James Bond To Be Knighted During Olympics?

Written by Ella Thomson on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

James Bond will be making a very special appearance at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The London Evening Standard is reporting that James Bond (meaning Daniel Craig playing the character) will be knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in a pre-taped video segment.


Amazon Gets North American Rights To Ian Fleming’s James Bond Backlist

Written by Dan Malone on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Amazon announced that it has purchased the North American rights to the James Bond novels by Ian Fleming. It’s reportedly a ten-year deal where Amazon will get the rights to both the print books and the eBooks. James Bond print books have sold over 100 million copies worlwide.


William Boyd To Write Next 007 Novel

Written by Dan Malone on Thursday, April 12th, 2012

James Bond is going back to the ’60s in a new official 007 novel that will be penned by William Boyd. The British novelist told Reuters that he will be put his Cold War espionage knowledge to use when he writes the Ian Fleming-created character.


James Bond: “Get your hands off my Heinie!”

Written by Ella Thomson on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

James Bond puts down the Martini for a nice cold Heineken?! Yes, it appears as if commercialism is running rampant over Ian Fleming‘s classic franchise, as Bond (portrayed by Daniel Craig) will be taking a sip of a beer in at least one scene in the new Bond flick “Skyfall.”


Sony Pictures To Get In On “Mortal Instruments”

Written by Ella Thomson on Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Constantin Film looks to be partnering with Sony Pictures for the film adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s young adult fantasy novel Mortal Instruments. The film will be directed by Harald Zwart, who directed Karate Kid.


James Bond Signs 10 Year Deal With Random House

Written by Brandon Williams on Thursday, March 15th, 2012

The estate of Ian Fleming has signed a new 10 year deal with the Random House Group imprint Vintage to publish his 14 James Bond books along with two non-fiction books. This will be a return home for James Bond, where Casino Royale was originally published in 1953.


Order of Jeffery Deaver Books

Jeffery Deaver is an American author of mystery and crime novels. His characters include Lincoln Rhyme, John Pellam and Kathryn Dance. He also has written numerous standalone novels and short stories. In 2011, he became the second American author to have an official James Bond novel published.


Order of Raymond Benson Books

American author Raymond Benson was a controversial choice when he was chosen by Glidrose Publications to take over as the official author of the James Bond series – a title he held from 1997 until 2003 – due to the fact that he was American rather than British. In that time, Benson wrote 12 James […]


Order of John Gardner Books

English author John Gardner took the reins of the James Bond series long after the death of series creator Ian Fleming. Gardner is actually the most prolific of the Bond authors, having contributed 16 novels to the series (including two novelizations).


Order of Ian Fleming Books

British author Ian Fleming is the creator of the fictional British spy James Bond – a series he wrote from 1953 until his death in 1964. Fleming is responsible for 12 novels and 9 short stories featuring the James Bond character. The James Bond book series would go on to become one of the greatest […]