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A spy is dead. A legend is born. This is how it all began. The explosive prequel to Casino Royale, from bestselling author Anthony Horowitz. M laid down his pipe and stared at it tetchily. 'We have no choice. We're just going to bring forward this other chap you've been preparing. But you didn't tell me his name.' 'It's Bond, sir,' the Chief of Staff replied. 'James Bond.' The sea keeps its secrets. But not this time. One body. Three bullets. 007 floats in the waters of Marseille, killed by an unknown hand. It's time for a new agent to step up. Time for a new weapon in the war against organised crime. It's time for James Bond to earn his licence to kill. This is the story of the birth of a legend, in the brutal underworld of the French Riviera.
|Publication date:||31st May 2018|
|Publisher:||Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Espionage & spy thriller, Adventure, Political / legal thriller, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Anthony Horowitz is one of the most prolific and successful writers working in the UK. He has written over 40 books including the bestselling teen spy `Alex Rider' series, which is estimated to have sold 19 million copies worldwide. Anthony is also an acclaimed writer for adults. He was commissioned by the Conan Doyle Estate to write two new Sherlock Holmes novels; The House of Silk was published in November 2011 and was internationally lauded as the top title of the autumn. The sequel, Moriarty, was published in October 2014 with similar success. The Ian Fleming Estate then asked him to write a continuation ...More About Anthony Horowitz