Paul Magrs

Paul Magrs is the author of numerous fiction and non-fiction works. His early novels include Marked for Life, Does It Show? and Could It Be Magic? and To the Devil – a Diva! (2004). His novel Exchange was shortlisted for the 2006 Booktrust Teenage Prize[19] and was longlisted for the 2007 Carnegie Medal.[20] Magrs has written several novels, short stories and audio dramas relating to Doctor Who, many of which also feature his character Iris Wildthyme. For BBC Audio he wrote the full-cast audio series Hornets' Nest, Demon Quest and Serpent Crest, which marked Tom Baker's return to the role of the Doctor. Magrs' current ongoing novel series is The Adventures of Brenda and Effie, starring Brenda, the Bride of Frankenstein, who has now retired and runs a B&B in Whitby.[As of January 2013, there have been six books in the series, the latest being Brenda and Effie Forever from Snowbooks. A stand-alone novel, 666 Charing Cross Road, was published in October 2011. His young adult novel, The Ninnies, was listed by the Irish Times as one of the children's books of the year in 2012. [source: Wikipedia]