On Her Majesty's Secret Service

By Ian Fleming
(Thomas & Mercer, Paperback, 9781612185552, 258pp.)

Publication Date: October 2012

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In the aftermath of Operation Thunderball, Ernst Stavro Blofeld s trail has gone cold and so has 007 s love for his job. The only thing that can rekindle his passion is Contessa Teresa Tracy di Vicenzo, a troubled young woman who shares his taste for fast cars and danger. She s the daughter of a powerful crime boss, and he thinks Bond s hand in marriage may be the solution to all her problems. Bond s not ready to settle down yet but he soon finds himself falling for the enigmatic Tracy. After finally tracking the SPECTRE chief to a stronghold in the Swiss Alps, Bond uncovers the details of Blofeld s latest plot: a biological warfare scheme more audacious than anything the fiend has tried before. Now Bond must save the world once again and survive Blofeld s last, very personal, act of vengeance."



NPR
Friday, Feb 21, 2014

In honor of the closing ceremonies in Sochi this weekend, author Lev Grossman recommends a classic read in the winter sports genre: Ian Fleming's On Her Majesty's Secret Service. More at NPR.org

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