happening across the country, it's clear the gang is at work again. Their victims are killed in cold blood, in broad daylight, and by any means necessary. And Heck knows it won't be long before they come for him.
"Chasing and shooting"
After the mysterious events at Coal Hill School, the British government has created the Counter-Measures group, a specialist team that investigates strange phenomena and dangerous technology. Their first missions will involve a haunted warehouse, a groundbreaking artificial intelligence, a mysterious new town and a threat to the future of the country.... Four full-cast audio dramas plus a behind- the-scenes documentary.
The fourth unputdownable book in the DS Mark Heckenburg series. A killer thriller for fans of Stuart MacBride and Luther, from the #1 ebook bestseller Paul Finch. His worst nightmare is back…As a brutal winter takes hold of the Lake District, a prolific serial killer stalks the fells. ‘The Stranger' has returned and for DS Mark ‘Heck' Heckenburg, the signs are all too familiar.
‘There's no end to the horror in this place - it's like Hell, and there are devils round every corner.’ On Leisure Platform 9 gamblers and villains mix with socialites and celebrities. It’s a place where you won’t want to win the wrong game. With Rory kidnapped by a brutal crime lord, the Doctor and Amy infiltrate a deadly contest where fugitives become the hunted. But how long before they realise the Doctor isn’t a vicious mercenary and discover what Amy is up to?
"Well done Doctor Adventure"
In 'The Poppet' a faceless wooden doll holds the secret to a chilling curse.... In 'Hell in the Cathedral', a bunch of tourists are marooned at the mercy of a voracious sea beast.... Check out these and other nerve-shredding tales...if you dare!
A vicious serial killer is holding the country to ransom, publicly - and gruesomely - murdering his victims. When a man is burnt alive on a bonfire, it seems like a tragic Guy Fawkes Night accident. But with the discovery of a young couple on Valentine’s Day - each with an arrow through the heart - something more sinister becomes clear. A "calendar killer" is on the loose. Detective Mark "Heck" Heckenburg is up against it. With a rising body count and the public’s eyes on him, Heck must find the killer before he executes more victims....
The Lost Stories: adventures that were originally written for the Doctor Who television series but never made. Now available to hear for the first time.... No one lives to old age in the village. When their Time is come, they are taken and never seen again. That is The Way. And, should anyone try to break with the established order of things, then the fury of Herne the Hunter is unleashed....
Rob and Karen are enjoying a relaxing and idyllic holiday by the beach of Sicily, taking in the local culture and beautiful scenery. When offered a daytrip to visit the Cathedral - an impressive cave system accessible only by sea - they happily accept. However, in the depths of the caverns, they see far more than stalactites and mineral formations. For in this cave lurks a beast that legends are made of....
Gordon Grimwood, a suspected murderer, leads a bunch of cops into a network of derelict air-raid shelters to find a missing child – where a hideous evil awaits them!
Ralph Drayton, a disgruntled writer in search of Green Man legends in the countryside, comes across the site of a car crash on the isolated Old North Road. The young couple in the car seem unhurt, but strangely, they resist his offers to help them to the nearby village. His chance encounter soon becomes more than he bargained for.
Ein eisiger Winter bricht über den Norden Englands herein, als in der Nähe des Lake District zwei junge Mädchen verschwinden. Alles spricht dafür, dass "Der Fremde" zurückgekehrt ist, ein Killer, an den sich Detective Mark Heckenburg und seine Kollegen nur zu gut erinnern. Zehn Jahre ist es her, dass er das letzte Mal zugeschlagen hat. Aus dem Dunkel, brutal, tödlich. Nun sucht er sich erneut seine Opfer, eines nach dem anderen.
Ein Mann, der grausam gefoltert und verbrannt wird, ein zweiter, der - bei lebendigem Leib in eine Wand eingemauert - jämmerlich verdurstet, ein Liebespaar, das von einem Pfeil durchbohrt wird. Wo zunächst kein Zusammenhang scheint, erkennt Detective Mark Heckenburg schon bald ein barbarisches Muster: Alle vier kamen an einem Feiertag ums Leben. Hat Heck es mit einem religiösen Fanatiker zu tun? Die erste Spur führt zu einem polizeibekannten Kleinkriminellen, aber kann er tatsächlich hinter der akkurat geplanten Mordserie stecken?
Als einer der gefährlichsten Schwerverbrecher Englands von seinen Komplizen aus dem Hochsicherheitsgefängnis befreit wird, holt Detective Mark Heckenburgs spektakulärster Fall ihn plötzlich wieder ein. Zwei Jahre nachdem unzählige Opfer entführt und ermordet wurden, beginnt der Albtraum von Neuem. Immer mehr Menschen werden getötet. Kaltblütig, brutal, am helllichten Tag.
When an ageing rock band visit an old country house in an attempt to inspire some new material, they awaken more than their creativity in the woods surrounding the mansion. Whilst the band might not seem keen to rekindle their former rock-and-roll lifestyles, their agent, Troy, is insistent that fame is within their grasp. But is the price of success too high?
Achtunddreißig verschwundene Frauen innerhalb weniger Jahre. Ohne jede Spur. Kein Motiv, kein Muster, keine Leichen. Detective Sergeant Mark "Heck" Heckenburg ist überzeugt, dass das kein Zufall sein kann, doch außer ihm glaubt niemand an einen Zusammenhang. Als Heck auf eigene Faust ermittelt, kommt ihm eine Frau zu Hilfe: Lauren Wraxford, die verzweifelt auf der Suche nach ihrer verschwundenen Schwester ist. Gemeinsam riskieren sie alles - in einem Kampf auf Leben und Tod.
The story of the Cumbrian witches in the small village of Bleaberry Beck is told in hushed tones and a quiet reverence that speaks of superstition and fear. Richard Henderson, Medieval Studies student at Oxford University, couldn’t be less intrigued. Picking up a ‘poppet’ from the village shop, he happily set off home with this birthday present for his little sister. But the faceless wooden doll holds the secret to a chilling curse.