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Brokenclaw by John Gardner
  

Brokenclaw

Part of the James Bond Series
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While investigating the kidnapping of some scientists, James Bond uncovers a plan to bring about total economic collapse. Can he save the day? This is the 10th in John Gardner's action-packed James Bond series.

If you like John Gardner you might also like to read books by Robert Ludlum, Ted Bell and Lee Child.

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Synopsis

Brokenclaw by John Gardner

On holiday in Victoria, British Columbia, Bond becomes intrigued Lee Fu-Chu, a half-Blackfoot, half-Chinese philanthropist who is known as Brokenclaw because of a deformed hand. On his return to the UK Bond is tasked to investigate the kidnapping of several scientists who have been working on a new submarine detection system. It becomes clear that Brokenclaw is behind the kidnapping and worse, he has a devastating plan to cause economic meltdown through the collapse of the dollar. Bond has no choice but to enter his lair ...

John Gardner's James Bond series:
1. Licence Renewed
2. For Special Services
3. Icebreaker
4. Role of Honour
5. Nobody Lives Forever
6. No Deals, Mr Bond
7. Scorpius
8. Win, Lose or Die

9. Licence to Kill
10. Brokenclaw
11. The Man from Barbarossa
12. Death is Forever
13. Never Send Flowers
14. Seafire

15. Goldeneye

16. Cold

About the Author

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 vocation which I soon found I did not have.'

In all, Gardner had fifty-five novels to his credit - many of them best-sellers (his Maestro was a New York Times Book of the Year). Sadly John Gardner died on Friday 3rd August 2007. John was a highly respected and admired member of the Bond family and he will be greatly missed.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th July 2012

Author

John Gardner

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www.john-gardner.com/

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
Thriller / Suspense
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Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9781409135708

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