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Paul Magrs - Author

About the Author

Paul Magrs was born in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear in 1969. He was educated at Woodham Comprehensive, in Newton Aycliffe, before attending Lancaster University. 'Strange Boy' was his twelfth published book, but his first for a teen audience. Exchange is his third novel for Simon & Schuster Children's. He's always wanted to write the kinds of book he could never find when he was a teenager. Nowadays he runs the Creative Writing MA course at Manchester University.

Featured books by Paul Magrs

666 Charing Cross Road

666 Charing Cross Road

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/03/2012

Shelley didn't expect her posh new boyfriend Daniel to be enthralled by the quintessence of evil. She's preoccupied with the surprise success of Bessie, the oddly lifelike centrepiece of her Manhattan museum show. Her great-aunt Liza is busy ordering spooky old books from the dusty vaults below Charing Cross Road, while her friend Jack prefers brand-new books and his brand-new lover. When a little leather book arrives, Liza finds it repellent, but doesn't realise it's stained with vampire blood - until too late. Its arcane magic brings Bessie to life, and gives Daniel unimaginable power. As Daniel's supremacy grows, everyone's lives are infected. Soon the vicious vampire infestation rife in NYC threatens to spread to London - and only Bessie and her new friends can stop it...

Other books by Paul Magrs

The Bride that Time Forgot

The Bride that Time Forgot

Author: Paul Magrs, Matthew Bright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2020

Never the Bride

Never the Bride

Author: Paul Magrs, Matthew Bright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2020

Conjugal Rites

Conjugal Rites

Author: Paul Magrs, Matthew Bright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2020

Brenda and Effie Forever!

Brenda and Effie Forever!

Author: Paul Magrs, Matthew Bright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2020

Hell's Belles!

Hell's Belles!

Author: Paul Magrs, Matthew Bright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2020

A Game of Crones

A Game of Crones

Author: Paul Magrs, Matthew Bright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2020

Something Borrowed

Something Borrowed

Author: Paul Magrs, Matthew Bright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2020

The Novel Inside You

The Novel Inside You

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2019

Doctor Who: The Winged Coven

Doctor Who: The Winged Coven

Author: Paul Magrs Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 04/04/2019

Susan Jameson reads a brand new original adventure for the Fourth Doctor, Mrs Wibbsey and Mike Yates When the Doctor returns to Nest Cottage, in the village of Hexford, England, he discovers strange things afoot in the local woods. Together with the redoubtable Mrs Wibbsey he discovers the local postmistress in an almost desiccated state, and witnesses sinister behaviour at the local mini-mart. The old team investigate a new shop that has opened in the village, run by the glamorously beguiling Camilla Cookson. Soon they realise that a secret society has formed in Hexford under their very noses. But what role has Mrs Wibbsey herself unwittingly played in all of this? It may be time for a few confessions to be heard. Recruiting Mike Yates, Tish Madoc and Deirdre Whatsit to the cause, the Doctor and Mrs Wibbsey set out to penetrate the winged coven - but what they discover at its heart is the greatest horror of all. Read by Susan Jameson, this brand new adventure by Paul Magrs is set after the events of The Nest Cottage Chronicles and The Thing From The Sea.

Main Range #245 - Muse of Fire

Main Range #245 - Muse of Fire

Author: Paul Magrs, Anthony Lamb Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/01/2019

Oooh la la! It's been a long time coming, but the Doctor is about to be reunited with Iris Wildthyme! They're both in 1920s Paris and everyone's flocking to Iris's salon. But wait...! What's that noise..? Thud thud thud...! It's the soft, approaching feet of a small and acerbic Art Critic Panda! Big Finish have been producing Doctor Who audios since 1999, starring Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant and John Hurt. The Doctor in this story is played by Sylvester McCoy, familiar to many viewers and audiences not only as the Doctor, but most recently as Radagast the Brown in Peter Jackson's blockbusting The Hobbit movie trilogy! Guest actor Katy Manning is best known to Doctor Who fans as the Third Doctor's much loved companion Jo Grant - here she reprises the Iris Wildthyme character, a renegade Time Lady with her own bus and audio series. CAST: Sylvester McCoy (The Doctor), Sophie Aldred (Ace), Philip Olivier (Hex), Katy Manning (Iris Wildthyme), David Benson (Panda) Gethin Anthony (Kevin Archer/Dali), Rebecca La Chance (Isabel Archer), Christine Kavanagh (Dora Muse).

Fancy Man

Fancy Man

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2018

Could it Be Magic?

Could it Be Magic?

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/07/2018

Does It Show?

Does It Show?

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2018

Doctor Who: The Thing from the Sea

Doctor Who: The Thing from the Sea

Author: Paul Magrs Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2018

Susan Jameson reads a brand new original story featuring the Fourth Doctor and his companion Mrs Wibbsey. In 18th Century coastal Italy, the local fishermen haul in an extraordinary catch: a gigantic serpent. The Doctor identifies it as an alien, but to the ailing locals this fabled sea creature has the capacity to heal them - if only Count Otto will share it with them. When Mrs Wibbsey comes under the influence of the Count, the Doctor finds himself snared by the wicked power of a seemingly immortal magician, the infamous Cagliostro! Set after the events of the Nest Cottage Chronicles, the story is read by Mrs Wibbsey herself, as played by Susan Jameson.

Fellowship of Ink

Fellowship of Ink

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2017

Marked For Life

Marked For Life

Author: Paul Magrs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/05/2017