Trigger Mortis (James Bond – Extended Series #39) by Anthony Horowitz

bookshelves: published-2015, autumn-2015, adventure, radio-4, fanfic-writeback, spies

Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners
Read from October 23 to November 07, 2015
BABT

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06kbm08

Description: It’s 1957 and James Bond, agent 007, has only just survived his showdown with Auric Goldfinger at Fort Knox. By his side is Pussy Galore, who was with him at the end.

Unknown to either of them, the USSR and the West are in a deadly struggle for technological superiority in the Space Race. And SMERSH is back.

The Soviet counter-intelligence agency plans to sabotage a Grand Prix race at the most dangerous track in Europe. But it’s Bond who finds himself in the driving seat and events take an unexpected turn when he observes a suspicious meeting between SMERSH’s driver and a sinister Korean millionaire, Sin Jai-Seong.

Soon Bond is pitched into an entirely different race with implications that could change the world. Thrown together with American agent Jeopardy Lane, Bond uncovers a plan that will bring the West to its knees in a heart-stopping climax.

Trigger Mortis is the first James Bond novel to feature previously unseen Ian Fleming material.

Having survived a showdown with Goldfinger, Bond is back in London, and so is Pussy Galore

Bond is to protect British driver Lancy Smith

Bond already has his suspicions and is proven right at the start of the race

Sin Jai-Seong holds a party and Bond sneaks into his office

Bond and Jeopardy piece together the information from Sin’s office

Bond tries to convince Cpt. Lawrence to postpone the rocket launch

Having kinked Sin to SMERSH, Bond and Jeopardy head to his gaff.

Bond and Jeopardy are held captive whilst Sin regales them with his evil plans

Having escaped a near-death experience, it is now a race against time

Will Bond make it in time to stop Sin’s plans of destruction?

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