'Carte Blanche' capsule synopsis released on Amazon
A teaser for 007's 21st century literary adventure by American author Jeffery Deaver has been posted to the Amazon.com
page for "Carte Blanche".
The text reads:
âThe face of war is changing. The other side doesnât play by the rules much anymore. Thereâs thinking, in some circles, that we need to play by a different set of rules too . . .â
James Bond, in his early thirties and already a veteran of the Afghan War, has been recruited to a new organization. Conceived in the post-9/11 world, it operates independent of MI5, MI6 and the Ministry of Defense, its very existence deniable. Its aim: To protect the Realm, by any means necessary.
A Night Action alert calls James Bond away from dinner with a beautiful woman. Headquarters has decrypted an electronic whisper about an attack scheduled for later in the week: Casualties estimated in the thousands, British interests adversely affected.
And Agent 007 has been given carte blanche.
is due to be published by Hodder and Stoughton in the UK, a few days before Flemingâs birthday, on 26th May 2011. It has been commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications Ltd.
Jeffery Deaver comments, âIâm really excited about being back in Dubai. It is an inspirational and awe-inspiring city and makes a perfect Bond locationâespecially for a novel that pushes our hero to new extremes.â
The acclaimed American author recently spoke to James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential
about the origins of the title and the kind of charactisation fans can expect.
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