The Bride That Time Forgot (Brenda 5)
by Paul Magrs
Headline Review Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780755359448
Date: 28 October 2010 List Price £12.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Uncorrected Proof Copy: British author Paul Magrs, received some wonderful comments following the publication of his novel Never The Bride. Perhaps though he is best known in genre circles for his many Doctor Who related works, which include both novels published by the BBC and dramatic presentations for Big Finish.
Headline now publish a new Brenda and Effie adventure, entitled The Bride That Time Forgot and they describe it, rather intriguingly as "Alan Bennett meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
"An outrageous adventure with the most terrifying villain Brenda has ever faced - her best friend, Effie.
Something is biting people on the streets of Whitby. In an ordinary town, this would be worrying. Here, it's disastrous, and only Brenda has guessed why. She's also trying to prepare for a packed festive break at her B&B, but her best friend Effie is in distracted mood: she just hasn't been the same since her suave gentleman friend Alucard reappeared.
Meanwhile, Penny has joined a book group in the new mystery bookstore, the Spooky Finger. As she is drawn into the strange and fantastic works of Edwardian lady novelist Beatrice Mapp, she makes some very surprising discoveries. Discoveries that will soon impact upon the lives of all the ladies of Whitby. When unexpected help from the shadows of the past arrives to illuminate the dangers awaiting them all, Brenda realises that unless she can find a way to save Effie, the consequences may be eternal. "