Monday, February 12, 2018

FOREVER AND A DAY to be released by Harper Collins in U.S. on November 6

Anthony Horowitz's new James Bond novel Forever and a Day will be released by Harper Collins in the U.S. on November 6, 2018. Harper was also the U.S. publisher of Trigger Mortis.

No cover art or new details about the book on the publisher's website, but we know for the UK press release that the book is a prequel to Casino Royale and chronicles James Bond's first mission as 007.

Pre-order Forever and a Day U.S. edition at Amazon.com (Nov. 6)

Pre-order Forever and a Day UK edition at Amazon.co.uk (May 31)

Friday, February 9, 2018

FOREVER AND A DAY will be released in the U.S. in Fall

Somewhat hidden among the big announcement of the title and plot details for Anthony Horowitz's upcoming Bond, Forever and a Day, was news that the book will be released in the U.S. in Fall. The revelation came via a tweet from IFP (below) and is the first mention of any U.S. release. Still unknown is what publisher will be handling the book. Anthony's last Bond, Trigger Mortis, was released in the U.S. by Harper Collins.


You can pre-order the UK edition of Forever and a Day at Amazon.co.uk.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Anthony Horowitz's new Bond is FOREVER AND A DAY

Ian Fleming Publications and Jonathan Cape have revealed the title, release date, and plot details for Anthony Horowitz's new Bond novel, Forever and a Day.


'007 is dead'
FOREVER AND A DAY: explosive prequel to 
Casino Royale by Anthony Horowitz announced

Anthony Horowitz’s second James Bond novel using original material by Ian Fleming will be published on Thursday 31 May 2018, it is announced today. Forever and a Day is a prequel to Casino Royale, Fleming’s first 007 novel, and will explore the origins of the world’s most famous secret agent. 
*** 
‘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. 
*** 
Forever and a Day will be published in the UK by Jonathan Cape – Ian Fleming’s original publisher and an imprint of Vintage Publishing.

‘I couldn't have been happier when the Ian Fleming estate invited me back to write a second Bond. I very much enjoyed writing Forever and a Day, exploring what might have been Bond’s first mission and imagining some of the forces that might have turned him into the iconic figure that the whole world knows. I hope Ian Fleming would have approved!’ – Anthony Horowitz 
’This is an excellent novel in the best tradition of Ian Fleming. His family would like to congratulate Anthony on such a superb achievement’ – Fergus Fleming, nephew of Ian Fleming and Chairman of Ian Fleming Publications Ltd. 
‘Anthony Horowitz has written the ultimate Bond novel – Forever and a Day is a thrilling ride from the very first page. It’s a book that will not only appeal to Bond fans but it will introduce Bond to a whole new generation of readers with the extraordinary story of how he got his licence to kill.’ – Michal Shavit, Publishing Director, Jonathan Cape

Pre-order Forever and a Day at Amazon.co.uk.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

New Bond title coming TOMORROW, says Horowitz

Okay, here we go! Author Anthony Horowitz says the title of his new James Bond novel will be revealed tomorrow (2/8).


I will have the title up here on The Book Bond just as soon as I'm able.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Latest Horowitz tweet teases "brilliant" cover art for F...

Anthony Horowitz keeps teasing Bond fans via his Twitter, and seeing as there has been nothing official about his next Bond, I'll take it!


Anthony Horowitz's new Bond novel will be released by Jonathan Cape in the UK in 2018. You can read the press release HERE.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Dynamite will release collected edition of one-shot JAMES BOND comics

It appears Dynamite will release their four "one-shot" James Bond 007 comics in a collected hardcover edition on July 17, 2018. Below is a description of James Bond Case Files Vol. 1.

Contains Four exhilarating stand alone Bond stories from superstar creators. 
SERVICE: In contemporary politics, where Britain's world standing is often more zero than 007, an assassin plans to exterminate the "special relationship," and lead Britain and the United States into a very dark place...especially when he does so by aiming down the sights of an ancient Enfield rifle! It'll test Bond's deadly talents to their limits, in order to defeat the assassin and avert certain geopolitical disaster... 
MONEYPENNY: Friend of JAMES BOND, former MI6 field agent and bodyguard of M! On a 'routine' protection mission, Moneypenny discovers a complicated assassination plot that bears a startling resemblance to a terrorist attack from her childhood. Can she call upon her secret agent skills to stop the plot...? 
SOLSTICE: 007 accepts an unofficial mission. He travels to Paris, in pursuit of a Russian. But is Bond the hunter, or the hunted?
M: James Bond's superior, code-named M, scrambles MI6's secret agents across the globe. Sometimes, he knowingly sends them to their deaths, for the greater good. But a traumatic event from M's early days in the eld returns to haunt him, forcing M to return to the scene of a crime...HIS crime.

You can pre-order James Bond Case Files Vol. 1 at Amazon.co.uk (UK) and Amazon.com (U.S.). No cover art yet.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Horowitz begins second draft of NEW BOND

Before the end of the year, author Anthony Horowitz tweeted a teaser pic of the first draft of his new James Bond novel. Today he shares another pic of that draft as he sets out working on his second. Anyone got any Scotch tape?


In a follow-up tweet the author stated: "Bond takes more to get right. Usually two or three is enough."

Anthony Horowitz's new Bond novel will be released by Jonathan Cape in the UK in 2018. You can read the press release HERE.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Season's Greetings from IFP and THE BOOK BOND

Ian Fleming Publications have released their 2018 Holiday card along with a message you can read HERE.


See you all in 2018

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Horowitz completes first draft of his NEW BOND

Anthony Horowitz has completed the first draft of his new James Bond novel. He announced the news on Twitter with a photo of the manuscript below. Does this show us a title starting with the letter "F"? Horowitz had previously tweeted that the title contains the word "and".


Anthony Horowitz's new Bond novel will be released by Jonathan Cape in the UK in 2018. You can read the press release HERE.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Where's Anthony?

Author Anthony Horowitz has tweeted an update about the progress of his new Bond novel.


So if he's researching Chapter 21 here, that begs the question of where exactly is he? Is that the engine room of a ship by any chance? Or a submarine? Look closely and maybe we can find a clue as to where his new Bond climaxes (wait, that didn't come out right).

Anthony Horowitz's "James Bond book 2" will be released by Jonathan Cape in the UK in 2018. You can read the press release HERE.

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