London: A new series of 'Doctor Who' spin-off novels featuring the character of Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart have been announced.
Candy Jar Books will launch the officially licensed book series early next year, reported Digital Spy. A major recurring character on 'Doctor Who', Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart was played by actor Nicholas Courtney from 1968 to 2008.
The books will pick up with the character after his first appearance in 1968's 'The Web of Fear', when he is still a Colonel.The first novel - The Forgotten Son by Andy Frankham-Allen - will be released on February 22, the fourth anniversary of Courtney's death.
Three more - Horror of Det-Sen by Lance Parkin, The Schizoid Earth by David A McIntee and Mutually Assured Domination by Nick Walters - will be released quarterly.