Wednesday, February 28, 2018

OO7 Magazine #49 released in printed edition

Graham Rye has released a printed version of OO7 Magazine #49. If you recall, this was one of two issues that were released as an online publication only.

Of particular interest to book Bond fans is Hank Reineke’s interview with Ian Fleming biographer and James Bond continuation author, John Pearson, who penned the excellent James Bond The Authorized Biography of 007 in 1973.

You can purchase OO7 Magazine #49 at the OO7 Magazine website.

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.

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