Friday, February 27, 2009

James Bond operates 'The Girl Machine'

CommanderBond.net has revealed details of Titan Books next collection of classic James Bond comic strips, The Girl Machine. The collection will contain the title story as well as "Beware Of Butterflies" and "The Nevsky Nude."

First published in 1973, "The Girl Machine," finds 007 and Bond Girl Zebeide Rashid traveling to Hajar to free an imprisoned Emir. In "Beware of Butterflies" Bond is once again teamed with agent Suzi Kew to influtrae an Eastern European spy ring. "The Nevsky Nude" finds 007 uncovering a SMERSH operation in Sussex.

The Girl Machine is now available for pre-order at Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk. Release date is July 23, 2009.

Story info from The Bond Files by Andy Lane and Paul Simpson.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Raymond Benson's 'Choice of Weapons'

Great news. Pegasus Books will publish a second anthology of Raymond Benson's 007 work, tentatively titled Choice of Weapons (excellent Bond title, IMO).

The collection will include the novels Zero Minus Ten, The Facts of Death, The Man With The Red Tattoo, and the short stories Live At Five and Midsummer Night's Doom. Tentative publication date is late spring or early summer 2010.

For more news about Raymond Benson's current and upcoming original work, visit his official website.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

'Devil May Care' promotion wins award

Lucy Chavasse and Jill Cotton of the PR firm Coleman-Getty have won The Bookseller award for Hardback Fiction for last year's spectacular launch of Devil May Care by Sebastian Faulks.

They will now go forward for The Galaxy British Book Awards ‘Nibbie' for the best campaign of the year, to be announced in April.

Congratulations!

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