You rememberÂ The Bells of Saint John, right?This book Â is featured at the beginning of the episodeÂ where it’s being read by Artie, one of the children Clara looks after.Â It is said that theÂ childrenâ€™s book Summer Falls is a favourite of new Doctor’s companion Clara… The fact that the book was written by one Amelia Williams, aka Amy Pond, was enough to pique the Radio Times’ team’s interest… they posted the first chapter and the synopsis on their site here.
The full Summer Falls eBook will be available to buy (download) fromÂ rbooks.co.ukÂ from Thursday 4 April, priced Â£1.99.
Written in 1954,Â Summer FallsÂ is set in the seaside village of Watchcombe, where young Kate is determined to make the most of her last week of summer holiday. When she discovers a mysterious painting entitled â€˜The Lord of Winterâ€™ in a charity shop, it leads her on an adventure she never could have planned.
Kate soon realises the old seacape, painted long ago by an eccentric local artist, is actually a puzzle. And with the help of some bizarre new acquaintances â€“ including a museum curator’s magical cat, a miserable neighbour, and a lonely boy â€“ she plans on solving it.
And then, one morning Kate wakes up to a world changed forever. For the Lord of Winter is coming â€“ and Kate has a very important decision to make. â€œWhen summer falls, the Lord of Winter will arise…â€