Doctor Who: At Childhood’s End
by Sophie Aldred (BBC, 2020); audiobook read by Sophie Aldred (BBC, 2020)
An unexpectedly proficient debut novel. The prose rarely sparkles but Aldred builds the story well, bridging the 30-year divide between Season 26 (dark manipulations) and Series 12 (sparkly rainbow TARDIS family). Her audiobook reading affords Ace’s journey a further layer of authenticity.