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Seafire by John Gardner


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Bond’s mission is to kill a knight of the realm who is also a ruthless arms dealer on a vast scale, but the best made plans quickly spiral out of control. The 14th in the John Gardner Series of Bond books originally published in 1994.

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

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Seafire by John Gardner

James Bond is back in action, with the stunning Flicka von Grusse at his side and his licence to kill renewed once more. His target is Sir Maxwell Tarn: a businessman whose legitimate empire spans the globe, whose wealth is uncountable, who also deals in illegal weapons on a breathtaking scale. But even Bond is unprepared for the speed of events, as a sting operation in a Cambridge hotel leads rapidly to an assassination in Spain, a fugitive in Israel and neo-Nazi plotters in Germany. Bond finally catches up with Tarn in Puerto Rico where his prey becomes his captor. Can he escape in time to stop Tarn?

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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8th November 2012


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


288 pages


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