IFP announced new James Bond book 'On His Majesty's Secret Service' by Charlie Higson

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We are incredibly excited to be announcing a new James Bond adventure to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III. Written by Charlie Higson, this new story will be publishing prior to the Coronation and in partnership with the National Literacy Trust

On His Majesty's Secret Service will be published on Thursday 4 May ahead of the Coronation on Saturday 6 May-and 60 years after the publication of lan Fleming's tenth novel, On Her Majesty's Secret Service in 1963. All royalties from sales of the book will support the work of the National Literacy Trust, an independent UK charity working with schools and communities to give disadvantaged children the literacy skills to succeed in life.

Charlie Higson is the author of the bestselling Young Bond series, and we're thrilled that he accepted the challenge of giving us his take on 'Grown-Up Bond'!

The action of this entirely new 007 adventure brings Bond into the present day. It is the 4th of May. two days before the Coronation of King Charles III and the world's favourite spy has his work cut out for him. Band is sent at the last minute to thwart an attempt to disrupt the Coronation by the wealthy, eccentric and self-styled Athelstan of Wessex, who is on a deadly mission of his own to teach the United Kingdom a lesson Can Bond dismantle his shady plans and defeat his privately hired team of mercenaries?

On His Majesty's Secret Service will be available digitally as an eBook, as an audiobook (read by

Charlie Higsont, and as a hardback, online and in bookshops from 4 May, Click here for links to pre-order

As lan Fleming wrote, history is moving pretty quickly these days so we hope you will join us and Charlie Higson is celebrating this momentous occasion, during an exciting year that marks 70 years of 007.

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