Sunday, April 5, 2009

Find Your Fate with James Bond

In 1985, as a tie-in with the 14th James Bond film, A View To A Kill, Ballantine Books published four James Bond "Find Your Fate" adventures. The first three books, Win, Place, or Die by R.L. Stine, Strike It Deadly by Barbara & Scott Siegel, and Programmed For Danger by Jean M. Favors, used characters from the film with expanded locations and situations. The final book, Barracuda Run by Steven Otfinoski, was a wholly original Bond adventure set in Tahiti.

Perhaps the best thing about these books is the fantastic cover art.

3 comments:

  1. Interesting, thanks. And great covers indeed!

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  2. had the first two as a kid. My mom bought it for me at the school book fair since I loved the film so much. Hours of entertainment before the era of video games

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  3. Very interesting information, thanks. As Barracuda Run has Dr. Hans Glaub in it, it also is kind of a AVTAK-tie-in, isnt it?

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