Doctor Who: The Feast of the Drowned by Steve Cole

Published April 29, 2023

Doctor Who: The Feast of the Drowned by Steve Cole

Book info

  • Title Doctor Who: The Feast of the Drowned
  • Author Steve Cole
  • Year 2006
  • Genre Science Fiction

When a naval cruiser sinks in mysterious circumstances in the North Sea, all aboard are lost. Rose is saddened to learn that the brother of her friend, Keisha, was among the dead. And yet he appears to them as a ghostly apparition, begging to be saved from the coming feast... the feast of the drowned. As the dead crew haunt loved ones all over London, the Doctor and Rose are drawn into a chilling mystery. What sank the ship, and why? When the cruiser's wreckage was towed up the Thames, what sinister force came with it? The river's dark waters are hiding an even darker secret, as preparations for the feast near their conclusion.


Another David Tennant narration and this one was fun. The great thing about Doctor Who is how it can so easily mix up the various settings - alien planets, ancient times, the distant future - but this one was plum in the modern day with a mystery around a sunken Navy ship and a lot of people appearing to jump off bridges. You always know, when a companion gets injured in one of these books, they’ll be okay, but it still doesn’t stop it being slightly heartstopping when it happens. Great stuff.

Rating: 4 / 5

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