Some holiday! Bond murders the head of SPECTRE and the price on his head makes him incredibly popular with every assasin within 1,000 miles. In Nobody Lives Forever, the fifth in Gardner's bestselling series, to stay alive Fleming's superspy has to be at the top of his game.
'Take care 007. Take special care. The continent's a hotbed of villainy these days and you can never be too careful' Bond was supposed to be on leave. But SPECTRE leader Tamil Rahani, dying from injuries suffered at Bond's hand, is determined to make it the holiday to die for. With a price on his head, Bond must evade the world's greatest assassins in a ruthless game of cat-and-mouse across Europe, while trying to save the lives of the two women who matter to him most, his housekeeper May and Miss Moneypenny. But Bond has been a target before. And when it comes to staying alive, nobody does it better than 007.
Publication date: 10/05/2012
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||10th May 2012|
|Publisher:||Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co|
|Genres:||Action Adventure / Spy, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Thriller / suspense,|
After Colonel Sun (1968) by Kingsley Amis, John Gardner was the next writer to be asked by Glidrose (now IFPL) to write further adventures of James Bond. He wrote, like Fleming, fourteen Bond books, plus novelisations of the films GoldenEye and Licence to Kill, from 1981 to 1996. Before becoming an author of fiction in the early 1960s John Gardner was variously a stage magician, a Royal Marine officer, a journalist and, for a short time, a priest in the Church of England. 'Probably the biggest mistake I ever made,' he says. 'I confused the desire to please my father with a ...More About John Gardner