Putting Things in Order

We get many emails and enquiries from readers about the timeline of the Lethbridge-Stewart novels, in particular how they relate to the short stories Candy Jar Books give out as incentives to those purchasing the books direct from them. (Titles are links to the best places to purchase/download the titles.)

This is the official reading order.

Top Secret FilesThe Ambush by Andy Frankham-Allen (set in February 1969, this shows the events of episodes one and two of The Web of Fear from Lethbridge-Stewart’s point of view).

The Forgotten Son by Andy Frankham-Allen (set during March 1969, with the prologue taking place prior to The Web of Fear).

Legacies by Norma Ashley (set during February and March 1969 in an alternative timeline, with the final scene taking place just before the epilogue of The Forgotten Son).

One Cold Step by David A McIntee and Andy Frankham-Allen (set April 1969, with the flashback material just prior to The Schizoid Earth).

The Schizoid Earth by David A McIntee (set during April 1969, and an alternative 1959. Epilogue set on May 3rd).

The Cult of the Grinning Man by Tom Dexter (set early May 1969).

Beast of Fang Rock by Andy Frankham-Allen (set primarily during May 1969, as well as 1823 and 1902 [leading directly into Horror of Fang Rock]).

MAD_3DThe Dogs of War by Andy Frankham-Allen (set the end of May 1969. Not currently available).

Mutually Assured Domination by Nick Walters (set during early June 1969).

The Fright Before Christmas by Tom Dexter (set December 24th 1969).

Hope this all helps. See you in the new year… Which reminds us.

From everybody at Candy Jar Books: HAPPY NEW YEAR! 🙂


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