James Bond: Win, Lose or Die: A 007 Novel

James Bond: Win, Lose or Die: A 007 Novel

by John Gardner
     
 

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"Gardner's plots are full of good action; his torture scenes are splendidly painful." - Times Literary SupplementThe London Gazette announcement was brief: “BOND, JAMES, Commander RNVR, relieved of current duties at the Foreign Office. Promoted to the substantive rank of Captain and returned to active service forthwith.”
The return of James Bond to

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"Gardner's plots are full of good action; his torture scenes are splendidly painful." - Times Literary SupplementThe London Gazette announcement was brief: “BOND, JAMES, Commander RNVR, relieved of current duties at the Foreign Office. Promoted to the substantive rank of Captain and returned to active service forthwith.”
The return of James Bond to the Royal Navy marks the intriguing backdrop to John Gardner’s thrilling next adventure featuring Ian Fleming’s celebrated hero.Bond takes a refresher course and keeps up his flyling hours by doing a conversion course on Sea Harriers. And eventually he learns that his mission is to serve on the Royal Navy’s major aircraft carrier, HMS Invincible, as minder to a phalanx of of top brass British, American and - in this era of glasnost - Russian admirals, who are on board for a NATO exercise.
But why? Can a dangerous hijacking by airborne troops using hang-gliders on a Japanese tanker, some time before, be connected to Bond’s current mission?

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The Daily Express
“John Gardner’s James Bond keeps you turning the pages far into the night.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605984360
Publisher:
Pegasus
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
554,232
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

John Gardner wrote, like Ian Fleming, fourteen James Bond novels (1981 to 1996). In all Gardner had fifty-five novels to his credit—many of them bestsellers (his novel Maestro was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year). John Gardner died in 2007. Visit his estate’s website at www.john-gardner.com.

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