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Celebrate the Festivities with Candy Jar Books’ Free Advent

Candy Jar Books, the independent publisher of the wildly popular Lethbridge-Stewart series, is celebrating the season of good will with an array of free goodies throughout advent!

Every day until the 25th December 2018, Candy Jar will be giving away standalone Lethbridge-Stewart short stories, book samplers, wallpapers, and more, completely free, on their website.

Children’s Digital Assistant, Keren Williams, explained the thinking behind the advent calendar:

“It’s a Christmas tradition that we give away some short stories to our loyal readers, and this year I thought, why don’t we go the whole hog and really spoil everybody? We have enough unseen material, as well as some hidden gems in our back catalogue, to fill Santa’s sack several times over. Whatever your tastes, and whether you’ve been naughty or nice, we have something just for you.”

They’ve already given away the Lethbridge-Stewart short story collection, The Xmas Files; a Cardiff Comic-Con chapter from the children’s book, The Book Spy; The Lucy Wilson Mysteries wallpaper for your computer; the first chapter taster of God Bless Hooky Street: A Celebration of Only Fools and Horses; the complete books, Lethbridge-Stewart: A Very Private Haunting, The New Unusual, Lost in Chistmas by Michael Sloan (creator of The Equalizer) on Kindle; and a short story from Britain’s Got Talent’s Lorraine Bowen’s whimsical book, The Crumble Lady.

Candy Jar has also started its Christmas sale. Added to this, Candy Jar is offering all customers 20% off everything (except the upcoming Downtime 2). And that was all in the first week!

With the Lethbridge-Stewart series about to enter its fifth year, Candy Jar wants to thank its loyal readership, who have supported the new adventures of the Brigadier since day one.

Head of Publishing, Shaun Russell, says:

“In our series, the Brig has gone from a beloved, but somewhat forgotten part of Doctor Who history, to an alive and kicking, vital part of the ever-expanding canon. Here at Candy Jar, we’re fans first and foremost, and we’re forever grateful to our readers for embarking on this journey with us. We wanted to give a little something back to everyone who has helped make the series possible. We hope that it will make this a Candy Jar Christmas to remember!”

Subscribers to Candy Jar’s newsletter will receive daily updates containing their prizes, but the calendar is available to everyone at – so head there now!

Philip Bates

Editor and co-founder of the Doctor Who Companion. When he’s not watching television, reading books ‘n’ Marvel comics, listening to The Killers, and obsessing over script ideas, Philip Bates pretends to be a freelance writer. He enjoys collecting everything. Writer of The Black Archive: The Pandorica Opens/ The Big Bang, The Silver Archive: The Stone Tape, and 100 Objects of Doctor Who.

Celebrate the Festivities with Candy Jar Books’ Free Advent

by Philip Bates time to read: 2 min
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