(W) Alex Kingston
A stylish Doctor Who sci-fi noir adventure by award-winning actress Alex Kingston, featuring her most famous characters: private detective Melody Malone, and legendary time-travelling archaeologist River Song.
She's got ice in her heart and a kiss on her lips...
1939, New York. Private Eye Melody Malone is hired to find a stolen ruby, the Eye of Hours. The ruby might hold the secret to the location of Cleopatra's tomb - but everyone who comes into contact with it dies. Can Melody escape the ruby's curse?
939, New York. River Song, author of the Melody Malone Mysteries
, is forced to find a reality-altering weapon, the Eye of Hours - but everyone who comes into contact with it dies. River doesn't believe in curses - but is she wrong?
From the top-security confines of Stormcage to the barbarism of first-century Egypt, River battles to find the Eye of Hours before its powers are used to transform the universe. To succeed, she must team up with a most unlikely ally - her own fictional alter ego, Melody - and together they must solve another mystery: Is fiction changing into fact - or is fact changing into fiction?
In Shops: Jul 14, 2021